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Columbine survivors find purpose 15 years later

Fifteen years after the tragedy at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., a look back at other deadly shootings at U.S. schools and college campuses.


Related Topix: Columbine, CO, Littleton, CO

Sun Apr 20, 2014

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Suspect shot, killed in over-involved shooting

San Antonio police were on the scene of an officer-involved shooting Sunday night where a possible robbery suspect was shot and killed.


Related Topix: San Antonio, TX

KATU-TV Portland

Man charged with wounding officer, killing K-9 in shooting

PORTLAND, Ore. Police on Saturday booked the man suspected of shooting officer Jeff Dorn and killing Dorn's K-9 partner, Mick, on Wednesday.



Brothers arrested in fatal Phoenix bar shooting

Phoenix police say the brother of a suspect in the shooting of an off-duty security guard at a Phoenix bar last month has also been arrested.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

News9 Oklahoma City

One Arrested In Man's Shooting Death In Lawton

According to police, at about 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the Dew Drop Inn at 1804 N.W. Ft.


3rd arrest in February shooting death

The Natchez Democrat reports that 32-year-old Alan T. Thomas of Petal turned himself in on Friday morning.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Man Pleads Guilty in fatal Hall County crash

A Grand Island man accused of killing one of his passengers in a crash has pleaded guilty to four charges in a deal with prosecutors.


Related Topix: Grand Island, NE, Hall County, NE


APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.


Related Topix: Landslide, Astronomy, Science


Indiana man arrested in fatal shooting of boy, 2

Northern Indiana police say a 19-year-old man has been arrested on murder and attempted murder charges in a shooting that killed a young child.


Related Topix: St Joseph County, IN, Mishawaka, IN

The Kansas City Star

Stand-in purchase of guns in Johnson County shootings is a puzzle

Authorities are searching for a middleman who is believed to have purchased guns for F. Glenn Miller Jr., the avowed anti-Semite accused of killing three people outside Jewish facilities last weekend.


Related Topix: University of Tulsa, Kansas City, MO, Prison, Federal Prisons

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Hastings Police Investigate Shooting Death Of Boy

Hastings police are investigating the shooting death of a 4-year-old boy. Police Chief Pete Kortum says the shooting was reported a little after 8:15 a.m. Friday at a private home.


CBS Local

Teen Sentenced In Oakland Toddler's Killing During Filming Of Rap Video

An 18-year-old boy convicted of first-degree murder has been sentenced in the shooting death of a toddler during the filming of a rap video in Oakland.


Related Topix: Alameda County, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Westland Observer

Oklahoma Court denies request to stop executions

This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Clayton Lockett.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Visalia Times-Delta

Nerves fray as anniversaries of April attacks arrive

As most Americans this week enjoy mid-April's well-deserved warm weather, educators, law enforcement and civil rights groups are perhaps understandably a bit on edge with the approach of several dates that bring bad memories.


Related Topix: Weather, Waco, TX

National Public Radio

Autopsies Done On 7 Utah Babies Found In Garage

The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage, but it is unclear when the results will be released.


Related Topix: Utah County, UT, Provo, UT

Salisbury Journal

Dissident republican shot dead

Tommy Crossan was shot dead in the grounds of an industrial complex in West Belfast, in full view of surrounding houses, a local representative said.


Related Topix: Irish Republican Army

ABC News

APNewsBreak: Vengeful Note Left in 2 Boys' Murder

A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.


KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Police: Man bought pot candy, shot wife

A man accused of killing his wife while she frantically spoke to a 911 operator bought marijuana candy just hours before the deadly shooting, police said Thursday.


Related Topix: Marijuana, 9

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Kansas City highway shooting suspect arrested

For the last few weeks, Marisol Sanchez took pains to drive miles out of her way to avoid highways in the Kansas City, Missouri, area.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO


Wisconsin man accused of killing wife over nagging

A 76-year-old Milwaukee County man has told investigators he shot his blind wife of 56 years because she she'd been nagging him for three weeks.


Related Topix: Milwaukee County, WI, Oak Creek, WI