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Shooter Mateen claimed police academy rejection was due to faith

Jun 16, 2016

Shooter Mateen claimed police academy rejection was due to faith

Omar Mateen graduated from community college with a criminal justice degree, worked as a security guard and wanted to be a police officer. But a police academy rejected his application, prompting Mateen to complain that he was denied because of his Muslim faith. More ...

Mass shootings actually inspire looser gun laws in America

Jun 15, 2016

Mass shootings actually inspire looser gun laws in America

The pattern seems clear: A mass shooting is followed by loud calls to tighten America’s gun laws, yet there is no change before the next massacre. That is not exactly accurate, however. Change often does happen — but toward looser gun laws, according to ...

Orlando killer's wife may face accessory charges

Jun 15, 2016

Orlando killer's wife may face accessory charges

The wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub could soon be charged in connection with the attack, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, a law enforcement source said on Tuesday. FoxNews.com, citing an FBI source, said ...

Armed worker with hostages fatally shot by SWAT at Amarillo Wal-Mart

Jun 15, 2016

Armed worker with hostages fatally shot by SWAT at Amarillo Wal-Mart

Officers fatally shot an armed man inside a Wal-Mart store in Amarillo on Tuesday after he took two people hostage, including a manager with whom he had a work-related dispute, according to police. Amarillo police identified the suspect as 54-year-old store employee Mohammad Moghaddam ...

Macho assault rifle ads may be silver bullet in U.S. gun-control debate

Jun 14, 2016

Macho assault rifle ads may be silver bullet in U.S. gun-control debate

“Forces of opposition bow down. You are single-handedly outnumbered.” That’s how one advertisement reads for a semi-automatic rifle made by Bushmaster, whose AR-15 is increasingly the gun of choice for America’s mass shooters, including the suspect in Sunday’s massacre at a gay dance club ...