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Ex-Marine tweeted about killing co-workers in ‘09

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Unhappy with his life as a Marine stationed in California, Terence Tyler posed a question three years ago on Twitter: “is it normal to want …


Ex-Marine tweeted about killing coworkers in ‘09

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Unhappy with his life as a Marine stationed in California, Terence Tyler posed a question three years ago on Twitter: “is it normal to want …


Ex-Marine kills 2 workers, self at NJ supermarket

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — An ex-Marine who had suffered from depression and once tweeted about killing “everyone I see” opened fire in camouflage gear at a supermarket early Friday, …


NJ store worker fatally shoots 2 employees, self

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey supermarket employee opened fire at the closed store early Friday as a dozen or more colleagues worked inside, killing two of them …


GOP calls for broader gun rights, unlimited clips

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republicans have strengthened the pro-gun-rights portion of their party platform, including a new call for unlimited bullet capacities in guns, in a defiant response to criticism …


Lawyer: Md. school shooting suspect was bullied

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — At 6:27 a.m. on his first day as a sophomore at Perry Hall High School in the Baltimore suburbs, Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. updated his …


Shawn Vestal: Our cultural narrative of violence

Shooting. Punching. Killing. If you were to judge us by what we find entertaining, you would conclude these are our holy trinity. The things we believe in more than any …


Violence concerns downtown Spokane businesses

SPOKANE — Some downtown Spokane businesses concerned about late-night violence will discuss the issue tonight at a meeting of the Riverside Neighborhood Council.


March organizer urges dialogue

An organizer of Spokane’s annual march commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. criticized community leaders Tuesday for not opening an honest dialogue about race issues after last month’s march was targeted …


In Yakima Co., a rash of unsettling violence

A baseball bat beating death, a wounded deputy, gang shootings and an officer firing shots at a truck because he feared for his life were part of an unusual rash …


Grant County battles spike in gang violence

The shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in Desert Aire this weekend is the latest example of gang violence that has taken place across Grant County this year, sheriff’s officials …


Acapulco shootout leaves 18 dead

MEXICO CITY – As if Mexican tourism needed more bad news, a weekend shootout left 18 gunmen and soldiers dead in Acapulco, the iconic if faded beach resort that recently …


Mexico boosts security near airports

MEXICO CITY – More than 800 federal and local police have been assigned to improve security in and around Mexico City’s international airport after a series of armed robberies against …


Spring break alert issued for Mexico

PHOENIX – The U.S. State Department and universities around the country are warning college students headed for Mexico for some spring-break partying of a surge in drug-related murder and mayhem …


Listening, Understanding Important First Step

In a recent public school-related killing, a junior high student stabbed his teacher repeatedly. His reason? The teacher had scolded him for turning up late to class. In another similar …


Kids And Killings Surely A Caring Culture Wouldn’t Let This Happen

Just for laughs, let’s pretend. Say we wanted to create, in a relatively peaceful society, a nation of youthful killers - or just millions of aggressive young jerks.


Soccer Player Dies

Stacey Martin, 21, a junior for the University of Dayton women’s soccer team, died after collapsing during an exhibition game in Dayton. Martin, a three-year starter, collapsed during the first …


Powerful Rifles Used In School Rampage Boys Had More Than 500 Rounds Of Ammo

The two boys accused of killing five people in an ambush at their school had more than 500 rounds of ammunition and used “hunting-style” rifles designed to bring down 280-pound …


Reno Wants Boys Charged As Adults

Attorney General Janet Reno confirmed Thursday that the Justice Department is trying to find a way around an Arkansas law that prohibits the two young suspects in the Jonesboro school …


Guns A Way Of Life For Boys In Arkansas

Tuesday, when 11-year-old Andrew Golden wanted some guns, he allegedly broke into his grandfather’s house and took three rifles, four handguns and several boxes of ammunition. The boy, charged along …


Trial Due In Ripping Of Baby From Womb

Debra Evans, eagerly awaiting the imminent birth of her fourth baby, was preparing her three youngsters for bed on a chilly November night when assailants invaded her apartment. The attackers …


Surrender, Victim Tells Bomber Nurse Who Was Maimed In Clinic Bombing Tells Fugitive His Action Changes Nothing

Emily Lyons, talks to reporters at University Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., Monday. With her is her husband, Jeff. Photo by Associated Press


Fbi Warns People To Stay Away From Bombing Witness

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Abortion Clinic Bomb Kills Guard Explosion In Alabama Is First To Claim A Life In United States

Two women comfort each other outside the Birmingham abortion clinic that was bombed Thursday morning. Photo by Associated Press


Night Of Killing May Have Taken 400 Lives In Algeria Government Had Reported 78 Were Killed

Assailants hacked and beat to death more than 400 people in attacks in western Algeria, a newspaper reported Saturday, dramatically raising the death toll previously released by the government. It …


Shooting Leaves One Dead Gunfire Erupts On North Monroe After Four Exchange Words

A busy north Spokane intersection erupted in gunfire Saturday afternoon, leaving one man dead and another wounded. The shots rang out after three men exchanged words on the sidewalk with …


Florida Ups Driver Stabbed; Strikers Arrested

Police officers in Dade County in Florida said that a UPS driver was stabbed six times Saturday as he sat in a truck at a traffic light. The driver, Roderick …


Palestinian Teen Killed By Israelis

Violent clashes erupted anew in Hebron and the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, with a 16-year-old Palestinian youth shot dead by Israeli soldiers. The shooting happened after Jewish settlers from the …


Japanese Leader Seeks Censorship Of Videos Says Porn Tapes May Have Influenced Beheading Suspect

A Japanese minister called Tuesday for restricting violent and pornographic videos because they may have influenced a teenager accused of beheading an 11-year-old boy. Police arrested the 14-year-old suspect on …


Father Goes On Rampage, Kills Seven At High Schools

A father opened fire at two high schools in the Yemeni capital on Sunday, killing seven people, including three children, and wounding others, security officials said. The gunman, identified as …