US man killed doctor over mom's death

2015-01-22 14:35

A man who walked into a leading hospital, asked for a cardiac surgeon by name and fatally shot him outside an examination room had been upset about his mother's death and had blamed the doctor.

Man kills 6 grandchildren in US shooting

2014-09-19 08:02

A once-convicted felon has killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a shooting at the man's home in a small town in Florida.

US attorney joins legal team for slain Jamaican

2014-09-02 16:43

A US civil rights lawyer says that she is volunteering her time to help represent relatives of a slain Jamaican man whose death in custody has amplified distrust of the country's police force.

Key events following the death of Michael Brown

2014-08-18 07:56

A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri.

Journos held in US suburb where cops killed teen

2014-08-14 12:41

Missouri police have arrested two journalists reporting on the unrest that has roiled a US suburb after an unarmed black teenager was shot dead by police, the duo says.

US boy gets max sentence for school shooting

2014-07-03 09:49

A judge has ordered the maximum sentence for a boy who opened fire in a New Mexico school gym earlier this year, injuring two students.

Five dead in Las Vegas shooting

2014-06-09 05:40

Two Las Vegas police officers and a civilian were killed in an apparent ambush Sunday that ended with the two gunmen killing themselves.

Cops knew of gunman's videos, did not view them

2014-05-30 13:38

Police who visited Elliot Rodger just weeks before he went on a shooting rampage that left six dead and dozens injured knew of disturbing videos he posted online, but did not check them.

US homeowner kills German exchange student

2014-04-29 11:01

A US homeowner who shot and killed a 17-year-old German high school exchange student he suspected of breaking into his garage has been charged with homicide.

Supremacist ID'd as suspect in Kansas attacks

2014-04-14 07:50

A jail official says the man accused of killing three people outside Jewish sites in Kansas is Frazier Glenn Cross.


Weekend of protests start in St Louis, US

2014-10-11 07:13

Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the Ferguson, Missouri police station, chanting against police violence and pushing forward a weekend of demonstrations.

Teenage mass murderer escapes prison

2014-09-12 14:01

A teenager serving a life sentence for shooting three students to death at a Cleveland-area high school has escaped with another inmate from a northwestern Ohio prison.

US teen shot 6 times, including twice in head

2014-08-18 08:10

A preliminary private post-mortem has found that unarmed US teenager Michael Brown was shot at least six times by a police officer, including twice in the head.

Police hurl tear gas at US protesters in Ferguson

2014-08-18 06:20

Riot police have hurled tear gas and marched on rioters in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, wracked by race riots since police shot dead an unarmed black teenager.

Demoted worker shoots CEO

2014-08-01 07:51

A demoted worker has shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself inside a downtown Chicago office building in the bustling financial district, police say.

US campus shooter went off meds - prosecutor

2014-06-11 13:32

The man charged with killing one student and wounding two others at a small Seattle college last week had stopped taking his medications because he "wanted to feel the hate".

Gunman kills 1, wounds 3 at US Christian college

2014-06-06 08:11

A man armed with a shotgun has opened fire at a small Christian college in Seattle, killing one person and wounding three others before he was subdued by a group of students and arrested.

Stories of victims in California rampage

2014-05-27 10:53

A gunman went on a rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara that left seven people dead. Here are the stories of the six victims, who were all students at the university.

Obama offers condolences after Kansas shootings

2014-04-14 08:45

President Barack Obama is offering condolences to the families of those killed in Sunday's shootings outside a Jewish community centre and a retirement village in Kansas.

3 dead after Kansas City shooting

2014-04-14 06:58

Three people have been shot and killed in suburban Kansas City, and a spokesperson for a local hospital says a 15-year-old boy is in critical condition.

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