Sydney siege gunman's partner has bail revoked

Dec 22, 2014

Sydney siege gunman's partner has bail revoked

The partner of Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis had her bail revoked Monday after Australian authorities requested a review amid public anger that the pair were on the streets. Amirah Droudis, 35, had been on bail for a year since being charged with ...

In wake of fatal ambush, New York police on edge

Dec 22, 2014

In wake of fatal ambush, New York police on edge

On Dec. 13, as thousands of protesters mobbed the New York streets, Yuseff Hamm, an NYPD police officer, was monitoring the demonstrations from a mobile command unit near the Brooklyn Bridge. As the protest drew near, Hamm and his fellow officers could hear the ...

Dec 22, 2014

Florida police officer killed; suspect in custody

A Florida police officer was killed in a shooting early on Sunday and a suspect was in custody, according to a sheriff’s office and local media reports. The shooting occurred in Tarpon Springs, about 30 miles northwest of Tampa, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office ...

Three students shot in FSU library; gunman killed

Nov 21, 2014

Three students shot in FSU library; gunman killed

by Bill Cotterell

Reuters Three students were shot and wounded when a gunman opened fire inside a Florida State University library early on Thursday, and campus police shot the suspect dead, officials said. Officers confronted the attacker outside Florida State University’s Strozier Library soon after midnight, ordered ...

Gunman killed after shooting in Canadian Parliament; Harper safe

Oct 23, 2014

Gunman killed after shooting in Canadian Parliament; Harper safe

At least one gunman entered the Canadian Parliament buildings on Wednesday and many shots were fired just outside the room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was addressing a meeting of legislators. Harper was safely removed from the building but Parliament was locked down. Eyewitnesses ...

Oct 15, 2014

American shot dead in Saudi capital, another wounded: police

A gunman shot dead one American and wounded another at a filling station in the Saudi capital on Tuesday, in a rare attack on Westerners in the kingdom, police said. The victims worked for Vinnell Arabia, a U.S.-Saudi joint venture that provides training for ...

Miami nightclub shooting leaves 15 wounded, including children

Sep 29, 2014

Miami nightclub shooting leaves 15 wounded, including children

Fifteen people have been wounded in a shooting that sent terrified patrons scrambling from a Miami nightclub early Sunday, police said, adding the youngest victim is 11 years old. When Miami police and rescue crews arrived at a club called The Spot around 1 ...

Ferguson officer shot; police say no link to protests

Sep 29, 2014

Ferguson officer shot; police say no link to protests

Authorities searched Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last month. Although there were two ...