Stories tagged: violence
Sun., July 17, 2016
CLEVELAND – Two successive weeks of political conventions meant to frame the November choice for president kick off this week nearly obscured by violence and terror here and abroad. That …
Sun., July 17, 2016
The Turkish government accelerated its crackdown on alleged plotters of the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with the justice minister saying Sunday that 6,000 people had been detained …
Fri., July 8, 2016
A man accused of shooting indiscriminately at passing cars and police on a Tennessee highway told investigators he was angry about police violence against African-Americans, authorities said Friday.
Sun., July 3, 2016
Fewer persons are killed and it doesn’t make the national headlines, but 49! Our nerve cells are awakened and a new level of stimulation is obtained.
Mon., June 20, 2016
Animosities and separations are not conditions you are born with. Rather, they are conditions you choose.
Mon., June 13, 2016
The flags outside the Electronic Entertainment Expo are flying at half-staff in honor of the victims of the attack on a Florida gay nightclub that left 49 dead. But it …
Sun., June 5, 2016
Violent crimes – from homicides and rapes to robberies – have been on the rise in many major U.S. cities, yet experts can’t point to a single reason why and …
Fri., April 29, 2016
President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that “smart guns” would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy …
Mon., April 25, 2016
Armed men in Mexico have launched near-simultaneous assaults on police in the resort city of Acapulco, setting off shootouts in which one attacker was killed and one officer wounded.
Sat., April 23, 2016
The mayor of New Orleans, a city plagued by murders and shootings, hopes to stem the violence with new gun-control measures, including a requirement that stolen and lost guns are …
Sat., March 19, 2016
Politics is the civilized substitute for settling things the old-fashioned way - laying your opponent out on a stretcher
Fri., March 18, 2016
“When Fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,” goes a saying that is widely attributed to the first American to win the …
Tue., March 15, 2016
Chicago police officers offered first aid to a dying suspect after a shootout that left three other officers injured on the city’s West Side, the police department said Tuesday.
Mon., March 14, 2016
Authorities say a woman was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies near Vancouver, Washington, after she attacked them with a hammer and a knife.
Thu., March 10, 2016
A northeast Florida woman whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot her in the back while they were traveling in her pickup truck is apparently a gun lover who made numerous social …
Wed., March 9, 2016
CHICAGO – Two people were killed and 19 others were wounded over 20 hours in Chicago from Tuesday through early Wednesday, the equivalent of someone shot every 58 minutes. The …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016
The owner of a Georgia-based insurance firm is requiring all of his employees to get permits to carry concealed weapons and providing each of them with a handgun.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016
A female high school student is in custody after eight people were stabbed at a high school east of Toronto, police said Tuesday. All the injuries are minor.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
Police say two teens have been shot at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, but there is no more danger to the rest of the campus.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016
Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeast Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 56 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
France’s government is calling for a three-month extension of the state of emergency that was declared after the Nov. 13 deadly attacks in Paris, a move criticized by human right …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says five are dead and two others are injured after a school shooting in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border …
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a …
Tue., Oct. 7, 2014
Brawls at the San Francisco 49ers’ and Los Angeles Angels’ stadiums over the weekend have left a football fan and a baseball fan hospitalized in serious condition, raising calls for …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 23, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police say three people have been killed in a shooting at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Alabama.
Sat., Sept. 13, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the …
Thu., Sept. 11, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a Utah teacher is in good condition after accidentally shooting herself in the leg with a concealed firearm in a faculty bathroom at …
Sat., July 26, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in …
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In a day that could significantly shift Ukraine’s political destiny, opposition leaders signed a deal Friday with the country’s beleaguered president that calls for early elections, …