KANSAS CITY, Missouri | The Latest: Newspaper says suspect in cop shootings is dead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Latest on the shooting of three Kansas City police officers (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The Kansas City Star reports that police have killed the suspect in the shooting of three officers.  The newspaper reports that the suspect came out of a home where he had barricaded himself inside Sunday … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Missouri | The Latest: Newspaper says suspect in cop shootings is dead

OLNEY, Maryland | Slain newspaper editor hailed as quiet but brilliant writer

OLNEY, Md. — One of the five newspaper employees killed in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper’s office is remembered as a shy man who expressed his brilliant intellect through the editorials he wrote. More than 150 relatives, friends and co-workers of Capital Gazette editorial page editor Gerald Fischman gathered on Sunday for his funeral … Continue reading OLNEY, Maryland | Slain newspaper editor hailed as quiet but brilliant writer

ANNAPOLIS, Md.  | Moment of silence set for Capital newspaper shooting victims

ANNAPOLIS, Md.  — Newsrooms across the world have been urged to observe a moment of silence for the five employees of The Capital who were killed in one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history. It will be observed Thursday at 2:33 p.m. That’s when a gunman attacked the Annapolis newspaper with a … Continue reading ANNAPOLIS, Md.  | Moment of silence set for Capital newspaper shooting victims

WASHINGTON | Trump orders US flags lowered to honor 5 slain at newspaper

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has ordered U.S. flags on federal property be flown at half-staff through sunset Tuesday to honor five people slain at a newspaper in Maryland’s capital. The order comes after Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley said Monday that Trump had declined his request to lower the flags. Trump issued a proclamation Tuesday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump orders US flags lowered to honor 5 slain at newspaper

WASHINGTON | Police: Shooter sent “kill” letter before newspaper attack

WASHINGTON — Maryland police investigating America’s latest mass murder say Jarrod Ramos, the man charged with the slayings, sent three threatening letters on the day of the attack, including one that said he was on his way to the Capital Gazette to “kill as many people” as he could. Sgt. Jacklyn Davis, a spokeswoman for … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Police: Shooter sent “kill” letter before newspaper attack

Slain newspaper employees noted for talent, warmth, wit

Family and colleagues remember the five people killed in a Maryland newspaper shooting as dedicated members of the community. The employees killed Thursday at the Annapolis paper were Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters. Jarrod W. Ramos, 38, has been charged with five counts of murder in one of the … Continue reading Slain newspaper employees noted for talent, warmth, wit

ANNAPOLIS, Md. | Newspaper shooting suspect’s grievances began with classmate

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Before he developed a long-running grudge against The Capital Gazette, the man who police say opened fire and killed five newspaper staffers directed his anger at a female high school classmate he barely knew. Courthouses in Maryland are clogged with lawsuits brought by Jarrod Ramos against judges, reporters and lawyers he thought … Continue reading ANNAPOLIS, Md. | Newspaper shooting suspect’s grievances began with classmate

ANNAPOLIS, Md. | Suspect in Maryland newspaper to appear on 5 murder charges

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A man firing a shotgun and armed with smoke grenades killed four journalists and a staffer at Maryland’s capital newspaper will get a bond hearing Friday on five murder charges after police rushed in and swiftly arrested him. Thursday’s attack on The Capital Gazette in Annapolis came amid months of verbal and … Continue reading ANNAPOLIS, Md. | Suspect in Maryland newspaper to appear on 5 murder charges