The Charger Bulletin

2 dead in Ga. shooting; suspect was ex-employee

Liz De La Torre

January 12, 2010

From The Associated Press KENNESAW, Ga. – A disgruntled ex-employee stormed a truck rental business in camouflage and opened fire with a handgun, killing two people and critically wounding three others at his former workplace, police said. The lone gunman fled the scene in a pickup truck and was arre...

Atty: Fort Hood suspect may use insanity defense

Liz De La Torre

November 24, 2009

From The Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas – An Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people during an attack on his Texas post will likely plead not guilty to the charges against him and may use an insanity defense at his military trial, his attorney said Monday. John Galligan, the civilian...

Dad accused of forcing son into field, killing him

Liz De La Torre

November 19, 2009

From The Associated Press HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. – A 37-year-old father irate over hearing his 15-year-old son had sexual contact with a 3-year-old girl made the teen strip at gunpoint, marched him to a vacant lot and shot him to death despite pleas from the boy and his mother, a relative said. Mic...

Lieberman: Senate to investigate Ft. Hood shooting

Liz De La Torre

November 8, 2009

From The Associated Press FORT HOOD, Texas – A key U.S. senator said Sunday he would begin an investigation into whether the Army missed signs that the man accused of opening fire at Fort Hood had embraced an increasingly extremist view of Islamic ideology. Sen. Joe Lieberman's call for an inves...

Neighbor: Fort Hood suspect emptied his apartment

Liz De La Torre

November 6, 2009

From The Associated Press FORT HOOD, Texas – An Army psychiatrist suspected of opening fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood cleaned out his apartment in the days before the rampage that left 13 people dead, a neighbor said Friday. The neighbor, Patricia Villa, said Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan came o...

Accused Holocaust museum shooter appears in court

Liz De La Torre

September 2, 2009

From The Associated Press WASHINGTON – A white supremacist charged with killing a security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum appeared in court Wednesday, the first time he has been seen publicly since the June shooting. Police say the suspected shooter, James von Brunn, 89, was shot i...

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