ARTICLES RELATING TO US SHOOTING

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.

4 dead in US Indian tribal HQ shooting

2014-02-21 13:13

Four people were shot to death and two were wounded in a shooting and knife attack at an American Indian tribal headquarters in California, authorities say.

Fatal shooting at US shopping mall

2014-01-25 19:37

US police say three people have been killed in a shooting incident at a shopping mall in Maryland.

Gunman at US mall found dead

2013-11-05 14:46

A young man who opened fire at a New Jersey mall has been found dead, an official says.

Gunman acted alone in LAX shooting

2013-11-04 08:48

The gunman charged in the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was able to tell investigators he acted alone before he was hauled away on a stretcher, an official says.

2 shot outside US Navy base

2013-10-25 07:05

A former National Guard recruiter has opened fire at an armory outside a US Navy base in Tennessee, wounding two military reserve members before being disarmed by other soldiers.

Explosives found in Colorado shooter's home

2013-10-23 10:57

Three FBI experts say they found four types of explosives and other chemicals when they tested items found in Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes' apartment.

Chicago shooting: Toddler shot in the face

2013-09-20 10:03

A three-year old toddler has been shot in the face in a late night shooting on a Chicago basketball court that has left several people wounded, police say.

Trayvon shooter allegedly threatens wife with gun

2013-09-10 09:01

The estranged wife of George Zimmerman, acquitted in the shooting death of a black teenager, has called police officers saying her husband threatened her and her father with a gun.

Zimmerman will ask state to pay some bills

2013-08-28 12:02

George Zimmerman's attorney says that he is going to ask the state of Florida to pay for some of his client's non-lawyer legal bills, including for experts, printing and court reporters.

Aussie baseballer gunned down by US teens

2013-08-19 12:07

An Australian family is struggling to come to terms with the "senseless" death of their baseballer son in a random drive-by shooting by three teenagers in the United States.

Biden to hand over gun plans to Obama

2013-01-10 22:17

US Vice President Joe Biden has said he would get the results of his probe into curbing gun violence to President Barack Obama.

US determined to curb gun violence

2013-01-10 15:09

Vice President Joe Biden has said the White House is determined to act quickly to curb gun violence and will explore all avenues.

US triple murder defendant gets 195 years

2013-01-09 22:33

The final defendant convicted in a brutal schoolyard attack that killed three college-bound friends and left a fourth seriously wounded has been sentenced to 195 years in prison.

2 dead in shooting at Las Vegas hotel

2012-12-15 11:21

Gunfire has erupted in the lobby of the medieval-themed Excalibur Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas strip, killing two people in an apparent murder-suicide.

Giffords shooter given 7 life sentences

2012-11-08 21:47

The gunman who shot US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in a massacre that left six others dead in Arizona has been given seven life sentences plus 140 years in jail, reports say.

Recovering Giffords wows convention crowd

2012-09-07 12:00

Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, still recovering from being shot in the head, has made a moving appearance at the Democratic National Convention to lead the pledge of allegiance.

Sikh shooting: Wisconsin home searched

2012-08-06 12:05

Police are searching the apartment of a gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple in southern Wisconsin, looking for clues to his motive.

Democrats stop the haemorrhaging

2012-06-14 11:21

While the Democrats have had a rough couple of weeks, they have managed to stop the haemorrhaging with a bit of good news in a special election.

Ohio school shooting - 2nd student dies

2012-02-28 19:59

A second victim has died after a student opened fire on classmates at his Ohio high school.

Giffords marks anniversary of shooting

2012-01-09 10:57

Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords led a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, one year after a shooting spree that killed six people and left her gravely wounded.

US university shooting leaves 3 dead

2011-05-11 18:53

A shooting inside a parking garage at San Jose State University has left three people dead, including the suspected gunman.

Gabrielle Giffords's progress 'encouraging'

2011-02-18 11:57

Representative Gabrielle Giffords is laughing at jokes and eating sushi and even spoke the word "better" when asked recently by her husband how she was doing.

 

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.

US teens ordered to trial in Aussie player death

2014-03-13 10:14

A judge has ruled that two teenagers charged with first-degree murder must face a trial in the shooting death of an Australian baseball player.

US girl, 15, gunned down as prank goes wrong

2014-02-19 07:32

A girl has been shot dead when a weekend prank went horribly wrong and a man opened fire on a car full of teenagers in the US state of Arkansas.

Detroit barbershop shooting leaves 2 dead

2013-11-07 11:42

A gunfight at a Detroit barbershop known for gambling activity has left at least two men dead and seven injured, US police say.

US mall in lockdown after shots fired

2013-11-05 07:15

US authorities have put a shopping mall in New Jersey on lockdown after a gunman was spotted and witnesses reported hearing shots, according to media reports.

Mistaken fatal shooting of US boy unfolded in secs

2013-10-25 11:35

The fatal shooting of a 13-year-old California boy took no more than 10 seconds, after sheriff's deputies spotted him carrying what they thought was an assault rifle, police say.

California cops kill boy carrying pellet gun

2013-10-24 11:45

Californian police have shot dead a 13-year-old boy who was carrying a pellet gun that looked like an assault rifle, police and media reports say.

2 arrested for shooting at Hmong festival

2013-10-14 10:04

Two men in custody are suspected in the shooting of five people at a traditional Hmong New Year's festival that rattled the peaceful, tight-knit immigrant community in east Tulsa.

Several wounded in Chicago park shooting

2013-09-20 07:00

Chicago police have reported that several people have been shot in a park in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Trayvon Martin killer's wife seeks divorce

2013-09-06 09:10

The wife of the neighborhood watch volunteer controversially acquitted of murdering black teenager Trayvon Martin has filed for divorce, US media reports say.

'Bored' teens charged with Aussie murder

2013-08-21 08:05

Two US teenagers who shot dead an Australian baseball player because they were "bored" have been charged with murder, local authorities say.

Gun victims to attend Obama's speech

2013-02-11 22:37

President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gun violence to his State of the Union address providing faces and voices to the carnage that he wants to curb.

Biden, top US gun lobby to meet

2013-01-10 17:02

The US vice president is confronting perhaps his toughest meeting on gun violence policies as he prepares to meet with the country's top gun lobby.

Holmes took self-portraits before attack

2013-01-09 22:34

James Holmes used a cellphone to take self-portraits the night that police say he shot up a Colorado cinema last year.

Ex-congresswoman takes on gun lobby

2013-01-08 22:24

Former US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, a famous survivor of gun violence, has launched a major initiative to press for tougher gun laws.

US town reels from deadly shooting

2012-12-15 07:27

Hundreds of shocked residents of a US town have attended a mass paying tribute to the victims of the elementary school massacre that left at least 27 dead.

Man kills 3 and himself at US mall

2012-10-22 07:28

A gunman who opened fire at a suburban Milwaukee beauty salon where his spouse worked killed three people and wounded four others before taking his own life, police say.

Scepticism over Obama's gun plea

2012-08-08 13:12

Despite a rash of mass killings, many Americans are sceptical of calls by President Barack Obama and others for "soul searching" on ways to reduce gun violence in the United States.

Mass shooting incidents in last 20 years

2012-08-06 08:12

Here is a timeline of some of the worst shooting incidents carried out by one or two gunmen around the world in the last 20 years:

Shot US lawmaker's aide wins Arizona poll

2012-06-13 08:45

Shot US lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords's former aide Ron Barber has won a special election for her Arizona seat in Congress, according to official results with most votes counted.

Florida shooter will turn himself in

2012-04-02 21:26

George Zimmerman will turn himself in to authorities in the event he is charged with a crime in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, his defence attorney Craig Sonner says.

WH shooter - assassination charge

2012-01-17 21:25

An Idaho man has been formally indicted for attempting to assassinate President Barack Obama and on other criminal charges after he allegedly opened fire on the White House in November.

Giffords makes dramatic return to House

2011-08-02 12:02

US Representative Gabrielle Giffords has returned to the House of Representatives for the first time since she was shot last January.

Tragic romance eclipses Endeavour flight

2011-04-24 23:06

It seems like a miracle - Mark Kelly commanding the next-to-last space shuttle flight with his wounded wife, Gabrielle Giffords, expected in Florida for blastoff.

Giffords takes next step in recovery

2011-01-20 18:32

In the latest milestone in Gabrielle Giffords's recovery, the US congresswoman has stood up, even as preparations get underway to move her to a Houston rehabilitation centre.

 
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