Montgomery County coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger said Connor Betts, 24, had a pipe device and a baggie of cocaine with him, and cocaine, alcohol and an antidepressant in his blood.
By John Seewer, Dan Sewell, Associated Press
The former Texas congressman put his campaign on hold after the Aug. 3 shooting at a Walmart in El Paso.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
Around 9:30 p.m., police said, a SWAT team freed the two other officers who had been trapped inside, along with three people identified as prisoners, but the gunman remained barricaded.
By Christina Paciolla, Claudia Lauer, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, more than 200 people in Guam are suing the U.S. territory’s Catholic diocese for sexual abuse dating back to the 1950s. The island’s former archbishop was convicted of sex abuse and cover-up in 2016 but…
By Matthew Daly, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The mayors urged the Senate to vote on two House-passed bills expanding background checks for gun sales that passed that chamber earlier this year.
By Nsikan Akpan
More than 90 percent of violent crimes — including shootings — would likely still occur even if every suspect with a mental health condition was stopped before they carried out an attack.
On Wednesday, President Trump traveled to Dayton, Ohio, where a gunman killed nine people and wounded 26 early Sunday morning. Ahead of his visit, Mayor Nan Whaley expressed concerns about the president’s previous rhetoric and said she hoped his visit…
El Paso’s Latino community is continuing to live in fear after Saturday’s mass shooting that killed 22 people. William Brangham talks to Iliana Holguin, an immigration lawyer and chairwoman of El Paso County's Democratic Party, about why people are scared…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Rachel Wellford, Leah Nagy
Anthony Reynolds says this Saturday night should have been one he and his cousin looked back on fondly. Instead, he will remember terror and the distinct sounds of gunfire. He ran from the scene of a mass shooting that left…
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