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  • US: Weapons, explosives found in a university dorm March 18, 2013

    Orlando: Authorities investigating an apparent suicide discovered weapons and explosive devices in a dorm on the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando early Monday, and hundreds of students were evacuated, though the school said there was no immediate threat. University police were called to the dorm around 12:20 am...
  • Police ID suspect killed during NY subway shooting January 5, 2013

    New York: Two police officers shot and wounded during a gun battle on a New York City subway train have been released from the hospital, as authorities identified the man who opened fire and was later killed. The subway shooting was the second of two Thursday involving New York City...
  • Ambushed NY firemen shot dead by ex-prisoner December 25, 2012

    New York: A gunman who spent 17 years in prison for murder ambushed and killed two volunteer firefighters and wounded two others on Monday near Rochester, New York, as they responded to a house fire he deliberately set, police said. William Spangler, 62, shot and killed himself after a gunfight...
  • Armed guards will create violent America: Mayor December 22, 2012

    New York: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has lashed out at the US National Rifle Association's suggestion that armed guards should be stationed at schools to prevent shooting incidents, saying such a move will create a "more dangerous and violent" America where "no place is safe." Bloomberg, who has long advocated...
  • US: New details emerge about Connecticut shooter December 22, 2012

    Newton: As the nation paused to mark a week since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details emerged Friday about the gunman, Adam Lanza, who acquaintances said was able to take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes but rarely spoke to anyone. In high...