NYC rookie cop on trial for shooting dead unarmed man

2016-01-21 11:56

The trial has begun of a rookie New York police officer accused of manslaughter in the death of an unarmed black man whose shooting fueled nationwide protests against US police tactics.

Planned Parenthood suspect: 'I am warrior for the babies'

2015-12-10 09:47

The man accused of killing 3 people and wounding 9 others at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado stunned a courtroom by declaring he is a "warrior for the babies" and won't go to trial.

Father of California shooter says son 'agreed with ISIS ideology'

2015-12-07 10:00

The father of Syed Farook, who with his wife shot dead 14 people in San Bernardino, California, says his son approved the ideas of ISIS and was fixated with Israel, the Italian daily La Stampa reports.

California Muslims condemn 'horrific' mass shooting

2015-12-03 11:17

California's Muslim community expressed its horror at the mass shooting that killed at least 14 in San Bernardino, after a local Muslim man was widely identified as a suspect.

San Bernardino, desert town stunned by mass shooting

2015-12-03 08:44

San Bernardino is prey to regular gang violence, but the California desert town has never seen carnage of the scale that left 14 dead.

No more baby parts - Planned Parenthood gunman

2015-11-30 07:42

The suspected gunman in a deadly shooting at a women's health clinic that offers abortions said 'no more baby parts' after his arrest, a law enforcement official says.

Several shot in New Orleans during party after parade

2015-11-23 07:43

New Orleans police say at least 10 people, and probably more have been wounded in an apparent shootout at a park in New Orleans' 9th Ward.

6-year-old boy shoots 3-year-old brother while playing cops and robbers

2015-10-19 07:13

A 6-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed his 3-year-old brother while playing 'cops and robbers' with a gun their father told investigators he had obtained illegally from a gang member, Chicago police say.

Gunman opens fire at Northern Arizona University

2015-10-09 13:10

Officials say one person is dead and three others are wounded following an early morning shooting at Northern Arizona University

Obama to visit relatives of Oregon shooting victims

2015-10-06 08:25

President Barack Obama will travel to Oregon to meet with relatives of the victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting, a White House official has told AFP.


Planned Parenthood shooter wants to be his own lawyer

2015-12-24 09:36

The man who killed 3 people in an attack on a Colorado abortion clinic has halted court proceedings by demanding that he be allowed to fire his public defender and represent himself.

We feel ashamed - Pakistani relatives of California shooter

2015-12-07 12:06

Estranged relatives of a Pakistani woman involved in a mass shooting in California spoke of their shame at her crimes, as former classmates and teachers painted a picture of a quiet, religiously conservative student.

Video: US police kill suspect in a hail of bullets

2015-12-04 07:40

Amateur video of San Francisco police surrounding a suspected knifeman and gunning him down in a hail of bullets has gone viral on social media and provoked outrage.

San Bernardino shooter travelled to Saudi Arabia and came back with a bride

2015-12-03 09:41

The suspect in the Southern California shooting that left 14 dead travelled to Saudi Arabia earlier this year and returned with a wife.

US boy, 13, shot dead for stealing

2015-12-01 06:31

US prosecutors have declined to press charges against a man who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy as he was stealing from an unlocked car.

WATCH: US police officer shoots black teen 16 times

2015-11-25 08:13

Racial tensions have soared as a police officer was charged with murdering a black teen and as officials release a graphic video of the shooting.

Shots fired at Tennessee college

2015-10-23 09:08

Three people have been shot and wounded on the campus of Tennessee State University in Nashville, city officials said.

13-year-old US boy accused in fatal shooting of girl, 12

2015-10-10 09:48

A 13-year-old boy appears to have deliberately shot and killed a 12-year-old girl outside a home in rural Missouri with a gun that came from the house, police say.

Oregon killer's mom encouraged his fascination with guns

2015-10-07 09:10

The mother of the man behind the mass killing in Oregon knew of her son's fascination with guns and appears to have encouraged it, according to online postings.

US boy shoots his 8-year-old neighbour over her puppy

2015-10-06 07:19

A simple childish fight over a puppy has led an 11-year-old boy to shoot and kill his 8-year-old neighbour in the US state of Tennessee.

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