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Thousands Mourn Nine Family Members Killed in Texas Church Shooting

About 3,000 people packed a funeral service Wednesday to mourn a Texas family that suffered losses to three generations when a man with an assault weapon opened fire at a rural church on Nov. 5 and killed 26 people. Hundreds had to be turned away from the public memorial for nine members of the Holcombe family after the crowd filled an event center to capacity in the town of Floresville, about 15 miles (25 km) from the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, where the attack took place. The funeral…

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Gunman’s family ‘appalled’ by California rampage

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli The mother of a gunman who shot 14 people, killing four, during a rampage in Northern California said he called her a day earlier and told her that he was finished feuding with the small rural community where he lived. “Mom it’s all over now,” Kevin Neal’s mother said he told her in their final conversation. “I have done everything I could do and I am fighting against everyone who lives in this area.” Neal’s mother talked to The Associated Press by … Read the referenced┬ástory here:…

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