Military surrounds South Korean soldier who killed five comrades

Jun 22, 2014

Military surrounds South Korean soldier who killed five comrades

South Korean media are reporting that military authorities have surrounded a soldier who killed five comrades at a border outpost the day before and were engaged in a gunfight with him. Yonhap News agency and the YTN news channel said Sunday that authorities were ...

In Kenya town, night of cold-blooded executions

Jun 17, 2014

In Kenya town, night of cold-blooded executions

David Waweru was watching a World Cup match in a bar in the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni when fighters from Somalia’s Islamist al-Shabab militants began their attack. The first target was the police station, where dozens of gunmen fought a fierce battle with ...

Marchers call for action after U.S. mass shootings

Jun 15, 2014

Marchers call for action after U.S. mass shootings

More than 1,000 demonstrators — including nearly 100 from Newtown, Connecticut, the site of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting rampage — marched across New York’s Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, demanding that action be taken to stem the recent wave of mass shootings ...

Could Vegas killers have been stopped?

Jun 11, 2014

Could Vegas killers have been stopped?

Jerad Miller was ready to share his anti-government views with just about anyone who would listen, views that signaled his desire to kill police officers and willingness to die for what he hoped would be a revolution against the government. He told neighbors, television ...

Obama urges national 'soul searching' over gun violence

Jun 11, 2014

Obama urges national 'soul searching' over gun violence

In some of his strongest comments on gun control yet, U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for national “soul searching” over firearm violence, warning that mass shootings were “off the charts” in a way no other advanced country would tolerate. Obama vented frustration ...

U.S. 'Mountain Man' gets hard time for spate of thefts

Jun 10, 2014

U.S. 'Mountain Man' gets hard time for spate of thefts

For years, he lived a solitary life amid the expansive wilderness of Utah as he ransacked cabins and trekked hundreds of kilometers alone on his snowshoes with a rifle slung over his shoulder. For most of the next decade, he’ll live behind bars in ...

Mounties murder suspect was obsessed with guns

Jun 7, 2014

Mounties murder suspect was obsessed with guns

A chilling portrait of a man obsessed with guns and anti-government rhetoric began to emerge as people in this eastern Canadian city struggled to reconcile the knowledge that the person charged with murdering three Mounties was the same one who had seemingly lived quietly ...

Accused Seattle gunman suffering severe mental illness: lawyer

Jun 7, 2014

Accused Seattle gunman suffering severe mental illness: lawyer

The man accused of killing one person and wounding two others in a shooting spree at a small Christian college in Seattle suffers from “significant and long-standing mental health issues” that were a factor in the tragedy, his lawyer said Friday. Speaking to reporters ...