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Police: UPS Gunman Had Been Fired Before Shooting

A man wearing his work uniform started shooting at his former colleagues inside a UPS sorting facility in Alabama a day after he was fired from the company, killing a supervisor and another employee before committing suicide, police said Tuesday.

09/23/2014

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Security Guard Tells Dispatcher To Tell Wife That He Loved Her On 911 Recording During FedEx Shooting

A security guard critically wounded when a gunman went on a rampage at a FedEx facility asked a dispatcher to tell his wife that he loved her.

05/06/2014

A City of Kennesaw Police cruiser blocks the entrance to a staging area next to a FedEx warehouse after a shooting at the facility on April 29, 2014 in Kennesaw, Georgia. (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Police: Note From Ga. FedEx Gunman Recovered

Police in suburban Atlanta say investigators have recovered a note written by the man who shot six people at a FedEx facility before taking his own life.

04/30/2014

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Man Faces Charges After Rifle Shot Fired Into Home Where Two Children Slept

Police in suburban Atlanta, who have been searching for a gunman who fired a rifle shot into a home, now have a suspect in custody.

01/28/2014

File photo of a police cruiser with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

3 People Shot To Death At Home In Snellville

Police were searching for a gunman after finding the bodies of three people shot to death in Atlanta’s northeastern suburbs.

09/16/2013

File photo of police officers handling a hostage situation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Police: Hostage-Taker Gave No Signs Of Compromise

As a gunman held four firefighters hostage in his Georgia home, police tried to buy time and create a rapport by meeting his initial demands. But when his requests became unreasonable and negotiations seemed to go nowhere, police said, officers stormed the house and killed him after he fired on them.

04/12/2013

File photo of police handling a hostage situation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Financial Crises For Ga. Man Who Held Firefighters

A gunman who lured firefighters to his Georgia home with an emergency call, then held four of them hostage for hours before being shot to death faced a series of personal and financial calamities before he lashed out.

04/11/2013

File photo of a police cruiser with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Young Children Found Safe After Being Taken During Carjacking

Authorities say two young girls were found safe after their SUV was carjacked while they were in the back seats.

01/14/2013

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Gunman Enters Ala. Hospital, Injures 3 Before Killed By Police

A day after the tragic school shooting in Newton, Conn., a gunman entered a hospital and opened fire on two hospital employees and one police officer in Birmingham, Ala.

12/15/2012

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Augusta Police Preparing For First Friday

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Police say they’re stepping up patrols during and after Augusta’s upcoming First Friday event in response to gunfire after an earlier celebration. The Augusta Chronicle reports that the extra officers for […]

WAOK-AM–08/02/2012

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