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January 03, 2013
Gunman kills 3 people, injures 2 in Swiss village

Gunman kills 3 people, injures 2 in Swiss village

Authorities say the suspect, a man in his early thirties who was living on a disability pension, fired about 20 shots Wednesday night - Full Story
January 02, 2013

Stampede kills 13, injures 120 at religious gathering in Angola

The spokesman for the national firefighters department, said those who died were crushed and asphyxiated - Full Story
January 02, 2013

Ala. plane crash kills 3 teens, suspected 'joy ride'

Authorities are still investigating but believe the teenagers took the plane without permission - Full Story
January 01, 2013
2 dead, suspect arrested in Calif. bar shooting

2 dead, suspect arrested in Calif. bar shooting

The shooting that occurred as people gathered to watch fireworks to celebrate the New Year, authorities said - Full Story
December 31, 2012

9 people killed in massacre on Colombian farm

Police suspect the death of 5 men and 4 women is a settling of accounts between drug traffickers - Full Story
December 28, 2012
Experts: Trained police needed for school security, not teachers

Experts: Trained police needed for school security, not teachers

Safety experts and school boards say there's a huge difference between an officer who becomes part of the school family and a guard with a gun - Full Story
December 27, 2012
LA police offer groceries for guns in annual buyback

LA police offer groceries for guns in annual buyback

Police officers filled bins with more than 1,500 rifles and handguns outside the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena - Full Story
December 27, 2012

OKC house fire kills mother, 4 children, 3 dogs

By Sean Murphy Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — A fire that ripped through a home in Oklahoma City... - Full Story
December 26, 2012
NY firefighters' killer mapped out plan for slayings

NY firefighters' killer mapped out plan for slayings

Suspect brought plenty of ammunition for three weapons including a military-style assault rifle as he set out to burn down his neighborhood - Full Story
December 26, 2012

Killer of 2 NY firemen had semiautomatic rifle

Suspect killed two firefighters and wounded two others before fatally shooting himself - Full Story



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