Shootings

This undated photo provided by Barron County, Wis., Sheriff’s Department, shows Jayme Closs. Authorities say that Closs, a missing teenage girl, could be in danger after two adults were found dead at a home in Barron, Wis., on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Courtesy of Barron County Sheriff’s Department via AP)
October 17, 2018 - 6:04 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to death in their house while the girl was home, authorities said Wednesday as they urged the public to keep phoning in tips about her whereabouts. Investigators have been searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs since deputies...
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October 17, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A white man who fired a shotgun at three African-Americans amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans more than 13 years ago pleaded guilty Wednesday to two federal criminal counts. Roland Bourgeois, 55, was indicted in 2010 and originally pleaded not guilty...
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Medics load an injured person onto an ambulance, in Kerch, Crimea, Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018. Russian officials says an 18-year-old student attacked his vocational school in Crimea, going on a rampage that killed 17 students and left more than 40 people wounded before killing himself. (Viktor Korotaev/Kommersant Photo via AP)
October 17, 2018 - 1:33 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — An 18-year student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoody covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on Wednesday, killing 19 students and wounding more than 50 others before killing himself. It wasn't clear what prompted Vladislav Roslyakov,...
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Policemen stand near the vocational college, in Kerch, Crimea, Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018. An explosive device has killed several people and injured at least 50 others at a vocational college in Crimea Wednesday in what Russian officials have called a possible terrorist attack. (Kerch Info News via AP)
October 17, 2018 - 11:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the deadly explosion at a college in Crimea (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Officials in Crimea say the casualty toll at a vocational school shooting in Kerch now stands at 19 dead and more than 50 wounded, many of them severely. Sergei Astrankin, the director of emergency...
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October 17, 2018 - 6:07 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Surveillance video shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting and wounding an unarmed autistic black teenager in an incident the police department had described as an armed confrontation. The video released Tuesday by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability shows Sgt...
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October 17, 2018 - 5:07 am
WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina state trooper has been shot and killed, and a suspect is in custody. A North Carolina State Highway Patrol release says the trooper was shot while conducting a traffic stop around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday. He died at a local hospital. Bladen...
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FILE - This arrest photo made available by the Richland County, S.C., Jail, shows Frederick Hopkins. Authorities say nearly 130 guns were found inside the South Carolina home of Hopkins, who was charged with killing a police officer and wounding six others earlier this month. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, that it appeared only three of the guns were fired at the officers on Oct. 3 — a pistol and two military assault rifles. Lott says Hopkins shot at officers coming to question his son about a child sex assault case. (Richland County Jail via AP, File)
October 16, 2018 - 1:35 pm
Authorities found approximately 130 guns inside the South Carolina home of a man who set up his house in an upscale neighborhood to ambush police officers coming to question his son about a possible child sex assault, the sheriff investigating the case said Tuesday. Frederick Hopkins only fired...
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October 10, 2018 - 8:52 pm
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A man dressed in black and carrying a rifle was arrested Wednesday near Malibu Creek State Park, where a camper was shot and killed as he slept in a tent in June, authorities said. A vast search involving Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, a helicopter, search-and-...
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President Trump delivers remarks Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at the International Association of Chiefs of Police, at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Fla. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
October 09, 2018 - 5:55 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday sharply criticized a draft plan hammered out between the nation's third-largest city and the state of Illinois that envisions far-reaching reforms of Chicago's 12,000-officer force under close federal court supervision. Attorney General Jeff...
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An activist, member of the Human Rights Association Istanbul branch, holds a poster with a photo of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, during a protest in his support near the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Turkey said Tuesday it will search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a missing Saudi contributor to The Washington Post, a week after he vanished during a visit there. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 09, 2018 - 3:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Journalists are familiar with the risks of reporting from war-torn lands, but the recent death or disappearance of three people in Turkey, Bulgaria and Mexico illustrate the growing dangers to reporters targeted for practicing their craft. Authorities in Turkey are searching for...
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