STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! The Shootings
I don't really have a lot to say about the Friday shootings in Newtown, Conn., other than to say how very sorry I am. Of course this is unhelpful.
I do have a few scattered thoughts on the subject, h... Posted on 12/17/12 at 5:46 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Days after bursts of gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother's Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of now seven arrests gave an organizer of the traditional event reason to celebrate again.
WASHINGTON — The National Rifle Association on Sunday forcefully stuck to its call for placing armed police officers and security guards in every school as the best way to avoid shootings such as the recent massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
, December 23, 2012
PHOENIX — A possible plea deal in the deadly Tucson shootings that wounded then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords would send Jared Lee Loughner to prison for the rest of his life, according to a person familiar with the case.
By Pete Yost, Associated Press
, August 05, 2012
OAK CREEK, Wis. — Authorities were on the scene Sunday of shootings at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, where police and witnesses described a chaotic situation with an unknown number of victims, suspects and possible hostages.
By Dinesh Ramde, Associated Press
, August 05, 2012
GRAPEVINE, Texas — Seven people believed to be related had opened their Christmas gifts and started cleaning up the wrapping paper when they were shot to death in a suburban Fort Worth apartment, police said Sunday.
By Danny Robbins, The Associated Press
, December 25, 2011
Police interviewed witnesses and looked for suspects Sunday after two men were shot and wounded following a San Francisco 49ers-Oakland Raiders preseason game, while the NFL and the mayors of the two cities jointly called for an end to “intimidation” and acts of violence at sporting events.
OSLO, Norway — The man blamed for attacks on Norway's government headquarters and a youth retreat that left at least 93 dead said he was motivated by a desire to bring about a revolution in Norwegian society, his lawyer said Sunday.
By Bjoern Amland and Sarah Dilorenzo, The Associated Press
, July 24, 2011
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