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CHICAGO | Hospital gunman had been kicked out of firefighting academy

CHICAGO — A man who fatally shot his ex-fiancee outside a Chicago hospital before killing two people inside the building was once kicked out of the city’s firefighting academy after threatening a female cadet, officials said Tuesday. Juan Lopez, who died following the shooting Monday at Mercy Hospital, was also the subject of a protection … Continue reading CHICAGO | Hospital gunman had been kicked out of firefighting academy

CHICAGO | Argument at Chicago hospital erupts into deadly shooting

CHICAGO — An argument outside a Chicago hospital turned deadly when a man pulled out a gun and killed an emergency room doctor with whom he was having a domestic relationship, then ran into the hospital and fatally shot a pharmacy resident and a police officer. Police say the attacker also died Monday but it … Continue reading CHICAGO | Argument at Chicago hospital erupts into deadly shooting

SODUS, N.Y. | Texas police charged in double homicide in stricken NY town

SODUS, N.Y. — Two Texas law enforcement officers and one of their wives are at the center of an investigation into a double homicide that has further rattled an upstate New York town already reeling from recent calamities. Joshua Niles, 28, and Amber Washburn, 24, were fatally shot outside their home Oct. 22 in Sodus, … Continue reading SODUS, N.Y. | Texas police charged in double homicide in stricken NY town

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Yoga studio owner ‘shattered and horrified’ by shooting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  — The owner of a Florida yoga studio where two women were fatally shot has posted an emotional Facebook message about the tragedy. Brittani Whittington wrote Monday that she’s shattered and horrified from what happened Friday during a yoga class. She also said she normally holds compassion for people who perpetrate crimes, but … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Yoga studio owner ‘shattered and horrified’ by shooting

NORTH OGDEN, Utah | Utah mayor, guard member killed by trainee in Afghanistan

NORTH OGDEN, Utah  — A Utah mayor who was also a Utah Army National Guard major training commandos in Afghanistan was fatally shot by one of his Afghan trainees, officials said Sunday. Brent Taylor, 39, had taken a yearlong leave of absence as mayor of North Ogden north of Salt Lake City for his deployment … Continue reading NORTH OGDEN, Utah | Utah mayor, guard member killed by trainee in Afghanistan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Police search for motive in Florida yoga studio slayings

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Authorities in Florida’s capital city say two people were shot to death and five others wounded at a yoga studio by a gunman who then killed himself. Officials at Florida State University said the two slain Friday were an FSU student and faculty member. Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo told reporters Friday … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Police search for motive in Florida yoga studio slayings

PITTSBURGH | Trump arrives in city scarred by gun violence at synagogue

PITTSBURGH  — One stone and one rosebud for each victim. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid solemn tribute Tuesday to each of the 11 people slain in the worst instance of anti-Semitic violence in American history. As the Trumps placed their remembrances outside the Tree of Life synagogue, protesters nearby shouted that … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Trump arrives in city scarred by gun violence at synagogue