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When you check out some “facts” on the guns vs. knives argument, they don’t stand up.
A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York says “many” people who commit mass murder are Democrats.
SKIEN, Norway – Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik made a Nazi salute as he walked into a courtroom at a high-security prison where judges on Tuesday began reviewing a ruling that his solitary confinement is inhumane. Dressed in a dark suit, the bearded Breivik stared briefly at reporters while making the salute but didn’t speak.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Colorado theater shooter to get life sentence after jury fails to agree on death penalty.
The 14-year-old boy charged with killing three classmates after a prayer meeting told investigators he had seen it done before in a movie that features a teenager dreaming about gunning down students in a Catholic high school, a prosecutor said Thursday. Michael Carneal acknowledged to investigators that he had seen "The Basketball Diaries," a 1995 movie in which the main character dreams about breaking down a classroom door and methodically shooting five classmates while other students cheer.
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Madonna Wallen knows her daughter and friends dabbled in the occult, played with Tarot cards and weren't always in control. But she doesn't believe the murder charges against them, saying "in their right mind" they could not have shot a Tennessee family returning from a Jehovah's Witness conference.
Backed by Tutsi civilians, Burundi's Tutsi-led army attacked and killed hundreds of Hutus in an area where the two ethnic groups have been struggling for land, according to a radio report Friday. The assault killed at least 400 people, making it the deadliest attack so far this year in increasing ethnic violence in the country, independent radio Studio Ijambo said.
Deo Bizimana, accused of killing 20 people and ordering the massacres of thousands more during Rwanda's 1994 genocide, is flanked by guards Friday during a five-hour trial. The verdict has yet to be announced. Photo by Associated Press
Gunmen strafed a hut where two families were sleeping Saturday, killing nine people, including six children, in a remote southern village. Four others were injured in the pre-dawn M-16 attack in the village of Dado in North Cotabato province.
In what would be some of the worst bloodshed in Algeria's four-year civil war, a newspaper reported Monday that militants shot and hacked at least 63 people to death. The government denied it. The London-based Arabic daily Al-Hayat said more than 100 Muslim militants armed with rifles, daggers and axes attacked two buses Saturday after setting up fake police barricades on a highway southeast of Algiers, the capital.
A jury convicted an Australian man Saturday of murdering seven backpackers in the worst serial killing in the country's history. Ivan Milat had pleaded innocent to killing the young travelers, whose bodies were found in the New Wales southern highlands, about 65 miles southwest of Sydney, between September 1992 and November 1993.
In a display of unity on behalf of a country in mourning, Britain's prime minister and his chief political opponent carried flowers, prayers and sympathy Friday to the stricken Scottish village of Dunblane, where a madman killed 16 first-graders and their teacher this week. As Dunblane wrestled with tragedy, a senior Scottish judge organized an independent investigation into why police granted embittered loner Thomas Hamilton multiple gun licenses. Hamilton, who walked into the school with four handguns, killed himself after shooting 28 children and three teachers.
Remains of war victims are carried from a mass grave site in Jajce on Friday. Photo by Associated Press
Christian warlord Samir Geagea. Photo by Associated Press
Dean Mellberg scared people. Co-workers at a Fairchild Air Force Base laboratory joked he was the person most likely to return with a gun for revenge one day, "like some crazed postal worker." When Mellberg qualified as an expert with an M-16, they joked again.
UNPUBLISHED CORRECTION: The name of Dean Mellberg was misspelled in this story. Dean Melberg's identification card File/The Spokesman-Review
A serial bomber with a fascination for wood is suspected in Monday's bombing at the offices of a timber industry lobbying group, the FBI said. One person was killed in the attack. The mail bomb appeared to be the work of the so-called Unabomber, who is believed responsible for 15 previous bombings around the country in the past 17 years, said FBI Special Agent Richard Ross of the Sacramento office.