Shootings

This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Alvin Braziel Jr., who is set to die by lethal injection Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, for the 1993 slaying of a man who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail near a Dallas area community college. Braziel was convicted of fatally shooting Douglas White in the chest. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
December 11, 2018 - 12:40 am
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate is set to be executed for the fatal shooting more than 25 years ago of a newlywed who had only been married for 10 days. Forty-three-year-old Alvin Braziel Jr. would be the 24th inmate put to death this year in the U.S. and the 13th executed in...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Omaha Police Department shows John Dalton Jr. Dalton, who was convicted of killing his wife, has pleaded guilty to killing his parents and a niece and will spend the rest of his life in prison. Douglas County District Court records say Dalton entered the pleas Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, to three counts of first-degree murder and four weapons counts. Dalton was sentenced to three life terms plus up to 230 years in prison. (Omaha Police Department via AP, File)
December 10, 2018 - 4:38 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man convicted of killing his wife has pleaded guilty to killing his parents and a niece and will spend the rest of his life in prison. Douglas County District Court records say 46-year-old John Dalton Jr. entered the pleas Monday to three counts of first-degree murder...
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FILE - This undated identification file photo shows former Western Connecticut State University student Adam Lanza, who authorities said opened fire inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in 2012. Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School are shedding light on the gunman’s anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting. (Western Connecticut State University via AP, File)
December 09, 2018 - 12:23 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting. The documents that a court ordered...
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December 09, 2018 - 9:51 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a man was grazed in the head by a bullet in an apparent road rage shooting in Pittsburgh over the weekend. Pittsburgh police say the driver said he was crossing the Fort Duquesne Bridge on the city's North Side at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday when he apparently angered...
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December 08, 2018 - 12:44 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A detective says a man stopped taking psychiatric medicine weeks before authorities say he shot and killed his mother and sister following an argument at an eastern Pennsylvania apartment. A Lehigh County judge on Friday ordered 35-year-old Zakiiy Carson to stand trial on two...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2018 file photo the flag draped casket of Ventura County Sheriff Sgt. Ron Helus arrives on stage for a memorial service for Helus at Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village, Calif. Helus who died in a mass shooting at a California bar was shot five times by a gunman who massacred 11 others, but the officer was killed by friendly fire, authorities said Friday, Dec. 7. (Al Seib /Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool,File)
December 07, 2018 - 5:59 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — As terrified people scrambled out of broken windows, screaming and bleeding and fleeing a mass shooting inside a California bar, Sgt. Ron Helus and a highway patrolman decided to try to stop the gunman, running in together with assault-style rifles to what turned out to...
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December 07, 2018 - 1:54 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting last month at a California bar (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Authorities say a sheriff's deputy killed in a mass shooting at a Southern California bar was shot five times by a gunman who killed 11 others, but struck fatally by a bullet...
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December 07, 2018 - 8:08 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a shooting in a Philadelphia home that left three men dead may be drug-related. Police responded to the home around 8:15 p.m. Thursday after a 13-year-old boy reported the shooting. Authorities say the boy's father was one of those killed. The officers first...
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Hooded youths throw petrol bombs at riot police in the Athens neighborhood of Exarchia, a haven for extreme leftists and anarchists, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 after a rally commemorating the killing of a 15-year old student back in 2008. Demonstrators in Greece threw firebombs and pelted police with rocks Thursday as marches on the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager degenerated into violence. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
December 07, 2018 - 5:42 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say more than 100 people were detained during rioting in Athens and the northern city of Thessaloniki following events marking the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager. Police said Friday that 66 people were detained in Athens during...
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As first lady Melania Trump applauds, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was killed in the Parkland shooting, after Pollack spoke during a Hanukkah reception, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. At right is Pollack's wife, Julie Phillips. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 06, 2018 - 9:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a Florida school shooting victim helped the White House celebrate Hanukkah on Thursday and lauded President Donald Trump as a "fighter" who has "retaken Washington for the American people." Trump said the menorah was being lit in the East Room in memory of 18-year-...
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