Dan Whitcomb

U.S. Navy investigators search for motive in Pearl Harbor shooting rampage

2:42am IST

U.S. Navy investigators on Thursday were trying to determine what prompted a sailor to shoot three civilians working at the historic Pearl Harbor military base in Hawaii, killing two of them, before taking his own life with the same gun.

U.S. Navy sailor shoots dead two, then himself, at Pearl Harbor base

05 Dec 2019

A U.S. Navy sailor shot dead two civilians working at Hawaii's historic military base of Pearl Harbor on Wednesday and wounded a third before turning his gun on himself, military officials said.

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter released from hospital

05 Dec 2019

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a Georgia hospital on Wednesday where he had been undergoing treatment for a urinary tract infection, his spokeswoman said.

Top Los Angeles homeless official steps down as crisis deepens

03 Dec 2019

LOS ANGELES The chief of a top Los Angeles homeless agency announced his resignation on Monday, saying he was proud of its work even as America's second-largest city grapples with spiraling numbers of people living on the streets and rising home prices.

Teen in California high school shooting rampage used 'ghost gun' made from parts

22 Nov 2019

LOS ANGELES A 16-year-old boy who opened fire at his Southern California high school, killing two classmates and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head, used a "ghost gun" built from parts, the local sheriff said on Thursday. | Video

PG&E cuts power to 50,000 California homes and businesses during wildfire risk

21 Nov 2019

About 50,000 homes and businesses across Northern California were without power on Wednesday during the latest planned outage instituted by utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co to guard against risk of wildfire during dry, windy weather.

Police say victims of Fresno football party shooting were 'targeted'

19 Nov 2019

Gunmen who killed four men and wounded six others at a backyard football-viewing party of mostly ethnic Hmong had targeted the residence in Fresno, California, possibly in retaliation for a previous altercation, police said on Monday. | Video

Antibiotic-resistant infections killing twice as many Americans as once thought

15 Nov 2019

(Corrects name to Natural Resources Defense Council in 8th paragraph)

Ex-judges, families of murder victims, call for halt to U.S. federal death penalty

13 Nov 2019

The relatives of murder victims, along with former judges and corrections officials, asked President Donald Trump and his attorney general on Tuesday to halt federal executions, at least for now, citing concerns about how the penalty is carried out.

Michigan boy, 17, gets double lung transplant after damage from vaping

13 Nov 2019

A 17-year-old Michigan boy facing "imminent death" from vaping injuries has undergone a double lung transplant, the first in a patient suffering from the effects of e-cigarettes, a Detroit hospital said on Tuesday.

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