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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.
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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
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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.
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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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This undated photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department shows Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.
Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP
November 08, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Friends are remembering sheriff's sergeant who was killed trying to stop a shooting rampage at a California bar as a "cop's cop" who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus died of gunshot...
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Dan Wing
November 08, 2018 - 8:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Among the questions on most people's minds following mass shootings like the one in Thousand Oaks, California, on Wednesday night are "Why did this happen?" and "Why did the shooter pick this target?" These are questions that could take a while for investigators to...
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November 04, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Jewish nurse who treated the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect says that he saw confusion but not evil in the man's eyes, and that his own actions stemmed from love. "I'm sure he had no idea I was Jewish," registered nurse Ari Mahler wrote in a Facebook post Saturday about...
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November 04, 2018 - 11:24 am
Kevyn Perkins stopped cold when he saw the letters scrawled on the door to his dorm: "N----- go back" it said, inked in messy red marker. First he was blinded by confusion. Then rage. And then all he could think about was dropping out, finding a new school, escaping for good. "I thought maybe I don...
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Mourners watch as the hearse carrying the casket of Richard Gottfried leaves the Ralph Schugar Funeral home in Pittsburgh following a memorial service Nov. 1, 2018.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
November 02, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 97-year-old woman who was the oldest victim of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will be laid to rest at the end of a wrenching, weeklong series of funerals. Rose Mallinger's funeral was scheduled for Friday. She was among 11 victims gunned...
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