Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said Wednesday there was no indication Will and Melissa Graves of Nebraska, committed any crime that contributed to the reptile grabbing their son, Lane Graves.
While his victims texted heartbreaking last words to loved ones, Omar Mateen apparently turned to social media to measure the viral shockwaves his attack on a gay nightclub had generated.
Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy said he had won commitments from Republican leaders that they would hold votes on amendments to expand background checks and ban gun sales to suspected terrorists.
An Indiana man who said he was headed to a gay pride event in California had a loaded assault rifle with magazines rigged to allow 60 shots to be fired in quick succession, plus 15 pounds of chemicals mixed and ready to explode, authorities said.
Kellogg Co. is recalling some Mother’s, Keebler, Kellogg’s, Special K brownies, Murray and Famous Amos snacks and cookies. Mars Chocolate North America is recalling some Combos.
The frequency of serious, unprovoked alligator bites has grown in Florida along with the state’s population — but fatal attacks remain rare.
The Home Depot Inc. said in a new federal lawsuit that new payment cards with so-called “chip” technology remain less secure than cards used in Europe and elsewhere in the world.
Investigators are said to be reluctant to charge Omar Mateen’s wife only on the basis of possible advance knowledge of her husband’s plans.
The boy was attacked Tuesday night as he waded in shallow water at the edge of the Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney’s Grand Floridian resort.
The shooters at Sandy Hook Elementary School and San Bernardino, California, used weapons purchased by others. That shielded them from background checks.
The Riviera Hotel and Casino — the Las Vegas Strip’s first high-rise that was as famous for its ties to organized crime exited the scene early Tuesday.
Some of the people who frequented the Pulse nightclub say Omar Mateen was a regular there and had even tried to pick up men. That’s just one of many things authorities have learned so far about the Orlando shooter.
Investigators say they believe there may be additional victims.
The gas price tracking website says average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded in the Midwest have jumped 30 cents in the past month, however as production ramps up, prices should go down.
He was a body builder and a security guard, a religious man who attended the local mosque and wanted to become a police officer.
Wielding an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and a handgun, Mateen opened fire at the crowded Pulse Orlando club early Sunday in the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history.
The City of Orlando has released names and ages of victims of the nightclub shooting whose next of kin have been contacted.
James Wesley Howell of Jeffersonville, Indiana, was arrested in Santa Monica around 5 a.m. Sunday after residents called police to report suspicious behavior by a man who parked his car facing the wrong way
Santa Monica Police spokesman Saul Rodriguez told the Los Angeles Times that detectives are “not aware of what the suspect’s intentions were at this point.”
He says it’s a “sobering reminder” that an attack on any American is an attack “on all of us.”