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Mississippi Walmart reopens after fatal worker shooting

Aug. 9, 2019 7:38 AM EDT

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A northern Mississippi Walmart has reopened to customers after a gunman described as a disgruntled worker shot and killed two store managers. The Commercial Appeal reports the store has announced that it reopened its pharmacy and grocery side Thursday. The store have been closed...

Ohio officials team up for bipartisan gun reform push

Aug. 8, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's Republican governor and Dayton's Democratic mayor pledged Thursday they will work together in a bipartisan push for gun reforms as the city focuses on recovering from the nation's latest mass shooting. Mike DeWine and Nan Whaley announced their legislative plan while visiting the...

The Latest: Video shows Trump joking about crowd sizes

Aug. 8, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas (all times local): 11:25 a.m. President Donald Trump joked with medical professionals about his political rally crowd sizes as he toured an El Paso hospital in the wake of Saturday's mass shooting. According...

All clear at USA Today HQ after report of man with weapon

Aug. 7, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The northern Virginia office building that houses USA Today was evacuated for several hours Wednesday for what police said was an unsubstantiated report of an armed man. Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler said SWAT teams had searched "every inch" of the building after receiving a...

Walmart wrestles with how to respond to active shooters

Aug. 6, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Like most retailers, Walmart is accustomed to the everyday dealings of shoplifters. Now, it's confronting a bigger threat: active shooters. Three days after a man opened fire at one of its stores in El Paso, Texas, and left at least 22 dead , the nation's largest retailer is faced with how...

Employees return to work after Mississippi Walmart shooting

Aug. 6, 2019 8:25 AM EDT

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Employees of a northern Mississippi Walmart are back at work less than a week after two store managers were killed by a gunman described as a disgruntled worker. WREG-TV reports employees returned to the Southaven store Monday. Authorities say 39-year-old Martez Tarrell Abram...

Some of the most recent deadly US mass shootings

Aug. 4, 2019 9:46 AM EDT

A list of some of the deadliest mass shootings in the United States in the last two years: — Aug. 4, 2019: A gunman wearing body armor shot and killed nine people at a popular nightlife area in Dayton, Ohio. Police were patrolling the area and killed the suspect. — Aug. 3, 2019: A gunman opened fire...

The Latest: Suspect in Walmart shooting showed knife at work

Jul. 30, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a north Mississippi Walmart (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A man accused of killing two people at a north Mississippi Walmart is being charged with two counts of murder. DeSoto County District Attorney John Champion says 39-year-old Martez Tarrell...

Virginia Beach pays $500K to clean mass shooting site

Jul. 27, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The city of Virginia Beach agreed to a $500,000 contract to clean a city building after a workplace mass shooting in May left 13 people dead, including the gunman. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the city agreed to a no-bid contract to a worldwide property restoration company...

Police: Restaurant worker shot to death in robbery attempt

Jul. 9, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina restaurant worker was fatally shot and the suspect was wounded Tuesday during an attempted robbery, a police chief said. The Steak 'n Shake employee was shot inside the restaurant south of downtown Charlotte about 11:30 a.m., Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr...