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Alleged WDBJ Gunman Filmed Murder of TV Crew and Posted it to Facebook and Twitter [Updating]

The alleged gunman in the murder of a Virginia TV reporter and cameraman this morning has been identified by police as Vester Lee Flanagan, who anchored WDBJ for one year using the name Bryce Williams. Someone identifying themselves as Williams on Twitter has confessed to the shooting and uploaded video footage of… »8/26/15 11:26am8/26/15 11:26am

Everything We Know About the Charleston Shooting and the Alleged Gunman

Last night a gunman opened fire in a historic black Charleston, S.C. church, killing at least nine people—including the church’s pastor, state senator Clementa Pinckney. The suspect, a white male in his early 20s, is still at large. Here’s everything we know about the situation so far. »6/18/15 9:55am6/18/15 9:55am

Five-Year-Old Girl Survived Charleston Church Shooting By Playing Dead

Charleston, South Carolina is waking up to a nightmare this morning, after a white gunman shot and killed nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, one of the oldest historically black churches in the United States. A five-year-old girl is reportedly recovering this morning after surviving the… »6/18/15 9:00am6/18/15 9:00am

​Harvard Students Receive Apology After Death Threat Targets Asian Women

This weekend, hundreds of Harvard students and affiliates received a terrifyingly ominous email, threatening to carryout a mass shooting at the Ivy League school and "kill you individually." But now it looks like the sender has backtracked, apologizing for the email and blaming a family member for the email. »10/05/14 2:55pm10/05/14 2:55pm

Autopsy Reveals Louisiana Cops Lied About Shooting of Suspect in Custody

A few months ago, a 22-year-old black man suffered a gunshot wound in the back of a police car after being arrested by Louisiana State Police. He was pronounced dead shortly thereafter in a hospital. The police report claims he shot himself in the back, and his death was ruled a suicide. But an autopsy has found… »8/24/14 12:40pm8/24/14 12:40pm

Media Focuses Attention on Woman Who 'Snubbed' UCSB Shooter

The aftermath of a shooting rampage includes a lot of confusion — and people hustling to figure out why. But after the UCSB shooting this weekend, in which killer Elliot Rodger made it very clear he harbored misogynistic tendencies, the desire to help people understand has pushed some media institutions to "reveal"… »5/27/14 10:15am5/27/14 10:15am

Suspected UCSB Shooter Posted Disturbing Video Detailing His Plans

Last night a man killed at least six and injured seven others as he opened gunfire while he walked and drove through Isla Vista, a small community near Santa Barbara. He left behind nine crime scenes. While the suspect has not been officially named, police confirm that 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, who was found dead in… »5/24/14 12:00pm5/24/14 12:00pm