Shootings

This photo taken from video provided by KGO-TV shows Brynn Ota-Mathews, 23, left, and Gabriella Gaus, 26, both wounded in the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, as they talk about their experience at Santa Clara Valley Regional Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (KGO-TV via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 2:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two young women, co-workers enjoying a summer weekend with friends at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, were barefoot and goofing off in an inflatable obstacle course when suddenly a gunshot rang out. Brynn Ota-Mathews and Gabriella Gaus spotted the fatigues-clad gunman and took off...
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This photo taken from video provided by KGO-TV shows Brynn Ota-Mathews, 23, left, and Gabriella Gaus, 26, both wounded in the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, as they talk about their experience at Santa Clara Valley Regional Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (KGO-TV via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 1:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who survived a mass shooting at California's Gilroy Garlic Festival says she's living with trauma — and a bullet in her body that will never be removed. Twenty-six-year-old Brynn Ota-Mathews spoke to reporters on Thursday after being released from a hospital. She and...
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John Miller looks on outside the SCI Mahanoy State Correctional Institution in Frackville, Pa. Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Miller spent more than two decades behind bars for a murder he didn't commit, is a free man. The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office agreed with Miller's defense team that his prosecution was flawed and his conviction shouldn't stand. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 10:46 pm
FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia man who spent more than two decades behind bars for a murder he didn't commit is a free man — 17 years after another man confessed to the crime. John Miller was released Wednesday after 22 years in prison. Surrounded by family outside the State Correctional...
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This photo taken from video provided by KGO-TV shows Brynn Ota-Mathews, 23, left, and Gabriella Gaus, 26, both wounded in the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, as they talk about their experience at Santa Clara Valley Regional Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (KGO-TV via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 9:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two young women, co-workers enjoying a summer weekend with friends at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, were barefoot and goofing off in an inflatable obstacle course when suddenly a gunshot rang out. Brynn Ota-Mathews and Gabriella Gaus spotted the fatigues-clad gunman and took off...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2016, file image taken from video, Alton Sterling is restrained by two Baton Rouge police officers, one holding a gun, outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, La. The Baton Rouge police chief is apologizing to the city and to the family of a black man shot and killed by a former police officer in 2016. Chief Murphy Paul said at a Thursday, Aug. 1,2019, news conference that Officer Blane Salamoni should have never been hired. (Arthur Reed via AP, File)
August 01, 2019 - 6:35 pm
A Louisiana police chief apologized Thursday to his city and to the family of a black man shot and killed by a former police officer in 2016, saying the officer never should have been hired, at the same time his office announced a settlement reversing the officer's 2018 firing and allowing him to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, a memorial displaying 58 crosses by Greg Zanis stands at the Welcome To Las Vegas Sign in Las Vegas. Each cross has the name of a victim killed during the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. Two prominent gun safety organizations say they'll host a forum for Democratic presidential candidates in Las Vegas on Oct. 2, 2019, the day after the second anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. March For Our Lives and the Giffords group told The Associated Press that the forum is the first of its kind for presidential hopefuls. (Mikayla Whitmore/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)
August 01, 2019 - 3:37 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two prominent gun control organizations said Thursday that they will host a forum for Democratic presidential candidates in Las Vegas on Oct. 2, the day after the city marks the second anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The Giffords group and March...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, firearms training unit Detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds up a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, the same make and model of gun used by Adam Lanza in the December 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting, during a hearing of a legislative subcommittee in Hartford, Conn. Gunmaker Remington Arms filed a request on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a Connecticut court ruling that reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit against the company. Remington cited a 2005 federal law that shields gunmakers in most cases from liability when their products are used in crimes. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
August 01, 2019 - 2:56 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal Thursday of a state ruling against the company. Remington Arms, based in Madison, North Carolina, cited a much-debated 2005 federal law that shields...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2019, file photo, Yisroel Goldstein, Rabbi of Chabad of Poway, holds a yellow rose as he speaks at the funeral for Lori Kaye, who is pictured at left, in Poway, Calif. Kaye, who was was killed Saturday, April 27, when a gunman opened fire inside the Chabad of Poway synagogue, had given Goldstein the flower as part of a bouquet the day before the shooting, which also injured Goldstein. Details in newly released search warrants give the clearest indication that the New Zealand attacks on mosques inspired a San Diego man to open fire during a Passover service at the synagogue in April, killing Kaye and injuring three others. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
July 31, 2019 - 7:22 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four days after a man killed 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand, court documents show a San Diego college student expressed regret in a text message that he missed watching the livestream video of the attack and praised the shooter's writings as "spot on with everything," and...
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Police tape stretches behind a perimeter fence at the Gilroy Garlic Festival the morning after a deadly shooting at the food festival in Gilroy, Calif., Monday, July 29, 2019. Experts say organizers should take another look at their emergency plans in the wake of the shooting at the festival to see if they can make additional safety improvements. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 31, 2019 - 12:33 am
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — The 19-year-old gunman who opened fire at a Northern California food festival was "kind of a loner" and much of his life was shrouded in mystery, the FBI said Tuesday as investigators searched for a motive. Police believe Santino William Legan fired randomly Sunday, killing...
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Police tape stretches behind a perimeter fence at the Gilroy Garlic Festival the morning after a deadly shooting at the food festival in Gilroy, Calif., Monday, July 29, 2019. Experts say organizers should take another look at their emergency plans in the wake of the shooting at the festival to see if they can make additional safety improvements. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 31, 2019 - 12:31 am
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Investigators say the 19-year-old who opened fire at a California food festival was a loner and his motive for the deadly attack remains a mystery. The FBI says it's looking through Santino Legan's social media, emails and phone to find out what he was thinking before Sunday's...
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