The guilty pleas will set the stage for a penalty trial in which 12 jurors will determine whether Cruz should be sentenced to death or life in prison.
The gunman who killed 14 students and three staff members at a Parkland, Florida, high school will plead guilty to their murders, his attorneys said Friday. The guilty plea would set up a penalty phase where Nikolas Cruz would be be fighting against the death penalty and hoping for life without parole.
A Texas judge has found Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones liable for damages in three defamation lawsuits related to his claims that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax.
The fourth anniversary of the Las Vegas massacre, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, is being marked on Friday with ceremonies.
Dylann Roof has lost the next phase of his appeal, with a federal court turning down his request for a new hearing to challenge his death sentence and conviction in the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation.
Murder charges have now been filed in a mass shooting that left 3 people dead and 11 others injured earlier this year in Bridgeton, New Jersey.
The shooting remained the deadliest shooting on a college campus for over 40 years until The Virginia Tech Shooting in 2007.
The man accused of the deadly Atlanta-area spa shootings will serve life without parole after pleading guilty to multiple murders in Cherokee County. He still faces the death penalty in Fulton County.
The charges against the 15-year-old and 17-year-old have since been dropped by the Travis County District Attorney's Office.
Tune in to FOX 35 Plus on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. for an encore presentation of our special coverage to commemorate the 5-year anniversary of the tragedy.
49 lives were lost and dozens were injured on June 12, 2016.
The nine victims range in age from 29 to 63. They are all men. Through their careers with VTA, their job titles included bus and light rail operators, mechanics, linemen and an assistant superintendent. One had worked for the agency since 1999.
The minutes-long attack at the VTA light rail yard was marked by both horror and heroism.
While a motive for the shooting has not been publicly revealed, VTA gunman Sam Cassidy's ex-wife said he had talked about killing people at work more than a decade ago.
A widow of less than one day described how her husband of 20 years - Alex Ward Fritch - died in her arms; he was the ninth casualty of a mass shooting at the VTA light rail yard, the worst Bay Area mass shooting since 1993.
The ex-girlfriend of VTA shooting suspect Sam Cassidy said he "exhibited major mood swings as result of bi-polar disorder," in court documents from the time they dated.
Surveillance video obtained by KTVU shows the moment 57-year-old Sam Cassidy left his San Jose home before storming into a work meeting at the VTA light rail yard and killed nine co-workers before killing himself.
The alleged gunman in a San Jose shooting that left 9 dead, including the shooter, was identified as a VTA employee. An ex-girlfriend called him abusive, co-workers called him “strange,” and at least one neighbor said he had a hot temper.
Kevin Elliot, 30, and Asia Hester, 25, have been identified as the two people who were killed when gunfire broke out at a large house party in Bridgeton New Jersey Saturday night. So far, one arrest has been made.
Two people have died and at least 12 other people sustained injuries after shots were fired at a large house party in Bridgeton, New Jersey late Saturday night.