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NYPD Kills Active Shooter at Empire State Building, 2 Dead, 9 Wounded

August 24, 2012
The streets around the iconic midtown building were choked with emergency vehicles, and witnesses reported bloody victims calling for help after the shooter squeezed off at least a dozen shots.

Accused Fort Hood Shooter Could Be Forcibly Shaved

August 22, 2012
Fort Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan should be forcibly shaved of his beard before his trial begins to avoid a "distracting and disruptive sideshow" that is "flagrantly disrespecting the Army," military prosecutors said Wednesday.

Is Mass Murder on the Rise?

August 17, 2012

Is Mass Murder on the Rise? "Yes," says Todd McGhee. "No," says Jack Levin. Each can defend his answer.

Lessons Learned From Aurora

August 17, 2012

The Aurora incident drives home the need to train today's first responders in medical response and triage. In a mass shooting there will be many victims with traumatic injuries and there will be a need to prioritize victims and administer advanced first aid.

The High Price of Fame

August 17, 2012

The Columbine killers, the Virginia Tech murderer, and the Aurora shooting suspect have all become household names. And I believe that the desire for stardom is at least part of the motivation for these massacres.

Profiling an Active Shooter

August 17, 2012
Just like other criminals, active shooters fit a profile. Read this guide to identify their six common traits.

D.C. Chief Credits 'Hero' Security Guard In Shooting

August 16, 2012
District of Columbia police are investigating a shooting at the headquarters of the Family Research Council that injured a security guard Wednesday morning.

Panel Faults Police Response To Norway Massacre

August 14, 2012
An independent inquest into the mass killings in Norway last summer by a fanatical anti-Muslim extremist sharply rebuked the country's police and intelligence services Monday, saying they could have averted or at least disrupted his plot to bomb downtown Oslo and shoot unarmed people unimpeded at a summer youth camp.

Jared Loughner Pleads Guilty, Avoids Death Penalty

August 7, 2012
Jared Lee Loughner pleaded guilty Tuesday to the Tucson shooting attack last year that killed six people and wounded 13, including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. A federal judge here concluded that Loughner understands at this time that he's responsible for opening fire during a congressional constituent meeting in a parking lot.

Sikh Temple Shooter Was White Supremacist, Army Vet

August 6, 2012
The shooter who opened fire before worship services Sunday at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wis., and killed six people before he was killed by police is Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old Army veteran who served in the military approximately between 1992 and 1998.

Chief: Officer Response Limited Sikh Temple Tragedy

August 6, 2012
An Oak Creek police officer was helping a victim outside the temple when the gunman opened fire on him. A second Oak Creek officer returned fire, killing the shooter. Their names have not been released.

FBI: Sikh Temple Shooter's Motive Unclear

August 6, 2012
Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards said the mass shooting is being treated as an incident of domestic terrorism. But FBI representatives later backed away from that categorization, saying they were still investigating motive.

James Holmes Faces 142 Counts, Death Penalty

July 30, 2012
Prosecutors charged the man allegedly responsible for one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history with 141 felonies in connection with the midnight movie theater shooting that left 12 dead and 58 wounded.

Md. Police Foil Shooting Rampage By 'Joker'

July 27, 2012
Maryland law enforcement agencies foiled a possible rampage shooting that could have been on the same scale as the Aurora theater massacre. When law enforcement officers arrested Neil Prescott, 28, on Thursday he was wearing a T-shirt that said, "Guns don't kill people. I do."

Observant SWAT Cops, Jammed Gun Saved Lives In Colo. Shooting

July 23, 2012
Two Aurora (Colo.) Police Department SWAT officers likely prevented further deaths at the Century 16 movie theater shooting Friday, when they quickly identified James Holmes as the suspect.

Colo. Shooting Suspect Appears Dazed In First Court Appearance

July 23, 2012
News coverage has depicted James Holmes as a shy loner who once showed promise as a neuroscience student. District Attorney Carol Chambers declined to say whether she will seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing 12 in a Colorado movie theater.

Colo. Gun Range Owner: James Holmes Was 'Creepy, Weird'

July 23, 2012
The owner of the Colorado gun range who rejected the membership application of the man accused of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history recounted James Holmes' bizarre behavior in an interview with Fox News.

The Aurora Tragedy and Off-Duty Carry

July 23, 2012
I can point to those instances where off-duty officers have mitigated the loss of life and stopped such threats. It was a Texas Department of Public Safety officer who chased the Luby's shooter into a restroom where the man killed himself.

Colorado Theater Shooting: More Details Emerge

July 20, 2012
As the day progresses, more information is surfacing about the shooting that happened at a midnight premiere screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater. But many questions remain unanswered.

Colorado Batman Movie Shooting Suspect Was Ph.D. Student

July 20, 2012
The suspected lone shooter of the Batman movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., earlier today has been identified as Ph.D. student James Holmes. Based on the suspect’s background the shooting does not appear to be linked to radical terrorism or Islamic terrorism.
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