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Former Grad Student Guilty of Murdering Professor

Murad Dervish shot University of Arizona hydrologist Thomas Meixner 11 times

(Newser) - A jury took less than three hours Tuesday to find a former graduate student guilty of murdering a professor in the University of Arizona's Department of Hydrology. Murad Dervish, 48, was found guilty on charges including first-degree murder in the October 2022 shooting of department head Thomas Meixner, 52,...

Deputy Expects Prime Minister of Slovakia to Survive Shooting

Robert Fico had been meeting with supporters following a government meeting

(Newser) - Slovakia's prime minister underwent hours of emergency surgery after an assassination attempt Wednesday, and Robert Fico's condition has improved, his deputy said. "I guess in the end he will survive," Tomas Taraba told the BBC . "He's not in a life-threatening situation at this moment....

Report: Man Shot at Drake's Mansion
At Drake's Mansion,
a 2nd Incident in 2 Days

At Drake's Mansion, a 2nd Incident in 2 Days

Police say 'person in crisis' tried to gain access to rapper's Toronto home

(Newser) - A man was arrested Wednesday in the second incident in two days outside Drake's Toronto mansion. Police said a "person in crisis" was taken into custody after he tried to gain access to the property through a service entrance gate, the Toronto Sun reports. "The person was...

What We Know About the Charlotte Shooting That Killed 4 Officers

Tragedy unfolded as officers attempted to serve a firearms warrant

(Newser) - Eight law enforcement officers were shot Monday, four of them fatally , in what the local police chief described as possibly the worst such incident in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. "I can't remember an incident where three law enforcement officers were killed in the same incident, as well...

Cops: Boy, 10, Is Only Survivor of Family 'Massacre'

Police believe Oklahoma boy's father shot mother, 3 brothers before killing himself

(Newser) - A 10-year-old boy awoke to find his parents and three brothers dead in their southwest Oklahoma City home, all fatally shot by his father, police said Tuesday. On Monday morning, the boy "woke up and discovered what had happened," said Sgt. Gary Knight, describing the scene as "...

Texas Boy Admits Killing Man When He Was 7

Authorities say boy, now 10, was too young at the time to be charged with murder

(Newser) - Authorities in Texas say a 10-year-old boy who was questioned about a threat to kill another student made a chilling confession. In a news release , the Gonzales County Sheriff's Office said the boy told investigators he had killed a man in an RV park in early 2022, a week...

5 Teens Shot During 'Senior Skip Day' in Park

One is in critical condition after Friday shooting in Schrom Hills Park in Greenbelt, Maryland

(Newser) - Hundreds of high school students descended upon Schrom Hills Park in Greenbelt, Maryland, on Friday, celebrating what's popularly known in the area as "Senior Skip Day." Gunfire marred the festivities, however, leaving five teens injured, police say, per CBS News . Greenbelt Police Chief Richard Bowers says that...

Gunfire Erupts at Event Celebrating End of Ramadan

Three people are shot in Philadelphia, one by police

(Newser) - Hundreds of parents and children fled and three people were shot—one by a police officer—when gunfire erupted Wednesday afternoon at an event celebrating the end of Ramadan outside a mosque in Philadelphia. The city's police commissioner said that two factions in the park where the Eid al-Fitr...

Las Vegas Shooter Killed Self, Others in Front of Wife: Report

Attorney suggests Ashley Prince's ex-husband, the shooter's son, knew of crime in advance

(Newser) - Hiding under a table, having just seen a man shot and killed before her eyes, a terrified woman begged for her life. And it was spared, according to court documents laying out the scene at a Las Vegas law office, where attorney Joseph Houston stood up at the start of...

Details of Las Vegas Shooting Are Coming Out

Family says couple was killed at a deposition regarding a custody battle

(Newser) - The details of a Monday shooting at a Las Vegas-area law firm that left three dead are coming together, though authorities have not yet confirmed all the information that has been revealed. Rather, family members and other sources spoke to outlets including Fox News and the Las Vegas Review-Journal :
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Gunman Kills 2 During Deposition in Las Vegas

The incident happened at the office of Prince Law Group

(Newser) - A man and a woman were shot dead during a deposition at a Las Vegas law firm, reports the Review-Journal , and police say the shooter took his own life as well. Clark County Sheriff Kevin McMahill says the shooting occurred in the fifth-floor office of Prince Law Group around 10am....

Security Guard Killed While Trying to Break Up Bar Fight

Shooter is also dead and 7 are injured after gunfire broke out at venue in Doral, Florida

(Newser) - A gunfight at a suburban Miami bar has left two people dead and seven injured. Investigators said a fight broke out around 3:30am local time on Saturday at the Martini Bar at the CityPlace Doral mall in Doral, Florida, per the AP . When a security guard intervened, an unnamed...

Cops: 12-Year-Old School Shooter Claims Bullying

One student was killed, 2 seriously injured after suspect opened fire in southern Finland, per police

(Newser) - During Finland's day of mourning after the school shooting that left one student dead and two others seriously injured, more details are emerging on the 12-year-old suspected shooter. Officials there said Wednesday that the alleged shooter is a sixth grader who said he'd been bullied, reports the AP...

Before Attack in Russia, a 'Secret Warning' From the US

US Embassy warned US citizens to stay away from large gatherings due to potential terror attack

(Newser) - As authorities try to piece together what happened at a mass shooting at Moscow's Crocus City concert hall on Friday that left more than 100 dead and close to 150 injured, at last count, the Wall Street Journal reports on a "secret warning" that was sent from the...

Airport Chief Hurt in Shootout With ATF Agents
Airport Chief
Shot During ATF
Gunfight Dies

Airport Chief Shot During ATF Gunfight Dies

It's still not clear what agents were looking for

(Newser) - The Arkansas airport director shot by federal agents who were serving a search warrant on his home early Tuesday has died, the airport announced Thursday. Bryan Malinowski, 53, "was a 16-year employee of the airport," the chair of the Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission said in a statement...

Congressman's Brother Fatally Shot at Family Home

Sheriff says Dan Kildee's brother was shot by family member in Michigan

(Newser) - Timothy Kildee, younger brother of US Rep. Dan Kildee, was fatally shot early Tuesday at his home in Vienna Township, Michigan, authorities say. Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson said Kildee, 57, was shot after a "yelling match'' with a family member believed to be his 27-year-old son, the...

Cops in Florida Beach Town Had Very Busy Hour Sunday Night

Jacksonville Beach saw 3 shootings in 41 minutes

(Newser) - Spring break and St. Paddy's Day must have brought the crazy, because Jacksonville Beach cops had an extremely busy Sunday night. As WJXX reports, three separate shootings occurred in the Florida city within an hour, killing one and injuring several. The beachfront, downtown, and bar area were put on...

Report: Maine Shooter Should've Had Guns Seized Weeks Before

Independent commission finds Robert Card should have been placed in protective custody

(Newser) - Law enforcement should have seized a man's guns and put him in protective custody weeks before he committed Maine's deadliest mass shooting, a report found Friday. An independent commission has been reviewing the events that led up to Army reservist Robert Card killing 18 people at a bowling...

No Charges in 'Deeply Upsetting' Subway Shooting

NYC prosecutors say man acted in self-defense when he grabbed another man's gun, fired

(Newser) - There won't be charges against a man who shot another on a New York City subway train. Although the Thursday shooting was "deeply upsetting," "evidence of self-defense precludes us from filing any criminal charges against the shooter," Oren Yaniv, a rep for the Brooklyn District...

Teen Charged With Killing 6 Near Canada's Capital

Victims in Barrhaven include mom, 4 kids

(Newser) - A 19-year-old from Sri Lanka has been charged with six counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder in one of the worst mass killings Canada's capital region has ever seen. Police initially described the Wednesday murders in a home in the Ottawa suburb of Barrhaven as...

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