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Police search for motive in shooting at Nevada Mormon church

Jul. 23, 2018 1:06 PM EDT

FALLON, Nev. (AP) — Police in the northern Nevada city of Fallon were trying to determine Monday why a 48-year-old man walked into his Mormon church on Sunday and opened fire, killing one man and injuring another. Fallon Police Chief Kevin Gehman said it does not appear that 48-year-old gunman John Kelley...

The Latest: Nevada police ID man killed in church shooting

Jul. 23, 2018 12:43 PM EDT

FALLON, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Mormon church in Nevada (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Police have named the man killed in a shooting at a Mormon church in northern Nevada as 61-year-old Charles E. Miller. Authorities identified Miller late Sunday. Officials have not released the name of a...

The Latest: Girl, 10, and woman, 18, dead in Toronto rampage

Jul. 23, 2018 12:36 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on a mass shooting in Toronto (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Toronto's police chief says a 10 year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman were killed in the mass shooting in the city's Greektown neighborhood. Police chief Mark Saunders said 13 other victims have injuries ranging from...

Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing 2

Jul. 23, 2018 12:06 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — A man walked along a Toronto street firing a handgun into restaurants and cafes, shooting 14 people and killing two before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police. Police Chief Mark Saunders did not rule out terrorism as a motive, though officials did not immediately identify the...

Infowars host Alex Jones moves to dismiss Sandy Hook lawsuit

Jul. 23, 2018 11:47 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is moving to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by the families of some of the 26 people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting. In written arguments filed Friday, Jones' lawyers argue he was acting as a journalist in...

Family of woman killed by Minneapolis officer sues

Jul. 23, 2018 11:47 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of an Australian-American woman who was killed by a former Minneapolis police officer last year after she called 911 to report a possible assault filed a lawsuit Monday alleging the officer was inexperienced and unfit for duty. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court alleges...

Houston police release sketch of suspect in doctor's killing

Jul. 23, 2018 11:15 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities in Houston have released a composite sketch of the man suspected of fatally shooting a cardiologist who once treated former President George H.W. Bush. Dr. Mark Hausknecht was shot to death while riding his bicycle to work Friday morning at Texas Medical Center. Police have said...

Deadly LA market shooting started with domestic feud

Jul. 23, 2018 10:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man's feud with his grandmother turned into a bizarre and deadly weekend confrontation that ended with a supermarket worker dead and dozens of people held hostage in a store miles away. Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was booked Sunday on suspicion of murder after an explosion of violence that a...

Toronto police say a second victim has died from a mass shooting in the city's Greektown neighborhood

Jul. 23, 2018 7:41 AM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say a second victim has died from a mass shooting in the city's Greektown neighborhood.

Schools eye facial recognition technology to boost security

Jul. 23, 2018 2:48 AM EDT

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — The surveillance system that has kept watch on students entering Lockport schools for over a decade is getting a novel upgrade. Facial recognition technology soon will check each face against a database of expelled students, sex offenders and other possible troublemakers. It could be...