Maryland school gunman died of self-inflicted gunshot, police say

By Brendan O’Brien Undated, Mar 27 : A self-inflicted gunshot wound, not a bullet fired by a sheriff’s deputy, killed a 17-year-old who had just shot another student at a Maryland high school last week, authorities have said. Austin Rollins, a student at Great Mills High School, shot Jaelynn Willey, 16, with his father’s handgun […]

Two wounded in Maryland school shooting; student gunman dies

By Ian Simpson GREAT MILLS, Md., Mar 20 : A 17-year-old student opened fire at a Maryland high school on Tuesday, in an attack that left two fellow students wounded, then died after a gunfight with an officer stationed there, amid a renewed debate over gun violence in schools. The shooting in St. Mary’s County […]

Several hurt when motorist tries to enter U.S. spy agency

By Makini Brice FORT MEADE, Md, Feb 14 : Several people were injured on Wednesday when an unauthorized motorist tried to drive onto the campus of the U.S. National Security Agency near Washington, prompting guards to open fire on the vehicle, officials said. The motorist, who was not identified, drove a black sport utility vehicle […]

Shooting near U.S. National Security Agency, scene secure-media

By Makini Brice WASHINGTON, Feb 14 : At least one person was shot and wounded at the U.S. National Security Agency’s headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, on Wednesday and one person was in custody, but officials have secured the area and there was no continuing threat, local media reported. A Fort Meade spokesman confirmed one […]

Stabbing death of black US Army officer probed as possible hate crime

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, May 22 : Police have charged a white University of Maryland student with the on-campus stabbing death of a newly commissioned black US Army lieutenant, and the FBI is investigating the case as a possible hate crime, authorities said. The suspect, Sean Urbanski, of Severna Park, Maryland, is facing a first-degree […]