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January 15, 2014 | By Saba Hamedy
Curtis Reeves, who faces second-degree murder charges in the killing of a moviegoer who refused to stop texting, had a similar dispute with another moviegoer at the same theater two weeks earlier, a Florida couple said Wednesday. Jamira and Michael Dixon of Wesley Chapel, Fla., told CNN affiliate WTSP  that they were watching the latest installment of "The Hobbit" at the Cobb Grove 16 movie theater in their neighborhood on Dec. 28 when Reeves, 71, snapped at Jamira for texting.
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NEWS
June 25, 1986
These are partial transcripts of telephone conversations Monday between United Press International and the gunman inside the Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry store. He later was identified as Steven Livaditis, 22. Livaditis: My intention was to take jewelry and leave, with nobody hurt. It didn't turn out that way. UPI: What happened? Livaditis: I looked out the window and I saw police officers in front of the store. UPI: And then what happened? Livaditis: And then I took them hostage.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 2013 | By Andrew Blankstein, Emily Foxhall and Joseph Serna
Los Angeles police have questioned and released 10 people but still haven't apprehended the gunman who fired on two undercover detectives outside the Wilshire Division station early Tuesday morning, authorities said. The detectives did not recognize the suspect, Cmdr. Andy Smith said. A massive manhunt has been underway since about 4:30 a.m., when an unknown gunman attacked two undercover burglary detectives in an unmarked vehicle as they were waiting for the gate to open into the station parking lot. The suspect fired at them from behind, shattering windows in the car. He then fled on foot.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 2013 | By Andrew Blankstein
UPDATE: Police say five, not seven, dead in shooting; gunman acted alone The two bodies found in a burning Santa Monica house - the starting point in a shooting rampage - are believe to be the brother and father of the suspected gunman, law enforcement sources told The Times. Six people were killed in the rampage, and police say the suspect used an AR-15 assault rifle. He was killed by officers at Santa Monica College. Police don't have a motive for the shootings.
NATIONAL
February 27, 2012 | By Michael Muskal
Five students were shot when a gunman opened fire at an Ohio high school Monday morning, authorities reported. The gunman was quickly taken into custody.  The shooter was apparently chased from the building and surrendered, Geauga County Sheriff Dan McClelland told reporters in a televised news conference outside Chardon High School about 30 miles east of Cleveland. Early reports suggested that the gunman was also a student, though officials were still investigating.
NATIONAL
February 11, 2013 | By Michael Muskal
Three people, including the alleged shooter, are dead in Wilmington, Del., after a gunman opened fire in a courthouse Monday morning, officials said. Two police officers were injured in the exchange of gunfire and have been hospitalized. The wounds are not considered to be life-threatening, officials told reporters.  “Our thoughts and prayers right now are with the victims of this senseless violence and the Capitol police officers who put their lives on the line to protect the courts and public every day,” Delaware Gov. Jack Markell said in a prepared statement released by his office.
NATIONAL
August 7, 2012 | By Kim Murphy
SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- South Milwaukee police have arrested the former girlfriend of Wisconsin gunman Wade Page after an unauthorized gun was found in the home she once shared with him, authorities confirmed Tuesday. Misty Cook, a 31-year-old waitress and nursing student with reported ties to white supremacist organizations, was taken into custody in the wake of the shootings at a nearby Sikh temple that left six people dead. Page, who was shot dead by police at the scene, had lived with Cook until moving to a separate residence a few weeks before the shootings.
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January 26, 2014 | By Richard Simon, This post has been corrected, as indicated below.
COLUMBIA, Md. -- Police on Sunday identified the gunman in a shooting Saturday at a shopping mall here that left three people dead, including the shooter. Authorities said they are still trying to determine the motive. "We want to find out why this occurred," Howard County police Chief William McMahon said at a news conference in the mall parking lot. The gunman was identified as Darion Marcus Aguilar, 19, of College Park, Md. One of the victims, Brianna Benlolo, 21, was also from College Park, but police said they had not yet found any evidence that the gunman knew Benlolo or the other victim, Tyler Johnson, 25, of Mount Airy, Md. Both victims worked at a skateboard store in the mall.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 26, 2009
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January 15, 2013 | By Michael Muskal
A student shot a school official at a downtown St. Louis adult school and both were rushed to a local hospital Tuesday afternoon, officials said. According to police, the gunman entered a building at the Stevens Institute of Business and Arts around 2 p.m. and confronted the school official, a man in his 40s. The gunman fired then turned the gun on himself. Police responded and both men were taken by ambulance to Saint Louis University Hospital, spokeswoman Laura Keller told the Los Angeles Times by telephone.
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