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  • San Diego police surround ‘contained’ gunman, flights affected

    November 4, 2015 | 11:41 am

    San Diego police SWAT team members surrounded an apartment on Wednesday where they said a man armed with a high-powered rifle was "contained" after shooting at officers responding to a domestic incident, police and local media said.

    San Diego International Airport nearby put a...

  • 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....

  • “Dark Knight” shooter reportedly was camp counselor for Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2008

    By Ryan Torok

    July 21, 2012 | 2:44 pm

    The suspect behind a deadly shooting in Colorado that killed 12 and injured 58 more during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” on Friday, July 20   reportedly served as a counselor at a camp run by Jewish Big Brothers/Big Sisters in Los Angeles.

    NBC 7 San Diego KNSD...

  • The Shooter Von Brunn: Not Just a Jewish Problem

    By Rob Eshman

    June 10, 2009 | 8:49 pm

    James W. von Brunn did not act alone.

    That’s the key idea to remember in thinking about the attack on the U.S. Holocaust Memorial June 10 that left a security guard dead and another man wounded.

    When Von Brunn, an 88 year old white supremicist, leveled a shotgun at the two...

  • Shooter Claimed Source in the Talmud

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 8:21 pm

    White Supremacist and Holocaust denier James Von Brunn, who shot and killed a security guard in an attack on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum today, titled his anti-Semitic manifesto “Tob Shebbe Goyim Harog – Kill the Best Gentiles.” He claimed the quote comes from...

  • Eyewitness Account of Shooting

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 7:48 pm

    Stephen Tyrone Johns, the security guard shot at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Wednesday afternoon has died. The museum will close on Thursday in honor of Johns, an African-American who has worked at the museum for six years.

    White Supremacist James Von Brunn, 88, the...

  • Museum of Tolerance Reacts to Holocaust Shooting

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 10, 2009 | 3:56 pm

    Within minutes of the shooting at the Holocaust museum in Washington, D.C., the Los Angeles Police Department contacted the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, regarding its Museum of Tolerance, as well as other L.A.  community organizations, according to Wiesenthal Associate...