Man killed by police told officers 'shoot me'

2015-07-02 12:30

Witness: Man killed by police in Washington state challenged officers to 'shoot me'

Obama to deliver eulogy as Charleston mourns attack victims

2015-06-26 14:19

President Barack Obama was on Friday set to deliver a eulogy for the chief pastor gunned down in an apparent racially-motivated attack that shocked the nation.

Dozens to speak at Boston bomber's sentencing

2015-06-24 11:02

More than 30 victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and their family members are expected to describe the attack's impact on their lives before a judge formally sentences bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.

Clinton says US must face 'hard truths' about guns, race

2015-06-19 14:33

Hillary Clinton says the country has to face "hard truths" about guns and race in the wake of a shooting at a historically black church in South Carolina that left nine dead.

New York protesters weep over Charleston church rampage

2015-06-19 11:43

Protesters in New York, some weeping, have gathered in honour of the nine people shot dead in Charleston and to call for an end to killings of African Americans.

Charleston survivor played dead to protect granddaughter

2015-06-19 08:50

Felecia Sanders says she survived a shooting massacre at a historic black church in Charleston by playing dead as she lay on top of her granddaughter to protect her.

Senator killed in Charleston shooting

2015-06-18 09:56

The reverend and also senator of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston has been named as one of the nine victims that had been gunned down by an unknown assailant.

9 dead in shooting at US mega church

2015-06-18 07:24

Several people have been shot dead at an African American church in the United States, CNN reported, citing a source close to the police investigation.

Gunman opens fire at church in Charleston, South Carolina

2015-06-18 06:50

A gunman has opened fire at an historic African-American church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, and is still at large, a US police official says.

US deputy charged in fatal shooting of black Oklahoma suspect

2015-04-14 10:50

A white volunteer deputy sheriff in Oklahoma has been charged with manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black male suspect that was recorded on video.


Theatre shooter: I took the blood that wasn't mine to take

2015-06-30 08:32

Colorado theatre shooter James Holmes told a psychiatrist who treated him months after the attack that he was in jail because 'I took the blood that wasn't mine to take, and it was unfair, and I was selfish.'

High emotions as Charleston bury massacre victims

2015-06-26 09:56

Emotions ran high as defiant mourners held the first funeral services for nine African Americans shot dead by a white alleged supremacist in a Charleston church.

Hillary Clinton calls Charleston killings 'racist terrorism'

2015-06-24 09:06

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton decried the Charleston church massacre as an act of 'racist terrorism', and calls for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state capital grounds.

Suspect in the Charleston shooting confesses to deadly attack

2015-06-19 14:32

Dylan Roof, the 21-year-old white man accused of shooting dead nine people in a rampage at a historic black South Carolina church, has confessed to carrying out the attack, CNN reports.

Michelle Obama lights candles for Charleston victims

2015-06-19 09:51

Michelle Obama and her daughters have visited Milan's Duomo cathedral, where an official traveling with her says they lit candles in memory of the victims of the shooting in South Carolina.

Police release image of 'Charleston shooter'

2015-06-18 13:28

A white man opened fire during a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, killing nine people, including the pastor, in an assault that authorities described as a hate crime.

Charleston shooting a ‘hate crime’

2015-06-18 08:35

Nine people have been killed after a white gunman entered a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, and opened fire, the city's police chief says.

Mayor confirms fatalities in US church shooting

2015-06-18 07:03

Charleston Mayor Joe Riley has confirmed that there have been fatalities in a shooting at a historic African-American church.

Police search for motive in deadly Wal-Mart shooting

2015-05-27 12:36

Police in Grand Forks, North Dakota, are trying to find out what prompted a US airman to walk into a Wal-Mart Supercentre and kill one worker, injure another and then fatally shoot himself.

3-year-old accidentally shoots baby in the face

2015-04-13 14:51

A three-year-old boy in Cleveland has killed a baby when a gun that he picked up went off and hit the one-year-old in the face, US media report.

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