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  • Ukraine warns Russia after gunmen seize Crimea parliament

    February 27, 2014 | 1:09 pm

    Armed men seized the parliament in Ukraine's Crimea region on Thursday and raised the Russian flag, alarming Kiev's new rulers, who warned Moscow not move troops beyond the confines of its navy base on the peninsula.

    Crimea, the only Ukrainian region with an ethnic Russian...

  • TSA agent killed, 6 hurt in Los Angeles airport shooting

    November 1, 2013 | 11:01 am

    A gunman opened fire with an assault rifle in a terminal of Los Angeles International airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Agent and injuring at least six other people before he was shot and captured, authorities said.

    The incident prompted scenes of chaos at the...

  • Israel convicts six Arab citizens in Jewish gunman’s killing

    July 29, 2013 | 10:54 am

    An Israeli court convicted six Arab citizens on Monday in connection with the mob killing in 2005 of a Jewish gunman after he went on a lethal shooting rampage on a bus in their town.

    While none of the men was found guilty of directly causing the death of Eden Nathan-Zaada, a...

  • Gunman kills five in Santa Monica, shot dead by police

    June 7, 2013 | 1:06 pm

    A gunman dressed in black killed five people in a string of shootings through the seaside California town of Santa Monica on Friday before he was shot dead by police in a community college library, law enforcement officials said.

    Five other people were wounded, one of them...

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  • 28 reported dead, including 20 children, in Connecticut school shooting

    December 14, 2012 | 11:30 am

    [UPDATE 2:00 p.m. PST] An earlier report claiming the gunman's brother was found dead is being disputed by police.

    [10 a.m.] A heavily armed gunman opened fire on school children and staff at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday, killing at least 28 people, including 20...

  • IDF soldier, assailants killed in skirmish near border with Egypt

    September 21, 2012 | 7:38 am

    One Israeli soldier and three armed assailants have died in a skirmish near the border with Egypt.

    Army Radio reported that two soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces were hit Friday morning after the assailants opened fire on them while they were patrolling the border with Egypt....

  • In Wisconsin, Jews seek ways to help Sikhs after Milwaukee shooting

    August 7, 2012 | 10:14 am

    Almost as soon as she heard the news about a deadly shooting at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, Elana Kahn-Oren’s phone started ringing.

    As director of the Jewish Community Relations Council at the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, Kahn-Oren fielded call after call from concerned area...

  • Former Jewish camp staffer worked closely with James Holmes

    By JewishJournal.com

    July 22, 2012 | 2:15 pm

    In the summer of 2008, when James Holmes was 20, he was known as a quiet counselor at Camp Max Straus in Los Angeles County, liked by his campers.

    As details have emerged about the background of the now 24-year-old suspected shooter at the midnight massacre at an Aurora, Colo....

  • Families of Toulouse victims seek gag order on leaked recordings

    July 9, 2012 | 2:33 pm

    Relatives of the victims of Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah will seek to prevent the media from broadcasting recordings of the late French Muslim gunman.

    Attorneys for the bereaved relatives said Monday that they are seeking a gag order on the recordings after negotiations between...

  • Israeli soldier, Gaza gunmen killed in clash

    June 1, 2012 | 2:35 pm

    A Palestinian gunman broke into Israel on Friday and killed a soldier before being shot dead himself in a rare cross-border attack that Israel blamed on the Islamist group Hamas.

    Israel hit back, with a missile-strike killing one militant and wounding two others in the southern Gaza...

  • Algeria reportedly refuses body of Toulouse gunman

    March 29, 2012 | 10:38 am

    The body of the gunman who killed three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in Toulouse will be buried in France rather than Algeria as his father had requested.

    Algerian authorities have refused to allow the body of Mohammed Merah to enter the country for burial, Reuters...

  • Israel confirms visit by Mohammed Merah

    March 26, 2012 | 10:19 am

    Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah visited Israel in late 2010, Israeli officials said.

    Confirming French media reports, the officials said Monday that Merah, who claimed responsibility for the murders in southern France of four Jews and three soldiers, crossed into the West Bank from...

  • French Interior Ministry says assault has not started

    March 21, 2012 | 5:19 pm

    UPDATE (4:40 p.m.): French Interior Ministry says blasts were to intimidate suspect in Toulouse, assault has not started


    French police launched an assault late on Wednesday on an apartment where a gunman suspected of killing seven people in the name of al Qaeda was holed up,...

  • Besieged gunman boasted he brought France to its knees

    March 21, 2012 | 12:27 pm

    A besieged gunman suspected of shooting dead seven people in the name of al Qaeda boasted to police on Wednesday he had brought France to its knees and said his only regret was not having been able to carry out his plans for more killings.

    In an unfolding drama that has riveted...

  • Investigator: French gunman planned to kill soldier, policemen

    March 21, 2012 | 11:20 am

    A gunman suspected of killing seven people in southwest France in the name of al Qaeda had planned to kill another soldier and two police officials before he was surrounded by police in an early morning raid on Wednesday, an investigator said.

    Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said...

  • Toulouse shooting suspect’s standoff continues [VIDEO]

    March 21, 2012 | 11:01 am

    The standoff in France between police and Mohammed Merah, the suspect in the shooting at a Jewish school in Toulouse, stretched into its 13th hour Wednesday.

    The standoff began at 3 a.m. Wednesday outside the Toulouse home of Merah, a 24-year-old French national of Algerian descent...

  • France fears Jewish school gunman could strike again

    March 20, 2012 | 2:40 pm

    French police stepped up the search on Tuesday for a gunman who apparently filmed the scene as he shot dead three children and a rabbi at point-blank range in a Jewish school, warning that he had already killed twice last week and could strike again soon.

    Authorities believe the...

  • Sarkozy: Gunman in French shootings driven by racism [VIDEO]

    March 19, 2012 | 12:57 pm

    French President Nicolas Sarkozy said that the same gunman who shot dead a teacher and three children at a Jewish school in Toulouse on Monday was also responsible for the killing of three soldiers last week, apparently motivated by racism.

    “We know that it is the same person and...

  • Motive Behind the Madness

    By Tom Tugend

    July 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    As the painstaking probe into the July 4 killings at Los Angeles International Airport continues, the basic question that faced investigators and the public from the beginning remains unresolved.

    Was the deliberate shooting by Egyptian-born Hesham Mohamed Hadayet at the El Al...