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Mass Grave Tells of Horror When the Men Were Away

May 19, 2019 |

Talk about a cold case: Archaeologists are investigating a 5,000-year-old mass murder that confirms the brutality of late Neolithic life, LiveScience reports. Eight years ago, a grave was discovered in Poland with 15 women, young men, and children, all killed by head wounds and buried alongside funerary gifts like…
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Florida woman arrested for threatening mass shooting at elementary school

May 17, 2019 |

A Florida woman was charged Friday with threating to carry out a mass shooting at a school in an online post.
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Bartender Who Served Mass Shooter Is Charged

May 6, 2019 |

In 2017, a drunk Spencer Hight drove to his estranged wife’s home and fatally shot her and seven others at a party. Police then killed the 32-year-old Hight. Nearly two years later, authorities in Plano, Texas, have filed new charges in the mass killing—against the bartender who served Hight…
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Tears Flow as Mass Shooting Is Remembered

April 21, 2019 |

Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday with a remembrance ceremony that celebrated the school’s survival and by volunteering at shelters, doing neighborhood cleanup projects, and laying flowers and cards at a memorial to the 13 people killed, the AP reports….
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Coverage of Mass Shootings Dominates Pulitzer Winners

April 16, 2019 |

The South Florida Sun Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette won Pulitzer Prizes on Monday and were recognized along with the Capital Gazette of Maryland for their coverage of the mass shootings in 2018 at a high school, a synagogue, and a newsroom itself, the AP reports. The AP won in…
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New Zealand votes to change gun laws less than a month after mass shooting

April 10, 2019 |

New Zealand’s parliament has voted almost unanimously in favor of changing the country’s gun laws, less than a month after a mass shooting left 50 people dead.
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New Orleans Mayor to Apologize for Mass Lynching of Italian-Americans

April 1, 2019 |

The mayor of New Orleans wants to heal what the Order of Sons and Daughters of Italy calls a “longstanding wound”—the deadliest recorded mass lynching in American history. On March 14, 1891, a mob of vigilantes stormed a jail in the city and killed 11 Italian-Americans. The mob, who…
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Priest stabbed during televised mass

March 23, 2019 |

A man who allegedly stabbed the elderly rector of a church in Canada during a televised Mass as shocked parishioners watched will appear in court Saturday.
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Suspect to appear in court after allegedly stabbing a priest during televised Mass

March 23, 2019 |

A man who allegedly stabbed the elderly rector of a church in Canada during a televised Mass as shocked parishioners watched will appear in court Saturday.
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Priest stabbed while leading televised mass in Montreal; suspect arrested

March 22, 2019 |

While shocked parishioners and a television audience watched, a man stabbed the elderly rector of St. Joseph’s Oratory at Mount Royal, Canada’s biggest church, as he led Mass on Friday morning, Montreal police said.
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