Shootings

December 10, 2017 - 10:24 am
ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) — Police say an intruder shot and killed by an elderly homeowner during a home invasion attempt by two men in Pennsylvania turned out to be a relative of the man. Ellwood City police said 49-year-old Dennis Mercadante of Mercer and another man broke into the home at about 1:...
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In this undated photo provided by the San Juan County Sheriff's Office is William Atchison. A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the attention of U.S. investigators more than a year ago, authorities said Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Atchison, a former student at small-town Aztec High School, had legally purchased a handgun at a local store a month ago and planned the attack, authorities said. (San Juan County Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 6:23 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the attention of U.S. investigators more than a year ago, authorities said Friday. William Atchison, a former student at small-town Aztec High...
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December 08, 2017 - 4:28 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor announced Friday he will not file criminal charges against a police officer in the September shooting death of a deaf man who was not following officer commands. Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater said his investigation determined the Sept. 19...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, former South Carolina officer, Michael Slager, right, walks from the Charleston County Courthouse under the protection of the Charleston County Sheriff's Department after a mistrial was declared for his trial in Charleston, S.C. Slager, who fatally shot a black motorist, Walter Scott, in 2015, could learn his fate as soon as his federal sentencing hearing winds down. On Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, attorneys are expected to call friends and relatives of both men who'll tell the judge how Scott's death and the officer's arrest have impacted their lives. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
December 08, 2017 - 4:23 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The video was viewed millions of times around the world. It was somewhat blurry, recorded from a distance, but it clearly showed an unarmed black man running from a white officer, who shot him five times in the back. On Thursday, relatives of that fleeing motorist described...
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Aztec High School is shown in Aztec, N.M., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Students hid in their classrooms, some behind locked doors or in closets, as a gunman opened fire Thursday inside a New Mexico high school, (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
December 08, 2017 - 1:51 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Authorities say heroes helped save lives during a deadly shooting at a New Mexico high school. San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen told reporters Friday that a substitute teacher heard the...
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December 08, 2017 - 10:58 am
ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an 84-year-old Pennsylvania man fatally shot a home intruder and fought off another when the two men broke into his house in the middle of the night. An Ellwood City police lieutenant says Don Lutz emerged from his bedroom with a handgun when he awoke around...
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Police escort buses moving students and faculty from Aztec High School after a shooting Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Aztec, N.M. (Jon Austria /The Daily Times via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 5:17 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 3:15 p.m. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says several acts of bravery helped save lives during a deadly shooting at a small-town high school. Authorities say a student opened fire Thursday at Aztec High...
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Students are led out of Aztec High School after a shooting Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Aztec, N.M. The school is in the Four Corners region and is near the Navajo Nation. (Jon Austria /The Daily Times via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 2:58 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A shooting at a New Mexico high school left two students and the suspect dead Thursday, authorities said as schools throughout the small town shut down for the day. Police did not release any details about the shooter but confirmed the other two people who were killed attended...
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FILE - In a Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager testifies during his murder trial at the Charleston County court in Charleston, S.C. Slager was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, for 2015 fatal shooting of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott. (Grace Beahm/Post and Courier via AP, Pool, File)
December 07, 2017 - 1:45 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist in the back in 2015, wrapping up a case that became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement. Attorneys for ex-North Charleston...
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December 07, 2017 - 1:35 pm
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Catholic church in a Boston suburb is using its traditional Nativity scene to call attention to gun violence. The display in front of St. Susanna's Parish in Dedham, Massachusetts depicts the birth of Jesus, but lining the walls around Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus are hand-...
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