Judge orders release of far-right extremist in gun case
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered the immediate release of a man whose relatives reported concerns about his behavior and far-right extremist rhetoric after last year's...
Feds recommend 10-month sentence for extremist in gun case
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Thursday recommended a 10-month prison sentence followed by 3 years of supervised release for a man whose relatives reported concerns about his...
Death penalty filing in synagogue massacre brings opposition
The decision by federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue was made despite opposition from some of the people most...
Feds seek death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre
A man charged with killing 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue should face the death penalty if convicted, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Monday.
Sides agree to extension in synagogue massacre case
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers for the man charged with killing 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue last year have agreed to a 120-day extension in the case.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man whose relatives reported concerns about his behavior and far-right extremist rhetoric after last year's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge...
Some of the most recent deadly US mass shootings
A longtime city worker opened fire Friday in a building that houses Virginia Beach government offices, killing 12 people and wounding six others.
Lawyers for the man accused of killing 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue say the FBI has been discouraging witnesses from talking to the defense, undermining the suspect's right to a fair...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The man charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre still wants to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence, his lawyer said Thursday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in Pennsylvania are introducing a package of hate-crimes bills that are inspired by a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that killed 11...
Plea agreement negotiations are underway to resolve gun-related charges against a self-described white nationalist from Washington, D.C., whose relatives reported concerns about his behavior after...
Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The man charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded not guilty to hate crimes and dozens of other counts Monday, but his new lawyer — a prominent death penalty litigator who represented one of the Boston Marathon bombers — signaled he might be open to a plea deal.
The Latest: Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the arraignment for the suspected Pittsburgh synagogue shooter (all times local):
A truck driver accused of killing 11 people and wounding seven during an attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue has pleaded not guilty.
Forty-six-year-old Robert Bowers was in federal court Monday and pleaded not guilty to a new indictment that added 19 additional counts.
Trump guests include synagogue shooting survivor, officer
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Holocaust survivor who escaped the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting and a police officer who was wounded responding to the massacre will be among the guests sitting with first lady Melania Trump at the State of the Union address.
Judah Samet was late for services at the Tree of Life of Life synagogue on Oct. 27. The 80-year-old, who survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, was just pulling into a handicapped spot when a man told him there was gunfire inside.
Hate crimes charged in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre case
A man accused of opening fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October , killing 11 people and wounding seven others, was indicted Tuesday on additional counts that include allegations of hate crimes.
A federal grand jury added 19 charges to the 44 counts previously levied against Robert Bowers, 46, of Baldwin, Pennsylvania.
Prosecutors outline death penalty review in synagogue case
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal prosecutors are outlining the steps they will take as they decide whether to seek the death penalty against the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre.
In a court filing, the U.S. attorney's office in Pittsburgh provided details of the review process. It's expected to last several months. The final decision rests with the U.S. attorney general.
Chaplain injured in synagogue mass shooting out of hospital
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh hospital says the 70-year-old chaplain shot during the Tree of Life synagogue mass shooting has been discharged from the hospital.
Lawyer: FBI erred in tying man to synagogue massacre suspect
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities misrepresented a social media connection between the suspect in last month's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and a man whose relatives reported concerns about his behavior after the shooting to the FBI, a defense attorney said Friday.
Some of the most recent deadly US mass shootings
The shooting at a bar in southern California marks the second deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. in 2018.
A list of the deadliest mass shootings in the last year:
— Nov. 7, 2018: Ian David Long killed 12 people at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California, before taking his own life. Long was a Marine combat veteran of the war in Afghanistan.
Patriots’ Edelman voices support for synagogue victims
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman expressed his support for the victims of a Pittsburgh synagogue shooting while wearing an Israeli baseball cap when he spoke to reporters after Sunday night's game.
Jewish nurse: I treated mass shooting suspect out of love
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Jewish nurse who treated the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect says that he saw confusion but not evil in the man's eyes, and that his own actions stemmed from love.
"I'm sure he had no idea I was Jewish," registered nurse Ari Mahler wrote in a Facebook post Saturday about suspect Robert Bowers, who was taken to Allegheny General Hospital after the Oct. 27 rampage at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood that left 11 people dead.
Congregations attacked at synagogue to hold joint service
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The three congregations attacked at a Pittsburgh synagogue will gather for a joint service Saturday, while a prayer vigil is planned outside their desecrated worship space to mark the time the massacre began one week earlier.
Meanwhile, Friday brought the end of a wrenching series of funerals as the oldest victim, 97-year-old Rose Mallinger, was laid to rest.
Synagogue suspect pleads not guilty as funerals continue
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The anti-Semitic truck driver accused of gunning down 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges that could put him on death row, as funerals for the victims of the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in American history continued for a third day.
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The Latest: Synagogue suspect indicted on 44 counts
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the funerals of the victims of the massacre at the synagogue in Pittsburgh (all times local):
The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
The indictment, which was expected, was announced Wednesday. It charges Robert Bowers with 44 counts, including hate crimes. Federal prosecutors have previously indicated they plan to seek the death penalty.
Synagogue rampage suspect indicted on 2nd day of funerals
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday, and members of a grief-stricken Jewish community endured another round of funerals for victims of the worst anti-Semitic attack in American history.
Feds host community meeting to discuss hate crimes
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Attorney's Office for Minnesota and the FBI are hosting a community meeting in response to last week's deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
Eleven people were killed when authorities say Robert Bowers entered Tree of Life synagogue on Saturday and began shooting. Bowers was indicted Wednesday on 44 counts, including hate crimes.
The Latest: 2 funerals set for same day as Trump visit
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local):
Funerals for all but one of the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre have been scheduled.
They run from Tuesday to Friday.
The first funeral service is for Jerry Rabinowitz and will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m.
A funeral is also set for Cecil Rosenthal and his younger brother, David, on Tuesday at noon.