President Barack Obama has been briefed on the reported shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.
The decision to grant a security clearance to a man who later killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was made without a review of a critical police report, but background investigators still followed the correct standards, the top federal personnel management official told a Senate panel Thursday.
The state’s highest court on Thursday threw out a wrongful death verdict stemming from the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech, but the ruling won’t shake the heightened diligence on the nation’s campuses following the lone gunman’s rampage at Tech, campus safety advocates said.
A Baltimore City Police officer is a suspect in a murder-suicide that left three dead in Glen Burnie, Md., police say.
Virginia State Police are investigating a police-involved shooting in which a suspect died in Pearisburg.
A 12-year-old is dead following an accidental shooting in Madison County.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy shot a man who was allegedly assaulting a woman in Lexington Park.
Police say a northern Virginia man is facing a weapon charge in connection with a shooting that seriously wounded a Reston teenager.
A report into the response by the U.S. Capitol Police to the Washington Navy Yard shooting has been delayed by the federal government shutdown.
The Justice Department on Thursday brought fresh charges against four former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors, resurrecting an internationally charged case over a deadly 2007 shooting on the streets of Baghdad.