By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - The suspect in the Aurora movie shooting case mailed "burnt currency," along with a notebook, to his psychiatrist before the attack. He threatened a professor and was banned from a university campus before withdrawing from
By PATRICK CONDONAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Andrew Engeldinger's parents were worried about their son's growing paranoia. In 2010, they sought help, enrolling in a 12-week class for families of the mentally ill.
For the last 21 months, the family said they reached out in hopes
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - A small Connecticut town was sent reeling in grief and confusion Friday after a popular fifth-grade teacher shot and killed a knife-wielding prowler in a black ski mask, only to discover it was his 15-year-old son.
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Witnesses and people injured in the Aurora theater shooting might be allowed to visit the site where a gunman killed 12 people and injured 58 others.
A copy of an email sent Thursday by prosecutors to victims and obtained by The Associated Press
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The gunman who opened fire inside a Minneapolis sign-making business killed four people before fatally shooting himself, police said early Friday.
The victims' bodies were found shortly after officers arrived at Accent Signage Systems Inc.,
By WALTER BERRYAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Most of the people who saw a masked teenager wearing a sheet and armed with a grenade launcher told authorities they assumed the weapon was a fake as he pointed it at passing cars in northwest Phoenix, according to 911 calls released Thursday.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - A judge has denied a request from prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting to redact court documents that already have been made public.
The judge's ruling, released Thursday, didn't identify the documents or indicate why prosecutors wanted to redact them.
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A convicted killer who walked away from a North Carolina prison farm was captured Thursday after more than four days on the run.
James J. Ladd, 51, was taken into custody by state authorities at about 11 a.m., according to North Carolina
By BOB CHRISTIEAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix man has been accused of dressing his 16-year-old nephew in a sheet and sending him into a busy street with a fake grenade launcher, then filming the masked teenager pointing the faux weapon at passing cars.
Authorities said it was all to
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Cellphones in Syria rang, buzzed and chirped Thursday with an ominous text message from the military to members of the armed rebellion: "Game over."
The rebels provided their own response to the regime's warning to surrender and disarm by launching