mass shooting

In this Oct. 1, 2017, file image taken from police body cam video released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on July 25, 2018, an armed law enforcement official points his gun while searching for a shooter in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP, File
January 29, 2019 - 12:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A high-stakes gambler who rained a hail of gunfire down on a crowd of country music fans, killing 58, took any specific motive for the 2017 attack to his grave, the FBI said Tuesday as it concluded the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The...
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In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz sits during a status hearing at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool
January 23, 2019 - 1:48 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida detective told investigators the former deputy entrusted to protect a high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting last year gave an initial statement filled with inaccuracies about his actions. Broward Sheriff's Office Detective John Curcio told...
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Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, of Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Congregation hugs Rabbi Cheryl Klein, left, of Dor Hadash Congregation and Rabbi Jonathan Perlman during a community gathering held in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue
Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File
December 24, 2018 - 1:55 pm
By The Associated Press Deadliest shooting at an American high school: Parkland, Florida. Deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century: Paradise, California. Deadliest attack on Jews in American history: Pittsburgh. The cities of Parkland, Paradise and Pittsburgh became synonymous with tragedy in 2018, a...
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In 2013 the FBI partnered with a program known as ALERRT, or Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training.
Omar Jimenez/CNN
December 14, 2018 - 9:43 am
By Omar Jimenez (CNN) — "They had their entire lives ahead of them. Birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own." Those were the words of a teary-eyed President Obama on December 14, 2012, the day 20 children and six adults were shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,...
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Ron Helus
Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP, File
December 07, 2018 - 4:25 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy who died in a mass shooting at a California bar was shot five times by a gunman who massacred 11 others, but the officer was killed by friendly fire, authorities said Friday. Sgt. Ron Helus was fatally shot in the heart by a California highway...
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FBI Tip Line Changes
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November 27, 2018 - 10:21 am
By Jason Hanna and David Shortell, CNN (CNN) -- The FBI says it is overhauling its public tip-line system -- partly by adding staff and changing review protocols -- following criticism that the bureau missed tips about the man later accused of killing 17 people in February's school shooting in...
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People comfort each other at the scene of a mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif., Nov. 8, 2018.
Marvin O. Jimenez via USA Today Network
Rachel Kurland
November 08, 2018 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered all commonwealth flags to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately following the shooting in California that left 12 dead. Ian David Long, a 28-year-old former Marine, killed 12 Wednesday evening at the Borderline Bar and Grill in...
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Ian David Long
California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP
November 08, 2018 - 4:21 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Terrified patrons hurled barstools through windows to escape or threw their bodies protectively on top of friends as a Marine combat veteran killed 12 people at a country music bar in an attack that added Thousand Oaks to the tragic roster of American cities traumatized...
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North Miami Police Department and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Police take part in an active shooter drill at North Miami Senior High on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS/Sipa USA
Kristen Johanson
November 08, 2018 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It seems like a mass shooting could happen anytime, anywhere. Law enforcement officials actively conduct drills and practices for police officers and emergency personnel, but what can do you do to protect yourself? "Your first course of action is to find an escape...
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People cry as a law enforcement motorcade escorts the body of Ventura County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Ron Helus from the Los Robles Regional Medical Center.
AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
November 08, 2018 - 2:03 pm
UPDATED: Nov. 9, 7:07 a.m. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One was a veteran police officer who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Another was a young man who eagerly awaited the birth of his first sister. They were among a dozen people killed in a shooting at a country music bar in Southern...
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