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Gunman surrenders in standoff that wounded 6 Philadelphia cops

Philadelphia police arrested the suspected gunman who battled cops in an hours-long standoff and shootout that left six officers wounded and another injured in a car crash, authorities said. Maurice H...

Gunman surrenders in standoff that wounded 6 Philadelphia cops

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Suspect Surrenders After Shooting 6 Police Officers During 8-Hour Standoff in Philadelphia: ‘It Was Like a War’ After shooting six police officers during a standoff that lasted almost eight hours, 36-year-old Maurice Hill surrendered to authorities....
15:52 2019-08-16

Prosecutor offered Philadelphia gunman fake sentencing during standoff Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner negotiated a “phony baloney” sentence with the gunman in the harrowing 7 1/2-hour standoff that ended with six cops shot. Krasner jumped on the phone with suspect Maurice Hill while he was holding three people hostage Wednesday night, The Phil...
01:13 2019-08-18

Suspect accused of shooting 6 Philadelphia cops during standoff charged with attempted murder The man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers during a seven-hour standoff on Wednesday has been charged with attempted murder, authorities said....
00:13 2019-08-18

Man suspected of shooting two Missouri law enforcement officers surrenders after standoff The man who authorities think shot a state trooper and a sheriff's deputy Friday morning surrendered after a long standoff at a home in rural Missouri, the highway patrol said....
15:52 2019-08-17

Man caught on camera beating Lyft driver surrenders to cops The man who was caught in a now-viral video viciously attacking his Lyft driver after demanding that the cabbie drive faster on the way to a Queens hospital has turned himself in, police said. George Catalano, 36, a repeat offender, surrendered with his mother at the 114th Precinct station house in ...
00:00 2019-05-31

Bigot surrenders to cops for hate crime attack on transgender woman A bigot wanted for a hate crime against a transgender woman has surrendered to police to face charges for the attack, authorities said Wednesday. David Gonzalez, 34, turned himself in around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday — weeks after he allegedly made hateful comments to a 29-year-old transgender woman b...
22:52 2019-07-24

6 Policemen Wounded In Philadelphia Shooting Six police officers were wounded in a shooting in the US city of Philadelphia on Wednesday after reportedly responding to drug activity, a department spokesman said....
03:52 2019-08-15

At least 6 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff Six police officers were shot during a wild gun battle in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon — sparking a massive, hours-long standoff that was still going on as of 8:30 p.m., according to officials. The cops were conducting a drug raid on a house in Philly’s Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood when a male...
03:00 2019-08-15

At least 3 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff At least three Philadelphia police officers were shot during a wild standoff in the city’s North Side Wednesday, according to various reports. Dozens of police officers swarmed the residential neighborhood around 4:30 p.m. and closed off surrounding streets, with video from news choppers showi...
23:52 2019-08-14

Standoff under way with gunman near burning LA-area home SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have a surrounded a burning Los Angeles-area home where a gunman earlier fired at police. Nobody has been hurt but the hours-long standoff continues in San Gabriel. Nearby Interstate 10 freeway has been shut down, jamming traffic for miles. KABC-TV says the sit...
07:00 2019-06-07

The Latest: Sacramento officer badly wounded by gunman SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A Sacramento police officer shot while responding to a report of shots fired is said to have serious injuries. Councilman Allen Warren tells the Sacramento Bee that the officer is, in his...
05:26 2019-06-20

At least 6 Philadelphia officers wounded in shootout; police warn of active scene A dramatic shootout in Philadelphia stretched on for hours into the night Wednesday as six officers were shot -- and two officers and three hostages were later freed, apparently unhurt....
05:52 2019-08-15

Philadelphia suspect in custody after hours-long ordeal that left 6 officers wounded A dramatic shootout in Philadelphia stretched on for hours into the night Wednesday as six officers were shot -- and two officers and three hostages were later freed, apparently unhurt....
07:26 2019-08-15

Philadelphia shooting: gunman in custody after six police officers injured Two other officers were trapped inside the house during hours-long standoffA gunman who wounded six police officers has been taken into custody following a tense, hours-long standoff in Philadelphia that lasted late into the night.At least one gunman opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serv...
07:26 2019-08-15

7-year-old boy wounded in shooting in the Bronx: cops A 7-year-old boy was wounded when a gunman opened fire in the Bronx on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The youngster was with his grandmother in front of 600 East 137th St., part of the NYCHA Mill Brook Houses, in Mott Haven around 12:40 p.m. when the shooter pointed his gun towards two other men ...
23:00 2019-06-05

2 men shot by gunman on bicycle near Central Park: cops Two men were injured when a gunman on a bicycle opened fire near Central Park, police said Sunday. The men, 42 and 43, were sitting on a park bench on Central Park North near 5th Ave at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday when a man rode up on a bicycle, officials said. The cyclist fired off......
15:52 2019-07-07

Cops escort women, children from Philadelphia house during shootout A group of two women and two children were escorted out of the Philadelphia house where at least one gunman barricaded himself Wednesday during an hours-long standoff with police that that left six cops injured. One of the evacuees told CBS3 she was inside, on the second floor of the home in Philly&...
07:00 2019-08-15

Gunman shoots woman through window of her Chelsea apartment: cops The granddaughter of a New York chaplain was shot Sunday morning by a bullet that passed through the window of her Chelsea apartment, police said Sunday. The woman, who turned 26 on Saturday, was in her first-floor apartment in the Fulton Houses on West 17th Street near Ninth Avenue at about 4:20 a....
16:26 2019-06-30

Cops hunt gunman in Brooklyn shooting that left man critical Cops are looking for two men who were involved in a Brooklyn shooting that left a 30-year-old man critical, police said Sunday. The encounter began with a verbal argument between three men in front of 570 Nostrand Avenue around 4 a.m. on Aug. 4, according to police. The dispute eventually turned phy...
12:26 2019-08-12

Philadelphia cops will lose jobs over racist, homophobic Facebook posts More than a dozen Philadelphia police officers will be fired after a series of racist, homophobic and violent Facebook posts that they allegedly shared were exposed by a watchdog group, the city’s top cop announced. At least 13 officers were determined to be the worst offenders among 328 of the city...
19:52 2019-07-19

Attempted murder charges filed against man accused of shooting 6 Philadelphia cops Attempted murder charges were filed Saturday against a Philadelphia man accused of shooting six police officers during an hours-long standoff, according to court records....
12:39 2019-08-18

Cops hunt for gunman behind fatal shooting of community’s peacock, Popeye Has anyone questioned Bluto? Cops in one South Jersey town are looking for a heartless bird murderer who shot the community’s beloved peacock, Popeye, to death this week. The fowl villain blasted a bullet into the wild bird’s leg in the Gloucester County township of East Greenwich, leaving the...
04:13 2019-08-17

El Paso gunman Patrick Crusius confessed to cops that he targeted ‘Mexicans’ The hate-filled Texan charged with slaughtering 22 people at an El Paso Walmart admitted he was targeting “Mexicans” when he surrendered to police, authorities said. “I’m the shooter,” Patrick Crusius told officers as he got out of a Honda Civic stopped at an intersection shortly after last Saturday...
05:13 2019-08-10

Gunman shoots up mobile home park, tries to flee in Lyft: cops A gunman opened fire indiscriminately in an Indiana mobile home park, wounding an innocent bystander — then was caught by cops trying to make a getaway in a Lyft, according to police and reports. Issa Ishtawi allegedly barged into a home inside the Camelot Manor community in Portage, Ind. — about 10...
20:13 2019-06-05

Philadelphia murder suspect Sohan Panjrolia arrested in Harvard Square: cops A schizophrenic man suspected of killing his father with an assault rifle in Philadelphia was arrested Tuesday near Harvard University in Massachusetts, where he previously attended, police said. The suspect, Sohan Panjrolia, 31, was collared by Cambridge police Tuesday afternoon following a shelter...
23:26 2019-08-06

Philadelphia shootout: No evidence that suspect live-streamed gun battle with cops, police say The Philadelphia Police Department has not yet found any evidence that the suspected gunman who wounded six police officers during an hourslong standoff was live-streaming the gun battle. ...
18:39 2019-08-16

Philadelphia man, neighborhood mob beats carjacker to death after suspect takes off with 3 kids: Cops A sudden outburst of mob justice Thursday night in Philadelphia ended with a carjacker dead and a 25-year-old man being questioned by police Friday after the thief's attempt to snatch a running vehicle -- with the man's children inside -- reportedly went awry....
14:39 2019-07-12

Philadelphia Police Department reassigns 72 cops over racist and violent Facebook posts Seventy-two police officers in Philadelphia have been placed on desk duty as department officials investigate racist, offensive or violent Facebook posts, the city’s top cop said. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said Wednesday that he expects several dozen officers to be disciplined and some to los...
17:01 2019-06-20

Man named Julius Caesar fatally shot in Brooklyn, gunman arrested: cops A Brooklyn man named Julius Caesar was fatally shot in broad daylight by a gunman who has since been nabbed by police, authorities said Thursday. The 31-year-old was in the passenger seat of a Ford Fusion sedan stopped at a red light on Union Street near Utica Avenue in Crown Heights around 5:40 p.m...
18:00 2019-07-11

Dramatic moment Ohio gunman shot dead by cops seconds after killing nine revellers THIS is the dramatic moment the Ohio gunman was shot dead by police as he sprayed bullets at revellers in a murderous rampage that left nine people dead....
12:26 2019-08-05

| Norway mosque shooting: Dead woman linked to alleged gunman as cops probe 'attempted act of terror' The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an "attempted act of terror", Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views....
16:39 2019-08-12

ESPN surrenders to Woj in tipping NBA draft picks war For the NBA Draft, ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski will be “lasered” in on tipping the draft choices on Twitter before they are on TV. In other words, Wojnarowski, with a wink, will attempt to put out the picks before NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces them. This plan is a change from what ESPN ...
20:00 2019-06-19

Barricaded individual surrenders after 5-hour stand off TUCSON – An individual has been taken into custody after a five-hour police standoff on the northwest side Friday afternoon. According to officials, an individual wanted by Tucson Police Department was located by the U.S. Marshals Service Friday morning. The individual barricaded themselves ne...
02:00 2019-07-20

Ex-Cardinals lineman surrenders to police on assault charge An offensive tackle for the Arizona Cardinals who was released this week has surrendered to police in North Carolina after a warrant was issued for his arrest on an assault charge       ...
02:39 2019-07-20

Father of dead 8-month-old girl surrenders at Mexico border SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The father of a baby girl who was found dead outside a Los Angeles-area mortuary had fled to Mexico but surrendered to FBI agents Monday. Alexander Echeverria, 22, of South Sacramento was accompanied by his lawyer when he surrendered at about noon at a border crossing near San D...
08:52 2019-06-04

California man accused of killing 8-month-old daughter surrenders at U.S.-Mexico border A northern California father surrendered to authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday following a week-long manhunt after his eight-month-old daughter was found dead in a discarded car seat in a mortuary southeast of Los Angeles on Memorial Day....
11:13 2019-06-04

Cuba Gooding Jr. surrenders to NYPD after denying groping allegations from a second woman A second woman has accused actor Cuba Gooding Jr. of inappropriately touching her just before he surrendered to the New York Police Department to potentially face charges for allegedly groping a different woman at a Manhattan bar....
21:26 2019-06-13

'Cops on me': NJ man accused of killing woman, her grandchild is nabbed after livestreaming getaway: cops New Jersey police caught a man Thursday who allegedly murdered a woman and her 4-year-old grandson after the suspect streamed his getaway live on Facebook, according to a report....
11:00 2019-06-21

Q&A: A look at the standoff between the US and Iran Hostilities are heating up between the United States and Iran and while President Donald Trump says he’s not looking to go to war with Tehran, it’s unclear how the standoff can be resolved. Here’s a look at what’s behind the mounting tension and what’s at stake for both...
23:52 2019-06-18

At Least 34 Wounded As Explosion Rocks Kabul At least 34 people were wounded when a large explosion rocked Kabul on Wednesday morning, sending a massive plume of smoke over the capital and shattering windows far from the blast site, officials......
09:00 2019-08-07

Police say 10 wounded following shooting at New Jersey bar TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police say 10 people have been wounded following a shooting at a Trenton bar. Authorities say police were notified of gunfire at about 12:25 a.m. Saturday outside a bar in the 300 block of Brunswick Avenue. Arriving officers found several victims in and around the uni...
11:01 2019-05-25

Bystander wounded in another Walmart shooting An innocent bystander was wounded during a shootout at a Walmart store in Baton Rouge, La. — just days after a massacre at the store’s location in El Paso. East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux told reporters at the scene Tuesday that one of the shooters was in custody and the other at ...
23:26 2019-08-06

Police: Man Arrested After Six-Hour Standoff ERLANGER, Ky. (LEX 18) – Police say one man is arrested after SWAT teams had to respond to a home in Boone County. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says Derek Gibson was wanted in relation to a domestic violence incident with his ex-girlfriend. Police say they received a report on Satur...
03:00 2019-06-10

7 wounded as gunfire sprays Louisiana nightclub BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police continue to investigate a shooting incident at a Baton Rouge nightclub that left seven people injured. Local news outlets report gunfire strafed the inside and parking lot of the Stadium Ultralounge & Bar early Saturday, apparently beginning after a fight where videos ...
22:39 2019-06-30

At Least 42 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Libya Air Strike At least 42 people were killed and dozens wounded in an air strike targeting a town hall meeting in southern Libya, a local official and the UN-recognised government said Monday, accusing forces of......
02:52 2019-08-06

Over 100 civilians wounded in bombings in eastern Afghanistan The number of people wounded in multiple bomb blasts in the Afghan city of Jalalabad has risen to 123, officials said on Tuesday, a day after 14 bombs exploded in public squares, markets and outside restaurants in the eastern city....
10:13 2019-08-20

David Ortiz Is Celebrated, and Now Wounded, in His Homeland Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
15:39 2019-06-11

Plot that wounded Ortiz unraveled because of many mistakes The plot that resulted in baseball superstar David Ortiz getting shot in the back unraveled within hours, mostly because the crew of hired killers made so many mistakes...
08:26 2019-06-21

Arrest made in shooting near bar that left 10 wounded ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in connection with a street shooting in eastern Pennsylvania that left 10 people wounded. Allentown police say 20-year-old city resident Angelo Luis Rivera is charged with criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated assault and other offenses. He wa...
16:39 2019-06-21

Pregnant woman, 3 others wounded in Chicago shooting CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a 22-year-old pregnant woman is in critical condition after she and three other people were shot and wounded at an apartment complex on the city’s South Side. Shots were fired just after 3 a.m. Friday inside an apartment through an open back door off an alley ...
16:39 2019-06-21

Police: $30,000 offered in shooting that wounded Ortiz SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police say a suspected drug trafficker offered to pay $30,000 for the shooting that wounded baseball slugger David Ortiz, who was sitting near the intended victim. National Police spokesman Frank Félix Duran Mejía told a news conference on Sunday that the all...
22:39 2019-06-30

4 dead, 8 wounded in church van crash in Virginia FORD, Va. (AP) — Four people have been killed and eight others have been wounded in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot off of U.S. 460 Tuesday night when it was hit by a pickup truck hauling metal. A state ...
15:00 2019-05-29

Six killed, 105 wounded in Taliban attack in Kabul Taliban Islamist fighters killed six people and wounded 105 others by blowing up a truck bomb at morning rush hour near an Afghan Defence Ministry compound in Kabul on Monday....
04:13 2019-07-02

At Least 14 Killed, 145 Wounded In Kabul Bomb Blast At least 14 people were killed and 145 wounded in a massive Taliban bomb blast Wednesday as fresh violence gripped Kabul even as insurgents appear to be closing in on a peace deal with the US....
14:52 2019-08-07

| At least 53 wounded as powerful car bomb rocks Kabul Dozens of people were wounded with fatalities feared as a powerful car bomb rocked Kabul and gunmen battled special forces in an area housing military and government buildings, officials say....
13:26 2019-07-01

Man accused of standoff, trooper’s shooting indicted MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he’s convicted, send him to prison for life. A Collin County grand jury returned a seven-count indictment Tuesday against 42-y...
02:00 2019-05-31

Iran-UK tanker standoff: What is the next step for Britain? After Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK is looking for a diplomatic way forward. But if Tehran refuses to negotiate, London will have to consider taking a harder line....
17:13 2019-07-23

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's convicted, send him to prison for life....
03:00 2019-05-31

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
05:52 2019-06-01

4 killed, 2 wounded in Orange County stabbing spree Southern California police arrested a 33-year-old man who allegedly went on a stabbing spree in Orange County, killing at least four people and wounding two others....
03:39 2019-08-09

California stabbing rampage leaves four dead and two wounded Only motive was ‘robbery, hate, homicide’, say policeSuspect, 33, allegedly attacked and robbed over two-hour periodAuthorities in southern California are searching for answers after a brutal and apparently random series of stabbings left four dead and two others wounded.A 33-year-old man from the c...
04:00 2019-08-09

California stabbing spree leaves four dead, two wounded California police on Thursday were trying to determine why a man went on a stabbing and robbery spree in two communities near Los Angeles the previous day, killing four people and wounding two others in what appeared to be a random outburst of violence....
15:52 2019-08-08

Man killed, 5 wounded in party shooting; motive unknown PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities in Philadelphia say a man has been killed and five other people were wounded in a shooting at a graduation party. It’s not yet known what sparked the shooting, which occurred around 10 p.m. Sunday near South 70th Street and Buist Avenue. Authorities say a 24-yea...
14:13 2019-06-17

The Latest: 1 killed, 10 wounded in South Bend violence SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on shootings in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor (all times local): 7 p.m. Violence has flared again in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor. The St. Joseph County Metro Hom...
05:39 2019-06-24

Two teens wounded in shooting in San Francisco-area mall At least two teen boys were shot Tuesday, two other people were wounded and two suspects were at large in the aftermath of shooting at a San Francisco-area shopping mall, causing panic among shoppers and the closure of two train stations, police said. ...
04:39 2019-07-03

One dead, at least 24 wounded as bombs hit buses in Iraq's Kirkuk One person was killed and at least 24 wounded when bombs hit two crowded passenger buses in Iraq's oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Thursday, officials said....
22:26 2019-06-27

2 wounded in drive-by shooting at Long Island party Two people were injured when a passing driver opened fire outside a Long Island party, Suffolk County police said Sunday. The pair were attending a party at a West Parkview Drive house in Shirley at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when a Nissan sedan drove by the bash, which had spilled onto the lawn, and...
22:39 2019-07-07

UN report: 7,500 kids killed or wounded in Yemen since 2013 A new U.N. report says over 7,500 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen in the last 5 1/2 years as a result of airstrikes, shelling, fighting, suicide attacks, mines and other unexploded ordnance...
01:52 2019-06-29

12 killed, more than 150 wounded by car bomb in central Afghanistan: Officials Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed claimed responsibility for the suicide attack saying the target was the intelligence service’s compound in Ghazni....
10:39 2019-07-08

U.N. Report Says 7,500 Kids Have Been Killed or Wounded in Yemen Since 2013 UNITED NATIONS — Over 7,500 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen in the last 5 1/2 years as a result of airstrikes, shelling, fighting, suicide attacks, mines and other unexploded ordnance, according to a U.N. report released Friday. The report by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sa...
00:13 2019-06-30

15 wounded after powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital KABUL, Afghanistan — A powerful explosion rocked the Afghan capital early Monday, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtown area near the U.S. Embassy. At least 15 people have been wounded, said ambulance worker Ahmad Zahir. The explosion occurred as the streets in the...
07:39 2019-07-01

2 Teens Killed, 1 Wounded In Daviess County Shooting DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (WFIE) – Two teens were killed and a another was wounded in an early morning shooting in Daviess County, officials said. WFIE reports that police responded about 12:30 a.m. Sunday to reports of a shooting at a home in the 8200 block of Crisp Road in Eastern Daviess County. ...
16:13 2019-06-01

Sydney Stabbing Spree Leaves One Dead, Another Wounded A woman was killed and another woman wounded when a man went on a stabbing spree in the heart of Sydney, sending Australia’s largest city into lockdown before three men armed only with a chair and a milk crate subdued him....
17:13 2019-08-13

Afghan officials: 10 wounded in Kabul minibus bombing KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say 10 people were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a minibus carrying government workers detonated in the capital of Kabul. Police spokesman Ferdus Faramarz says one of the wounded is in critical condition. Arab Haidari, from the religious affairs mi...
08:13 2019-05-27

Suspect arrested after Lyon bomb attack that wounded 13 PARIS (AP) — French Interior minister Christophe Castaner says a suspect has been arrested following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week. Castaner announced the arrest on Twitter but did not say where the suspect was arrested. Police had launched a large manhunt after a devi...
11:13 2019-05-27

At least 44 dead, 130 wounded in strike on migrant center in Libya: U.N. At least 44 people were killed and more than 130 wounded in an air strike on a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital Tripoli, the U.N. mission to the country said on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-07-03

2 suspects arrested after Lyon bomb attack that wounded 13 French Interior minister Christophe Castaner says a suspect has been arrested following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week....
13:13 2019-05-27

Biden wounded as Democratic tensions boil over at debate For months, the 2020 Democratic campaign seemed mostly placid, even cordial. But tensions over race, gender, age and ideology simmered beneath the surface....
09:01 2019-06-28

4 police killed, 9 wounded in Mexico gang attack Four police officers were killed and seven others wounded in gang attacks in western Mexico, according to local officials, and two bystanders were being treated for wounds....
19:39 2019-05-27

The Latest: 1 dead, 2 wounded in California Costco shooting The Latest on a shooting inside a Southern California Costco store (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Police say a shooting inside a Southern California Costco store has killed one person and wounded two others and the suspect is in custody....
10:13 2019-06-15

Four killed, several wounded in Syria motorcycle bomb attack Four people were killed and several were wounded on Wednesday when a bomb-laden motorcycle exploded in a street in the southwestern Syrian province of Sweida, Syria's state TV said....
21:39 2019-07-03

At least 9 dead, 13 wounded after car bomb explodes in Somalia’s capital The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the blast in Mogadishu, saying it targeted vehicles carrying government officials....
04:13 2019-05-23

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
02:39 2019-06-02

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s political standoff...
06:52 2019-07-06

The Latest: Captain awaits end of Italy standoff on migrants MILAN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The captain of a humanitarian rescue ship says Italian law enforcement officials said a resolution is near for 42 migrants she and her crew rescued at sea and who Italy’s populist government has so fa...
19:52 2019-06-27

Bus hijacking standoff ends after police shoot suspect Police have shot an armed man who was holding an undetermined number of passengers hostage on a bus hijacked on a bridge in Rio de Janeiro ending the standoff....
21:52 2019-08-20

Iranian oil tanker in standoff between UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and was moving away from Gibraltar, according to local media and maritime tracking site....
06:26 2019-08-19

World "Praises" Iran Over US Standoff: Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the world "praises" Iran over its standoff with Washington, and that the US had broken promises by abandoning a landmark nuclear deal that Tehran had continued......
20:39 2019-06-18

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Normandy....
10:13 2019-06-12

The Redskins are still refusing to budge in Trent Williams standoff Adrian Peterson said he doesn't know whether Williams will return, adding, “When you're missing the best player on the team, you're going to feel the effect of that.”...
13:26 2019-08-14

Report: Raiders WR Brown sitting in helmet standoff Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown could be sitting for almost any reason from head to toe, apparently. And if not allowed to use the helmet of his choice, Brown reportedly told the Raiders he won't be coming back....
09:52 2019-08-10

Lost without CBS? There are ways to watch despite AT&T-CBS standoff on DirecTV, U-verse Millions are still without CBS after AT&T dropped it from DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse. But there's still ways to watch during the carriage tiff.       ...
22:52 2019-07-22

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in Rome stopped it docking at the southern island of Lampedusa....
12:39 2019-08-16

U.N. Nuclear Chief Set to Leave Amid Iran Standoff The head of the United Nations’ atomic agency is preparing to step down early, potentially kicking off a fight for control of the agency which has oversight of Iran’s nuclear program, diplomats said....
20:26 2019-07-17

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
01:52 2019-08-17

Iran gets diplomatic win against US in standoff over IRGC-linked oil tanker An Iranian tanker has been cleared for release by authorities in a British territory, despite U.S. warnings that the vessel has been used to support terrorism and Syrian dictator Bashar Assad....
08:39 2019-08-17

Suspected Indonesian militant wounded in failed suicide bombing An Indonesian militant suspected of being influenced by Islamic State was seriously wounded when he tried to blow himself up in a suicide attack outside a police station, authorities said on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-06-04

Former MLB star David Ortiz shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic Retired MLB star David Ortiz was shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz is in stable condition.        ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
11:00 2019-06-13

6 dead, more than 100 wounded in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan’s capital The Taliban claimed the attack, which came as the insurgents were holding their latest round of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where they have a political office....
06:26 2019-07-02

One dead, several wounded in two suicide bomb attacks in Tunisian capital Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said....
22:26 2019-06-27

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at her mother's Amazon Alexa smart speaker....
09:00 2019-06-11

French Police Have Arrested Two Suspects Over the Lyon Explosion That Wounded 13 (PARIS) — French police have arrested two suspects following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week, French authorities said on Monday. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced the first arrest on Twitter, a development later confirmed by Paris prosecutors, who han...
12:13 2019-05-27

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
10:13 2019-05-31

Surgeons Labored to Save the Wounded in El Paso Mass Shooting The bullets ripped through one woman, shredding her intestines and leaving holes the size of a man’s fist in her side. But surgeons had to work fast, clearing the operating room to make way for other victims....
06:00 2019-08-10

1 dead, 3 including deputy wounded in East Texas shootings CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings in East Texas. Authorities say that a woman was killed and two men injured Wednesday morning at a plumbing company east of Cleveland, a city o...
19:52 2019-05-29

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
17:13 2019-07-19

4 killed, 2 wounded in stabbing spree in Southern California, police say Garden Grove police work the scene of a stabbing in Garden Grove, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. A man killed multiple people and wounded others in a string of robberies and stabbings in California’s Orange County before he was arrested, police said Wednesday.Alex Gallardo / AP By Phil Helse...
00:13 2019-08-09

95 Wounded As Explosion Rocks Kabul, Taliban Claim Responsibility Ninety-five people were wounded when a Taliban car bomb detonated in Kabul on Wednesday, sending a massive plume of smoke over the capital and shattering windows far from the blast site....
12:52 2019-08-07

Twitter unlocks Mitch McConnell campaign account after two-day standoff Twitter has unlocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign account two days after it was penalized for posting a video of activists making threats against the Kentucky Republican at his home....
21:13 2019-08-09

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline fast-approaching for Ankara to back down or lose out on U.S.-made F-35s – and possibly more....
21:26 2019-06-17

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police Department Wednesday morning. At around 9 p.m. Monday, TPD responded to a home near Pantano and Stella roads in reference to a domestic violence incid...
18:52 2019-06-27

Lexington Police In Standoff After Shots Fired On South Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were working Sunday morning to resolve a standoff after shots were fired on the city’s south side. Authorities said the incident began after reports of shots being fired near Spangler Drive. Just after 4 a.m., Lexington police responded to th...
14:52 2019-05-26

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between the world's two largest economies....
19:52 2019-05-31

Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India earlier this year....
05:52 2019-07-16

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S. and other markets....
21:52 2019-06-06

Man and woman dead after standoff sparked by dispute over fireworks noise _____ A Michigan man and woman are dead following a long standoff with police sparked by a dispute between neighbors over noise from Fourth of July fireworks, according to authorities. The man had barricaded himself in his home after shooting into a crowd, injuring a 12-year-old girl and a woman in ...
22:26 2019-07-06

U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringing on its sovereignty....
22:26 2019-05-21

Former boxing world champ arrested after armed standoff with police Former Olympic boxing gold medalist and world championship boxer Meldrick Taylor was arrested Monday after an armed standoff with Philidelphia police. ...
23:13 2019-06-04

| Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwrecked migrants arrived off the coast of Lampedusa seeking a safe port....
12:13 2019-07-07

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
11:39 2019-07-10

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
11:52 2019-08-19

Police shoot dead Brazil bus hijacker after hourslong standoff Police fatally shot a man holding dozens hostage on a bus following a four hour-long standoff. The individual had reportedly been carrying a plastic gun, a Taser and gasoline and threatened to set the vehicle on fire....
04:39 2019-08-21

Melvin Gordon is the latest NFL running back in a standoff with his team. He won’t be the last. Gordon wants a new contract or a trade from the Los Angeles Chargers. Other young star runners could follow suit, and Cowboys and Saints fans are among those who should take notice....
00:13 2019-07-12

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interference....
17:00 2019-05-22

Iranian oil tanker at center of a standoff between the UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and was moving away from Gibraltar, according to local media and maritime tracking site....
03:13 2019-08-19

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
01:26 2019-05-27

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic.His father Leo Ortiz told ESPN that he was shot while at an entertainment centre in Santo Domingo on Sunday. Continue ...
07:52 2019-06-10

Attempted terrorist attack: Mosque shooting leaves 1 wounded in Norway The suspect in the mosque shooting has been tied to extreme right-wing views and hostility towards immigrants, Oslo police say.        ...
03:52 2019-08-12

Wounded warrior hosts rock concerts, helps veterans get gym memberships TUCSON – One wounded warrior in Tucson was able to heal from his injuries through physical fitness. Now he wants to help other injured soldiers do the same. Billy Stokes says if it was not for physical fitness, he would be a different person. Stokes joined the army at a young age. Billy Stokes...
18:39 2019-06-12

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Norway mosque shooting suspect appears in court with wounded face The man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, appeared in court on Monday with black eyes and wounds on his face and neck....
18:26 2019-08-12

At least 20 dead, 26 wounded, lone suspect in custody after rampage at El Paso Walmart Twenty people were shot to death and 26 were wounded after a lone gunman went on a shooting rampage in a packed Walmart store in El Paso.        ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Oregon bar sued for serving too much alcohol to man who wounded neighbor, killed his dog and a camel An Oregon bar is being sued for allegedly serving too much alcohol to a man who subsequently went on a shooting spree, wounding his neighbor, killing his dog and a camel from a nearby wildlife preserve....
20:26 2019-07-05

Eight people wounded in attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
02:13 2019-06-24

5 killed, 6 wounded in shooting at popular bar in Mexico’s resort city Acapulco The victims were all said to be Acapulco residents. Forensic examiners recovered 21 bullet casings from the scene, which was cordoned off by soldiers and police. One suspect was arrested....
02:00 2019-07-22

7 dead, hundreds wounded in mass protests against military rule in Sudan At least seven people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded Sunday during massive demonstrations throughout Sudan, demanding the end of military rule....
14:52 2019-07-01

Mastermind behind shooting which left David Ortiz wounded arrested, officials say Authorities in the Dominican Republic arrested the mastermind behind the shooting that left Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz wounded earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
21:26 2019-06-28

20 dead, 26 wounded, lone suspect in custody after rampage at El Paso Walmart Twenty people were shot to death and 26 were wounded after a lone gunman went on a shooting rampage in a packed Walmart store in El Paso.        ...
05:52 2019-08-04

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
18:52 2019-06-27

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
23:26 2019-07-10

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic, Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
23:26 2019-08-14

UPDATE 2-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India....
09:00 2019-07-16

Trump tells Iran threats 'can come back to bite you' in nuclear standoff U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against making threats that can "come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before," after Tehran announced it would breach a 2015 nuclear deal....
23:52 2019-07-03

UPDATE 4-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan reopened its airspace to international civil aviation on Tuesday after months of restrictions imposed because of clashes with India, which forced long detours that cost airlines millions of dollars....
19:00 2019-07-16

German captain becomes anti-populist heroine in Italy migrant standoff The young German captain of a migrant-rescue ship stranded off Italy dismissed threats of arrest and personal criticism from the country's far right interior minister on Friday, saying her main priority was the safety of 40 rescued Africans....
18:52 2019-06-28

Donald Trump Says Xi Jinping Can "Humanely Solve" Hong Kong Standoff US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Xi Jinping can "humanely" resolve the violent standoff with protesters in Hong Kong and appeared to suggest meeting the Chinese leader....
03:52 2019-08-15

Iran says it's ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal in standoff with U.S. President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States, but that he was sure Tehran would eventually prevail....
20:39 2019-08-01

Handcuffed man makes balls-to-wall escape to safety during armed standoff A handcuffed half-naked man could be seen climbing down a ladder to safety during an armed standoff with police in Mexico, a report said. The shooting took place in Jalisco State and left two people dead, including a state prosecutor, as the nearly nude man desperately tried to escape captivity, acc...
00:39 2019-06-22

New Zealand’s Māori standoff against child separations and encroachment of preserved lands New Zealand’s Māori people took to the streets Tuesday over concerns of child separations from families and infringement of promised ancestral lands, straining relations with the central government. During their protests, they accused New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of being a “part-time p...
19:39 2019-08-01

Oakland star Antonio Brown could quit NFL over helmet standoff, report says Brown, 31, insisting on wearing helmet disallowed by NFLStar wideout has not practiced with Raiders since 30 JulyOakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown could be sitting for almost any reason from head to toe, apparently. And if not allowed to use the helmet of his choice, Brown reportedly told ...
07:39 2019-08-10

UPDATE 3-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan re-opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday following months of restrictions imposed after clashes with India, which forced lengthy detours that cost airlines millions of dollars....
11:13 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan's airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India earlier this year....
06:39 2019-07-16

Pennsylvania police in hours-long standoff with man standing on top of old blast furnace A man has been perched atop an old blast furnace in Pennsylvania, hundreds of feet in the air for over 17 hours as a police crisis team continues to talk him down on Saturday morning....
22:00 2019-07-13

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
03:00 2019-08-15

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army Sudan's protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military....
15:13 2019-06-17

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
14:33 2019-05-21

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth during the anthem standoff between Daniel Stumpf and Sandy Alcantara....
02:01 2019-05-23

Who is Amit Mehta, the judge overseeing the standoff over Trump's financial records? One man's name can be expected to pop up more frequently as the battle between President Donald Trump and lawmakers takes to the courts: Judge Amit Mehta....
16:13 2019-05-21

Hundreds of wounded Gaza protesters risk limb amputation without immediate help, warns top UN official Millions of dollars in emergency funding is needed in Gaza to save the shattered limbs of some 1,700 people who have been seriously injured in demonstrations against Israel along the border fence, a top UN humanitarian official said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-05-21

'Operation Heal Our Patriots' helps wounded military couples in their married lives Dozens of combat-wounded veterans and their spouses will be flown to Alaska this week as part of a week-long biblically-based marriage retreat covered by the Christian non-profit, Samaritan's Purse, "for spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and marriage enrichment."...
22:13 2019-05-27

Internal battle over Purple Heart trademark leaves wounded veterans in its wake A legal battle over the rights to the Purple Heart trademark has split two sister organizations tasked by Congress with providing services and funding to veterans who were wounded in combat....
07:13 2019-07-17

Trump congratulates Navy SEAL acquitted of killing wounded Iraqi captive In a tweet, the president said he was glad to have previously helped Edward Gallagher by intervening before trial to move him to less restrictive confinement....
19:39 2019-07-03

Man shot outside Philadelphia hospital PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man was shot by his ex-girlfriend just feet from a Philadelphia hospital’s emergency room entrance. Chief Inspector Scott Small tells WPVI-TV the 31-year-old was leaving Jefferson Torresdale Hospital after visiting sick relatives on Wednesday night when his ex-...
14:13 2019-06-06

Police in Hawaii reportedly arresting protesters in standoff over construction of Mauna Kea telescope Native Hawaiian protesters are promising Wednesday to continue their blockade of an access road to the construction site of a mountaintop telescope on The Big Island -- despite an increased police presence -- in a bid to halt the project....
23:13 2019-07-17

Vietnam police disperse protest at Chinese embassy over South China Sea standoff Vietnamese police on Tuesday broke up a brief protest outside the Chinese embassy in Hanoi against Beijing's maritime survey of an offshore block in the southeast Asian nation's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), a Reuters witness said....
08:13 2019-08-06

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council. The police responded with tear gas, pepper spray and batons....
13:52 2019-06-12

Iran says ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal amid standoff with U.S. President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States, but that he was sure Tehran would eventually prevail....
01:52 2019-08-02

Italian authorities arrest captain of migrant rescue ship ending standoff Italian authorities arrested the captain of a migrant rescue vessel Saturday morning after it docked into a port off the Lampedusa island, ending a more than a two-week standoff....
21:52 2019-06-29

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders were arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that held mass marches this week. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, which has spearheaded protes...
03:26 2019-07-03

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House said....
01:13 2019-07-09

European stock markets rise as US-China standoff eases – business live Markets cheered by US assurances, despite weaker yuanGerman industrial slump raises recession fearsThree central banks cut interest ratesHalifax: UK House prices fall for second month 1.24pm BST Britain’s food and drinks industry body has called on the government to suspend competition law in the ev...
14:52 2019-08-07

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington Tuesday....
04:00 2019-07-17

Kentucky State Police Involved In Standoff With Suicidal Person In Garrard County GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A number of authorities are on scene of an all-day standoff in Garrard County with a person who is reportedly suicidal. Kentucky State Police confirmed they’ve been at a home on US 52 near Paint Lick Elementary since Sunday morning. LEX 18 viewers have cont...
02:00 2019-07-01

Nikkei hits 3-1/2-month low as hopes of early resolution to U.S.-China standoff fade Japan's Nikkei share average closed at a 3-1/2-month low on Thursday, on growing anxiety the trade dispute between the United States and China will be prolonged and damaging to the economy....
10:01 2019-05-30

Sacramento police officer dies after long shooting standoff during domestic call Tara O’Sullivan, 26, died at UC Davis Medical Center hours after a gunman opened fire on her, police in Sacramento said early Thursday.        ...
13:13 2019-06-20

California gang member in custody after stabbing, robbery spree that killed 4, wounded 2: police A California “documented gang member,” who police said "should have been in prison," is in custody after a two-hour stabbing and robbery rampage on Wednesday that killed four people and injured two, authorities announced on Thursday....
00:39 2019-08-09

Republican joins Democrats to push to rescind 20 Medals of Honor for Wounded Knee Massacre Two Democrats and a Republican have introduced legislation to rescind 20 Medals of Honor awarded to U.S. cavalry soldiers for their actions in the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota....
09:01 2019-06-28

Jay Gruden optimistic, but Redskins' murky standoff with Trent Williams looms over camp Perennial Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams is digging in on his holdout, leaving plenty of uncertainty for a Redskins team in a tough spot.       ...
18:00 2019-08-02

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further....
04:52 2019-08-19

Vietnam confirms China ship leaves its waters, ending month-long standoff A Chinese survey ship embroiled in a tense month-long standoff with Vietnamese vessels has left Vietnam's continental shelf, the Southeast Asian nation's foreign ministry confirmed on Thursday....
11:52 2019-08-08

Aden standoff delays Saudi summit intended to forge new Yemen government: sources The refusal of Yemeni southern separatists to hand back control of Aden port has delayed a summit in Saudi Arabia that is due to discuss reshuffling Yemen's ousted government to include the separatists and end the stand-off, three Yemeni sources said....
11:13 2019-08-19

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West was sailing to Greece on Monday after leaving Gibraltar, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further....
09:13 2019-08-19

Carola Rackete: Nearly £1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police standoff More than £889,000 ( €1million) has been raised to help the captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian officials....
17:39 2019-07-01

Tuesday Could Be the Beginning of the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax A slew of opponents of the tax are running in the city’s election Tuesday and beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 on ads aiming to turn public opinion against it....
17:26 2019-05-21

Philadelphia Orchestra gets $55M, its largest gift ever PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A $55 million dollar donation has been given to the Philadelphia Orchestra, the largest gift in the orchestra’s history. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that a couple wishing to remain anonymous donated the money, which puts $50 million in the orchestra...
23:13 2019-06-06

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

US: Several police officers shot in Philadelphia A police operation in the neighborhood of Nicetown left six officers injured. Authorities said the shooter was still active, barricated inside a house and engaged in a tense standoff with police....
05:00 2019-08-15

Kansas man, 18, arrested in shooting that wounded New York Giants draft pick, killed college teammate A Kansas man was charged in the April shooting that left New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine wounded and one of the player’s teammates dead, police said Friday....
22:39 2019-07-15

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the vessel and authorities came to a climax off the island of Lampedusa....
19:00 2019-06-29

Richard Gere boards humanitarian ship carrying 121 migrants amid standoff with European countries Richard Gere on Friday boarded a Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will welcome the 121 migrants on board....
04:13 2019-08-10

Philadelphia Phillies sue to keep their 'beloved' Phillie Phanatic The Phillie Phanatic, one of the most recognizable mascots in American sports, is the subject of a lawsuit by the Philadelphia Phillies, trying to stop the mascot's creators from taking away the baseball team's bright green, fat, furry, long-beaked creature....
23:13 2019-08-02

Philadelphia Fed's Harker Sees No Need for Interest-Rate Changes Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said he doesn’t see a compelling reason to lower interest rates given the apparent strength of the U.S. economy....
18:52 2019-07-09

The Latest: Philadelphia refinery fire still burning PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the fire at a Philadelphia refinery complex (all times local): 10 a.m. A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia is still burning more than six hours after it began. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says it has not determined what caught fire, but it believes it was...
16:39 2019-06-21

No injuries reported at crude oil refinery in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There are no reports of injuries or evacuations after an early morning fire broke out at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia. Firefighters have contained the blaze at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex, which erupted before 4 a.m. Friday. Residents hea...
13:00 2019-06-21

Andrew Wooten signs with Philadelphia Union Forward Andrew Wooten has signed with Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union after scoring 17 goals last season for Sandhausen in the German second division       ...
03:52 2019-06-21

Massive explosion at Philadelphia oil refinery: reports A massive fireball erupted from a 150-year-old oil refinery in south Philadelphia early Friday in an explosion that could be seen from miles away and felt as far as South Jersey, according to reports. The blaze began at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex shortly after 4:20 a.m., acco...
13:52 2019-06-21

Dodgers' Will Smith Launches One To Bel Air For Walk-Off Win Against Philadelphia Dodgers catcher Will Smith is not from West Philadelphia, neither born nor raised, and it’s not clear whether the playground was where he spent most of his days, but on Saturday he was certainly chillin’ out, maxin’, relaxin’ all cool while playing some baseball outside of the....101 Freeway? Whelp,...
17:52 2019-06-02

Massive explosion at refinery in Philadelphia: reports A massive fireball lit up the night sky in South Philadelphia early Friday in what was apparently an explosion at a local refinery. Early reports gave the location as 31st Street and Passyunk Avenue, not far from the city’s sports complex....
20:13 2019-06-21

The Latest: Philadelphia mayor fends off 2 in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job after fending off two challengers in the city’s Democratic primary. Tuesday night’s victory all but assures Kenney will sta...
05:39 2019-05-22

Officials call for gun control after Philadelphia shooting Authorities said Thursday that the accused gunman in a Philadelphia standoff that injured six officers had a criminal record, prompting calls for gun control measures....
19:00 2019-08-16

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. The U.S. attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced the massive bust on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. Offici...
23:52 2019-06-18

Watch: Explosion at gas refinery rocks Philadelphia A large explosion rocked a gas refinery in Philadelphia early Friday -- one of the largest refinery complexes on the East Coast -- and sent gasoline futures up more than 3 percent....
18:01 2019-06-21

U.S. seizes 16.5 tons of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
23:52 2019-06-18

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire contained There are no reports of injuries or evacuations after an early morning fire broke out at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia. (June 21)        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

PES layoffs accelerate as Philadelphia refinery closes Refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions is laying off the majority of its unionized workforce on Tuesday and Wednesday, the union's president said, ahead of an initial layoff deadline....
00:13 2019-08-21

Dayton gunman was pro-gun control, friend says The gunman who fatally shot nine people -- including his sister -- and injured more than two dozen others in Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday was “anti-2nd amendment” and “never spit out a conservative opinion on gun control,” according to a former classmate and friend....
11:00 2019-08-06

Coach who stopped gunman: I was there to save him Keanon Lowe, head football coach at Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon, says he lunged for the gun when he saw an armed student in a classroom on Friday. Angel Granados-Diaz, 19, pleaded not guilty to multiple charges on Friday. (May 21)        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Fire 'like a nuclear bomb' rips through Philadelphia refinery Firefighters were working to bring under control a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc' refinery on Friday that has resulted in damage that could keep the affected unit shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
16:52 2019-06-21

Philadelphia Refinery Rocked by Large Explosion, Fire A large explosion and fire erupted at an oil refinery in south Philadelphia on Friday, officials said, adding there were no significant injuries and the fire was contained. Gasoline prices jumped....
23:52 2019-06-21

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Philadelphia Eagles look to adjust in light of major injuries Martin Frank of delawareonline.com discusses the injuries plaguing the Eagles' defense and how they look to overcome them.       ...
19:39 2019-08-05

London Fire Survivors Sue in Unlikely Place: Philadelphia Court Hundreds of survivors and relatives of victims in the Grenfell Tower fire sued makers of the flammable cladding and insulation that fed the blaze, one of which has its headquarters in Pennsylvania....
01:39 2019-06-12

Fire, explosions at Philadelphia oil refinery; no injuries reported It’s the second fire at the refinery in one month, following a June 10 fire in which no injuries were reported.        ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Fire rips through Philadelphia refinery, no significant injuries Firefighters are battling a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions' refinery in Philadelphia, a blaze that has resulted in no significant injuries, the company said on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-21

Authorities: Teen boy, man shot aboard train in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A shooting on a train in Philadelphia has left a man and a teenage boy wounded. Authorities say a gunman opened fire aboard a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority train around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, as the train neared the city hall station. A 16-year-old boy and an 1...
14:13 2019-06-06

Philadelphia D.A. says Meek Mill should get a new trial because judge has been biased Philadelphia's district attorney says the former judge who sentenced Meek Mill abused her discretion and has been biased against the rapper.        ...
01:13 2019-05-23

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free preschool classes. The victory all but assures Ke...
05:39 2019-05-22

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
08:52 2019-07-17

More than $1bn worth of cocaine seized from ship at Philadelphia port US authorities say it was one of the largest drug busts in American history, the latest in a series of seizures along the east coastUS authorities on Tuesday seized more than $1bn worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.The US...
01:13 2019-06-19

Philadelphia refinery that suffered huge explosion will shut down The largest refinery on the East Coast is slated to close and be sold after a large explosion and fire almost a week ago devastated the Philadelphia complex....
18:39 2019-06-27

Philadelphia man scales down 19-storey building to escape fire Man who scaled down the building did not appear to be injuredFire spread heavy smoke to all floors of the high-riseA man scaled several floors down the side of a 19-storey building in Philadelphia to escape a fire that injured four residents and three police officers.The fire at the Holden Tower app...
22:13 2019-07-19

Feds seize 17 tons of coke at Philadelphia port Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and a half tons, of cocaine worth $1.1 billion in the...
05:26 2019-06-22

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth $1B seized at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Shipping containers full of illegal drugs have been found and seized by federal authorities at a Philadelphia port in what federal authorities describe as the largest seizure in the region’s history. A senior law enforcement official said more than 15,500 kilos of c...
07:00 2019-06-19

Philadelphia mom accused in machete attack on 3-year-old daughter A Philidelphia woman was taken into police custody Sunday night after her 3-year-old daughter was slashed with a machete, according to multiple media reports. ...
04:52 2019-08-12

Crews continue battling Philadelphia refinery fire A fire in a vat of butane at the largest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast turned the early morning Philadelphia sky a bright orange and yellow and awakened startled residents with explosions that shook homes Friday.(June 21)        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

Former Philadelphia sheriff gets five years in prison in bribery scheme The longest-serving sheriff of Philadelphia, who this year admitted taking some $675,000 in bribes and kickbacks from a local businessman, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison, prosecutors said....
04:52 2019-08-02

U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
04:26 2019-06-19

Fire at Oil Refinery in South Philadelphia Causes Massive Explosions A massive fire rocked an oil refinery in South Philadelphia early Friday morning, causing explosions that could be felt as far away as New Jersey, according to early news reports. No evacuations have been issued for the area, but those in neighborhoods near the blaze have been ordered to shelter in ...
13:52 2019-06-21

PES up against the clock to sell Philadelphia refinery in cash crunch Finding a buyer for Philadelphia Energy Solutions' oil refinery has grown urgent as the bankrupt company's funds dwindle and no signs emerge that it is winning a fight for insurance payouts after a June blaze at the plant, according to court documents and bankruptcy experts....
00:39 2019-08-17

Ohio gunman taken down within 30 seconds of first shots: police A gunman who attacked revelers outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, early on Sunday, killing nine people and wounding 27 others, was taken down by officers within 30 seconds of firing his first shots, the city's police chief said....
07:39 2019-08-05

Half-naked gunman shoots man in jaw after argument A man was grazed by a bullet inside an East Harlem apartment building Wednesday morning following an argument with the nearly naked gunman — who only had his underwear on, police said. The 20-year-old and the shooter — who was wearing only his skivvies, according to a 911 caller — were fighting insi...
17:52 2019-07-17

| Gunman who shot three at US festival killed himself: coroner The 19-year-old perpetrator of the latest mass shooting in the United States killed himself, the coroner's office says, contradicting police accounts that officers had shot the teen dead within a minute....
12:26 2019-08-03

Sacramento cop shot by gunman in possible ambush: report A police officer in Sacramento, Calif., was badly injured in a shooting Wednesday evening while responding to a domestic violence call and local reports indicate she was the victim of an ambush....
06:39 2019-06-20

Ohio Gunman Killed Nine People In Less Than A Minute A gunman who shot dead nine people in the city of Dayton, Ohio, in the latest US mass shooting killed his victims in less than a minute, the mayor said Sunday....
23:39 2019-08-04

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman DALLAS (AP) — Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas’ 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole. But when what initially sounded like a truck backfiring clarified into gunshots, the routine assignment for a...
23:52 2019-06-18

Coroner: Gunman of Gilroy festival killed himself GILROY, Calif. (AP) — The gunman in the deadly Northern California festival shooting killed himself, according to a finding by the Santa Clara County coroner’s office that contradicts earlier police accounts that officers fired the fatal shot. Santino William Legan, 19, shot and killed three people—...
01:13 2019-08-03

Did gunman’s ‘silencer’ make a difference in the carnage? The shooter who killed 12 people in a government office building in Virginia Beach used a firearm equipped with a suppressor that muffles the sound of gunfire. It’s the nightmare scenario that gun-control advocates have warned about amid efforts to ease restrictions on buying the devices. They...
01:26 2019-06-02

Why hasn't the El Paso gunman been seen in court? Three days after a horrific massacre at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas killed 22 people, the accused gunman Patrick Crusius still has not been arraigned.        ...
07:13 2019-08-07

El Paso gunman Patrick Crusius being kept from other inmates The man accused of slaughtering 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso is being kept in a single cell — away from other inmates, according to officials. Patrick Crusius, 21, allegedly targeted “Mexicans” during his Aug. 4 rampage and a number of the inmates at the El Paso County Jail, where h...
05:00 2019-08-14

Motel gunman 'was hunting for one person' when he killed 4 A gunman who shot four people dead in locations around Darwin is thought to have been looking for a particular person when he went on his killing spree....
14:39 2019-06-05

Gunman opens fire at graduation party The shooting is one of numerous homicides that occurred amid a rash of gunfire around the city that also wounded a number of other people throughout the weekend.        ...
14:52 2019-06-17

2 injured after gunman opens fire on car in Brooklyn Two people were hurt early Saturday when a gunman began shooting at them as they sat in their car in Brooklyn, police said. The pair, a 28-year-old woman and 29-year-old man, were parked on Avenue N near E 94th Street in Canarsie just before 6:00 a.m. when a man opened fire, striking the man in......
18:52 2019-06-29

Store clerk, local newspaper apologize for pushing video showing final moments of wounded police officer A Missouri store clerk has apologized after livestreaming the death of a police officer on Facebook, and a local newspaper has apologized for linking to the video....
18:39 2019-06-27

New York Mets' Pete Alonso donating part of derby winnings to Wounded Warrior Project, Tunnel to Towers Pete Alonso has been the lone shining star in a dreadful start to the first half of the season for the New York Mets and proved that notion when he won the Home Run Derby on Monday....
21:00 2019-07-09

Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south. The post Saudi Arabia says 1 person killed, 7 wounded in attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on airport in city of Abha in south appeared fi...
23:13 2019-06-23

Rescuers help people from flooded cars and homes in the Philadelphia area Flash flooding was prompting rescues from homes and cars Thursday morning in the Philadelphia area, including southern New Jersey, where high water also closed parts of Interstate 295 for hours....
01:52 2019-06-21

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But after years of bad news, the Maybach Music signee might finally be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel....
18:39 2019-05-23

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth up to $1B seized in massive bust in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 15,000 kilos of cocaine, worth as much as $1 billion, at a Philadelphia shipping port, officials said Tuesday. A second mate and a crew member have been arrested in the massive bust. There were 16.5 tons of the drug found in seven shipping containers late Monday night, off...
19:52 2019-06-19

72 Philadelphia Officers Benched After Offensive Social Media Posts Officers accused of making racist, dehumanizing or otherwise biased posts were placed on administrative duty in Philadelphia and barred from presenting cases to prosecutors in St. Louis....
19:39 2019-06-20

1 Killed, Seven Injured In Mass Shooting At Philadelphia Graduation Party One person was killed and several others sustained injuries after a gunman open fired at a graduation party in Southwest Philadelphia on Sunday (local time)....
12:26 2019-06-17

Billowing fire, explosions at oil refinery shake South Philadelphia A billowing fire and series of explosions at a South Philadelphia oil-refining complex, the largest on the Eastern Seaboard, shook homes as far away as southern New Jersey Friday morning. The blaze started in a vat of butane, which exploded and prompted other explosions as the flames engulfed fuel ...
05:00 2019-06-22

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
07:52 2019-06-22

Shipping companies sue Philadelphia Energy Solutions for $600,000 in unpaid bills Three Greek shipping companies sued U.S. refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc (PES) for about $600,000, claiming the company did not pay them for fees incurred by crude oil tankers chartered earlier this year, court documents showed....
03:52 2019-07-23

Man scales down Philadelphia high-rise to escape smoky fire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man scaled several floors down the side of a 19-story building in Philadelphia to escape a fire that injured four residents and three police officers. The fire at the Holden Tower apparently began in a trash chute about 9:30 p.m. Thursday, causing flames to shoot out and spread...
18:39 2019-07-21

Massive Fire Breaks Out At Philadelphia Oil Refinery, Triggers Explosions A massive fire erupted at a crude oil refinery in Philadelphia on Friday morning, triggering several explosions and sending flames high into the sky. Philadelphia...
06:26 2019-06-22

Philadelphia Energy Solutions files for bankruptcy after refinery fire Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the company said on Monday, its second such filing in less than two years, after a fire last month prompted it to close the largest refinery on the U.S. East Coast....
19:00 2019-07-22

Fire forces Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy again Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy in less than two years on Sunday, a court filing showed, a month after a fire and explosion led to the permanent shutdown of the biggest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast....
10:00 2019-07-22

Power outage suspends some New York-Philadelphia trains: Amtrak A power outage on Wednesday temporarily suspended some local and regional passenger trains traveling between New York and Philadelphia, Amtrak, the U.S. national passenger railroad operator, reported....
18:00 2019-06-19

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced....
23:52 2019-06-18

Unit at Philadelphia refinery completely destroyed in fire: sources The alkylation unit involved in a massive fire on Friday at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery has been completely destroyed, which will hamper the supply of gasoline from the U.S. East Coast's largest refinery, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
02:13 2019-06-24

Hundreds evacuated from Philadelphia senior center amid heatwave PHILADELPHIA — Authorities say several hundred people were evacuated from a northwest Philadelphia retirement community due to a partial power outage amid dangerous hot weather. Police say the evacuation of about 250 people began just before 1 p.m. Friday at The Pavilion apartments in the Wynnfield ...
19:26 2019-07-20

U.S. authorities seize more than $1B worth of cocaine from ship at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
01:26 2019-06-19

Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate......
03:52 2019-06-19

SWAT team rescues police trapped in Philadelphia shootout A SWAT team has rescued two police officers who were trapped inside a Philadelphia house with an active shooter who is still armed and remains inside the home, police said....
04:39 2019-08-15

More than 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port, nearly a record haul Over 16.5 tons of cocaine were seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port on Tuesday and several members of the crew were arrested in one of the largest drug busts in American history....
04:26 2019-06-19

Video footage captures explosion at Philadelphia-area oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is on fire. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gas prices are moving upwards on the news....
17:26 2019-06-21

Philadelphia: at least six officers injured in 'active' shooting situation, officials say Police sergeant tweeted at least one suspect was firing at officers in Nicetown neighborhoodMultiple police officers have been wounded after a gunman opened fire in Philadelphia on Wednesday, during a standoff that extended into the evening.The police sergeant Eric Gripp tweeted that at least six of...
01:52 2019-08-15

Seattle Mariners trade All-Star OF Jay Bruce to Philadelphia Phillies The Philadelphia Phillies acquired All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce from the Seattle Mariners for minor-league infielder Jake Scheiner and cash considerations....
10:26 2019-06-03

Virginia gunman’s resignation letter sent hours before shooting "I want to officially put in my (2) weeks' notice to vacant (sic) my position of Engineer III with the City of Virginia Beach," DeWayne Craddock wrote on May 31, per the email released Monday titled “DeWayne’s (2) Week Notice.”...
08:52 2019-06-04

Three people shot by a bike-riding gunman in the Bronx Three people were shot by a man on a bicycle in the Bronx Sunday afternoon, according to police. The male suspect was riding a bicycle around 4 p.m. on East 166 Street and College Avenue in Concourse Village when he opened fire, cops said. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the left leg, a 26-year-old......
03:39 2019-06-24

Virginia Beach releases gunman's resignation email Virginia Beach officials on Monday released a resignation email sent by the gunman in a mass shooting at the city's municipal center that killed 12 people....
04:00 2019-06-04

'This Isn't a Mystery': Dayton Gunman Had Documented Obsession With Violence Memorials now line the streets of Dayton, Ohio,’s historic Oregon District, just one day after a masked gunman shot and killed nine people early Sunday morning....
23:26 2019-08-05

No clarity yet on motive behind Gilroy gunman's attack, investigators say Three killed in shooting at garlic festival on Sunday eveningGilroy holds vigil while state’s governor urges federal actionA gunman who opened fire on festivalgoers, killing three people – including two children – and injuring at least 12 in northern California appeared to reference a white supremac...
18:52 2019-07-31

The Latest: LA-area gunman who set fire to home killed SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a standoff with a gunman near Los Angeles (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Authorities have shot and killed a gunman who held authorities at bay for hours in a bizarre standoff during which he set a home on fire and threw fireworks at officers. Authorities say th...
07:00 2019-06-07

Gunman in Virginia Beach put in 2-week notice before shooting The gunman in Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach had filed to leave his job before opening fire on his workplace, city officials said on Sunday....
18:26 2019-06-02

How a Photojournalist Captured an Image of a Gunman Mid-Attack in Dallas “Was I in the right place at the wrong time, or was I in the wrong place at the right time?” the photographer, Tom Fox of The Dallas Morning News, said after a man opened fire at a federal courthouse....
00:00 2019-06-19

Police: Video shows suspect in bus shooting was not gunman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have released from custody a man suspected of shooting three passengers on a city bus after determining he wasn’t the gunman. Officers had taken the 35-year-old man into custody after witnesses said he was possibly the gunman who fired several shots at the bus jus...
23:52 2019-06-18

Sacramento police officer shot, gunman still firing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Sacramento police officer has been shot in a possible ambush and a gunman continues to hold off those trying to reach her. KTXL-TV says a lieutenant is reporting that the officer was responding to a report of shots fired in the North Sacramento neighborhoo...
04:52 2019-06-20

Gunman wounds 2, kills himself in attack near French mosque PARIS (AP) – An unidentified gunman shot and wounded an imam and one other person Thursday in front of a mosque in the western French city of Brest, then killed himself, police said. The motive for the attack is unclear. France’s interior minister ordered security tightened at places of ...
20:13 2019-06-27

Gunman's resignation email gave no hint of bloodshed to come A city official in Virginia Beach says the resignation email the gunman sent hours before the shooting at a municipal building was brief, unremarkable and didn't contain anything that foreshadowed the upcoming violence that would kill 12 people....
01:39 2019-06-04

Virginia Gunman Who Killed 12, Stayed Up At Odd Hours, Say His Neighbours Virginia Beach Shooting: Police in Virginia searched Saturday for the reason why a city engineer fired indiscriminately on his workplace colleagues, turning a municipal building into a war zone as he......
01:52 2019-06-02

Official: Gunman's resignation email had no sign of shooting A city official in Virginia Beach says the resignation email the gunman sent hours before the shooting at a municipal building was brief, unremarkable and didn't contain anything that foreshadowed the upcoming violence that would kill 12 people....
17:00 2019-06-03

Official: Gunman’s resignation email had no sign of shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A city official in Virginia Beach says the resignation email the gunman sent hours before the shooting at a municipal building was brief, unremarkable and didn’t contain anything that foreshadowed the upcoming violence that would kill 12 people. City Communications D...
16:52 2019-06-03

Gunman Kills 2 On US Highway With Assault Rifle, Escapes Texas authorities on Friday were searching for a gunman who shot and killed two men on a Houston freeway on Thursday before being chased off by a witness who opened fire at him....
22:26 2019-08-09

Man walking his dog shot and killed by gunman with rifle in Harlem A Manhattan man walking his dog on a street near his Harlem apartment was shot in the leg by a gunman with a rifle and later died of the wound, law-enforcement sources said. Winston McKay, 40, was walking his dog Milton at about 2:20 a.m. Monday near Amsterdam Avenue and West 146th Street when he......
11:52 2019-06-12

Virginia Gunman "Was In Good Standing" With His Employer, Says Official Virginia Beach Shooting: Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining......
05:52 2019-06-03

El Paso shooting witness says he tried to help kids escape from gunman EL PASO (NBC NEWS) – A shopper said he tried to scoop up many children at the mall in El Paso, Texas, where a gunman opened fire Saturday at a Walmart. At least 20 people were killed, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told reporters. The shopper, Glendon Oakley, described himself as a member of the milit...
00:13 2019-08-09

4 dead, including gunman, after Atlanta-area shooting Georgia authorities are investigating a triple homicide in the Atlanta area late Tuesday that ended with the gunman killing himself, investigators said....
18:00 2019-08-07

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty Brenton Tarrant is the first to be charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The judge said he is fit to stand trial in the attacks that claimed 51 lives....
06:00 2019-06-14

12 Dead, Including Gunman; 6 Injured After Shootout In US's Virginia A gunman went on a shooting spree at a government building complex in Virginia Beach, Virginia on Friday afternoon, killing 11 people and wounding six, police said....
02:13 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach: gunman kills at least 11 at government building Police say the shooter, a longtime public utilities employee, died at the sceneIncident occurred in municipal centerA gunman killed 11 people and injured at least six others in a Virginia municipal building, in the latest deadly mass shooting to roil the United States.Authorities said a disgruntled ...
03:26 2019-06-01

El Paso gunman confessed to targeting Mexicans, police say The gunman accused of opening fire at an El Paso Walmart, killing 22 people, confessed to authorities that he had been targeting Mexicans, authorities say.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

Suspected El Paso gunman to face death penalty The shooting that killed 20 people at a crowded El Paso shopping area will be handled as a domestic terrorism case, and could carry the death penalty.        ...
19:39 2019-08-05

California garlic festival gunman killed self, coroner says A coroner's report on the gunman who opened fire at the Gilroy food festival in Northern California last Sunday night said he committed suicide, contrary to police accounts that law enforcement killed him. ...
04:00 2019-08-03

Officer, gunman killed in California highway shootout A California Highway Patrol officer was killed and two other officers were wounded in a shootout Monday with a man who opened fire after being pulled over by police....
23:00 2019-08-13

Funeral set for Alabama police officer killed by gunman AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A police officer killed by a gunman in Alabama is being honored with a funeral at the 9,100-seat Auburn Arena. The ceremony for Auburn police officer William Buechner is being held Friday afternoon. City offices are closed for the day, and residents are being asked to line a stre...
15:26 2019-05-24

6 suspects, including gunman, arrested in Ortiz shooting Dominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage indicate a new level of sophistication in the attack on former Red Sox star David Ortiz...
02:13 2019-06-13

1 Injured After Gunman Goes On Shooting Spree At Mosque In Norway A gunman armed with multiple weapons opened fire in a mosque near the Norwegian capital Oslo on Saturday, injuring one person before being overpowered by an elderly worshipper, police and witnesses......
02:13 2019-08-11

| 12 dead after gunman fires 'indiscriminately' in US government complex A municipal employee has sprayed gunfire "indiscriminately" in a government building complex in the US state of Virginia, police say, killing 12 people and wounding four in the latest mass shooting to rock the country....
12:52 2019-06-01

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas....
19:26 2019-06-21

An Explosion in Philadelphia Could Make Your Fourth of July Road Trip a Lot More Expensive A fire at the largest refinery on the U.S. East Coast sent gasoline prices soaring, threatening to raise pump prices from Delaware to Maine just as American drivers get set to head off on vacation. Futures jumped 3.9%, the most in more than three months after an explosion and fire Friday at the Phil...
19:52 2019-06-27

St. Louis, Philadelphia police involved in review of social media posts Police departments in Philadelphia and St. Louis are investigating more than 100 officers over complaints about social media posts that critics say is insensitive at best, and bigoted at worst....
21:26 2019-06-20

Customs officials seize ship involved in $1B Philadelphia cocaine bust U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it seized a cargo ship from which authorities removed $1 billion worth of cocaine in a bust last month at a port in Philadelphia....
03:52 2019-07-10

The Children of Philadelphia Have Been Attending Toxic Schools for Years. This Is a National Crisis The children of Philadelphia are in dire need of our help. They are at the mercy of a man-made, ticking time bomb that is nearly inescapable. I’m talking about toxic schools....
00:39 2019-06-22

Fire, explosions at Philadelphia oil refinery caused by butane vat; no injuries reported It’s the second fire at the refinery in one month, following a June 10 fire in which no injuries were reported.        ...
22:13 2019-06-21

Philadelphia refinery seeks to sell oil stocks, equipment after fire: sources The Philadelphia refinery ravaged by a massive fire two weeks ago has begun offering to sell off its stocks of oil and some equipment, according to four people familiar with the matter, after the refinery's owner announced it would seek to permanently shut it....
22:13 2019-07-03

Dozens of protestors arrested for blocking Philadelphia Fourth of July parade Protestors participating in a demonstration against ICE were arrested for blocking Philadelphia's Fourth of July parade.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Anti-deportation activists 'occupy' Biden campaign HQ in Philadelphia; 6 arrested Six people were arrested at Joe Biden's campaign office in Philadelphia Wednesday after advocates for undocumented immigrants stormed the building in a bid to confront the Democratic frontrunner over the millions of deportations that took place during the Obama Administration....
06:26 2019-07-11

72 Philadelphia police officers on administrative duty after alleged offensive posts More than 70 Philadelphia police officers are off the streets after racist or offensive social media posts were uncovered.        ...
01:39 2019-06-21

Philadelphia refinery workers plan for uncertain future after jobs go up in smoke At Erin Pub, a classic Irish neighborhood bar in Norwood, Pennsylvania, dozens of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's unionized employees crammed around the bar on Wednesday night, toasting to their friendships after learning that day of plans to close the refinery permanently after a devastating fi...
17:13 2019-06-28

Dramatic video shows dozens looting Philadelphia Walgreens, police say Philadelphia police have released surveillance video showing a large group of young people running into a Walgreens store and causing thousands of dollars in damage last week....
03:00 2019-07-10

Philadelphia dad beats thief to death after stealing car with kids inside, police say PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – A car thief who stole a vehicle with children inside was chased down and beaten to death by the kids’ father and other bystanders Thursday night, Philadelphia police said. The violent ordeal began around 9 p.m. when a 25-year-old woman parked her Hyundai sedan outsi...
19:52 2019-07-12

Move 9 women freed after 40 years in jail over Philadelphia police siege Janine Phillips Africa and Janet Holloway Africa releasedGroup maintains James Ramp was killed by fellow officersFor 40 years, Janine Phillips Africa had a technique for coping with being cooped up in a prison cell for a crime she says she did not commit. She would avoid birthdays, Christmas, New Ye...
06:01 2019-05-26

Philadelphia energy firm files for bankruptcy one month after blast and blaze The company said Sunday it aimed to start refining oil again, as, "our plan is critical to the energy supply and security for the region, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia...
14:13 2019-07-23

Charlie Manuel, 75, returns to Philadelphia Phillies' bench as hitting coach The Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday announced they re-hired former manager Charlie Manuel to take over as the team’s hitting coach replacing John Mallee....
02:39 2019-08-14

Philadelphia Energy Solutions shutting down remaining refinery units: source Philadelphia Energy Solutions' 335,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery began permanently shutting its remaining refinery units on Monday, said a source familiar with plant operations. The shutdown will finish in a few days....
03:52 2019-07-23

Philadelphia Energy Solutions seen selling RIN credits in months before bankruptcy -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions has been seen selling biofuel credits, called Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), in the months leading up to filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, market sources said....
20:01 2019-07-22

Shut Philadelphia refinery begins risky job of removing toxic chemical Workers at the fire-damaged Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery took the first steps this week toward ridding the plant of roughly 30,000 barrels of modified hydrofluoric acid, a dangerous undertaking that has rarely, if ever, been performed under similar circumstances....
17:26 2019-08-02

Philadelphia Union's Alejandro Bedoya calls on Congress to 'do something now' after mass shootings When Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya scored in the third minute of the game against D.C. United on Sunday, he used an on-field microphone to make a statement about gun violence....
18:39 2019-08-05

Wells Fargo is dismissed from municipal bond lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate demand obligations, a type of tax-exempt bond....
19:13 2019-06-18

Philadelphia's First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead of Apparent Suicide On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Dante Austin was found dead inside the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 27....
01:52 2019-06-12

Philadelphia Energy Solutions seen selling RIN credits in months before bankruptcy: sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions has been seen selling biofuel credits, called Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs), in the months leading up to filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, market sources said....
19:00 2019-07-22

Philadelphia DA says he negotiated 'bulls---' deal to police shooting suspect to get him to surrender The suspect accused of shooting six police officers during an hourslong standoff in Philadelphia last week was given a phony deal by the city's district attorney — who said it was "bulls---" from the start....
15:39 2019-08-18

Second Judge Dismisses Criminal Charges in Philadelphia Train Wreck That Killed 8 A Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge dismissed criminal charges against a former Amtrak engineer. The state attorney general vowed Tuesday to appeal the decision....
07:13 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate demand obligations (VRDO), a type of tax-exempt bond....
22:26 2019-06-18

$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in record Philadelphia bust, feds say Members of the ship's crew face federal charges after a record 16.5-ton cocaine bust in Philadelphia.        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Virginia Gunman, Who Killed 12, Resigned Hours Before Shooting: Official The engineer who shot dead 12 people at a municipal building in a US beach resort city had submitted his resignation hours before the killings, a city official said on Sunday....
05:52 2019-06-03

FBI says Dayton gunman who killed nine explored 'violent ideologies' – live Bureau to conduct ‘thorough, methodical’ investigationTrump not welcome in El Paso – Democratic congresswomanSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.13pm BST Authorities in Ohio provided an update on the investigation into the Dayton attack, revealing that they have uncovered evidenc...
22:39 2019-08-06

Gunman shoots suspected rival in broad daylight: video Police have released video of a man who opened fire on a Brooklyn street, wounding his suspected target and then fleeing. The suspect is seen in footage released late Tuesday walking on Nostrand Avenue near Farragut Road in Flatbush around 5:30 p.m. June 6, passing a bystander as he strolls down the...
20:39 2019-06-12

In High School, US Gunman Had Threatened Fellow Students With "Hit List" The 24-year-old gunman who killed nine people in a rampage in Dayton, Ohio, had a troubled past, including threatening fellow students in high school, authorities said, but police said it was too soon......
02:52 2019-08-06

Suspected gunman among 6 detained in David Ortiz shooting investigation Six suspects have been arrested in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, including the alleged gunman, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
06:39 2019-06-13

Virginia Gunman E-Mailed "Ordinary" Resignation Hours Before Killing 12 Virginia Shooting: After an unremarkable career spent tending the water and sewer systems beneath this city of 450,000 residents, DeWayne Craddock quit on Friday morning....
05:52 2019-06-03

Gilroy Garlic Festival Gunman Died by Suicide, Coroner Says The 19-year-old who carried out a mass shooting last weekend at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, contradicting initial police reports, officials said on Friday....
18:13 2019-08-03

The Latest: Police find no sign of gunman at California mall The Latest on a shooting at a Southern California shopping mall (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Police who spent hours searching a massive Southern California shopping mall say they've found no sign of the gunman who wounded one person there....
11:13 2019-06-04

FBI finds gunman in Dayton, Ohio, rampage was obsessed with violence The gunman who killed his sister and eight other people in Dayton, Ohio, before he was slain by police had a history of violent obsessions and previously mused about committing mass murder, an FBI official said on Tuesday....
12:26 2019-08-07

At least four dead, two more injured after Australian gunman goes on shooting spree: reports At least four people are dead and two more are injured after a lone gunman opened fire Tuesday night in a suburb just outside of Darwin, Australia, police said....
16:00 2019-06-04

Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 was disgruntled city engineer The gunman who killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building before dying in a shootout with police was identified on Saturday as a disgruntled city engineer and co-worker of most of the victims....
22:13 2019-06-01

Dayton gunman had cocaine, Xanax, alcohol in his system during attack The gunman who killed nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, had cocaine, Xanax and alcohol in his system at the time of the shooting rampage, the county coroner said on Thursday....
15:26 2019-08-16

Accused New Zealand gunman's letter from jail circulates online The gunman accused of killing 51 people in New Zealand has written several letters from jail expressing his political and social views, prompting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to say that should never have been allowed....
04:13 2019-08-15

Virginia Gunman Who Killed 12 Was "Disgruntled" City Engineer: Police Virginia Beach police named the gunman who killed 12 people and wounded four others at a municipal building on Friday as DeWayne Craddock, saying he was a disgruntled city engineer....
16:52 2019-06-01

California synagogue honors woman slain in gunman’s attack POWAY, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California synagogue where a gunman killed a woman and wounded three other people has dedicated a new Torah scroll — the holiest object in Judaism — to the slain woman. The handwritten Biblical scroll was dedicated Wednesday at Chabad of Poway in memory of Lori Kaye. ...
11:39 2019-05-23

Alleged Christchurch gunman sends letter from prison cell New Zealand officials have admitted they made a big mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-written letter from his prison cell...
11:26 2019-08-14

Hero coach who stopped high school gunman: ‘Instincts just took over’ PORTLAND, Ore. — Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe said he had just entered a classroom at the Portland high school where he works as a coach and security guard when a student armed with a black shotgun appeared in the doorway. Lowe had just seconds Friday to react. He lunged at ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Gunman flees after killing two on Houston highway with assault rifle Texas authorities on Friday were searching for a gunman who shot and killed two men on a Houston freeway on Thursday before being chased off by a witness who opened fire at him....
06:52 2019-08-10

Police: Accused El Paso, Texas, gunman says he targeted Mexicans The 21-year-old man accused of killing 22 people in a shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart told police he intentionally targeted Mexicans during the attack, an affidavit released Friday indicated....
00:26 2019-08-10

Kentucky State Police: Trooper shot in leg killed gunman HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have identified a man who was killed and a trooper who was wounded in an exchange of gunfire. News outlets report that police say Trooper Brad Martin fatally shot 58-year-old Zendall Noble when he came out of his home armed in Perry County on June 11. Police ...
16:39 2019-06-21

In less than a minute, Ohio gunman kills nine people, including sister A gunman dressed in body armor opened fire in downtown Dayton, Ohio, early on Sunday, killing nine people including his sister and wounding 27 others, authorities said, in the second deadly U.S. mass shooting in less than a day....
22:00 2019-08-04

In less than a minute, gunman kills nine people in Ohio mass shooting A gunman dressed in body armor opened fire in a downtown district of Dayton, Ohio, early on Sunday, killing nine people and wounding 27 others, authorities said, in the second deadly mass shooting in the United States in less than a day....
18:39 2019-08-04

Gunman dead, 2 injured in second California Costco shooting in three days A gunman shot two people in a Costco parking lot Monday afternoon in Southern California before turning his weapon on himself.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Gunman in 4 Wisconsin deaths may have imitated abduction of Jayme Closs Ritchie German Jr., 33, killed his mother, brother and nephew and later killed a 24-year-old woman at another home before killing himself, police say.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Turkish Diplomat Killed by Gunman in Iraqi Kurdish Region A Turkish diplomat was killed in the capital city of Iraq’s semiautonomous Kurdish region Wednesday when at least one gunman opened fire inside a restaurant where the consular official was having lunch...
20:26 2019-07-17

Coroner says Gilroy gunman killed himself, contradicting police accounts Law enforcement had said that police took down the shooter, who killed three people, in ‘less than a minute’A gunman who opened fire at a food festival in northern California, killing three and injuring 13, had taken his own life before police shot him, a county coroner determined Friday.The finding...
02:52 2019-08-03

Police believe gunman in deadly California festival rampage acted alone Investigators are increasingly convinced that a teen gunman who killed three people at a weekend food festival in California acted on his own, but authorities said on Tuesday they remained largely in the dark about the motives for the shooting....
17:39 2019-07-31

The Accused Gunman in the New Zealand Mosque Shooting Has Pleaded Not Guilty (CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May. The courtroom was filled with 80 survivors and family members o...
06:13 2019-06-14

Gunman kills 20, wounds 26 at Walmart store in El Paso, Texas A man armed with a rifle opened fire at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, killing 20 people and wounding 26 others as panicked shoppers and employees scurried for cover before the gunman surrendered to police at the scene....
07:26 2019-08-04

Police say Virginia Beach gunman was disgruntled city engineer The gunman who killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building before dying in a gun battle with police was identified on Saturday as a disgruntled city engineer and co-worker of most of the victims....
17:26 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Philadelphia refinery workers plan for uncertain future after jobs go up in smoke At Erin Pub, a classic Irish neighborhood bar in Norwood, Pennsylvania, dozens of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's unionized employees crammed around the bar on Wednesday night, toasting to their friendships after learning that day of plans to close the refinery permanently after a devastating fi...
21:52 2019-06-28

Philadelphia Yanks 72 Police Officers Off the Street Because They Couldn't Stop Being Racist on Facebook Maybe racist rhetoric on social media isn’t really your thing, but 72 Philadelphia police officers just got yanked off the street and reassigned to administrative duty because it’s apparently theirs....
16:39 2019-06-20

Philadelphia Phillies All-Star Odubel Herrera arrested for assaulting girlfriend, police say Philadelphia Phillies All-Star outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting his 20-year-old girlfriend at a New Jersey casino, authorities said....
19:13 2019-05-28

Philadelphia Phillies crediting bamboo plant for helping them get back into division race The Philadelphia Phillies are riding a four-game winning streak and have presented themselves as a viable threat to the Atlanta Braves in the National League East division....
16:39 2019-06-28

Philadelphia to fire 13 police officers after series of racist, discriminatory Facebook posts Examples included posts with the words “Death to Islam,” referring to blacks as “thugs,” and homophobic memes that referenced violence.        ...
02:52 2019-07-19

13 Philadelphia police officers fired for racist, violent social media posts Thirteen Philadelphia police officers will be fired for making racist and violent social media posts, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday....
03:26 2019-07-19

Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history. The post Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history appeared first on LEX1...
22:13 2019-06-18

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Chinese bank seeks denial of Philadelphia Energy Solutions bankruptcy plan A Chinese bank asked a federal judge on Tuesday to deny Philadelphia Energy Solutions' initial bankruptcy requests, arguing it should get priority over any insurance payouts after a June fire destroyed a section of the PES refinery....
22:52 2019-07-23

Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles agree to four-year, $128 million contract extension The Eagles have locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz through the 2024 season with a massive four-year extension.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Philadelphia's first openly gay deputy sheriff found dead at his desk in apparent suicide Philadelphia's first openly gay Deputy Sheriff committed suicide at his desk from an apparent gunshot wound on Friday, just before the city's weekend of pride celebrations were set to begin....
00:26 2019-06-10

Carl Frampton forced to cancel Philadelphia bout after ‘freak’ ornament accident Northern Ireland's Carl Frampton said he was “absolutely devastated” by the incident The post Carl Frampton forced to cancel Philadelphia bout after ‘freak’ ornament accident appeared first on Boxing News....
15:39 2019-08-06

72 Philadelphia police officers taken off streets over alleged racist social media posts Philadelphia has placed 72 of its police officers on administrative duty pending an investigation into alleged bigoted social media posts. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
01:39 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Philadelphia refinery seeks to sell oil stocks, equipment after fire -sources The Philadelphia refinery ravaged by a massive fire two weeks ago has begun offering to sell off its stocks of oil and some equipment, according to four people familiar with the matter, after the refinery's owner announced it would seek to permanently shut it....
21:00 2019-07-03

Bank drops objection to financing request by bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions A bank dropped its objection on Tuesday to Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's initial bankruptcy requests after the two sides struck an agreement over the terms of new financing....
03:39 2019-07-24

Virginia Beach shooting: 12 victims and gunman named after 'horrific crime' Eleven killed were city staff members, one was contractorPolice say additional weapons found at suspect’s homeAmerica was reeling on Saturday after 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach late on Friday afternoon. It was the deadliest mass shooting this year and prompted ...
17:52 2019-06-01

Gilroy Garlic Festival gunman took his gun from Nevada to California illegally, officials say The 19-year-old man who killed three people and wounded a dozen more at a Northen California food festival on Sunday bought his rifle legally in Nevada but brought it into California illegally, officials said....
20:13 2019-07-31

At least 21 dead. Suspected gunman could face death penalty. What we know about the El Paso shooting At least 21 people were killed after a suspected gunman went on a rampage Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Here's what we know so far.        ...
19:39 2019-08-05

Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty to all charges in New Zealand court An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year....
05:00 2019-06-14

Dayton, Ohio, gunman had cocaine, alcohol and antidepressants in system: coroner The gunman who carried out the Aug. 4 mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, which left nine people dead, had cocaine and other drugs in his system at the time, according to an Ohio coroner....
13:26 2019-08-16

At least 20 dead. Suspected gunman could face death penalty. What we know about the El Paso shooting At least 20 people were killed after a suspected gunman went on a rampage Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Here's what we know so far.        ...
06:00 2019-08-05

Tennessee church gunman Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole A man convicted in a 2017 Nashville church shooting that left one worshipper dead and seven others injured will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole, a jury ruled Tuesday....
07:26 2019-05-29

Gunman's weapon jams twice as he tries to shoot woman, NYPD video shows New York City police released stunning video Monday showing what could have been a fatal encounter -- except the masked gunman’s weapon jammed twice....
14:13 2019-07-23

Long before shooting, Dayton gunman threatened fellow students with 'hit list' The 24-year-old gunman who killed nine people in a rampage in Dayton, Ohio had a troubled past, including threatening fellow students in high school, authorities said, but police said it was too soon to establish a motive for the slaughter....
17:39 2019-08-05

NC student who died tackling gunman gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (WRAL) — A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. The Cha...
23:39 2019-05-24

Rifle-toting gunman wearing ballistic vest shoots New Jersey cop A gunman, armed with a rifle and wearing a ballistic vest, shot a police officer in New Jersey on Thursday morning, law enforcement sources told The Post. The gunman shot at cops just after 11:30 a.m. on the 300 block of Myrtle Avenue in Irvington, and ran through back yards, according to the source...
19:26 2019-08-08

Police release footage of gunman who struck an 11-year-old in East Harlem Police released surveillance footage from the moment a gunman opened fire on a crowded East Harlem street on Sunday, striking an 11-year-old boy in the leg. Cops said they are searching for the gunman who fired off the shots at 3:22 p.m. near the intersection of Madison Ave and E. 108th Street. The ...
10:13 2019-07-22

Gunman accused of shooting ex admits he lied about aiming at bear, authorities say A Virginia man was arrested Tuesday, accused of deliberately shooting his former boyfriend despite initially telling investigators he had been aiming at a bear....
13:26 2019-05-30

Dayton gunman shot 26 people in 32 seconds before police killed him, officials say The gunman who carried out the Aug. 4 mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio spent nearly two hours in the area before he opened fire, killing nine people and injuring 17 more, according to newly released surveillance footage pieced together from several local businesses....
11:26 2019-08-14

Alleged Christchurch mosque gunman sends letter from prison cell New Zealand's prison authority has acknowledged it made a mistake in allowing the alleged Christchurch mosque attacker to send a letter, which later surfaced on 4chan, an online message board known for hosting the views of white supremacists....
17:52 2019-08-14

California shootout: Officer killed by gunman to be mourned by highway patrol Bells will toll Wednesday during a solemn California Highway Patrol ceremony for an officer killed this week.        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

Fox & Friends Idiot Defends the Language Trump and the El Paso Gunman Both Love to Use The man who traveled across Texas to kill Latinx people is racist. The man who campaigned for president by calling Mexicans drug dealers and rapists is racist. And yet, being that it is a day that ends in y, our favorite Fox & Friends assholes couldn’t help defending the words used by both of th...
20:13 2019-08-06

Ohio gunman had bulletproof vest, at least 100 rounds when he opened fire outside bar, police say The gunman in the deadly rampage in Dayton, Ohio, was wearing a mask, bulletproof vest, earplugs and had at least 100 rounds when he opened fire outside a bar, killed nine, including his sister, and injuring more than two dozen, one in critical condition, police said....
00:00 2019-08-05

Virginia Beach gunman DeWayne Craddock quit job hours before massacre Virginia Beach gunman DeWayne Craddock had quit his city job just hours before launching his massacre, officials confirmed Sunday. Craddock, 40, emailed his two-weeks’ notice as a civil engineer on Friday morning — and just after 4 p.m launched the mass shooting that left 12 dead at his ...
01:52 2019-06-03

Dominican Republic police arrest gunman in David Ortiz shooting Police in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday arrested six men -- including the suspected gunman -- in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz....
03:00 2019-06-13

Masked gunman, 22, who opened fire outside Dallas courthouse was Army vet, authorities say The 22-year-old masked gunman who was shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in Dallas had been discharged from the Army, and wasn’t the subject of any investigation....
00:26 2019-06-18

Gunman in Virginia Beach Shooting Planned to Quit City Job, Officials Say DeWayne Craddock, the suspect in the fatal shooting of a dozen people at a municipal building on Friday, had submitted a resignation notice hours before the assault....
22:39 2019-06-02

NYPD hunt gunman who fired on police officer at a traffic stop Police are searching for a would-be cop killer they say opened fire, striking no one, after they pulled him over for a routine car stop for non-working brake lights at 1:30 a.m. Saturday in Jamaica, Queens. The suspect, accused of fleeing on foot while popping off three shots — is Willie Smit...
07:39 2019-06-02

Masked gunman arrested after opening fire outside Dallas federal courthouse A masked gunman has been taken into custody Monday morning after firing a rifle outside of a courthouse in downtown Dallas, just one block away from where five police officers were killed in a 2016 attack. ...
18:13 2019-06-17

3 Mexican nationals were killed and 6 were wounded in the El Paso shooting, Mexican officials say Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via Associated Press Three Mexicans were killed in Saturday's shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, Mexico's president said. Texas officials said Saturday that 20 people were killed in total, and 26 wounded. A 21-year-old white, male suspect was arrested in connecti...
16:26 2019-08-04

'He is going to blow my brains out.' How a highway standoff played out on Facebook Live A woman who livestreamed a police standoff earlier this week had an on-again, off-again romantic relationship with the man driving the van.        ...
08:39 2019-06-07

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested . The post Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:00 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Bank drops objection to financing request by bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions A bank dropped its objection on Tuesday to Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's initial bankruptcy requests after the two sides struck an agreement over the terms of new financing....
01:26 2019-07-24

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
19:52 2019-05-22

Philadelphia Eagles' Lane Johnson donates $500G to Kilgore College for new athletic facility Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson announced Wednesday he was donating $500,000 to Kilgore College for the construction of a “The Lane” athletic facility....
21:00 2019-05-22

Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera suspended for 85 games in domestic-violence case Domestic-violence charges were dropped against Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera, but MLB suspended him for the remainder of the season.       ...
08:26 2019-07-06

Ohio shooting victims include gunman's sister, mother of two who was a nursing student A gunman killed nine people, including his sister, and injured more than two dozen people early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, the second community to grapple with a mass shooting in fewer than 24 hours. ...
04:39 2019-08-05

Friend of gunman in Ohio mass shooting faces federal gun charges: prosecutors A friend of the Ohio man who killed nine people, including his own sister, in Dayton this month was charged on Monday with lying about his illegal drug use on a form when he bought a pistol, federal prosecutors said....
00:00 2019-08-13

Dayton shooting: Gunman killed his sister, but was the ‘sororicide' intentional? The murder of a sister is sororicide. Officials says it's too early to tell whether Megan Betts was a target of Sunday's mass shooting in Dayton.        ...
14:52 2019-08-06

Virginia Beach gunman gave resignation before shooting, was in ‘good standing,’ authorities say The Virginia Beach shooter who killed 12 people and wounded several others in a municipal complex on Friday had submitted his resignation earlier that morning, officials said Sunday....
19:39 2019-06-02

Virginia Beach shooting: Officials identify suspected gunman as city employee Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera identified the gunman as DeWayne Craddock, who was employed as an engineer with the city’s public utilities department. Craddock died in a gun battle with police....
15:39 2019-06-01

California shootout: Gunman's criminal past was likely unknown to the officer he killed The man who opened fire during a traffic stop just off a Southern California freeway had a long and violent criminal history.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Court record: Rapper Nipsey Hussle called gunman 'snitch' before shooting Slain rapper Nipsey Hussle called the gunman who killed him a "snitch" just hours before he was shot 10 times at a south Los Angeles strip mall, grand jury testimony shows....
19:13 2019-06-28

Teenage Gunman's Death In Mass Shooting At US Food Festival Ruled Suicide The teenager who opened fire with an assault rifle at a weekend food festival in Northern California, killing three people, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, autopsy results......
07:52 2019-08-03

Police: Gunman in Virginia Beach mass shooting used .45-caliber handgun with suppressor VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police: Gunman in Virginia Beach mass shooting used .45-caliber handgun with suppressor. The post Police: Gunman in Virginia Beach mass shooting used .45-caliber handgun with suppressor appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:13 2019-06-01

Universal Orlando reopens after police respond to report of a gunman in parking garage Universal Orlando went under temporary lockdown Saturday night after police received a report of a gunman spotted in a parking garage.       ...
17:26 2019-07-21

Accused David Ortiz gunman claims slugger wasn’t intended target The man accused of shooting David Ortiz in a botched $8,000 hit job claimed from jail Thursday that the baseball legend wasn’t his intended target — but he got confused by the retired slugger’s clothes. “It wasn’t David, it wasn’t for David … Was confused,” Rolfi Ferreira Cruz shouted to journ...
06:13 2019-06-14

Dayton, Ohio, shooting: Video shows gunman's deadly path It is still unclear whether the gunman intended to shoot his sister, Megan Betts. Police revised the number of people injured by gunfire to 17.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Ohio gunman had bulletproof vest, was stopped within 30 seconds of opening fire outside bar, police say The gunman in the deadly rampage in Dayton, Ohio, was wearing a mask, bulletproof vest, earplugs and was carrying a rifle capable of holding at least 100 rounds when he opened fire outside a bar, killed nine, including his sister, and injuring more than two dozen, one in critical condition, police s...
04:39 2019-08-05

Dayton gunman may have had up to 250 rounds of ammunition, unclear if sister targeted, police chief says The gunman behind the attack in Dayton, Ohio that left nine dead may have had enough ammunition to inflict much more suffering before his rampage was cut short by responding officers, the city's police chief said Monday. ...
21:26 2019-08-05

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused. The post Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused app...
12:52 2019-06-20

Philadelphia Flyers mascot surprises 7-year-old superfan who requested custom Gritty-themed prosthetic Gritty, the wild-eyed mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team, surprised a 7-year-old fan who had requested a customized prosthetic leg featuring the orange furry creature. ...
20:52 2019-06-27

Important Policy Change: The Philadelphia Phillies Have Announced That The Phillie Phanatic Will Now Crawl Around On All Fours Like The Beast He Is Get excited, baseball fans, because it looks like one of the most iconic mascots in sports history is about to get an update: The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that, moving forward, the Phillie Phanatic will crawl on all fours like the beast he is....
16:13 2019-07-02