When mass shooters die, some feel better off with no trial

2016-06-21 05:44

After the Orlando massacre, some touched by other mass shootings in which the killers have died, say they were grateful to be spared the extended, emotionally gruelling legal proceedings of a trial.

'I'm gonna die' - mom shares texts from son in Orlando club

2016-06-13 07:48

A distraught Orlando mother has shared an SMS conversation she had with her 30-year-old son as he was trapped in Pulse nightclub while the shooting unfolded.

Teen shoots 2 outside prom before cop kills him

2016-04-24 19:03

Authorities say an 18-year-old gunman opened fire outside of a high school prom in northern Wisconsin, wounding two students before a police officer who was in the parking lot fatally shot him.

US gunman on the loose after killing at least 6

2016-02-21 08:46

Michigan police are on the search for a man who has killed at least six people while driving around and randomly shooting at people.

‘I didn’t realise I was having the last conversation with my daughter’

2016-02-10 10:43

A 25-year-old woman has died after being hit in the head by a stray bullet while she was on the phone with her father, US media reports.

'Facebook killer' convicted

2015-11-26 14:05

A Florida man who killed his wife and posted a photo of the bloody corpse on Facebook has been convicted of second-degree murder after failing to convince a jury that he shot her eight times in self-defence.

3 males sought in shooting of protesters in US

2015-11-24 21:00

Minneapolis Police are searching for three white male suspects who authorities say shot and injured five people protesting the fatal police shooting of a black man.

New Orleans: Mayor wants shooting witnesses to come forward

2015-11-23 11:04

The mayor of New Orleans is calling on people who were in a park where a shootout erupted and wounded 16 people to come forward with information.

Oregon gunman killed himself after police wounded him

2015-10-08 12:41

The gunman who fatally shot nine people at an Oregon community college killed himself in front of his victims after two police officers wounded him, authorities say.

Police arrest suspect in string of Phoenix freeway shootings

2015-09-19 07:50

A suspect has been arrested in a string of shootings that have kept drivers on edge for weeks as vehicles were struck with seemingly random gunfire as they drove down Phoenix freeways.


Tougher gun laws won't stop attacks: NRA

2016-06-15 06:02

Toughening gun laws will do nothing to deter future terror attacks, says the main US gun lobby, urging leaders to focus on Islamic extremism.

Three linked to California terror attack arrested

2016-04-28 22:19

The FBI have arrested three people, including the brother of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, on charges of marriage fraud and lying to investigators.

US gunman held after killing at least 7 in random shootings

2016-02-21 13:04

A gunman who drove around a Michigan city randomly shooting people, killing at least seven, has been arrested following a massive manhunt, US police say.

Shooting at Phoenix-area school was a murder-suicide

2016-02-13 09:29

Police have concluded that a shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that killed two 15-year-old girls and caused panic among parents was a murder-suicide.

1 dead, 3 hurt in downtown LA hotel shooting

2015-12-14 07:39

A shooting at a luxury hotel in downtown Los Angeles has killed one person and wounded three others.

Obama 'deeply disturbed' by Chicago police shooting

2015-11-26 07:30

President Barack Obama says he is 'deeply disturbed' by video of a white Chicago policeman shooting dead a black teenager, in the latest such incident to roil the United States.

Police hunt suspects in mass shooting in New Orleans park

2015-11-24 08:56

Police have sought to determine what touched off a wild shootout in a crowd of hundreds of people at a New Orleans playground, where an evening of fun at a block party swiftly turned into a nightmare.

4-year-old girl killed in US road rage shooting

2015-10-22 13:36

A 4-year-old girl has been fatally shot in the head while riding in a car with her father in New Mexico in what authorities called a road rage attack, a report says.

Oregon pastor: Violence will not have the last word

2015-10-05 09:00

A pastor whose daughter survived last week's deadly rampage in a college classroom told his congregation that 'violence will not have the last word' in this southern Oregon timber town.

Dylann Roof’s friend to be investigated

2015-09-17 09:14

A friend of the white man accused of shooting nine black churchgoers to death in Charleston, South Carolina, is being investigated by US federal authorities, an official says.

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