The lives lost in Dayton

Washington PostBetts, 22, whose brother Connor Betts is implicated in the Dayton shooting, scored the summer internship through a program run by the nonprofit Student Conservation Association, according to Daniel Cottrell, the manager at the visitor center, an outpost of ...

August 5th 2019


At Gilroy Garlic Festival vigils, residents pray for peace

Los Angeles TimesAs the sun began to slip in the sky on Monday, 25 hours after the shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, Mark Turner, president of the local Chamber of Commerce, stepped onto the makeshift stage and gazed at hundreds of faces. Families had arrived outside ...

July 30th 2019


The Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting is proof: It's 'increasingly a challenge' to secure outdoor events

USA TODAYThe folks in charge of providing security at the Gilroy Garlic Festival relied on the industry's best practices, employing tall fences and metal detectors and coordinating among several law enforcement agencies. They responded to Sunday's assault within a ...

July 30th 2019


'A nightmare': Three killed, including two children, in shooting at California food festival

Washington PostThe gunman cut people down as the Gilroy Garlic Festival, a venerable tradition that annually draws tens of thousands to this small city southeast of San Jose, was winding to a close Sunday evening. Among the dead were two children: a 6-year-old boy and a ...

July 30th 2019


What we know about the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting suspect

Los Angeles TimesIn the hours before Santino William Legan is alleged to have begun firing into a crowd at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday, police say the 19-year-old posted a photo on Instagram with the caption, “Ayyy garlic festival time come get wasted on overpriced ...

July 30th 2019


Gilroy Garlic Festival gunman used a rifle banned in California, officials say

Los Angeles TimesThe gunman in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting used a military-style semiautomatic rifle that is illegal to own in California, authorities said Monday. The WASR-10, with its standard clip and stocks, is considered an assault rifle under California law and ...

July 30th 2019


Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting: What we know about the victims

Los Angeles TimesA 19-year-old man opened fire at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday, killing three people and wounding 12 others, police say. On Monday morning, authorities said a 6-year-old boy, a 13-year-old girl and a man in his 20s were killed after Santino William ...

July 30th 2019


'Really angry' gunman who killed 3 at Gilroy Garlic Festival cut fence, shot randomly for less than a minute

USA TODAYA manhunt was underway Monday for a possible accomplice after a gunman's rampage at a California food festival celebrating the "Garlic Capital of the World" that left three people dead and at least a dozen injured. Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee said the ...

July 29th 2019


Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting suspect identified as 19-year-old; police search home and look for motive

Los Angeles TimesThe man believed to have opened fire at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday, killing 3 and injuring 12, was identified by a law enforcement source as Santino William Legan, 19, of Gilroy. Legan was fatally shot by police Sunday after the mass shooting at the ...

July 29th 2019


What to Know About the Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting

The New York TimesAs the 41st annual Gilroy Garlic Festival wound down, gunshots rang out, sending festival goers fleeing. The police said at least three people were killed and 12 people were wounded. A suspect — who was not identified — was also killed, the authorities said ...

July 29th 2019


3 dead, 15 wounded: What we know about the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

USA TODAYA shooting at the Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California injured 15 people and killed 3 more, bringing a horrific end to the popular annual event attended by thousands. A 6-year-old boy was one among those killed, his father said. “My son had his whole life to live ...

July 29th 2019


At least 4 dead, 15 wounded in shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival in San Francisco Bay area

CBS NewsA survivor of the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting in California says he heard "two shots" ring out at the same time the music started for a concert at the event, "So I thought it was, like, an opening act for the concert." https://t.co/WGMjpfyXpP pic.twitter.com/ ...

July 29th 2019