US soldier shoots herself at Virginia base

2014-08-25 19:41

A US soldier has shot and injured herself at a US Army command post in Virginia prompting a temporary lockdown of the base.

Student, gunman dead in latest US school shooting

2014-06-10 22:56

A gunman has shot and killed a student at an Oregon high school, in the latest in a spate of US shootings which are becoming chillingly regular.

Sheriffs never saw menacing videos

2014-05-26 17:39

Sheriffs say they never saw the threatening videos made by Elliot Rodger before his deadly California rampage.

Yale campus safe, no gunman found

2013-11-25 23:37

Police in New Haven say the Yale campus is safe and the call warning of a gunman appears to be a hoax.

Shooting near California college

2013-06-07 22:33

A gunman has shot at vehicles near a Southern California college wounding several people.

Obama speech to focus on economy, guns

2013-02-12 16:36

President Barack Obama will be looking across a vast partisan divide as he reports to congress and the nation with his annual State of the Union speech.

Second suspect arrested in US shooting

2013-01-25 16:03

Police say a second suspect has been arrested in a shooting that wounded three people at a Texas college this week.

Arizona survivors attend Loughner hearing

2011-03-10 10:00

Survivors of the Tucson, Arizona shooting rampage have come face-to-face with the suspect for the first time since they were shot at a voter event two months ago.

Arizona shooting case could take 'years'

2011-01-24 10:43

The Arizona shooting case is one that will likely take years to play out as it goes through the many phases of the criminal justice system, say experts.

Walmart shooting leaves 2 dead, 2 hurt

2011-01-24 09:00

A shootout in front of a Walmart in Washington state has left two people dead and two sheriff's deputies wounded, says a sheriff's spokesperson.

With term half done, Obama seeks second

2011-01-21 12:02

US President Barack Obama has passed the halfway point of his four-year term and has revealed he is already plotting to win a second, boosted by a sudden upswing in popularity.

Husband might meet Giffords suspect's parents

2011-01-18 15:23

The husband of Gabrielle Giffords says he would be willing to meet with the parents of the 22-year-old man accused in a massacre that critically injured the Arizona congresswoman.

Palin defends use of 'blood libel' term

2011-01-18 11:24

US Republican Sarah Palin has defended her reference to "blood libel" which aroused controversy after she used the term to condemn criticism linking her to the Arizona shootings.

Obama set to head to Arizona

2011-01-11 15:11

US President Barack Obama is set to travel to Arizona to help the country deal with the deadly outburst of violence that has left six people dead and a congresswoman with a bullet wound in the head.


Rodger's dad: I didn't know the monster

2014-06-28 16:33

The father of 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, who killed six college students and himself near Santa Barbara, California, says he had long known his son was deeply troubled but realised too late the "monster" lurking within him.

California college mourns shooting victims

2014-05-28 09:56

Thousands of students have attended a memorial service for the victims of a college shooting rampage, as the university declared a day of mourning.

Another shooting at a Colorado school

2013-12-13 22:37

Two people have been injured in a shooting at a Colorado school, local media are reporting, citing police detailing the "active" situation.

3 charged in Aussie baseballer murder

2013-08-21 12:54

Three US teens have been charged in death of Australian baseball player, with a chilling and simple motive - boredom, prosecutors say.

3 killed in Las Vegas 'rolling shootout'

2013-02-21 19:02

At least three people have been killed and three others injured in a "rolling shootout" and multiple car crash on the renowned Las Vegas strip.

Man shoots US bus driver, takes child

2013-01-30 18:29

Police have swarmed a US property where a man accused of fatally shooting the driver of a school bus and fleeing with a 6-year-old passenger, was thought to be hiding in a home-made bunker.

Giffords to get 'better' before working

2011-11-15 11:34

Struggling to form words but showing confidence and determination, US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has given her first extended interview since being shot in the head.

Arizona gunman pleads not guilty

2011-01-25 08:53

The gunman charged with trying to kill a US lawmaker in a Tucson shooting spree that left six people dead has pleaded not guilty.

US gunman shoots 4 officers

2011-01-24 09:00

A gunman has opened fire inside a Detroit police precinct, wounding four officers including a commander before being shot and killed by police, say authorities.

Giffords moves to rehab facility

2011-01-21 17:03

US Representative Gabrielle Giffords is moving to a Houston rehab centre where her husband hopes the "fighter" will continue on the path to a full recovery.

Wider background checks get US support

2011-01-19 13:19

An overwhelming majority of US gun owners support tougher measures to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill, says a survey.

Obama more popular after Arizona tragedy

2011-01-18 13:24

President Barack Obama's approval rating has risen to match its highest level in a year in the wake of the Arizona shooting tragedy, a new survey has found.

Voters reject blame game in US shootings

2011-01-14 15:33

Most US voters say the Tucson shootings targeting Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords could not have been prevented while few blame the toxic political climate, a poll shows.

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