Trebes supermarket shooting: Policeman who traded places with hostage ‘fighting for his life’

Trebes supermarket shooting: Policeman who traded places with hostage ‘fighting for his life’

Updated March 24, 2018 11:38:47 Photo: Local media identified the policeman as Arnaud Beltrame. (AP: Ouest France) Related Story: Gunman’s apartment searched after French supermarket siege French officials have hailed the bravery of a policeman who was severely injured after swapping himself for a hostage held by a gunman during …

French supermarket shooting gunman identified as Redouane Lakdim

French supermarket shooting gunman identified as Redouane Lakdim

Updated March 24, 2018 07:41:23 Photo: Police in helmets and body armour took up positions around the supermarket before storming the premises and killing the gunman. (Reuters: Regis Duvignau) The authorities have identified a gunman who took several hostages in a supermarket in the southern French town of Trebes, France’s …

Florida school shooting: Police arrest brother of accused killer for trespassing at same school

Florida school shooting: Police arrest brother of accused killer for trespassing at same school

Updated March 20, 2018 12:38:20 The brother of the teen charged with killing 17 people at a Florida school has been arrested for trespassing at the same school, authorities say. Zachary Cruz, 18, was arrested at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and charged with trespassing on school grounds, a Broward …

Inquest begins into SA police shooting of man during ‘severe’ mental health episode

Inquest begins into SA police shooting of man during ‘severe’ mental health episode

Posted March 23, 2018 17:43:26 Photo: The man was shot dead at his Elwomple property, about 100 kilometres south-east of Adelaide. (ABC News: Alina Eacott) The deputy state coroner will examine how SA Police handled a man’s “chronic” and “escalating” mental health condition in the lead-up to a fatal siege …

‘We did it here, you can do it there’: Sydney joins Parkland school shooting protests | US news

Australian students and politicians have rallied in Sydney in solidarity with the survivors of the Parkland school shooting, as part of a global protest to end gun violence. On Saturday survivors of last month’s shooting, their families and supporters will rally in Washington DC as part of the March for …

Florida school shooting survivors told to use clear backpacks, ID badges

Florida school shooting survivors told to use clear backpacks, ID badges

Posted March 23, 2018 12:15:58 When students return from spring break to the Florida school at the centre of the gun control discussion, they will be required to use clear backpacks, and wear identification badges at all times. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland is on high alert after …

US school shooting: Legacy of Columbine High School massacre 19 years later

US school shooting: Legacy of Columbine High School massacre 19 years later

Updated March 23, 2018 07:05:14 Video: The legacy of Columbine (ABC News) Stalking the hallways of an elementary school in Denver’s suburbs, a masked SWAT team cautiously enters the cafeteria. Key points: No school shooting played out on live television like Columbine did Columbine survivors say nothing was done about …

Man dead after shooting in Geraldton

Man dead after shooting in Geraldton

Updated March 22, 2018 21:28:12 Photo: People on the corner of Boyd Street and Flores Road in Geraldton after a shooting. (ABC News: Natasha Harradine) A man has died after a shooting at a business in the WA Mid West town of Geraldton. Photo: Geraldton Police looking for Rodney Peter …

Courtney Topic’s final moments before police shooting revealed in footage

Courtney Topic’s final moments before police shooting revealed in footage

Updated March 22, 2018 21:42:21 Video: GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Courtney Topic is seen holding a kitchen knife before being shot by police. (ABC News) Related Story: ‘This is killing us’: Family wants to know why daughter was shot dead by police Related Story: Call for more officer training after knife-wielding …

Justine Damond shooting suspect given bail on condition of giving up passport | US news

A former Minnesota police officer charged with murdering an unarmed Australian woman represents a flight risk and had his bail set at $400,000. Mohamed Noor, 32, who has been charged in the fatal shooting of 40-year-old Justine Ruszczyk Damond in July last year, did not enter a plea on the …