Yale University lifted a lockdown on Monday after a police search of its campus in New Haven, Connecticut, found no evidence of a gunman, despite an anonymous caller's claim that his roommate had headed to the Ivy League school to shoot people.
Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis left a note saying he was driven to kill by months of bombardment with extremely low-frequency radio waves, the FBI said Wednesday in a disclosure that explains the phrase he etched on his shotgun: "My ELF Weapon!"
The nursing home at Northwood (N.D.) Deaconess Health Center went into “lock down” for a time Wednesday afternoon when police believed a gunman was on the loose, according to Officer Matt Evenson with the town’s police department.
The mother of a gunman who fatally shot five people during a chaotic spate of violence last week said the shooter's father threatened to kill her on at least two occasions during their tumultuous marriage, according to court records obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
A gunman holed up in a bunker with a 5-year-old hostage kept law officers at bay Wednesday in an all-night, all-day standoff that began when he killed a school bus driver and dragged the boy away, authorities said.
The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage was carrying an arsenal of hundreds of rounds of especially deadly ammunition — enough to kill just about every student in the school if given enough time, authorities said Sunday, raising the chilling possibility that the bloodbath could have been far worse.
Matt Apuzzo and Pat Eaton-Robb
, December 16, 2012
A Minneapolis man is under arrest after a home invasion in northeastern Minnesota. The St. Louis County sheriff’s office and the Fond du Lac Police Department were called to the robbery about 4:20 p.m. Saturday. Witnesses said a masked gunman entered the home and demanded prescription drugs
Police Sgt. John Porter says shots were fired at Higgins Station after several fights broke out inside the bar. Police say someone pulled a handgun out of his belt and fired 10 to 15 rounds, then fled.
December 12, 2008
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