Thai mass shooter killed after overnight standoff at mall

A soldier who killed at least 21 people and injured 42 others was fatally shot inside a mall in northeastern Thailand on Sunday, officials said, 16 hours after he went on a rampage that started on a m...

21 dead, 31 injured in Thai mass shooting, gunman hides in mall

A gunman described as a soldier angry over a financial dispute killed two people and then went on a far bloodier rampage Saturday in northeastern Thailand, shooting as he drove to a busy mall where sh...

Virginia lawmakers to debate assault weapon ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in Virginia are set to try to advance legislation to ban assault weapons despite pushback from members of their own party. A state House com...

Court weighing arguments in Ohio gunman school records case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A school district is before the state high court fighting the release of student records of a gunman who killed nine people in Dayton last year. Lawyers for B...

Virginia Senate blocks another Northam-backed gun bill

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate blocked one of Gov. Ralph Northam's top gun-control bills Monday, adding to the list of measures the Democratic governor supports that may not pass the legisla...

Las Vegas preparing to host celebration of Miracle on Ice

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Russell Valvo remembers vividly where he was when the U.S. Olympic hockey team beat the Soviet Union in 1980, and two days later beat Finland for the gold medal. Jus...

Virginia House passes gun-control measures

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates has passed several pieces of gun-control legislation, but some of the measures face an uncertain future in the more conservative Senate. ...

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Authorities ID man who saved baby during Texas mass shooting

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A person who was seen on surveillance video saving a baby during last year's mass shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people has been identified as a then-homeless man ...

Marleau, Noesen each score 2 as Sharks top Ducks 4-2

SAN JOSE,Calif. (AP) — Patrick Marleau and Stefan Noesen each scored twice, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-2 Monday night. Marleau moved past Hal...

Reunion site named after hero of Virginia Beach shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The post office where survivors reunited after a mass shooting in a Virginia Beach government office building now is named after the man who gave his own life for his co-wor...

Dems' response to Trump speech to come from Whitmer, Escobar

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas will deliver the Spanish-la...

Florida school shooting trauma affects young witness

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A young student who witnessed the 2018 massacre at a Florida high school is still too traumatized by the experience to give a formal statement and possibly testify at tria...

Utah police: Boy accused in killing 4 not cooperating

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — A boy accused of shooting and killing four members of a Utah family and wounding a fifth surrendered peacefully following the Friday night slayings, but has since refused to s...

Utah police: Boy accused in killing 4 not cooperating

A boy accused of killing four members of a Utah family surrendered peacefully following the Friday night slayings, but has since refused to speak with detectives trying to piece together a possible mo...