Shootings

Jenni Tillett writes a message at the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas. The garden was built as a memorial for the victims of the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 16, 2017 - 10:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The day after a gunman opened fire on a country music festival from a high-rise Las Vegas hotel, a local landscaper was at City Hall with an idea for remembering the 58 people killed in the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. Jay Pleggenkuhle (PLAY-ghen-kool) of Stonerose...
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October 16, 2017 - 8:23 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities in Mexico have arrested the final of seven defendants accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death exposed a bungled federal gun operation, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Jesus Rosario Favela-Astorga was arrested Saturday without incident and faces...
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October 16, 2017 - 7:13 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Event organizers say the American country duo Big & Rich is returning to the Las Vegas stage this week for a concert to benefit people affected by the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Beasley Media Group, the owner of numerous local radio stations, announced...
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October 16, 2017 - 2:28 pm
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The former attorney for a man convicted in the shooting death of a man found in a sport utility vehicle in a Pennsylvania ravine says he made an error during the trial. The (Scranton) Times-Tribune reports that attorney Bernard Brown acknowledged Monday that he should have...
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In this Oct. 13, 2017, photo, people wait to go through security at the T-Mobile arena before an NHL hockey game in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 15, 2017 - 10:52 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. Analysts who closely track the finances of the city's casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the...
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October 14, 2017 - 9:51 am
BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to 18 to 40 years in the slaying of her father, who authorities said was shot to death as he slept two years ago. Fifty-year-old Christy Ann Zelanko pleaded guilty earlier to third-degree murder in the death of 68-year-old James Zelanko...
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October 14, 2017 - 9:48 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen shot dead seven people, including six students, in a raid on a high school early Saturday that appeared to be a revenge attack by a student who had been suspended for fighting, a Kenya police official said. The shooting occurred at dawn at Lokichogio Mixed Secondary...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 file photo, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo discusses the Route 91 Harvest festival mass shooting at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters in Las Vegas. On Monday, Lombardo said Paddock shot and wounded the security guard outside his door and opened fire through his door around 9:59 p.m. - six minutes before shooting into the crowd. That was a different account from the one police gave last week: that Paddock shot the guard, Jesus Campos, after unleashing his barrage of fire on the crowd. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
October 13, 2017 - 8:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The gunman who sprayed more than 1,000 bullets into a Las Vegas country music concert also took shots at jet fuel tanks and targeted police officers responding to the scene, investigators said Friday in portraying a killer who seemed determined to inflict even more carnage than the...
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A suspect in the shooting of a New Orleans Police officer leaves in an ambulance near the Cypress Parc Apartments in New Orleans, La., early Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. A New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early Friday, ambushed while getting out of a patrol car to investigate something which had aroused suspicions on the city's east side, police said. (Matthew Hinton/The Advocate via AP)
October 13, 2017 - 8:25 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans police officer was fatally shot Friday during a struggle after he and his patrol team left their cars to investigate something suspicious shortly after midnight. Other officers returned fire, wounding a suspect who eventually surrendered to a SWAT team, police said...
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October 13, 2017 - 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has reached a deal with three major agribusiness companies for new voluntary labeling requirements for a controversial herbicide blamed for damaging crops. The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday its agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont...
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