Shootings

Evidence markers dot the pavement just outside the Wyandotte County courthouse, Friday, June 16, 2018, in Kansas City, Kan. Authorities say one sheriff's deputy is dead and another is critically wounded after they were overcome by an inmate while driving a transport vehicle near the courthouse./The Kansas City Star via AP)
June 16, 2018 - 8:13 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A second sheriff's deputy died early Saturday from injuries suffered when an inmate who was being transported in Kansas City overpowered two officers and may have used one of their guns to shoot them. Kansas City, Kansas, police confirmed on their Facebook page that Deputy...
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This Friday, June 15, 2018, booking photo provided by the Westminster Police Department shows Jeremy Webster, who is the suspect in the shooting at 80th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard in Denver. Webster is been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree assault and attempt to commit a felony in a Colorado shooting. Police arrested Webster hours after the shooting that killed a 13-year-old boy and also wounded a bystander not related to the family. (Westminster Police Department via AP)
June 15, 2018 - 7:54 pm
DENVER (AP) — A 12-year-old boy told police he saw a driver open fire on his family during a road rage confrontation in Colorado, killing his older brother and critically wounding his mother and younger brother, authorities said Friday. Police arrested Jeremy Webster, 23, hours after the shooting...
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Anne Ramsay, mother of Parkland High School shooting victim Helena Ramsay, speaks to the media during a news conference on Friday, June 15, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The family is suing to obtain mental health records of shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
June 15, 2018 - 7:33 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Helena Ramsay was wise beyond her years, shy until you got to know her and discovered she had a wicked wit. She dreamed of seeing the pink dolphins in the Brazilian rainforest — a dream her mother said was cut short by the gunman who killed Ramsay and 16 others at...
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June 15, 2018 - 5:18 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — An inmate overpowered two sheriff's deputies while being transported to a Kansas City courthouse on Friday, resulting in a shooting that killed one deputy and critically wounded the other, authorities said. The suspect was also shot during the confrontation in a gated area...
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott waves to delegates as the arrives for the Texas GOP Convention, Friday, June 15, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
June 15, 2018 - 4:37 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday told his party that gun rights are safe on his watch amid worries by some conservatives over his response to last month's mass shooting at a high school near Houston that killed 10 people. Abbott headlined the Texas GOP Convention in...
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Law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a shooting in a parking lot behind a dental clinic, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Westminster, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 15, 2018 - 1:15 am
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — One boy died and his brother and mom were in critical condition Thursday following a shooting in a suburban Denver parking lot, according to police. Westminster police released a statement saying a man unrelated to the other three victims was also shot, but is expected to...
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Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., stops a ground ball before making a play to first base, resulting in an out, on the first pitch of the 57th Congressional Baseball Game at National's Park in Washington, Thursday, June 14, 2018. On June 14, 2017, Scalise and some other Congressional members were victims of a shooting at the baseball field they were practicing on in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
June 14, 2018 - 10:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats put aside the sectarian hostilities that have increasingly defined this town and came together on the baseball diamond Thursday, a year after bullets from a would-be mass assassin shook Congress to its core. Democrats prevailed 21-5 in the 57th...
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June 14, 2018 - 9:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the annual congressional baseball game (all times local): 9:45 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan is recalling the morning one year ago when one of his top colleagues, Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES'), was shot during a baseball practice in Virginia. Ryan tells a group of...
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The scene inside the Malmesbury Mosque during a clean up operation near Cape Town South Africa, Thursday June 14, 2018. A man fatally stabbed two people on Thursday and wounded several others at a mosque near Cape Town before police shot and killed the attacker, authorities said.(AP Photo/Nasief Manie)
June 14, 2018 - 9:20 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A man fatally stabbed two people on Thursday and wounded several others at a mosque near Cape Town before police shot and killed the attacker, authorities said. The assailant, believed to be in his thirties, charged police who had tried to persuade him to surrender after the...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who was shot and nearly killed during a Congressional baseball practice, apparently has a memoir coming this fall. The 304-page book is called “Back in the Game,” according to listings on Amazon.com and the web site for the publisher Center Street. The release date is Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
June 14, 2018 - 1:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The annual baseball game between congressional Republicans and Democrats carries special significance, coming on the first anniversary of the ball-field shooting that almost killed House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Republicans have largely maintained their support for gun rights...
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