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 ...

Sep 24, 2014

Australian counterterror officer shoots suspected terrorist dead

A suspected terrorist was shot dead and two counterterrorism police were stabbed Tuesday in a confrontation in Australia’s second-largest city that some experts suspect was inspired by the Islamic State group’s call to supporters to wage terror in their home countries. An Australian Federal ...

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 ...