Grief and anger as Florida prepares to bury victims of school massacre

By Bernie Woodall and Zachary Fagenson PARKLAND, Fla., Feb 16 : As families prepared on Friday to bury victims of another U.S. mass shooting, grief mixed with anger amid signs of possible lapses in school security and indications that law enforcement may have missed clues about the suspected gunman’s plans. One distraught mother who said […]

Shooter at large after gunfire at Florida high school-police

By Bernie Woodall FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb 14 : Florida law enforcement officials were searching on Wednesday for the person who opened fire in a high school, killing at least one person, according to local media, which showed dozens students fleeing a building surrounded by police. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, about 45 […]

Girl, 12, arrested in shooting that wounds 5 at Los Angeles school

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, Feb 2 :Five people were wounded, including a student shot in the head, when a gun went off in a Los Angeles middle school classroom on Thursday, and a 12-year-old girl was taken into custody, police said. The girl, whose name was not released, was booked at a juvenile detention […]

Sandy Hook victims’ families to argue case in Connecticut Supreme Court

By Tina Bellon HARTFORD, Conn., Nov 14 : Connecticut’s highest court is set to hear arguments on Tuesday in a closely watched case brought by the families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against the maker of the assault rifle used by the killer. The families of nine of the […]

Air Force error let Texas gunman buy weapons for church massacre

By Jon Herskovitz and Lisa Maria Garcia SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas, Nov 7 : The gunman who shot 26 worshipers to death and wounded 20 others at a Texas church was embroiled in a domestic dispute with his in-laws and had been sending threatening messages to his wife’s mother before the massacre, officials said Monday. The […]