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Texas Massacre Suspect Collapses In Court

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 07.11.2014 | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

ICE Agent Stable After Being Shot In South Texas

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 07.03.2012 | Latino Voices

HARGILL, Texas -- A federal immigration agent who was shot while taking part in a criminal investigation near a rural South Texas town early Tuesday w...

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...

Police: Officers Acted Correctly In Shooting, Killing Middle School Student

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — On a doorstep outside a family home, a father wondered why police had to shoot his son in the hall of the boy's middle scho...

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...

Texas Shooting Rampage Leaves 6 Dead

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 09.23.2011 | Crime

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — As music blared from Forum Roller World's loudspeakers, children skated and adults mingled at an 11-year-old Texas boy's ...

Ft. Hood UPDATES: New Clues In Military Base Shooting

AP | MIKE BAKER and BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FORT HOOD, Texas — As if going off to war, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan cleaned out his apartment, gave leftover frozen broccoli to one neighbor and c...

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...

Malik Nadal Hasan: Fort Hood Shooting Suspect Killed

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — His name appears on radical Internet postings. A fellow officer says he fought his deployment to Iraq and argued with soldiers who ...

Nadal Malik Hasan: Key Details Emerge About Fort Hood Shooting Suspect

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — His name appears on radical Internet postings. A fellow officer says he fought his deployment to Iraq and argued with soldiers who ...