The Mass Casualty Incidents topic page provides news, videos and expert columns about dealing with large-scale incidents including terrorist attacks, dirty bombs, natural disasters like a tornado or a hurricane, an accidental collision of commuter trains, or a massive leak of toxic chemicals.
Twenty-six people — 20 students and six adults — were shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14. In this special report, we bring news from the scene and offer expert perspective on the tragedy. - Full Story
The gunman who killed two people and himself in a shooting rampage at an Oregon mall was 22 years old and used a stolen AR-15 semiautomatic rifle and had several fully loaded magazines when he arrived. - Full Story