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UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 3:11 p.m.

The Latest – Burlington Shooting: Mall shooting suspect in custody

The Latest on a fatal shooting at a mall in Washington state


Officer: Jail inmate assaults man charged in church massacre

Dylann Roof, the white man charged in the massacre of nine black parishioners at a Charleston church, was assaulted Thursday by a black inmate at the South Carolina jail where …


‘Roseburg’ play slammed by Roseburg community

The recently debuted play “Roseburg,” based heavily on the shooting at Umpqua Community College, has been met with a chorus of boos from Douglas County residents who call the work …


At least 14 killed in Somalia hotel attack, police say

Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and “shooting at everyone they could see,” before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor …


Orlando gunman raged against ‘filthy ways of the west’

Investigators Wednesday worked to piece together a picture of nightclub gunman Omar Mateen and his crime and zeroed in on how much his Palestinian-American wife may have known about the …


Front Porch: Tears of grief, for the victims and for our lack of humanity

It’s not unheard of for me to write a column through tear-swollen eyes. After all, a personal column is, well, personal.


Man saves Orlando shooting victim’s life with shirts, bear hug

“Can you help me?” the man pleaded. Josh McGill grabbed the stranger and pulled him behind the car. “I think I got shot,” the man said.


Worst mass shooting in US history: 50 slain at gay nightclub

ORLANDO, Fla. – It had been an evening of drinking, dancing and drag shows. After hours of revelry, the party-goers crowding the gay nightclub known as the Pulse took their …


Spokane mourns Orlando shooting victims: ‘We retaliate with love’

Vigils to remember the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting in an Orlando, Florida, nightclub are planned Sunday night in Spokane and Moscow, Idaho, and Monday night in Sandpoint, as well …


Gunman who killed 50 in Orlando club was questioned by FBI in recent years

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The mayor of Orlando says there were 50 casualties and there are 53 more hospitalized after a mass shooting at a popular gay nightclub. “There’s blood …


Moscow man sentenced to life for shooting spree that killed 3

A Moscow man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2015 shooting deaths of three people and the wounding of a fourth.


Colorado movie theater isn’t liable for 2012 mass shooting

The owner of a Colorado movie theater could not have prevented a 2012 shooting that killed 12 people, a jury decided Thursday after victims argued that lax security allowed for …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 9:23 p.m.

Sheriff says gunman, 3 others dead after shootings in Kansas

HESSTON, Kan. – Authorities say they have responded to a shooting at a business in south-central Kansas that makes lawn mower products. A Harvey County sheriff’s dispatcher says the shooting …


5 dead in shooting, fire in Phoenix, police say

Phoenix authorities say a girl who was critically wounded in a shooting and house fire has died, raising the death toll from the violence to five, including the gunman.


Fight over San Bernardino gunman’s locked iPhone could have big impact

An extraordinary legal fight is brewing with major privacy implications for millions of cellphone users after a federal magistrate ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an iPhone …


Shooters kill 14 at holiday party in San Bernardino, Calif.

As many as three gunmen believed to be wearing military-style gear opened fire Wednesday at a Southern California social services center, killing at least 14 people and wounding more than …


Gunman opens fire at Oregon college; at least 10 killed

A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding 20, authorities said.


Clark: Atlantic article jumps on tragedy to trash Spokane

‘There are three kinds of lies,” Mark Twain once observed. “Lies, damned lies and statistics.”


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2013, 4:35 p.m.

FBI agent questions potential Spokane mass shooting data

America’s next mass shooting will likely take place in February 2014 in Spokane, Wash., according to statistical probability crunched by a data reporter at the Atlantic monthly magazine. The shooter …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2013, 12:43 p.m.

Soldier sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting

FORT HOOD, Texas — A military jury has sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for killing 13 people at Fort Hood in 2009. Hasan has said the attack on unarmed …


Names of victims in Colorado shooting emerge

AURORA, Colo. — Ashley Moser drifted in and out of consciousness in the ICU, bullets lodged in her throat and a gunshot wound to her abdomen. In her waking moments, …


Norway massacre defendant claims self-defense

OSLO, Norway — The right-wing fanatic behind a bomb-and-shooting massacre that killed 77 people in Norway admitted to the “acts” on today but pleaded not guilty to criminal charges, saying …


UPDATED: Fri., July 22, 2011, 7:33 p.m.

Norway camp shooting toll rises to 80

A powerful bomb tore into the heart of Norway today, killing at least two people and injuring 15 as it ripped open buildings including the prime minister’s office. It was …