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Gunmen kill nearly 30 people in brazen attack in Kabul

Gunmen armed with assault rifles and explosives stormed a government building in the Afghan capital Monday, killing 29 people, wounding more than 20 and terrorizing hundreds in a brazen, eight-hour …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 7:05 p.m.

Police kill gunman after he shoots 4 in court lobby

A gunman opened fire outside a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom Wednesday afternoon, shooting at police and others before an officer fired multiple shots at him, killing him.


UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 5:46 p.m.

Authorities give few clues to why Army vet gunned down women

The man who killed three women after a daylong siege at a Northern California veterans home had trouble adjusting to regular life after he returned from the Afghanistan war and …


UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 9:58 p.m.

3 workers killed at California veterans center, gunman dead

Three workers for a program that treats veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder were found dead Friday along with the suspect who took them hostage at the largest veterans home in …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 5:47 p.m.

Police: Hospital gunman fired many shots, killed himself

A man carrying two handguns who tried to storm into an Ohio hospital’s psychiatric emergency room shot and wounded a security officer, fired at a police officer and then fatally …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 2:16 p.m.

Gunman killed in Reno high-rise after firing into street

A gunman took a woman hostage and opened fire on a downtown Reno street from the eighth floor of a condominium, stirring fears of another massacre like the one in …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 7:53 p.m.

Police knew ‘madman’ had illegal guns before killing rampage

The wife of a gunman who went on a shooting rampage in a Northern California town was found dead inside their home, authorities announced Wednesday, raising the death toll from …


FBI again finds itself unable to unlock a gunman’s cellphone

The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman’s encrypted cellphone to learn what evidence it might hold.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 5:47 p.m.

Texas church gunman once escaped from mental health center

The gunman who carried out the massacre at a small-town Texas church briefly escaped from a mental health center in New Mexico in 2012 and got in trouble for bringing …


Gunmen launch attacks near Freeport Indonesia mine; 3 hurt

Gunmen launched attacks Saturday near a U.S.-owned gold and copper mine in eastern Indonesia, wounding two policemen and a civilian, police said.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 7:27 p.m.

Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?

The revised timeline given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre raises questions about whether better communication might have allowed police to respond more quickly and take out the gunman …


What’s happening: FBI rechecks Vegas gunman’s house

Federal investigators returned to search the home of the Las Vegas gunman for “re-documenting and rechecking.”


KKK leader awaits hearing on Charlottesville gun charge

A Baltimore Ku Klux Klan leader who authorities say fired a gun during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville is in custody in Virginia awaiting a court appearance this week.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:34 p.m.

Las Vegas gunman’s ‘secret life’ left girlfriend in the dark

The gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history led a “secret life” that has so far thwarted investigators trying to figure out a motive for the attack, …


Vegas gunman transferred $100K, set up cameras at hotel room

The Las Vegas gunman transferred $100,000 overseas in the days before the attack and planned the massacre so meticulously that he even set up cameras inside his high-rise hotel room …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:47 p.m.

What’s Happening: Vegas gunman had arsenal in hotel, at home

The retired accountant who opened fire on country music concertgoers in Las Vegas had an arsenal of 23 guns in the hotel room he used as a sniper’s perch. Authorities …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 1:35 p.m.

Investigators looking for clues to what set off Vegas gunman

LAS VEGAS – Investigators trying to figure out why Stephen Paddock gunned down 59 people from his high-rise hotel suite are analyzing his computer and cellphone, looking at casino surveillance …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 12:22 p.m.

Las Vegas gunman was retired and had no criminal record

Stephen Paddock lived in a tidy Nevada retirement community where the amenities include golf, tennis and bocce. He owned rental properties, held a private pilot’s license and liked to travel …


UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

‘Pizzagate’ gunman in D.C. sentenced to four years in prison

A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed “pizzagate” was sentenced Thursday to four years …


Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

The gunman who shot a top GOP congressman and several other people Wednesday at a baseball practice outside the nation’s capital had a long history of lashing out at Republicans …


UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:28 p.m.

ISIS claims attack on French police that left 1 dead, 2 wounded

A gunman opened fire on French police Thursday on a renowned Paris boulevard, killing one and wounding two others before being fatally shot himself in an incident that shook France …


UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 10:09 p.m.

Gunman surrenders after fatal shooting on Las Vegas Strip

A man riding on a double-decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a …


Accused Florida airport gunman charged; U.S. seeks death penalty

The Iraq war veteran accused of killing five travelers and wounding six others at a busy international airport in Florida was charged Saturday and could face the death penalty if …


Four Jordanian police killed in clash with gunmen during raid

Four policemen were killed Tuesday in an exchange of fire with wanted men in a central Jordanian province where assailants had killed 10 people in a series of ambushes earlier …


Swiss police: 3 injured in gunman’s attack at Zurich mosque

A gunman dressed in black stormed into the prayer hall of a mosque frequented by Somali immigrants and opened fire, wounding three people before fleeing, a Zurich police spokesman said …


Afghan gunman kills 2 Americans, wounds 3

APNewsNow. KABUL, Afghanistan – NATO and an Afghan official say a man wearing an Afghan army uniform has killed a U.S. service member and an American civilian in the capital …


Houston gunman had two weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

HOUSTON (AP) – Houston authorities say a gunman who wounded six people at a strip mall on the city’s southwest side before dawn Monday is dead. The Houston Police Department …


Reports of gunshots in bustling mall: chaos, people running

Witness reports of gunshots ringing out inside a busy North Carolina mall caused chaos Saturday afternoon as shoppers ran screaming for the doors or sheltered in stores while dozens of …


As young man, gunman worked ordinary jobs and got married

He was a body builder and a security guard, a religious man who attended the local mosque and wanted to become a police officer. Early Sunday, 29-year-old Omar Mateen opened …


Quick action by professor kept UCLA gunman from escaping

LOS ANGELES – UCLA professor Ajit Mal was in his office Wednesday getting ready to teach his 10 a.m. engineering class when he heard two pops. He came out of …