By AYA BATRAWY, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) 04/24 — Attacks against mosques, shrines and followers of Sufi sheikhs in Sri Lanka more than a decade ago point to early warning signs of fundamentalism taking root among a sliver of the country’s Muslims.
By JOCELYN GECKER, JANIE HAR and JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) 04/25 — A former Army sharpshooter with a history of post-traumatic stress disorder plowed his car at high speed into a group of pedestrians in a Silicon Valley suburb,
By DAVID FISCHER, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 04/23 — The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a sheriff who fought his removal from office after the governor claimed he failed to prevent last year’s Parkland school shooting.
By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRISHAN FRANCIS, Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) 04/22 — Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 200 people,
By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRISHAN FRANCIS, Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) 04/21 — At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside Sri Lanka’s capital on Easter Sunday,
By JAMES ANDERSON, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 04/12 — Colorado became the 15th U.S. state on Friday to adopt a “red flag” gun law allowing firearms to be taken from people who pose a danger,
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/08 — A Maryland man inspired by the Islamic State group plotted to ram a stolen U-Haul truck into as many pedestrians as possible at a popular convention and tourist destination just outside the nation’s capital,
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 04/08 — An 18-year-old accused of fatally shooting 10 people at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe,
DALLAS (AP) 04/09 — A suburban Dallas teenager has pleaded guilty to plotting an Islamic State group-inspired mass shooting at a North Texas mall.
A state judge sentenced Matin Azizi-Yarand to 20 years in prison Monday for solicitation of capital murder and making a terroristic threat,
By JULIET WILLIAMS and NICK PERRY, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) 03/21 — The government of New Zealand announced a ban on “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines Thursday,
By COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MILAN (AP) 03/20 — A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones Wednesday, ordering the children’s hands to be bound and threatening them with death during the drive,
By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 03/18 — The Latest on a shooting in a tram in the Netherlands (all times local):2:55 p.m.
By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER, Associated Press UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) 03/18 — Dutch police were hunting down a suspect after a shooting Monday on a tram in the central city of Utrecht that left three people dead and multiple people injured.
By JOVANA GEC, Associated Press BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) 03/16 — The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 50 people dead in New Zealand had traveled to the Balkans in the past three years,
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Sunday New Zealand police say they have found another body at one of the mosques that was attacked,Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/16 — The suspect in last year’s Florida high school massacre told officers moments after his capture he was hearing demons,
By KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) 03/15 — The gunman behind at least one of the mosque shootings in New Zealand that left 49 people dead on Friday tried to make a few things clear in the manifesto he left behind: He is a 28-year-old Australian white nationalist who hates immigrants.
By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 02/22 — The German government pledged Friday to investigate the deportation of a Tunisian man shortly after the deadly 2016 truck rampage on a Berlin Christmas market,Read more »
CHICAGO (AP) 02/22 — More than 75 percent of the people who received gun license revocations last year in Illinois ignored the notices, Illinois State Police said.Read more »
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,