'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.

Suspect in Mississippi university shooting kills himself

2015-09-15 09:19

The man suspected of shooting dead a history professor in the US state of Mississippi has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, reports say.

Hope and fear in Ferguson, one year on

2015-08-06 18:01

Charred shells of burned buildings still mar the landscape near Ferguson, Missouri a year after the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown sparked a global Black Lives Matter movement.

Lone gunman kills 2, self in cinema rampage

2015-07-24 18:05

A lone gunman who opened fire in a crowded US movie theater killing two people is a drifter who tried to escape before turning the gun on himself, police say.

Ferguson hires black police commander as interim chief

2015-07-23 09:09

Leaders in the city of Ferguson have introduced a new interim police chief, tasking the black police commander with building trust between residents of the predominantly black St Louis suburb.

US military shooter from 'average Chattanooga family'

2015-07-17 10:09

A 24-year-old from an 'average Chattanooga family', according to a former classmate. A high school wrestler with a degree in engineering. A man who apparently wrote earlier this week that life is 'short and bitter'.


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.

Hundreds mourn slain 9-year-old Ferguson girl

2015-08-31 08:37

Hundreds have gathered to remember a 9-year-old girl who was killed when shots were fired into her home in Ferguson, Missouri, as she did homework on her mother's bed.

US gunman known as angry man with radical views

2015-07-25 13:03

For decades before he opened fire in a Louisiana movie theatre and killed two people, John Russell Houser was known as a man prone to anger, a loudmouth provocateur never afraid to share his opinion.

Gunman kills 3 at a Louisiana cinema

2015-07-24 07:22

A shooting in a cinema in the southern US state of Louisiana has left three people dead, local media report.

Chattanooga's Muslim community mourns Marines

2015-07-18 10:15

A Muslim psychiatrist says he and others in Chattanooga's Muslim community are mourning the deaths of four Marines fatally shot by a man who attended the local mosque.

Alleged 'Charleston shooter' has no apparent SA links despite old SA flag on jacket

2015-06-18 17:11

The suspected "Charleston shooter" who is pictured with the old South African flag on his jacket on his Facebook page, does not seem to have any links to the country.

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