Jul 25, 2015

Pentagon asks armed 'citizen guards' at recruitment centers to stand down

The Pentagon on Friday asked that concerned armed citizens not stand guard at military recruiting offices, saying it can handle security after a shooting rampage. Prompted by shootings at military facilities around the U.S., Americans have started showing up at military recruiting offices to ...

Gunman in Louisiana theater rampage had history of mental illness

Jul 25, 2015

Gunman in Louisiana theater rampage had history of mental illness

A 59-year-old man once hospitalized for psychiatric care was identified by authorities on Friday as the gunman who fatally shot two people in a rampage at a central Louisiana movie theater before killing himself as police closed in. John Russell Houser, who bore a ...

Shooting took normally quiet Chattanooga by surprise

Jul 20, 2015

Shooting took normally quiet Chattanooga by surprise

A single “pop” cut through the quiet morning. Those who heard it had a moment to ponder the noise. On this ordinary Thursday, some thought a car had backfired, or maybe a tire had blown. Sgt. 1st Class Robert Dodge looked up from his ...

Chattanooga Muslims anxious  in wake of deadly mass shooting

Jul 19, 2015

Chattanooga Muslims anxious in wake of deadly mass shooting

As the death toll rose to five, a handful of governors ordered National Guardsmen to take up arms in response to the brazen attacks on two Tennessee military sites. In Chattanooga, a city that prides itself on strong ties between people of different faiths, ...

Probe of Tennessee shooter focuses on links to Islamic militants

Jul 18, 2015

Probe of Tennessee shooter focuses on links to Islamic militants

The suspect in the fatal shootings of four U.S. Marines traveled to Jordan and possibly other Middle Eastern countries for seven months last year, authorities said on Friday as the investigation focused on any signs of a connection to Islamist militants. Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dec 14, 2013

Fresh shooting one year after Newtown

A schoolboy armed with a shotgun opened fire and wounded two students Friday before killing himself, the latest U.S. mass shooting and coming on the eve of the Newtown school massacre anniversary. The shooter also set off a Molotov cocktail in the attack at ...

Newtown school massacre report: Motive a mystery; killer acted alone

Nov 26, 2013

Newtown school massacre report: Motive a mystery; killer acted alone

A state investigation of last year's elementary school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, concluded that the shooter acted alone and had "significant mental health issues," but investigators were unable to determine conclusively a motive for the attack or why he targeted the school.