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Prosecutors: Man Charged In Shootout At Anti-Islam Event Wanted To Attack Super Bowl

AP | RYAN VAN VELZER and JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 06.16.2015 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Calling him "off-the-charts dangerous," authorities outlined the evidence Tuesday against a Phoenix man who they say helped orchestra...

The Difficulty of Predicting ISIS and Al Qaeda 'Stay and Act in Place' Attacks

Anne Speckhard | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics
Anne Speckhard

The speed by which today's terrorists radicalize into extremist mindsets and take lethal action is mind-boggling and presents a nightmare for today's security officials.

Pentagon Says Security Level Has Been Raised At Its U.S. Bases

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. military has ordered an increase in security at its bases around the United States for the first time in near...

Juan Williams: Pamela Geller Lights Fires To See How Fast Fire Dept. Responds

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.08.2015 | Media

An interview with the woman behind the "Draw Mohammad" event in Texas got heated Thursday night when Fox News analyst Juan Williams accused her of pro...

Rand Paul Flubs Facts About Texas Shooters | Robert Farley | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics

The following post first appeared on Sen. Rand Paul said the attack in Garland, Texas, was “an example of how we do need to se...

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Texas Attack

The New York Times | Posted 05.05.2015 | World

The Islamic State extremist group has sought to link itself to last weekend’s attack in Garland, Tex., during which two assailants shot a security g...

Jon Stewart Explains When It's OK To Shoot People Who've Offended You

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.05.2015 | Comedy

The shooting in Texas over cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad had "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart going over some common sense rules about when it's accep...

One Texas Shooting Suspect Identified

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 05.04.2015 | Crime

Authorities have identified one of the suspects in Sunday night's shooting in Garland, Texas. The suspected gunman, Elton Simpson, was the subject ...

Austin Shooting Suspect Dead After Firing On Downtown Buildings

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 01.28.2015 | Crime

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin and tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze early Friday ...

Texas Massacre Suspect Collapses In Court

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 09.10.2014 | Crime

HOUSTON (AP) — A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Hous...

Texas Massacre Suspect Allegedly Demanded To Know Ex-Wife's Whereabouts

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

SPRING, Texas (AP) — A man charged with killing four children and their parents forced his way into the family's suburban Houston home, tied them up...

Texas Massacre Suspect Had Previous Domestic Violence Arrest

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

The man charged with slaughtering six of his ex-wife's relatives had a history of domestic violence on his record, police say. Ron Lee Haskell, 33,...

Police Identify Suspect In Deadly Texas Shooting

Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

UPDATE: Authorities have identified and charged the man suspected of killing six people, including four children, in a domestic dispute in Spring, ...

Cops Release Possible Motive For Texas Shooting

Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press SPRING, Texas (AP) — A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critical...

4 Men Shot, Killed At Texas Home

AP | Posted 10.10.2013 | Crime

PARIS, Texas -- PARIS, Texas (AP) — Police are investigating as homicides the shooting deaths of four men found at a house in northeast Texas. A wo...

Steven Hoffer

'Every Prosecutor Has This Fear' | Steven Hoffer | Posted 02.01.2013 | Crime

When two masked gunmen ambushed a Texas prosecutor outside a courthouse, it was the fear Erik Nielsen lived with for years. Nielsen trains state at...

County Prosecutor Shot Dead Outside Courthouse

Posted 01.31.2013 | Crime

UPDATE 1:50 p.m. -- Police have confirmed the victim's identity as Mark Hasse, a 57-year-old assistant district attorney in Kaufman County, according ...

Lone Star College Shooting Began With A Bump Say Police

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 03.27.2013 | Crime

HOUSTON — A shooting at a Houston-area community college that wounded three people erupted when two men began arguing after bumping into each ot...

After Student Injured In Crossfire, Lawmakers Say More Guns Needed On Campus

AP | JIM VERTUNO | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — This week's gunfire at a Houston-area college prompted new calls Wednesday for allowing concealed handgun license holders to car...

Suspect Charged In Lone Star College Shooting

AP | Posted 01.23.2013 | Crime

HOUSTON -- A 22-year-old man has been charged in the shootings at a Houston-area community college campus that left him and two others wounded. A sta...

Saki Knafo

Gun Rights Leader At Lone Star College Sees Fascism Behind Gun Control | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.22.2013 | College

Steve Sanders, the president of a student gun rights group at Lone Star College in Texas, said he was unaware of reports that a gunman, or gunmen, had...

Multiple People Shot After Texas College Shooting

Posted 03.24.2013 | College

Three people were shot Tuesday afternoon at Lone Star College's North Harris campus in Houston, Texas. KTRK reports the shooting took place near th...

Friendly Fire: What NYC Shooting tells us about Cops, Guns, and Armed Citizens

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

The fact is that the NYPD's frank admission makes the case for gun control even stronger. What happened in New York City is an example of the mayhem that ensues when guns are used in any situation.

Are Guns Killing Our Freedom Instead of Defending It?

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

The real freedom we need is the freedom to be able to walk around without the fear of our fellow citizens shooting us by design or accident.

After Three Shootings, America Needs Zero Tolerance on Guns

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

If we are going to take aim at anything, then let it be at America's unhealthy obsession with guns and at the empty arguments against gun control, not at common sense.