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A gunman hijacked a US postal truck and opened fire at random in the US state of Texas, shooting dead at least five people and wounding many others before dying in a shootout with officers.
Chicago police released body camera footage of officers shooting dead a black man as he reached for his concealed handgun, hoping to quell two days of violent and peaceful protests that had branded the incident a case of police brutality.
Officials say the Texas student charged in the shooting at Santa Fe High School described planning the attack in private journals
A Minnesota prosecutor says he won't step aside for a special prosecutor in considering charges in the police killing of a black motorist, but he's adding one to his team.
The gunman in the killing of three Louisiana police officers considered himself a spiritual leader and revolutionary, a man willing to take action while others focused on protests.
A black gunman has shot dead three police officers in Baton Rouge in the US in the latest spate of violence involving law enforcement, but the motive remains unclear.
President Barack Obama has condemned as "cowardly" a shooting that killed three police officers and wounded three more in the Louisiana capital of Baton Rouge.
Police in Baton Rouge, where three of their colleagues have been shot dead, say two of the shooters are on the run and may be wearing all black, army fatigues.
CNN has reported a Baton Rouge source as saying at least seven police officers have been shot and three are feared dead. A lone gunman is said to have carried out the attack.
The 15-year-old son of a black man shot and killed by Louisiana police has spoken out for the first time, asking people not to resort to violence after Alton Sterling's death.
A suspected gunman in a deadly shooting at a food festival in California has been shot and killed by officers, police say.
A 16-year-old boy accused of shooting a female classmate in their North Texas high school cafeteria will stand trial as an adult.
Officials in Las Vegas say they're beginning to return personal belongings to concertgoers who were in one corner of the festival grounds where 58 people were killed.
Friends and family are gathering in Baton Rouge to remember Brad Garafola, one of three officers shot and killed by a gunman.
Police say the former Marine, dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition, who killed thee baton Rouge police officers and wounded three more, had lead them into an ambush.
The gunman who shot dead three police officers and wounded three others in the Louisiana capital of Baton Rouge was killed and there are no suspects at large, officials say.
Police in Baton Rouge, where three officers have been shot dead, are using a specialised robot to check for explosives near the body of a suspect. Two others are said to be on the run.
Three officers are confirmed dead and three others wounded after a shooting in Baton Rouge, a sheriff's office spokesperson says.
Authorities have described the Dallas sniper, Micah Johnson, as a loner, but friends and acquaintances remember him as a gregarious, even "goofy" extrovert.
Nearly a week after five officers were killed by a gunman in Dallas, memorial services for three of them have drawn thousands of mourners.
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