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Police: La. theater gunman was 'drifter' who planned to escape

Police: La. theater gunman was 'drifter' who planned to escape

Gunman had been arrested and ticketed for several minor offenses in the past, ranging from arson to selling alcohol - Full Story

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Police: 3 dead in La. theater shooting, including gunman

Police: 3 dead in La. theater shooting, including gunman

The gunman, a 58-year-old "lone white male," fired his weapon "numerous times" before shooting himself - Full Story

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Scene emerges from Tenn. shooting

Officials releaseddetails of Chattanooga shooting, describing a chaotic scene of mostly unarmed Marines - Full Story

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Peyton Manning visits Chattanooga in honor of those slain

Denver Broncos quarterback visited with local officials to show support after shootings - Full Story

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Tenn. officers respond to shots fired at military facility

Tenn. officers respond to shots fired at military facility

Officers responded to calls of an active shooter at a Chattanooga military facility in an attack that left four Marines, one sailor and the gunman dead.

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US general: Some recruiting station soldiers should be armed

U.S. forces don't routinely carry guns when they are not in combat or on military bases - Full Story

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Life details of Tenn. shooter emerge, but motive elusive

Life details of Tenn. shooter emerge, but motive elusive

An FBI spokesman declined to comment on whether investigators were pursuing mental health records for suspect - Full Story

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5th victim dies in attack on Tenn. military sites

5th victim dies in attack on Tenn. military sites

On Saturday, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, a reservist serving on active duty at the Chattanooga center, died, bringing the death toll to five - Full Story

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Photo of guns, possibly paintball, spurs brief alert in NY

Photo of guns, possibly paintball, spurs brief alert in NY

Coast Guard station was locked down briefly after a photo surfaced of people carrying what appeared to be assault rifles - Full Story

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Motive sought in Maine shootings that left 2 dead, 3 wounded

Motive sought in Maine shootings that left 2 dead, 3 wounded

Investigators said suspect knew some of the victims, but authorities gave no information about possible relationships - Full Story



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