Streaming a Shooting Live

A witness to Friday’s shooting at a mall in Munich streamed on Facebook what he saw from his balcony. Thousands watched the grisly events unfold in real time.


Munich Killer Was Troubled, but Had No Terrorist Ties, Germany Says

The motivations of the gunman, an 18-year-old dual German-Iranian citizen, remained unclear. He had been treated for depression and complained of being bullied.


Teenager Who Killed 9 in Munich Was Obsessed With Violence, Officials Say

The motivations of the gunman, an 18-year-old dual German-Iranian citizen, remained unclear. He does not appear to have been involved with any terrorist groups.


Teenager Who Killed 9 in Munich Was Troubled, but Had No Ties to Terrorist Groups

The motivations of the gunman, an 18-year-old dual German-Iranian citizen, remained unclear. He had material at home indicating an obsession with violent attacks, but no links to ISIS or any … Continue Reading →


Shooting in Munich: What We Know, and What We Don’t

Several people are dead after a “shooting rampage” in Munich, and police are investigating if one of the dead may have been involved in the attack.


Deadly Shooting at Munich Mall

A gunman opened fire at the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum mall in Munich on Friday, killing several people and wounding others. “It is not clear whether is one or many shooters,” a police … Continue Reading →


Afghan Teenager Spoke of Friend’s Death Before Ax Attack in Germany

German investigators found evidence that may link the young man to the Islamic State, but denied a firm connection with the group despite it claiming responsibility.


ISIS Claims Responsibility for Ax Attack on German Train

The announcement came after investigators said they found a hand-drawn Islamic State flag in the assailant’s room, though a firm connection has not been established.


Drawing of ISIS Flag Found in Room of Ax Attacker in Germany

The authorities are trying to determine to what motivated the 17-year-old Afghan and whether he had direct contact with Islamic State operatives.


Baton Rouge Gunman Moved ‘Tactically’ to Target Police Officers, Officials Say

The authorities pieced together and described how Gavin Long systematically killed and wounded law enforcement officials during a rampage on Sunday.


German Police Kill Assailant After Ax Attack Aboard a Train

A 17-year-old Afghan youth who came to Germany as a migrant last year attacked passengers with an ax and a knife. The motive was unclear, the police said.


Baton Rouge Police Shooting: What We Know

Three police officers were shot dead and three others were wounded in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday morning, and the gunman was killed, the authorities said.


Baton Rouge Police Shooting: Here’s What We Know

Three police officers were shot dead and three others were wounded in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday morning, and the gunman was killed, the authorities said.


Qandeel Baloch, Pakistani Social Media Celebrity, Dead in Apparent Honor Killing

Qandeel Baloch, a controversial figure on social media in Pakistan, was strangled on Friday night. The police have arrested her brother in connection with the case.


In the Age of ISIS, Who’s a Terrorist, and Who’s Simply Deranged?

Instances of wanton violence have been swiftly judged to be the work of terrorists, even when there is little evidence of direct ties to terrorist groups.


Baton Rouge Police Shooting: What We Know and Do Not Know

Three police officers were shot dead and several others wounded in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday morning


Pakistani Social Media Celebrity Dead in Apparent Honor Killing

Qandeel Baloch, a controversial figure on social media in Pakistan, was strangled on Friday night. The police suspect her brother of killing her.


Pakistani Social Media Celebrity Dead in Honor Killing

Qandeel Baloch, a controversial figure on social media in Pakistan, was strangled on Friday night. The police suspect her brother of killing her.


Man Arrested in San Diego in Killings of Homeless People

A string of attacks in early July put many homeless people on edge, and set off a debate on how to deal with the city’s exploding homeless population.


A Surly Misfit With No Terror Links Turned a Truck Into a Tank

The suspect in the rampage that killed 84 people in Nice had run-ins with the law but no record of radicalization, and left no declaration of a motive.


The Interpreter: Attack in Nice, France, Represents Terrorism’s New Reality

Populations targeted by terrorists confront a danger that can be managed or policed but perhaps never entirely overcome.


Philando Castile’s Last Night: Tacos and Laughs, Then a Drive

Philando Castile’s family recalled in detail his final hours before a fatal police stop in Minnesota. The official version of what happened remains largely opaque.


2 Bailiffs Shot to Death at Michigan Courthouse

The gunman was killed and a deputy sheriff wounded on the third floor of the Berrien County courthouse in St. Joseph, Mich.


On a Somber Sunday, ‘One Nation Under God Examines Its Soul’

Church leaders addressed the aftershocks of a week of gun violence as they tried to comfort worshipers in New York, Texas, Louisiana, Minnesota and elsewhere.


Rudolph Giuliani Lashes Out at Black Lives Matter

Mr. Giuliani said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that the movement unfairly focused on killings at the hands of the police.


Amid Raw Emotions After Shootings, Calls for Healing at Church

In Dallas, Baton Rouge, La., and St. Anthony, Minn., ministers addressed the aftermath of a week of gun violence.


Front-Page Editorials Aim to Soothe the Grief-Stricken

While more newspapers are taking this unusual step during recent spasms of violence, other bold decisions have been criticized for sowing divisiveness.


Slain Officer Michael Smith’s Church in Dallas Calls for Healing

The pastor of Watermark Community Church called for racial healing after the death of Sgt. Michael J. Smith, one of the officers targeted by a gunman.


Cambodian Opposition Figure’s Killing Recalls Darker Times

Kem Ley, a prominent commentator who recently helped found a political party, was gunned down Sunday at a gas station in the capital.


In the Turmoil Over Race and Policing, Children Pay a Steep Emotional Price

Young people are reeling from their losses and harboring pent-up depression that often comes pouring out in panic attacks and breakdowns, relatives say.


Five Dallas Officers Were Killed as Payback, Police Chief Says

The shooting rampage committed by Micah Johnson, 25, was described as the kind of retaliatory violence that people have feared for the last two years.


Dallas Police Chief David Brown, a Reformer, Becomes Face of Nation’s Shock

As Chief Brown sorted through a jumble of reports, some of them wrong, publicly narrating the standoff between his officers and the gunman, he also offered simple, emotional words.


5 Slain Dallas Officers Served Overseas and at Home

The dead officers included at least two military veterans and one who was awarded a title of ‘Cops’ Cop.’


Suspect in Dallas Attack Had Interest in Black Power Groups

Micah Johnson served in the Army and maintained a Facebook page that paid homage to black pride.


At the Center of Dallas’s Grief, 5 Police Officers

In the wake of Thursday night’s shootings, the lives of the dead were slowly coming into focus.


Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Strike Different Tones After Dallas Shooting

The killing of five police officers in Dallas altered the contours of the campaign, with Mr. Trump calling the events in Texas “an attack on our country.”


At the Center of Dallas’ Grief, 5 Police Officers

In the wake of Thursday night’s shootings, the lives of the dead were slowly coming into focus.


Chaos After the Gunshots in Dallas

Five Dallas police officers were killed and seven others were wounded, along with two civilians, in a sniper attack during a demonstration on Thursday night against police shootings in Minnesota … Continue Reading →


5 Dallas Officers Killed at Protest Against Police Shootings

Six other officers were also shot during a demonstration protesting the shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana this week, the police chief said.


After Philando Castile’s Killing, Obama Calls Police Shootings ‘an American Issue’

The president, reacting to a grisly video that showed Mr. Castile being shot by the police in Minnesota, asked the nation to confront racial disparities in law enforcement.