Arizona police dispute conflicting witness reports in shooting of 14-year-old boy

The Tempe Police Department is disputing comments made by the owner of the truck 14-year-old Antonio Arce was reportedly burglarizing when police shot and killed him last week. The police statement came a day after Lou Silvas told The Arizona Republic details that differed with law enforcement’s description of the Jan. 15 shooting. Specifically, Tempe police have said Arce stole […]

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California university receives second mass shooting threat in a week: ‘My students are afraid and so am I’

LOS ANGELES — The day before finals at a California university, students on Tuesday called on officials to close campus after police revealed a second mass shooting threat in the last week. Police are investigating a handwritten note threatening violence at the university and a nearby high school, both about a 30-mile drive from the site of the Thousand Oaks shooting in November.  The president of […]

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While motive remains unknown, California shooting suspect ‘ambushed’ law enforcement, officials say

Law enforcement officials are still working to determine why a gunman killed 12 people this month in a crowded Southern California bar before killing himself but have ruled out religious or ideological radicalization. In one of the first major press conferences since the Nov. 7 mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, officials from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, the […]

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