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Police charge protesters in Ukraine’s bloodiest day: At least 21 people dead, many by gunshot

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian riot police charged protesters occupying a central Kiev square early on Wednesday after the bloodiest day since the former Soviet republic, caught in a geopolitical struggle between Russia and the West, won its independenc…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

FBI says New Town shooter acted alone, had meth in system

October 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW TOWN — The Federal Bureau of Investigation has concluded its investigation into the November 2012 shootings deaths of a woman and her three grandchildren. Continue Reading

Safety stressed due to recent accidental shootings

June 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

When Anne Montag lies awake at night, her thoughts inevitably turn to her son. “I think of the things my son has missed out on with our family,” Montag said. “It just makes me cry.”
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Parents should ‘strike a balance’ in talking about shootings

December 18, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Adults need to talk to children about the Connecticut elementary school shooting, but a Minnesota expert advises parents not to offer too much information.
“You have to just strike a balance,” Abi Gewirtz said. “Don’t avoid it, but don’t overwhelm them, either.” Continue Reading

Newtown: First funerals for the victims

December 17, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) A grief-stricken Newtown on Monday began burying the littlest victims of the school massacre, starting with two 6-year-old boys one of them a big football fan, the other a mischievous, whip-smart youngster whose twin sister survived the rampage. Continue Reading

Hunting rifle used in New Town slayings

November 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A hunting rifle was used in the homicides that killed a New Town grandmother and three children, according to autopsy reports. Continue Reading

Little Falls, Minn., homeowner charged in fatal shootings

November 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. A Minnesota man was charged Monday with second-degree murder in the Thanksgiving Day shooting deaths of two teenage cousins he said had broken into his home. Continue Reading

Prayer vigil planned after mass shooting in Colo

July 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

People in Aurora plan to gather and pray following the killing of 12 people at a movie theater in the city. Continue Reading

Colorado shooting suspect had gun club membership rejected

July 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes applied to join a Colorado gun range but never became a member after the owner became concerned over his “bizarre” message and behavior. Continue Reading

Police: Colo. suspect planned massacre for months

July 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The shooting suspect accused in a deadly rampage inside a Colorado theater planned the attack with “calculation and deliberation,” police said Saturday. Continue Reading