EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) 04/11 — A federal judge has ruled that the East St. Louis Housing Authority’s rule prohibiting public housing tenants from owning a firearm is unconstitutional.
BALTIMORE (AP) 03/08 — A man accused of killing his wife and blaming her death on a Baltimore panhandler had asked his brother to help “get rid”Read more »
By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 02/28 — A Texas inmate was executed Thursday evening for the killings nearly 30 years ago of his estranged wife’s parents and her brother,
By DON BABWIN and CARYN ROUSSEAU, Associated Press AURORA, Ill. (AP) 02/17 — An initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used to kill five co-workers and wound six other people,
By REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press GONZALES, La. (AP) 01/28 — A 21-year-old man suspected of killing his parents and three other people — including a girl he was dating — was arrested Sunday when he drove up with a gun to his grandmother’s house in Virginia,
By AMANDA SEITZ and DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 11/21 — Moments before her ex-fiance fatally shot her in the parking lot of the hospital where she worked,
CHICAGO (AP) 11/20 — The Latest on a shooting at a Chicago hospital (all times local): 7:25 a.m. Chicago police have identified the gunman who killed three people at a hospital as 32-year-old Juan Lopez.Read more »
By AMANDA SEITZ and DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 11/20 — An argument outside a Chicago hospital turned deadly when a man pulled out a gun and killed an emergency room doctor whom he knew,
By CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press 09/20 – A gunman opened fire outside a crowded Pennsylvania courtroom Wednesday afternoon, shooting at police and others before an officer fired multiple shots at him,
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) 09/13 — A gunman went on a rampage in Kern County, California, killing his wife and four other people before shooting himself to death,
By KATHLEEN FOODY and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) 08/17 — Shanann Watts’ Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life — of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 07/18 — A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a Florida police officer has been appointed the high-priced attorney he asked for last year.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 07/7 — A New York City police detective has been released from the hospital hours after he was shot in the leg while chasing a wanted man in Brooklyn.Read more »
By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 06/12 — After a standoff of more than 21 hours, officers entered an apartment where a felon with a gun had barricaded himself with four children and found them all dead,
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 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.