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  • Colorado theater shooter describes 'obsession to kill' in notebook

    Colorado theater shooter describes 'obsession to kill' in notebook
    In a brown spiral notebook titled "Of Life," Colorado theater shooter James Holmes scrawled a self-diagnosis of his "broken mind" and described his "obsession to kill" since childhood. He made lists of weapons he planned to buy and included detailed...
  • Off-duty police officer arrested in Maryland shooting death of Smithfield man

    Off-duty police officer arrested in Maryland shooting death of Smithfield man
    Authorities in Maryland have arrested an off-duty police officer in connection to the shooting death of a 25-year-old Smithfield man outside a McDonald's in Maryland last week in the midst of a custody dispute, according to media reports and information...
  • Man fatally shot by friend during bulletproof vest 'test'

    Man fatally shot by friend during bulletproof vest 'test'
    What was meant as a playful test of a bulletproof vest by two friends in Northern California ended with one man dead and his friend in jail on suspicion of murder, officials said. Characterized by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department as an...
  • 3 recovering from gunshot wounds in Buffalo

    Police say three people are recovering from wounds suffered when they were hit by gunfire in a Buffalo neighborhood. Officers say the shooting occurred around 6 p.m. Monday on Schuele Avenue. Detectives say two males and a female were shot. All three...
  • Teen grazed in New Haven shooting

    New Haven police say a teen escaped a Memorial Day shooting with only a minor head wound. Police say they 15-year-old boy told them he was cutting through a yard on Lilac Street at about 1:30 p.m. Monday when he heard a gunshot. He was struck in the...
  • Investigation sought into threats sent to 2 Arizona mosques

    A civil rights group has asked the FBI to investigate a threatening letter sent to a Phoenix mosque that was once a place of worship for suspects in a shooting three weeks ago at a Texas cartoon contest featuring cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. The...
  • Off-duty Prince George's officer charged with murder

    An off-duty police officer from Prince George's County was charged with murder after police said a child custody dispute led to a fatal shooting at a fast-food restaurant in Maryland. Richard Conway, 26, was charged in the May 20 killing of 25-year-old...
  • Hartford police probing if pastor shooting was hate crime

    Hartford police are investigating whether a pastor who was shot while placing flags outside a church for Memorial Day was the victim of a hate crime. Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley told WVIT-TV (http://bit.ly/1dvzQQZ ) that investigators are keeping...
  • 3 killed, 12 wounded in shootings

    3 killed, 12 wounded in shootings
    A teenage boy and two men have been killed and at least 12 other people have been wounded in separate shootings since midmorning Monday in Chicago, police said. Those shootings made it 12 people killed and 44 people wounded in gun violence across the...
  • 2 fatally shot inside Grand Forks Wal-Mart

    MINNEAPOLIS Two people are dead and another wounded after a Tuesday shooting inside a Wal-Mart in Grand Forks, N.D., and the incident involved an airman from the Air Force base west of the city, authorities said. The shooter was one of those killed,...
  • Afghan official: 19 police, 7 soldiers dead in ongoing siege

    Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern province of Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said on Monday from inside the compound. Napas Khan, the police chief...