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Norway Remembers Terror Victims on 1st Anniversary

77 killed by bombs, bullets 1 year ago today

(Newser) - Norway is commemorating the 77 victims of a bomb and gun massacre that shocked the peaceful nation one year ago. Anders Behring Breivik, a 33-year-old far-right fanatic, has admitted to the July 22, 2011, attacks: a bombing of the government headquarters in Oslo, killing eight, and a shooting rampage that...

Man Opens Fire With Machine Gun at Dutch Mall

Seven dead, fifteen wounded

(Newser) - At least seven people were killed and another 15 wounded today when a man opened fire with a machine gun at a crowded mall in an Amsterdam suburb, the AP reports. The gunman, who witnesses describe as a blond haired man around 25-years-old, was found lying dead in front of...

Chicago Cops Seek Killer of 5
Chicago Cops Seek Killer of 5
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Chicago Cops Seek Killer of 5

Alleged killer fled after robbing Lane Bryant store

(Newser) - Police are searching for a stocky black man who reportedly shot five women dead in a Chicago mall burglary this morning, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Police surrounded the Tinley Park mall after shots were reported at a Lane Bryant store just before 11 a.m. “There is no question...

Omaha Mall Reopens Under Heavy Security

Van Maur store, where the shooter opened fire, remains closed

(Newser) - The Omaha mall where 19-year-old Robert Hawkins unleashed his killing spree re-opened for business today under tighter security, the AP reports. “I came in here and I was wondering how I would feel about it,” the mayor said, “but I feel fine.” The Von Maur store...

Omaha Shooter Cased Store, Smuggled Gun

Police say he hid an AK-47 inside balled-up sweatshirt

(Newser) - 19-year-old Robert Hawkins briefly looked around the Von Maur department store yesterday before leaving, only to return six minutes later and open fire with a stolen AK-47 in the Omaha rampage that left nine dead. Upon reentry, Hawkins was "concealing something balled up in a hooded sweatshirt," police...

Gunman at Omaha Mall Upset Over Being Fired
Gunman at Omaha Mall Upset Over Being Fired
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Gunman at Omaha Mall Upset Over Being Fired

Teen who killed 9 just lost fast-food job

(Newser) - The 19-year-old gunman who killed eight people and himself in a busy Omaha shopping mall today had been fired from his job at McDonald's hours earlier after being accused of stealing $17, the Omaha World-Herald reports. Robert A. Hawkins, who opened fire on afternoon shoppers with a rifle, left a...

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