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‘Next mass killer’: Dropped case foretold Colorado bloodbath

Dec. 06, 2022 21:09 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Anderson Lee Aldrich loaded bullets into a Glock pistol and chugged vodka, ominously warning frightened grandparents not to stand in the way of an elaborate plan to stockpile guns, ammo, body armor and a homemade bomb to become “the next mass killer.” ...

Joint patrols resume in north Syria amid tension with Turkey

Dec. 03, 2022 07:44 AM EST

QAMISHLI, Syria (AP) — U.S. troops Saturday resumed joint patrols with Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria days after they were stopped amid Turkish threats of a new ground incursion into the war-torn country. A patrol consisting of four American armored vehicles and one for the...

EXPLAINER: What do we know about the Colorado bomb threat?

Dec. 02, 2022 18:09 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — More than a year before police say Anderson Lee Aldrich killed five people and wounded 17 others at a gay night club in Colorado Springs, Aldrich was arrested on allegations of making a bomb threat that led to the evacuation of about 10 homes. Aldrich, who uses the...

Russian army chief in Syria meets Kurds over Turkey tensions

Nov. 28, 2022 15:13 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The chief of Russian forces in Syria has met with a Kurdish commander over threats by Turkey to launch a new incursion into northern Syria, a Kurdish spokesman and an Arab TV station said Monday. Siamand Ali, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces,...

NYPD: No known threats to Macy's parade, but tight security

Nov. 23, 2022 20:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is planning tight security around the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in the wake of mass shootings elsewhere in the U.S., police said Wednesday, while stressing that there's no known, credible threat to the famed event itself. The holiday tradition, which...

Suspect in killing of 5 at Colorado club held without bail

Nov. 23, 2022 19:51 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The alleged shooter facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub was ordered held without bail in an initial court appearance Wednesday as the suspect sat slumped over in a chair. Anderson...

Gay club shooting suspect evaded Colorado's red flag gun law

Nov. 21, 2022 20:14 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A year and a half before he was arrested in the Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting that left five people dead, Anderson Lee Aldrich allegedly threatened his mother with a homemade bomb, forcing neighbors in surrounding homes to evacuate while the bomb squad and crisis...

Ukrainians face nuclear threat with grit and dark humor

Nov. 04, 2022 12:11 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Dmytro Bondarenko is ready for the worst. He's filled the storage area under his fold-up bed and just about every other nook of his apartment in eastern Kyiv with water and nonperishable food. There are rolls of packing tape to seal the windows from radioactive...

Canadian man charged in connection with threats in Boston

Oct. 24, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Canadian man has been arrested in connection with a series of bomb threats last month targeting several prominent locations in Boston, police said Monday. Joshua Kimble, 42, of Peterborough, Ontario, faces multiple charges in Canada, Boston police said in a...

2 detained, Toronto island airport evacuated in bomb scare

Oct. 22, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Flights at Toronto's island airport were suspended and passengers ordered evacuated Saturday as police reported a possible explosive device was found near the airport’s ferry terminal. Police said two people had been detained and were cooperating with the...