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  • NYPD Beefs Up Security At Sikh Temples Following Wisconsin Massacre

    NYPD Beefs Up Security At Sikh Temples Following Wisconsin Massacre
    Security in and around Sikh temples and cultural centers has been beefed up in New York City following the massacre at a temple in Wisconsin. Outside of the Sikh Cultural Society in Richmond Hill, Queens a number of officers could be seen standing guard....
  • Wisconsin Sikh Temple Massacre Has Deep NYC Connections

    Wisconsin Sikh Temple Massacre Has Deep NYC Connections
    The killing of six people and wounding of three others at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin is resonating deeply here in New York, both at the city's largest Sikh temple and among the ranks of the NYPD. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray...
  • NYPD to Subpoena Twitter Over Broadway Massacre Threat

    NYPD to Subpoena Twitter Over Broadway Massacre Threat
    NEW YORK -- The NYPD says it plans to subpoena Twitter to reveal the identity of a user who claimed on the social networking site to be planning an attack on a Broadway theater. "We take the threat seriously, especially in light of recent attacks in...
  • Police: Colorado shooter acted alone, no speculation on motive

    Police: Colorado shooter acted alone, no speculation on motive
    In an afternoon news briefing about the movie theater shooting that left 12 people dead, Aurora, Colo. police could not provide any motive behind the massacre at a screening of The Dark Knight Rises. They confirmed that 24-year-old James Eagan Holmes has...
  • Movie-goers still flocking to Seattle-area theaters despite Colorado massacre

    Movie-goers still flocking to Seattle-area theaters despite Colorado massacre
    Some theater movie chains have beefed up security in the wake of the massacre in Colorado, but movie-goers don't appear to be overly concerned. Theaters were doing a brisk business in the Seattle area. At the Regal Cinemas in Northgate Friday night, a...
  • Aurora Massacre Suspect Spooked Gun Range Manager

    Aurora Massacre Suspect Spooked Gun Range Manager
    AURORA, Colo. -- Colorado massacre suspect James Holmes applied to join a gun range in June, but the range's operator said Sunday that he was disturbed by the "weird and bizarre" message on Holmes' answering machine. "It was weird," said Glenn Rotkovich,...
  • Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels

    Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels
    WASHINGTON, DC -- President Barack Obama has signed a covert directive authorizing U.S. support for Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday. The secret order, referred to as an intelligence...
  • Colorado Theater Massacre Touches Our Area; 1 Victim From Brooklyn, The Other From New Jersey

    Colorado Theater Massacre Touches Our Area; 1 Victim From Brooklyn, The Other From New Jersey
    Two of the victims of the Colorado theater massacre are from our area. Luckily, they survived. They've been identified as Chris Rapoza, 28, of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brookyn, and Jacci Fry, 23, from Byram Township, N.J. According to a report on 1010 WINS,...
  • Dark Knight Massacre

    Dark Knight Massacre
    Good news for moviegoers this weekend. The FBI says there's no indication of any more shooting sprees planned at movie theaters. Meanwhile the day after the movie massacre in Colorado, the smoke has cleared and more details are emerging. Police say 24-...
  • Timeline: Mass Shooting Incidents In Last 25 Years

    Timeline: Mass Shooting Incidents In Last 25 Years
    (Reuters) - Here is a timeline of some of the worst shooting incidents carried out by one or two gunmen around the world in the last 25 years: March 13, 1996 - BRITAIN - Gunman Thomas Hamilton burst into a primary school in the Scottish town of...
  • Algonquin woman: Saved by boyfriend's 'ultimate kindness' in theater massacre

    Algonquin woman: Saved by boyfriend's 'ultimate kindness' in theater massacre
    An Algonquin woman whose boyfriend died while protecting her during the Colorado movie theater massacre said she was "saved by John and his ultimate kindness." Julia Vojtsek, 23, in a statement she handed to reporters outside her Algonquin home said that...
  • Schiff calls for renewed gun controls in wake of deadly Colorado shooting

    Schiff calls for renewed gun controls in wake of deadly Colorado shooting
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called on Congress Tuesday to renew a federal ban on assault weapons in the wake of the deadly theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., that killed 12 people and wounded 58 others.  While acknowledging that the federal ban, which...