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Texas Shooting

Police Identify Houston Mass Shooter Who Was Found With Nazi Paraphernalia

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.27.2016 | Crime

Officials have identified 46-year-old Nathan DeSai as the “disgruntled lawyer” who wielded two guns and wore a military-style uniform during a mas...

Deadly Shooting At Texas High School

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 09.08.2016 | Crime

A female is dead and another injured at a west Texas high school following a shooting, police said. Alpine High School in Alpine, southeast of El Paso...

Person Of Interest Identified In Fatal Austin Shooting

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.31.2016 | Crime

Police have identified a person of interest in a shooting in downtown Austin, Texas, early Sunday that left one person dead and four people injured. A...

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

Anne Speckhard | Posted 05.08.2016 | 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 05.08.2016 | 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 secure...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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.

Community Shaken By Shooting, Police Killing Of Middle School Boy

The Associated Press | Christopher Sherman | Posted 03.07.2012 | Education

The Associated Press BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Rev. Jorge Gomez was counseling worried parents and frightened students late into the night the day...

Four Terrifying Shootings This Weekend

Posted 09.23.2011 | Crime

The AP reported on a rash of gun violence that took place across the country this weekend. A gunman killed himself and five others during a birthda...

FORT HOOD SHOOTINGS: 12 Dead, 31 Injured On Texas Military Base

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down for the latest news listed chronologically. Live updates via Twitter are HERE. 5:06 PM ET -- Fort Hood suspect said methodical goodbyes. ...

Right-Wing Media Respond To Fort Hood Shooting By Attacking Muslims

Media Matters | B.C.O. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Right-wing media figures have used the shooting at Fort Hood as an excuse to attack Islam and American Muslims in particular, with Debbie Schlussel, f...

Rush to Judgment: Media Reporting or Making the News?

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John L. Esposito

Why is there a common tendency, post 9/11, to judge Islam and the majority of mainstream Muslims by the acts of an individual or an aberrant minority of extremists?