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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2020

Suspected German gunman called for genocide before killing 9 people

Authorities say a 43-year-old German who posted a rant calling for the “complete extermination” of various races and cultures shot and killed nine people, most of them Turkish, in an …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020

Suspect, 1 other found dead after 9 people killed in Germany

Eight people were killed in shootings in and outside two hookah lounges in a southwestern German city late Wednesday, and authorities were searching for the perpetrators.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020

Florida ‘red flag’ gun law used 3,500 times since Parkland

Florida residents have had their guns taken away by judges under a “red flag” law the state passed three weeks after authorities say a mentally disturbed man killed 17 people …


Thai city copes with sorrowful fallout from mass shooting

Authorities in northeastern Thailand began releasing bodies to relatives Monday after security forces cornered and killed a soldier who carried out the country’s worst mass shooting in an hourslong siege …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020

Soldier kills 27 in bloodiest shooting spree in Thailand

A gunman described as a soldier angry over a financial dispute killed two people and then went on a far bloodier rampage Saturday in northeastern Thailand, shooting as he drove …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020

El Paso Walmart shooting suspect charged with federal hate crimes

The 21-year-old man accused of killing 22 people and wounding two dozen more in a shooting that targeted Mexicans in the border city of El Paso, Texas, has been charged …


Senate could toughen penalties for crimes involving threats, guns

Washington laws could crack down on a person threatening mass violence and those who try to harass someone by making a false report to 911.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

20 shell casings from three guns found after Third and Pine shooting amid uptick in gang activity

One of three suspects has been arrested and booked into jail following the shooting Wednesday in downtown Seattle that killed a woman and injured seven other people, Seattle Mayor Jenny …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

1 dead, 7 injured in downtown Seattle mass shooting; suspect sought

One person was killed and seven people, including a child, were wounded in a shooting near Third Avenue and Pine Street in downtown Seattle Wednesday evening, according to Seattle Police …


Pensacola naval base shooting tests U.S.-Saudi relations

Top defense and military officials are reaffirming America’s continued commitment to and relationship with Saudi Arabia after a Saudi Air Force student’s deadly attack at a Navy base in Florida.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

The government of Saudi Arabia has condemned a fatal shooting by a Saudi aviation student at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019

Masked gunmen attack protesters in Iraq holy city; 18 killed

Masked gunmen opened fire at Iraqi protesters in the Shiite holy city of Karbala on Tuesday, killing 18 people and wounding hundreds, security officials said, in one of the deadliest …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019

After deadly shooting, Pittsburgh synagogue plans reopening

Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building, turning it into what they hope will be a “center for …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019

Payouts for Vegas victims a ‘cold, mathematical calculation’

Payouts for the Las Vegas shooting two years ago will be based on how much victims earned, the gravity of survivors’ wounds and the hazy concepts of pain, suffering and …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019

Las Vegas marks 2 years since mass shooting that killed 58

From a sunrise event to a reading of victims’ names at the time the bullets flew, Las Vegas on Tuesday marked two years since the deadliest mass shooting in modern …


Trump presents medal to Ohio mass shootings responders

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is presenting the nation’s highest award for public safety officers to first responders in last month’s deadly shootings in Dayton, Ohio. Trump is awarding the …


States, politicians back gun-maker in Sandy Hook appeal

Ten conservative states and nearly two dozen Republican members of Congress are supporting gun-maker Remington Arms as it fights a Connecticut court ruling on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.


Marianne Williamson: U.S. needs Department of Peace

America does not just have a gun crisis; it has a cultural crisis. America will not stop experiencing the effects of gun violence until we’re ready to face the many …


Texas’s second mass shooting in August kills at least 7

ODESSA, Texas – The death toll in a mass shooting in West Texas continued to rise Sunday as officials struggled to understand why a man would open fire on strangers …


Police: 7 killed, 22 injured in West Texas shooting rampage

The death toll in a West Texas shooting rampage increased to seven Sunday as authorities investigated why a man stopped by state troopers for failing to signal a left turn …


Feds seek death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

A man charged with killing 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue should face the death penalty if convicted, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Monday.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019

FBI: Truck driver threatened mass shooting at Memphis church

A truck driver has been arrested after saying he would commit a mass shooting at a church in Memphis, Tennessee, authorities say in newly filed court records.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019

Two killed in Tacoma shooting

Tacoma police are investigating after five people were shot late Tuesday, two fatally.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019

Families gather to remember victims of El Paso shooting

Families of those killed when a gunman opened fire at an El Paso Walmart are gathering at funerals on each side of the U.S.-Mexico border, remembering loved ones whose lives …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019

Cross-border ties still strong despite El Paso mass shooting

Chatting with friends and carrying his lunch cooler, Carlos Carrillo was among hundreds packing the international bridge as they returned to Mexico from their jobs across the border. The construction …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019

El Paso opening healing center after attack that killed 22

The Texas border city still reeling from a weekend mass shooting in which 22 people were killed is opening a community center to help residents grieve.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019

As death count rises in 2 U.S. shootings, a familiar aftermath

Anguished families planned funerals in two U.S. cities, politicians pointed fingers and a nation numbed by gun violence wondered what might come next Monday as the death toll from two …


2 El Paso victims die at hospital, raising death toll to 22

Two more victims of the mass shooting at a crowded Walmart in El Paso, Texas, died Monday at a hospital, raising the death toll for the attack to 22.


Beto O’Rourke: Trump ‘is inciting racism and violence in this country’

Former congressman Beto O’Rourke had already delivered forceful criticism of the president when a reporter asked him about President Donald Trump’s response to a mass shooting in his hometown of …


Ohio Republican blames shootings on ‘drag queen advocates,’ Kaepernick and Obama

In a laundry list of reasons why the United States is grappling with mass killings, an Ohio state lawmaker has settled on immigrants, same-sex marriage, transgender rights, disrespect toward veterans …