By CAROLYN THOMPSON and MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 05/10 — The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two U.S. campuses a week apart have been hailed as heroic.
By KATHLEEN FOODY, P. SOLOMON BANDA and NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) 05/09 — The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they spotted the gun,
By KATHLEEN FOODY and P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) 05/08 — Two high school students shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others at a charter school in a Colorado community that marked the 20th anniversary of one of the nation’s worst school shootings just weeks ago.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/02 — The then-Florida sheriff’s deputy assigned to protect the high school where 17 died in last year’s massacre has filed a rebuttal to a commission’s conclusion that he was “derelict in his duty,”
BALTIMORE (AP) 04/29 — Baltimore city leaders urged witnesses to share what they know with police after a gunman fired indiscriminately into a crowd enjoying Sunday afternoon cookouts,Read more »
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and DAISY NGUYEN, Associated Press POWAY, Calif. (AP) 04/28 — A 19-year-old gunman opened fire inside a synagogue near San Diego as worshippers celebrated the last day of a major Jewish holiday,
By NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) 04/26 — A Christchurch businessman has pleaded guilty to sharing a livestream video that was recorded by a gunman last month as he began killing 50 people at two New Zealand mosques.
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.