By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/14 — Elizabeth Smart says a woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted should be committed to a mental-health facility after she’s released from prison next week.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 09/05 — The extensive criminal and drug abuse history of Parkland school suspect Nikolas Cruz’s biological mother could be a key factor in whether he is sentenced to die for the massacre that killed 17 people,
By MICHAEL BIESECKER and DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 08/28— The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness,
By ELAINE THOMPSON and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press SEATAC, Wash. (AP) 08/11 — A “suicidal” airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night,
By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Write FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 08/10 — A Florida newspaper urged a judge Friday to reject a school board’s effort to have it and two reporters held in contempt for publishing a story on the educational background of Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) 08/09 — Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation of Florida’s school shooting suspect, footage showing the young man slouching in a chair,
By KEN RITTER, MICHELLE L. PRICE and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 08/03 — In the months before unleashing a hail of bullets into a Las Vegas concert crowd,
By TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 06/27 — A man with a history of mental illness grabbed an Arizona state trooper’s gun and killed a rookie in training and wounded another trooper during a fight along an interstate in suburban Phoenix,
By ROB GILLIES and TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) 07/24 — Canadian investigators are digging into the life of a 29-year-old man, seeking to explain what prompted him to fire a handgun into restaurants and cafes in a lively Toronto neighborhood,
By TAMARA LUSH and ROB GILLIES, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) 07/24 — Ashley Robinson saw Faisal Hussain almost every day when she walked her dog on the winding sidewalk near her high-rise apartment building.
By SARAH BETANCOURT, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 07/17 — A man accused of killing a Massachusetts police officer with the officer’s own weapon as well as an innocent bystander pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/15 — The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is learning about what happened before,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) 07/13 — Florida’s gun and mental health laws likely could not have prevented school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz from buying the semi-automatic rifle authorities say he used to kill 17 people — even if the laws had applied to him,
By MATTHEW BARAKAT and DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) 06/30 — Before he developed a long-running grudge against The Capital Gazette, the man who police say opened fire and killed five newspaper staffers directed his anger at a female high school classmate he barely knew.
By MELISSA DANIELS and JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) 06/05 — A hunch from a retired detective helped lead police to a man suspected of shooting six people to death in the Phoenix area,
By MICHAEL SOHN, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 06/03 — Berlin police shot and wounded a 53-year-old Austrian man who yelled and waved a knife inside the cathedral in the center of the German capital Sunday,
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 06/02 — Hundreds of protesters are demanding answers about last month’s fatal shooting of a man who had run naked onto an interstate highway.Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER and CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/30 — In chilling cellphone videos released Wednesday, the suspect in a February massacre at a Florida high school announced his intention to become the next school shooter,
By DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 05/26 — More than 200 people turned out for a community meeting Saturday to protest the death of a young black man who was fatally shot by a Virginia police officer after he ran naked onto an interstate highway.
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,