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Conspiracy theorists fuel bump in extremist killings, new report finds

By Michael Kunzelman, The Associated Press Newer strains of far-right movements fueled by conspiracy theories, misogyny and anti-vaccine proponents contributed to a modest rise in killings by domestic extremists in the United States last year, according to a report released Tuesday by a Jewish civil rights group. Killings by domestic extremists increased from 23 in 2020 to […]

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Denver shooting suspect self-published books depicting tattoo shop shooting, named two of the victims

Two years before Lyndon James Mcleod went on a shooting rampage across Denver and Lakewood, killing five people and wounding at least two others, he wrote about an assassin clad in all black barging into a 6th Avenue tattoo parlor and fatally shooting tattoo artists and their clients. Two people killed in the second book […]

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Gunman in Denver-area shooting spree that left 5 dead targeted victims, was known to law enforcement

A gunman who killed five people in a shooting spree in Denver and Lakewood on Monday night targeted his victims and was known to law enforcement, police said Tuesday. The suspect was identified as 47-year-old Lyndon James Mcleod. He died after exchanging gunfire with a Lakewood Police Department officer who was wounded. “This individual was […]