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Colo. theater shooter's parents plead for his life

Colo. theater shooter's parents plead for his life

The statement released by Robert and Arlene Holmes emphasized a key legal issue in the tortured history of the case — James Holmes' mental state - Full Story

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Can identifying mental illness stop terror attacks?

New studies have challenged several decades of thinking that psychological problems are only a minor factor in the making of terrorists - Full Story

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Families of Newtown victims sue rifle manufacturer

Families of Newtown victims sue rifle manufacturer

Families filed a lawsuit Monday against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the shooting - Full Story

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Developments in Newtown 2 years after massacre

The town has begun reviewing ideas for a permanent memorial and the first construction work has begun on the new Sandy Hook Elementary School - Full Story

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Sandy Hook, Aurora leaders share mass casualty commonalities Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

Sandy Hook, Aurora leaders share mass casualty commonalities

The first thing law enforcement leaders need to understand is that the aftermath of this event will last months and years after the event - Full Story

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Wash. school gunman's texts turned dark prior to shooting

Shooter's texts turned dark week before he opened fire, with references to his funeral and the message: "Bang bang I'm dead" - Full Story

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Video: Reporter captures exchange of gunfire in Canada Parliament building

Footage from Globe & Mail reporter captured an exchange of gunfire in Parliament Hill building in Canada on Wednesday.

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Multiple shooters reported in attack on Canada parliament

There were "several shooting incidents in downtown Ottawa" on Wednesday morning, police said on Twitter. "Incidents occurred at National War Memorial, near the Rideau Centre and Parliament Hill."

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Cops: 2 adults, 2 children found dead in NY home

Cops: 2 adults, 2 children found dead in NY home

Autopsies being conducted Thursday will determine the cause of death - Full Story

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FBI: US mass shootings have increased dramatically

An average of six shootings occurred in the first seven years that were studied. That average rose to 16 shootings per year in the past seven years - Full Story



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