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PARIS | Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack

PARIS— Residents of the eastern French city of Strasbourg filled a city square Sunday for a memorial to the four people shot dead and the dozen wounded by a gunman at their famous Christmas market. The hour-long ceremony took place in Kleber Square by the city’s Christmas market, near where the gunman opened fire on … Continue reading PARIS | Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack

PARIS | Gathering in Strasbourg remembers victims of market attack

PARIS  — A memorial is being held at a square in the eastern French city of Strasbourg to remember the four people who were shot dead and the dozens who were wounded by a gunman several days ago. The gathering Sunday morning was in Kleber Square by the city’s famed Christmas market, near where the … Continue reading PARIS | Gathering in Strasbourg remembers victims of market attack

PARIS | Father of Strasbourg attacker said his son backed IS group

PARIS — The man described as the father of the 29-year-old suspect in this week’s deadly Christmas market attack in Strasbourg says his son subscribed to the beliefs of the Islamic State group. The state-run TV channel France 2 showed an interview with Abdelkrim Chekatt on Saturday night, two days after the son was killed … Continue reading PARIS | Father of Strasbourg attacker said his son backed IS group

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect

STRASBOURG, France — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 8:15 French authorities have issued a wanted poster and are calling for witnesses amid a massive manhunt for the suspected shooter nearly 24 hours after a deadly attack at the Strasbourg Christmas market. A photo of Cherif … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect

STRASBOURG, France | Strasbourg shooting suspect: An ex-convict tracked by police

STRASBOURG, France — Cherif Chekatt, the alleged extremist on the run after a deadly shooting at France’s most famous Christmas market, had been on police radar and had more than two dozen convictions for crimes like robbery and other violence in three European countries. Officials released details Wednesday about Chekatt, 29, as police fanned out … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Strasbourg shooting suspect: An ex-convict tracked by police

STRASBOURG, France | Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

STRASBOURG, France — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg’s famous Christmas market Tuesday, killing three people, wounding 12 and sparking a massive manhunt. France immediately raised its terror alert level. It was unclear if the market — a popular gathering place that was the … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

NEW YORK | US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord “El Chapo”

NEW YORK— During the height of Mexican drug wars in 1993, an attempted hit on Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman went wrong. A team of gunmen sent to rub out the notorious drug lord instead killed a Roman Catholic cardinal at an airport in Guadalajara, outraging the Mexican public enough to touch off a massive manhunt … Continue reading NEW YORK | US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord “El Chapo”

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day, authorities said. Police and federal agents had mounted a massive manhunt in Nashville for 29-year-old Travis … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt