By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 02/14 — A 23-year-old man who posted on Facebook, “I don’t know why I don’t go on a killing spree.”
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) 11/18 — A former high school student in Arkansas has been sentenced to seven years in prison for devising a plan to shoot up a school.
NORTH HUNTINGTON, Pa. (AP) 10/22 — Police say a suspect wearing a mask left a note on the counter of a restaurant falsely claiming there was an active shooter at two nearby Pennsylvania high schools so that he could rob a bank.
By LISA MARIE PANE and STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 09/21 — It had all the makings of a massacre. Six guns, including a Colt AR-15 rifle.
By JAKE BLEIBERG, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 09/11 — The gunman who killed seven people in West Texas over Labor Day weekend was hospitalized nearly two decades ago at a psychiatric facility,
ISTANBUL (AP) 06/15 — Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff and began smashing at an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window,Read more »
CHICAGO (AP) 03/19 — A suspected Chicago drug dealer avoided arrest after a group of people threatened to harm a police officer attempting the arrest.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says two officers on Sunday observed a drug transaction involving a man inside a vehicle and moved to make an arrest.
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 02/02 — A man who falsely claimed to have a bomb and menaced a woman with a knife forced the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport for more than two hours in an emergency that police described on Sunday as elaborate and terrifying.
By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press, PHOENIX (AP) 11/30 — A deputy U.S. marshal serving a fugitive arrest warrant against a man accused of stalking a female police sergeant after she seized a handgun and ammunition from him last year has been shot and killed outside a Tucson house.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/13 — Two students told investigators they reported the Florida high school shooting suspect to an administrator for making threats but felt they were not taken seriously,
By MICHAEL BIESECKER and STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 10/27 — Cesar Sayoc is an amateur body builder and former stripper, a loner with a long arrest record who showed little interest in politics until Donald Trump came along.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) 08/10 — A western New York man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for a Facebook post about killing police officers.
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 07/12 — A white supremacist has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for illegally buying a gun authorities say he planned to use in a hate crime attack similar to the South Carolina church shootings.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 06/22 — Police say a quick-thinking bank teller in Ohio convinced a suspected robber to hand over his own license.Authorities say the man walked into a Huntington Bank in Columbus on June 4 and gave the teller a note saying he was armed and demanding money.Read more »
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 06/01 — A man who posted videos of himself holding guns and describing a desire to go on a killing rampage at a Southern California university has been sentenced to three years in prison.Read more »