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High school placed on lockdown after officer shoots himself

Nov. 12, 2018 5:23 PM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A Maryland high school was briefly placed on lockdown after authorities say a school resource officer fatally shot himself inside his office. Baltimore County police spokeswoman Officer Jen Peach said at a news conference Monday that police and medics were called to Eastern Technical...

Florida school shooting defendant registered to vote in jail

Nov. 12, 2018 7:52 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The man accused of gunning down 17 people at a Florida high school registered to vote while behind bars awaiting trial. The SunSentinel reports Nikolas Cruz registered as a Republican on July 25. He's charged with 17 counts of first-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted...

Bar gunman was 'out of control' in high school, coach says

Nov. 12, 2018 7:20 AM EST

MONTCLAIR, Calif. (AP) — A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline. Evie Cluke coached Ian...

Official: Shooter debated sanity online during bar massacre

Nov. 9, 2018 10:56 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The gunman who killed 12 people at a country music bar in Southern California went on social media during the attack and posted about his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane, a law enforcement official said Friday. Also, one of the possibilities...

Shots fired at Ohio college lead to lockdown, 2 arrests

Nov. 9, 2018 1:31 PM EST

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — Gunshots fired inside a dormitory at a small liberal arts college in central Ohio have resulted in a lockdown and the arrest of two students. The Urbana Daily Citizen reports Urbana Police Chief Matt Lingrell says no one was injured Tuesday afternoon at Urbana University, roughly 45...

The Latest: Damaged water heater blamed for shooting report

Nov. 9, 2018 11:20 AM EST

HAMPSTEAD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the active shooter situation in southeast North Carolina (all times local): 11:15 a.m. After a 911 caller's pre-dawn report of gunfire coming from the roof of a North Carolina high school, officials say responding law enforcement officers heard the same noises, but...

The Latest: Calif. shooting survivor was at Vegas massacre

Nov. 8, 2018 11:17 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Southern California bar that left 13 dead including the gunman (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A survivor of the mass shooting at a Southern California bar was also at the Las Vegas music festival that ended in a massacre last year. Dani Merrill...

Marine combat veteran kills 12 in rampage at California bar

Nov. 8, 2018 10:22 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Terrified patrons hurled barstools through windows to escape or threw their bodies protectively on top of friends as a Marine combat veteran killed 12 people at a country music bar in an attack that added Thousand Oaks to the tragic roster of American cities traumatized by mass...

Some of the most recent deadly US mass shootings

Nov. 8, 2018 4:23 PM EST

The shooting at a bar in southern California marks the second deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. in 2018. A list of the deadliest mass shootings in the last year: — Nov. 7, 2018: Ian David Long killed 12 people at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California, before taking his own life. Long was a...

Some of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history

Nov. 8, 2018 3:16 PM EST

Six of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history have occurred since 2012. A list of some of the deadliest mass shootings: — Oct. 1, 2017: Stephen Paddock opened fire on an outdoor music festival on the Las Vegas Strip from the 32nd floor of a hotel-casino, killing 58 people and wounding more...