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October 17, 1991 | LIANNE HART and TRACY WOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In the deadliest shooting spree in U.S. history, a man crashed his pickup truck into a cafeteria crowded with lunchtime patrons here Wednesday afternoon and began firing rapidly and indiscriminately with a semiautomatic pistol, killing 22 people. The gunman later was found dead of a gunshot wound in a restaurant restroom, police said. The massacre resulted in injuries to 20 others, many of them listed in "very critical condition."
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September 23, 2013 | By Michael Muskal
A family of five was found dead inside their home in rural Texas, and the incident is being investigated as a murder-suicide, officials said Monday. Authorities said the bodies of Israel Alvarez, his wife Guadalupe Ronquillo-Ovalle and their three sons, ages 10, 8 and 4 were found Sunday evening in their home outside Rice, Texas, about 40 miles southeast of Dallas. A .22-caliber semiautomatic long rifle was found at the scene, Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner said at a news conference Monday morning.
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December 23, 1993 | From Associated Press
Houston Oiler Jeff Alm made a frantic 911 call to summon help after a car crash, yelling to the operator, "I have a buddy dying!" Seconds later, the operator heard four gunshots as Alm committed suicide. Fire department officials Wednesday released a recording of the call Alm made on his cellular phone shortly after his car crashed into a highway guardrail Dec. 14. His best friend, Sean Lynch, died after being thrown from the car and down an embankment.
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January 19, 1999 | From Associated Press
Katrina Price, a former basketball star at Stephen F. Austin whose professional career was set back when the American Basketball League folded last month, apparently committed suicide Monday. Police responding to a 911 call just before 7 a.m. found her dead--apparently of a gunshot wound--in the hallway of the apartment of her sister, Lucy. Police said the younger Price is not considered a suspect. Police Sgt.
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May 24, 1995 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Slumped in front of the TV, Robert O'Donnell watched the images flash by like his own life on rapid rewind. Weary firefighters. Wounded babies. A harrowing race against the clock. The scene happened to be Oklahoma City, but it was all too familiar, a traumatic reminder of the starring role O'Donnell once played in another rescue that touched the nation's heart.
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October 18, 1991 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY and RICHARD A SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
After more than a day of combing through every piece of evidence they could find, police Thursday said they may never know what caused an unemployed former Merchant Marine seaman to crash his pickup truck into a cafeteria here and then systematically kill 22 people, the deadliest shooting spree in the nation's history.
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April 23, 1993 | STEPHEN BRAUN, This story was reported by Times staff writers J. Michael Kennedy, Louis Sahagun, Ronald J. Ostrow, Robert L. Jackson and Stephen Braun. It was written by Braun
In the end, the yawning gulf between federal authorities and David Koresh proved unbridgeable in almost every imaginable respect. The gap widened even in death. How exactly did Koresh and his followers perish in the blaze that incinerated their fortified Ranch Apocalypse compound?
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October 18, 1991 | H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Survivors of the 1984 massacre at a McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro said Thursday that the Killeen killings resurrected images of death and suffering that continue to haunt their lives. Some still can't bear to talk about the Wednesday afternoon on July 18, 1984, when James Oliver Huberty, an unemployed security guard, methodically killed 21 men, women and children.
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January 19, 1999 | From Associated Press
Katrina Price, a former basketball star at Stephen F. Austin whose professional career was set back when the American Basketball League folded last month, apparently committed suicide Monday. Police responding to a 911 call just before 7 a.m. found her dead--apparently of a gunshot wound--in the hallway of the apartment of her sister, Lucy. Police said the younger Price is not considered a suspect. Police Sgt.
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January 19, 1999 | From Associated Press
Katrina Price, a former basketball star at Stephen F. Austin whose professional career was set back when the American Basketball League folded last month, apparently committed suicide Monday. Police responding to a 911 call just before 7 a.m. found her dead--apparently of a gunshot wound--in the hallway of the apartment of her sister, Lucy. Police said the younger Price is not considered a suspect. Police Sgt.
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January 19, 1999 | From Associated Press
Katrina Price, a former basketball star at Stephen F. Austin whose professional career was set back when the American Basketball League folded last month, apparently committed suicide Monday. Police responding to a 911 call just before 7 a.m. found her dead--apparently of a gunshot wound--in the hallway of the apartment of her sister, Lucy. Police said the younger Price is not considered a suspect. Police Sgt.
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July 26, 1997 | Reuters
A 78-year-old man killed himself at a shooting range after renting a gun and taking a lesson in how to use it, officials said Friday. Ira Steward shot himself in the head Thursday as soon as his instructor left him alone. "We've been in business for over 30 years and nothing like this has ever happened," said Mike McDonald, manager of A Place To Shoot.
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May 18, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Brownsville, Texas, woman imprisoned for nine years in the slaying of her husband has been released on bond five months after an appeals court set aside her conviction based on findings that prosecutors had suppressed evidence that supported her claim that the death was a suicide. Susie Mowbray, 49, went home to await a new trial in the 1988 death of Bill Mowbray, who was her husband and a Cadillac dealer. Prosecutors said she shot him while he slept in order to collect $1.
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May 24, 1995 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Slumped in front of the TV, Robert O'Donnell watched the images flash by like his own life on rapid rewind. Weary firefighters. Wounded babies. A harrowing race against the clock. The scene happened to be Oklahoma City, but it was all too familiar, a traumatic reminder of the starring role O'Donnell once played in another rescue that touched the nation's heart.
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February 19, 1994 | From Associated Press
A state employee who was fired this week after being accused of running a prostitution ring from his office was found shot to death Friday, apparently from a self-inflicted wound, police said. James A. Bunch, 46, who had worked for 23 years at the Department of Human Services, was found in a parking lot near his office. He had been fired Tuesday after being arrested on charges of aggravated promotion of prostitution, which is punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
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December 23, 1993 | From Associated Press
Houston Oiler Jeff Alm made a frantic 911 call to summon help after a car crash, yelling to the operator, "I have a buddy dying!" Seconds later, the operator heard four gunshots as Alm committed suicide. Fire department officials Wednesday released a recording of the call Alm made on his cellular phone shortly after his car crashed into a highway guardrail Dec. 14. His best friend, Sean Lynch, died after being thrown from the car and down an embankment.
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April 20, 1993 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a fiery ending as apocalyptic as the prophecies he issued, religious cult leader David Koresh and scores of his followers were immolated within the buff-pink walls of his Texas prairie compound Monday in a blaze that believers reportedly set after federal agents smashed into the walls with an armored vehicle. Only nine of the 95 people believed to be inside the Branch Davidian compound escaped, some of them suffering from burns.
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December 15, 1993 | BILL PLASCHKE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the upscale Chicago suburb of Orland Park, there are few things that cannot be bought or sold. Friendship is one of them. "Friendship is big-time here," said Dan Schumacher, a local mortgage broker who still plays touch football with high school pals. "You and your best friend are close forever."
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December 15, 1993 | BILL PLASCHKE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the upscale Chicago suburb of Orland Park, there are few things that cannot be bought or sold. Friendship is one of them. "Friendship is big-time here," said Dan Schumacher, a local mortgage broker who still plays touch football with high school pals. "You and your best friend are close forever."
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April 24, 1993 | From Associated Press
The causes of death of the cult members caught in the fire that destroyed their compound may not be known for weeks, an official said Friday. But another expects a lead in identifying David Koresh's remains. Medical examiners have found nearly 50 bodies, 40 of which have been removed from the ashes of the rural compound that went up in flames Monday, said Dr. Nizam Peerwani, head medical examiner for the case. The fire is believed to have killed 86 cult members.
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