By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 05/14 — A 61-year-old farmer is suspected of carrying out Australia’s worst mass shooting in 22 years,
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) 05/03— A fiery explosion rocked a Connecticut town while police were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife hostage,
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/14 — A woman was drunk when she drove her large family off a Northern California cliff last month and her wife and several children had large amounts of a drug in their systems that can cause drowsiness,
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) 04/02 — An SUV carrying a large, free-spirited family from Washington state accelerated straight off a scenic California cliff and authorities said the deadly wreck may have been intentional.Read more »
By RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press 03/04 – Investigators were trying to figure out why a Central Michigan University student charged with fatally shooting his parents acted so strangely the day before the killings that he was taken to a hospital.
By ED WHITE and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) 03/03 — A 19-year-old student suspected of killing his parents at a Central Michigan University dormitory before running from campus was apprehended early Saturday following an intensive daylong search that included more than 100 police officers,
By GARY FINEOUT, JENNIFER KAY and JOSH REPLOGLE , Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 02/23 — The Florida high school where a former student shot and killed 17 people with an assault-type rifle is reopening for teachers Friday as the community grappled with word that the armed officer on campus did nothing to stop the shooter.
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) 02/11 — Two Ohio police officers responding to a 911 hang-up call were fatally shot on Saturday after entering a townhome in a Columbus suburb and a suspect who police were once warned “carries a gun all the time”
DETROIT (AP) 02/03 — Funeral services have been held for a Detroit police officer fatally wounded as he and his partner responded to a domestic violence complaint.Read more »
By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press 01/29 – A man suspected of gunning down four people at a Pennsylvania car wash was driven by jealousy, according to family members of the shooting victims.
LITTLE ORLEANS, Md. (AP) 01/26 — Maryland State Police say a man who threatened his wife with a gun and then wounded two troopers during a standoff on Friday wasn’t shot until he finally came out of his burning house and ignored commands to stop pointing his weapon at officers.Read more »
By BRIAN MELLEY and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 01/18 — The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son’s family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago.
By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press YORK, S.C. (AP) 01/16 — A man who was wanted for beating his wife ambushed and shot three SWAT officers searching for him in woods in South Carolina,Read more »
By DON THOMPSON and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) 11/16 — Police on Wednesday called the deadly shooting rampage in California a clear case of “a madman on the loose”
By DON THOMPSON and PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) 11/16 — One of the first victims of a Northern California gunman told a judge earlier this year that she and her family lived in fear of him because he was violent and unpredictable,
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) 11/08 — The gunman who killed more than two dozen at a small-town Texas church briefly escaped from a mental health facility in New Mexico in 2012,
By JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) 11/06 — A gunman dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church,
By EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 10/08 — North Carolina’s highest court is reviewing whether justice means the death penalty for a survivor of El Salvador’s blood-soaked civil war of the 1980s who strangled and then decapitated his estranged wife.
THERESA, N.Y. (AP) 07/10 — A U.S. Army soldier killed his wife then fatally shot a New York State Police trooper who was responding to reports of shots fired at the couple’s rural upstate property,
BARRE, Vt. (AP) 07/06 — The prosecutor and the defense attorney in the case of a Vermont woman charged with killing three relatives and a social worker in 2015 are set to discuss the status of the case with a judge.