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Marines ID gunman, 2 victims in Va. base shooting

QUANTICO, Va. (AP) – A Marine who shot two of his colleagues to death and then killed himself was a tactics instructor at a school that tests Marines who want to become officers.

03/23/2013

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Student who killed self was planning attack

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A University of Central Florida student planned an attack on campus but committed suicide in a dorm before carrying it out, authorities said Monday. Materials found in his dorm room made it appear he had planned a wider attack.

03/18/2013

University of Central Florida police block road near Tower 1 dorm (tall building in center) after weapons and explosive devices were found while investigating apparent suicide by student, Orlando. (AP Photo)

Weapons, explosives found in dorm on Fla. campus

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities investigating the apparent suicide of a college student discovered weapons and explosive devices in a dorm on the University of Central Florida campus in Orlando early Monday.

03/18/2013

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Suicide note found in Calif shooting rampage

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities say they have found a suicide note on a computer belonging to a 20-year-old man accused of killing three people during a deadly rampage last month.

03/01/2013

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Police say gunman kills self after standoff

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Monica police say a gunman has killed himself in a home after a nearly 12-hour standoff. SWAT team members fired tear gas and entered the home at around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, where they found the man dead.

02/27/2013

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Police ID woman killed in Chiefs murder-suicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police have identified the girlfriend of a Kansas City Chiefs player killed in a murder-suicide as 22-year-old Kasandra M. Perkins. Police spokesman Darin Snapp says linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot […]

12/01/2012

Names of women killed at senior center released

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) – The coroner has released the names of two women shot to death by an elderly resident who then killed himself at a Southern California senior citizens’ high-rise. Los Angeles County coroner’s […]

11/21/2012

Army suicides for 2012 surpass last year's numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ten months into 2012, the number of suspected suicides by active-duty soldiers has surpassed last year’s total, even as the Pentagon struggles to stem the persistent problem. The Army says there were […]

11/15/2012

Army 'stand down' focuses day on suicide training

WASHINGTON (AP) – Army soldiers have been ordered to put aside their usual duties and spend Thursday on suicide prevention training. This military “stand down” comes as the Pentagon struggles with a spike in the […]

09/26/2012

Police: Student shoots self at Okla. junior high

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) – Police say a student has apparently committed suicide in a shooting at a junior high school in Stillwater, Okla. Police say there is no further danger at the school and that […]

09/26/2012

LA police say Brentwood death is a suicide

(AP) – Los Angeles police say a man has shot himself to death in a Brentwood parking garage. Officer Norma Eisenman says officers were called to the underground garage at around 7:30 a.m. Monday by […]

08/20/2012

FBI agent's death ruled suicide

(CNS) – The death of an FBI agent who had been missing for more than two months was confirmed today as a suicide. Assistant Coroner Chief Ed Winter said Stephen Ivens, 35, died “from a […]

08/06/2012

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