Aug 20, 2014

St. Louis police fatally shoot man with knife, authorities say

Police in St. Louis killed a man they say brandished a knife and refused to drop it. The victim yelled “Kill me now,” Police Chief Sam Dotson told reporters Tuesday. The incident occurred hours after police fired tear gas at protesters in nearby Ferguson, ...

Police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew

Aug 18, 2014

Police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew

The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and seven arrests, after police dressed in riot gear used armored vehicles to disperse defiant protesters who refused to leave a St. Louis suburb where a black, unarmed teen had ...

Attack at Afghan base kills U.S. soldier, wounds 15

Aug 5, 2014

Attack at Afghan base kills U.S. soldier, wounds 15

A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on foreign troops at a military base, killing at least one U.S. soldier and wounding 15, including a German brigadier general and “about a dozen” Americans, authorities said. Details about the attack at ...

Demoted worker shoots tech firm CEO, kills self in Chicago

Aug 1, 2014

Demoted worker shoots tech firm CEO, kills self in Chicago

A demoted worker shot and critically wounded his company’s CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago office building in the bustling financial district, police said. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said a worker at a technological company pulled a gun after entering ...

Jul 7, 2014

Man guns down wife in Tokyo cafe

A man fatally shot his wife Sunday night in a cafe in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo, apparently in a fit of anger during a quarrel. The suspect, whom police believe is a 54-year-old Chinese resident of Itabashi Ward, was collared on the street ...

Texas town shaken by officer's shooting of 93-year-old

May 9, 2014

Texas town shaken by officer's shooting of 93-year-old

Friends say 93-year-old Pearlie Golden still shopped at the grocery store and greeted friends with a jubilant “Hey, baby!” Now they and the mayor of this small Texas town want the police officer who shot and killed her gone. The fatal shooting of “Miss ...

Suspect in U.S. mall shooting reportedly kills self

Nov 5, 2013

Suspect in U.S. mall shooting reportedly kills self

A 20-year-old man suspected of firing multiple shots and causing a lockdown at New Jersey’s largest shopping mall has been found dead of a self-inflicted wound, authorities said Tuesday. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said the body of Richard Shoop, 20, of Teaneck, was ...

Shooter kills TSA agent in LAX spree

Nov 2, 2013

Shooter kills TSA agent in LAX spree

A man dressed in all black walked into Los Angeles International Airport, pulled a semiautomatic rifle out of his bag and shot his way through a security checkpoint Friday, killing a TSA screener and wounding at least two other officers, as panicked passengers scurried ...