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LOOK: 'Ignited' comic book series tackles mass shootings with superheroes

Oct 18, 2019 - 12:00 PM

U.S.-French comic book 'Ignited' is penned by former Marvel and DC writers and tells the fictional story of 6 teens who survive a high school shooting and develop superpowers

At least 4 dead in NYC shooting – police

Oct 12, 2019 - 9:04 PM

The local affiliate of ABC News describes the place where the shooting took place as an after-hours club

Terror probe after mass stabbing at UK shopping center

Oct 11, 2019 - 9:18 PM

(UPDATED) Police say the man in his 40s was 'lunging and attacking people' with a large knife in the Arndale shopping center

German leaders pay respects at scene of deadly anti-Semitic attack

Oct 10, 2019 - 7:23 PM

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, joined by Israeli ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff and local officials, lay flowers outside the synagogue before meeting with Jewish community leaders inside

PAYING RESPECTS. German leaders arrive at the synagogue in Halle, eastern Germany, on October 10, 2019, one day after the attack where two people were shot dead. Photo by Axel Schmidt/AFP

German gunman published 'manifesto' before anti-Semitic attack – SITE

Oct 10, 2019 - 2:09 PM

The gunman also films the attack and posts a video online in which he launches a diatribe against Jews

VIGIL. People leave candles and flowers at a vigil at the Marktplatz in Halle an der Saale, eastern Germany, on October 9, 2019, after a heavily-armed man shot two people dead. Photo by Swen Pfortner/dpa/AFP

2 dead as German synagogue targeted in Yom Kippur attack

Oct 09, 2019 - 8:02 PM

(UPDATED) One suspect was captured but with a manhunt ongoing for other perpetrators, security has been tightened in synagogues in other eastern German cities while Halle itself is in lockdown

DEADLY SHOOTING. Picture taken on May 5, 2013 shows a Star of David on the synagogue of the Jewish community in Halle an der Saale, eastern Germany. At least two people were killed on October 9, 2019 in a shooting on a street in the German city of Halle, police say, adding that the perpetrators are on the run. File photo by Jan Woitas/DPA/AFP

4 killed in U.S. bar shooting – police

Oct 07, 2019 - 10:41 AM

Of the 9 people shot, 4 are found dead inside the bar, while 5 others were found outside with injuries. Police say the injured are in stable condition.

BAR SHOOTING. A local news videographer looks at what appears to be a bullet hole in the door entering Tequila KC bar in Kansas City, Kansas.  Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images/AFP

2 Ifugao cops killed after finger wrestling quarrel

Sep 29, 2019 - 8:44 PM

Police Corporal Paul Cungihan Badangayon of Hingyon, Ifugao, allegedly shoots dead his two fellow officers from the Regional Mobile Force Battalion

'Joker' not a hero, says Warner, as Aurora families voice concern

Sep 25, 2019 - 10:46 AM

'It is not the intention of the film, the filmmakers or the studio to hold this character up as a hero,' Warner Bros says

Another killing on busy Cebu City avenue

Sep 25, 2019 - 8:13 AM

Barangay Mabolo in Cebu City is hit by a second riding-in-tandem killing this week

KILLED. Francisco Vinluan, 42, is killed by unidentified suspects in Mabolo, Cebu City. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

73-year-old lawyer shot dead in front of family in Rizal

Sep 06, 2019 - 5:28 PM

Lawyer Irineo Cabugoy is shot dead in front of his family in a fast-food restaurant in Antipolo, Rizal

Walmart to limit ammunition sales after mass shooting in Texas store

Sep 04, 2019 - 11:44 AM

Walmart also says it will direct consumers not to carry firearms into its stores, a practice that is legal in 'open carry' states but which has sparked safety scares in recent weeks

PROHIBITED. File photo of an assault rifle, pistol and ammunition which will no longer be sold in Walmart. Shutterstock.com

Texas shooter sacked from job before killing 7 – police

Sep 03, 2019 - 2:15 PM

FBI special agent Christopher Combs confirms the firing, but says it was not the spark for the shooting, which took place on August 31

SHOOTOUT. This handout images obtained courtesy of Ernst Villanueva taken on August 31, 2019 show a car with multiple bullet holes on the windows after a gunman opened fire on the I-20 highway in between Odessa and Midland, Texas. Photo by AFP

At least 5 dead, 21 injured in Texas shooting – police

Sep 01, 2019 - 8:29 AM

The shooting comes less than a month after a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, Texas

SHOOTING AFTERMATH. A car obtains multiple bullet holes on the windows after a gunman open fire in the I-20 highway in between Odessa and Midland, Texas on August 31, 2019. Photo by Ernst Villanueva/HO/AFP

Quezon vice mayor shot dead at home; killer flees 'on foot'

Aug 22, 2019 - 12:22 PM

Vice Mayor Sergio 'Popoy' Emprese of San Andres, Quezon, is the 8th vice mayor killed since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office

SHOT DEAD. Vice Mayor Sergio Emprese is pronounced dead on August 20, 2019, the same day he is shot. Photo from Joshua Francisco Luzares' Facebook page.

2 Customs employees hurt in shooting incident in Makati

Aug 17, 2019 - 11:38 AM

(UPDATED) The Bureau of Customs says based on initial reports, the attack on the female employees in Magallanes village 'might have been an attempt to abduct or rob the victims'

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Barangay chairman killed by riding-in-tandem gunmen in Manila

Aug 16, 2019 - 5:14 PM

A Tondo barangay captain is gunned down in broad daylight

BARANGAY CAPTAIN. Alfredo Lansigan is killed by armed suspects on August 16, 2019. Photo from the Facebook page of Alfredo Lansigan

6 police wounded in Philadelphia shooting

Aug 15, 2019 - 8:01 AM

The incident comes after two mass shootings in the US earlier this month – one in Dayton and the other in El Paso – left a total of 31 people dead

ILES) In this file photo taken on December 3, 2017, shows the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Six police officers were wounded in a shooting in the US city of Philadelphia on August 14, 2019, after reportedly responding to drug activity, a department spokesman said. "SIX (6) PPD Officers shot - at area hospitals with non life threatening injuries. Additional officers also receiving treatment for non-gunshot injuries," Philadelphia police Sergeant Eric Gripp tweeted. "Suspect is still firing," Gripp wrote around 6:20 pm local time (22:20 GMT). Eric BARADAT / AFP

3 shot dead in Abra

Aug 12, 2019 - 5:36 PM

The most heartbreaking is the killing of Cresencio Bernal, an old man who is deaf-mute. He is believed to have been digging wild yam when shot at close range.

Norway mosque shooting 'attempted act of terror'

Aug 11, 2019 - 6:54 PM

Authorities say investigation has shown that the suspect appeared to hold 'far-right' and 'anti-immigrant' views

1 hurt in Norway mosque shooting, suspect arrested

Aug 11, 2019 - 8:39 AM

Police also discover the body of a young woman related to the suspect in a home at the Baerum suburb, where the shooting happened

CRIME SCENE. A Norwegian riot policeman stands in front of the Al-Noor islamic center mosque where a gunman went on a shooting spree in the town of Baerum, an Oslo suburb, on August 10, 2019. Photo by Terje Pedersen/NTB Scanpix/AFP/Norway OUT

El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away after shooting

Aug 07, 2019 - 12:24 PM

The US president calls on Americans to condemn bigotry – but El Paso community leaders say his words rang hollow set against a longstanding refusal to call out white supremacy and a history of tweets widely condemned as racist

A US Air Force officer pays his respects at a makeshift memorial for the shooting victims, at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on August 6, 2019. The August 3 shooting left 22 people dead. US President Donald Trump will visit the Texan border city August 7, and will also travel to Dayton, Ohio where a second mass shooting early August 4 left another nine dead.   Mark RALSTON / AFP

8chan founder hopes El Paso shooting 'final nail in coffin'

Aug 06, 2019 - 11:45 PM

Fredrick Brennan repeats his call for the site to be closed, saying 'I should have shut it down when I had the chance'

8CHAN. Fredrick Brennan, creator of imageboard website 8chan, speaks during an interview with AFP in Manila on August 6, 2019. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Trump to address nation after U.S. shootings leave 29 dead

Aug 05, 2019 - 9:26 AM

(UPDATED) 'Hate has no place in our country,' Trump says, but he also blames mental illness for the violence

NO PLACE FOR HATE. US President Donald Trump gives a statement about the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton before boarding to Washington at Morristown Airport on August 04, 2019. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

9 killed in Ohio shooting, assailant dead – police

Aug 04, 2019 - 4:33 PM

(UPDATED) At least 16 others are injured, says the Dayton police department. It comes just hours after a separate mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.

Police investigating Texas shooting as possible hate crime – chief

Aug 04, 2019 - 11:29 AM

(UPDATED) The 21-year-old white gunman is linked to a manifesto railing against the 'Hispanic invasion' of Texas

MOURNING. Residents Erica Rios, 36, and Alma Rios, 61, cry outside a reunification center at MacArthur Elementary School, following a deadly mass shooting, in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019. Photo by Joel Angel Juarez/AFP

Gunman kills 20 at Texas Walmart store in latest U.S. mass shooting

Aug 04, 2019 - 8:09 AM

(3rd UPDATE) A 21-year-old white male suspect is in custody

EL PASO SHOOTING. El Paso Police Department Sgt. Robert Gomez briefs media on a shooting that occurred at a Wal-Mart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019. Photo by Joel Angel Juarez/AFP

Gunman who shot 3 at U.S. festival killed himself – coroner

Aug 03, 2019 - 12:40 PM

It is contrary to police accounts that officers gunned him down within a minute of shooting a victim

SHOOTING. This screen grab taken from a handout video footage shows people running away from gunshots during the Gilroy garlic festival, 80 miles south of San Francisco, California on July 28, 2019. Photo by Christopher Robinson Morales / AFP

3 killed in U.S. festival shooting, suspected gunman dead

Jul 29, 2019 - 10:51 AM

(6th UPDATE) Police in Gilroy say it is 'still an active crime scene' at the site of the city's garlic festival, one of the largest food festivals in the country. A search for a possible second suspect is ongoing.

GILROY SHOOTING. This screen grab taken from a handout video footage shows people running away from gunshots during the Gilroy garlic festival, 80 miles south of San Francisco, California on July 28, 2019. Handout photo by Christopher Robinson Morales/AFP

Councilor, ex-mayor, 3 others killed in Negros Oriental

Jul 27, 2019 - 4:06 PM

All of the victims were killed inside their homes, say police. The latest killings bring the number of fatalities in the province to 20 since July 18.

15 shot dead in Negros Oriental in 1 week

Jul 26, 2019 - 1:41 PM

July 25 was the bloodiest with 7 kills in a single day

Senior citizen shot dead inside car in Makati

Jul 14, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Jesus Dimayuga, 63, who has no known enemies, dies on the spot after an unidentified gunman fires at him

3 killed in riding-in-tandem shootings in Metro Cebu

Jul 13, 2019 - 11:16 PM

The killings happen in a span of less than 24 hours

No more special task force for Cebu town mayor killed in hospital

Jun 26, 2019 - 5:50 PM

The Cebu Provincial Police Office backtracks, saying Ricardo Ramirez' killing does not fit the parameters of a special investigation task force

SLAIN. Former Medelin, Cebu mayor Ricky Ramirez. Photo from the Facebook page of Municipality of Medellin Cebu

Police form special task force to probe into ex-Cebu town mayor’s slay

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:10 PM

Cebu Provincial Police says the ‘manner of killing’ was ‘alarming’

Ex-Cebu town mayor shot dead inside hospital

Jun 19, 2019 - 6:22 PM

Police say armed men stormed a private hospital in Medellin, Cebu, to kill former Medellin town mayor Ricardo 'Ricky' Ramirez

SLAIN. Former Medelin, Cebu mayor Ricky Ramirez. Photo from the Facebook page of Municipality of Medellin Cebu

Zamboanga del Norte municipal councilor shot dead

Jun 19, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Sindangan Councilor Cicero Gurrea, who topped the last elections, is attacked while driving a jeepney with students on board

SLAIN COUNCILOR. Councilor Cicero Gurrea's jeepney fell into the road drainage canal after he was shot on June 19, 2019. Photo courtesy of Zorayda Mustaril

New Zealander jailed for sharing mosque shooting video

Jun 18, 2019 - 10:54 AM

Philip Arps pleads guilty to two charges of distributing objectionable material for sharing footage that was livestreamed to social media during the attack

Police secure the area with tape across the road from the Dean Avenue mosque on March 17, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. - A right-wing extremist has been charged in the horrifying gun attacks on two New Zealand mosques, which left 49 people dead and dozens more injured. (Photo by Marty MELVILLE / AFP)

Anger as Christchurch mosque accused pleads not guilty

Jun 14, 2019 - 12:45 PM

Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian national, is committed to stand trial next year on 51 counts of murder, 40 of attempted murder and engaging in a terrorist act

BRENTON TARRANT. In this picture taken on March 16, 2019, Brenton Tarrant (C), the man charged in relation to the Christchurch massacre, stands in the dock during his appearance at the Christchurch District Court. File photo by Mark Mitchell/AFP

YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos

Jun 06, 2019 - 12:30 AM

(UPDATED) Youtube's announcement is the latest of a series of tech industry moves to filter out hateful and violent content, which have spurred calls for tougher regulation

Suspect in U.S. shooting resigned before killing 12 – official

Jun 03, 2019 - 7:31 AM

Virginia Beach city manager Dave Hansen confirms at a press conference that DeWayne Craddock gave superiors two weeks' notice of his resignation the day of the shooting.

SHOOTING INVESTIGATION. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents continue to process the crime scene following a mass shooting at the City of Virginia Beach Operations Building June 02, 2019 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

The biggest world stories of the week: May 26-June 1, 2019

Jun 02, 2019 - 9:25 PM

Here's a roundup of the stories that made headlines across the globe

FIRST PUBLIC STATEMENT. Special Counsel Robert Mueller leaves after speaking on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, at the US Justice Department in Washington, DC, on May 29, 2019. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Police search for motive in Virginia Beach shooting

Jun 02, 2019 - 9:14 AM

This is the 150th mass shooting – with 4 or more people shot or killed – in the United States in 2019, says the Washington-based Gun Violence Archive

VIRGINIA SHOOTING. Kristal Davis, sister-in-law to shooting victim Ryan Keith Cox, embraces Mary Owens outside of the crime scene at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center on June 1, 2019, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

12 dead after gunman fires 'indiscriminately' in Virginia govt complex

Jun 01, 2019 - 9:24 AM

(UPDATED) The Virginia Beach police chief says the shooter was also killed after an extended gun battle with responding officers, in a scene that 'best could be described as a war zone'

ANOTHER SHOOTING. In this image received from Lucretia Cunningham via @SouthsideDaily to AFP, a police officer blocks a road to the Virginia Beach municipal complex, the site of a mass shooting, in Virginia Beach, Virginia on May 31, 2019. Photo by Lucretia Cunningham/@SouthsideDaily/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Andi Eigemann's modern family in Siargao

May 19, 2019 - 2:04 PM

Andi and boyfriend Philmar Alipayo are living the life in Siargao

UN chief meets Christchurch shooting victims, decries online hate

May 14, 2019 - 1:29 PM

'There is no room for hate speech – online or offline,' United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says

Man kills wife, grandson, self inside Nat'l Center for Mental Health in Mandaluyong

May 10, 2019 - 9:32 AM

Police say the 88-year-old man and his wife were visiting their grandson at the mental health facility when the incident happened

Student killed in U.S. school shooting near Columbine

May 08, 2019 - 8:49 AM

(UPDATED) Two suspects are in custody – an adult man and a male youth. Both attended the school. There were no further suspects.

HIGHLANDS RANCH, COLORADO - MAY 07: Students and teachers raise their arms as the exit the scene of a shooting in which at least seven students were injured at the STEM School Highlands Ranch on May 7, 2019 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Tom Cooper/Getty Images/AFP

Candidate for La Union town councilor hurt in ambush

May 04, 2019 - 11:51 AM

Rogelio 'Roger' Concepcion is a cousin of slain Balaoan town vice mayor Al-Fred Concepcion

CAMPAIGN MODE. Rogelio Concepcion, candidate for Balaoan councilor, campaigns in his town. Photo from the Facebook page of Nadine Concepcion

BARMM human rights worker shot dead in Cotabato City

May 02, 2019 - 8:10 AM

BARMM human rights investigator Archad Ayao is killed by a suspect riding a motorcycle

KILLED. BARMM human rights worker Archad Ayao. Photo from Ayao's Facebook page