Officer-involved shooting at California racetrack: Report

Officer-involved shooting at California racetrack: Report

Law enforcement is responding to reports of an officer-involved shooting at a horse-racing track, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The newspaper says people saw police and sheriff’s department cars arrive at the Del Mar Racetrack about 6:40 p.m. Sunday. A concert by…

Shooting in Canada leaves multiple people dead

Shooting in Canada leaves multiple people dead

At least four people have been killed in a shooting in an eastern Canadian city Friday morning — and one suspect is in custody, according to police and news reports. Police, firefighters and paramedics in Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick, converged…

Why Chicago can’t get a handle on deadly shootings

Why Chicago can’t get a handle on deadly shootings

Over the course of a deadly weekend on Chicago’s South and West sides — during which 74 people were shot, 12 of whom were killed — there were, according to the Chicago Tribune, six shootings that “injured four or more people in…

Fourth suspect arrested in slaying of XXXTentacion

Fourth suspect arrested in slaying of XXXTentacion

The fourth and final suspect turned himself in to police on Tuesday for his involvement in the killing of hip hop star XXXTentacion at a Florida motorcyle shop. Trayvon Newsome, 20, was taken into custody after surrendering at his lawyer’s office in…

Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 11 dead, 70 wounded

Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 11 dead, 70 wounded

CHICAGO — At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to gangs and that the president’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, used to…

Cops search for answers in shooting of college-bound teen

Cops search for answers in shooting of college-bound teen

Police in Alabama said they identified a person of interest in the shooting death of a college-bound teen girl. Casey Nicole Kizer, 17, was shot and killed just before midnight July 25 in Sylacauga industrial park, news station WBRC reported. Her friend reportedly…

Neighbor says dad was ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ before murder-suicide

Neighbor says dad was ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ before murder-suicide

The married physical therapist who launched a triple-murder-suicide in Queens was a “Jekyll and Hyde,’’ a longtime neighbor said Tuesday. James Shields — who slaughtered his ex-wife and their 6-year-old son as well as his current spouse before killing himself amid a…

Several dead, injured in New Orleans shooting

Several dead, injured in New Orleans shooting

Three people were killed and seven injured when two gunmen “fired indiscriminately” into a large crowd outside a New Orleans bar and restaurant on Saturday night, police said. New Orleans Police were still on the hunt for the suspected shooters on Sunday…

Attackers kill 3 at Afghanistan midwife training center

Attackers kill 3 at Afghanistan midwife training center

KABUL, Afghanistan — At least three people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives vest, paving the way for another attacker to charge into a training center for midwives in the capital of Nangarhar province, a provincial official said on…

17-year veteran cop shot and killed, suspect in custody

17-year veteran cop shot and killed, suspect in custody

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee police chief confirmed that an officer died after being shot and that a suspect was in custody. Police Chief Alfonso Morales announced the officer’s death at a press briefing Wednesday night. Morales said the officer, a 17-year police…

Four men indicted in Xxxtentacion killing

Four men indicted in Xxxtentacion killing

Four men were indicted on Thursday in the killing of hip-hop artist XXXTentacion outside of a motorcycle dealership in Florida last month, authorities said. Two of the men have already been arrested in the June 18 slaying of the “Changes” singer while…

Man shot twice in Brooklyn after fight breaks out

Man shot twice in Brooklyn after fight breaks out

A man was wounded in a Brooklyn shooting early Sunday morning after a fight broke out on a Crown Heights street, police said. Photos of the crime scene show a white Mercedes sedan with three bullet holes through the drivers-side window, but…

Rapper XXXTentacion shot, critically injured

Rapper XXXTentacion shot, critically injured

Rapper XXXTentacion has been shot in Florida, according to a report. His condition is unclear. A source confirms to Variety that the rapper, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, has been critically wounded. TMZ is reporting that XXX had “no pulse” following…

‘LOCKDOWN, LOCKDOWN, LOCK THE DOOR’ Song teaches US nursery school kids how to survive mass shootings to the tune of ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’

‘LOCKDOWN, LOCKDOWN, LOCK THE DOOR’ Song teaches US nursery school kids how to survive mass shootings to the tune of ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’

The verse was spotted by an eagle-eyed parent in Somervile, Massachusetts, US, who shared it on Twitter. Taking to Twitter, mum Georgy Cohen said: "This should not be hanging in my soon-to-be kindergartener's classroom". The poster read: "Lockdown, lockdown, lock the door….

Pro wrestler fatally shot wife before killing himself: cops

Pro wrestler fatally shot wife before killing himself: cops

WEST GOSHEN, Pa. — Authorities say a pro wrestler fatally shot his wife inside their Pennsylvania home last week and then turned the gun on himself. West Goshen police say a preliminary investigation found Charles and Stephanie Williams died in a murder-suicide….

Paramount scraps airing ‘Heathers,’ citing school violence

Paramount scraps airing ‘Heathers,’ citing school violence

After delaying its airing in the aftermath of February’s Florida high school shooting, Paramount Network is permanently scrapping “Heathers.” Representatives from parent company Viacom confirmed Saturday that the TV reboot of the 1988 movie black comedy about high-school murder and suicide will…