What we know about alleged gunman identified in deadly Colorado attack

Three Dead After Shooting at Planned ParenthoodWhile investigators continue to search for clues to Robert L. Dear's motive, reporters have started digging into his past.

Colo. Springs attack put GOP 2016 hopefuls in ‘politically uncomfortable’ position

Colorado Springs, Colo., Mayor John Suthers, second from left, talks to media after a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Daniel Owen/The Gazette via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITThe motive for a shooting that took place outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado on Friday still isn’t clear, but all three of the top Democratic presidential candidates quickly rushed to express their support for the organization.

Garrett Swasey, cop, pastor, ice skater, among Planned Parenthood shooting victims

This photo provided by the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs shows officer Garrett Swasey, who was killed in a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. A gunman who opened fire inside a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic was arrested Friday after engaging in gun battles with authorities during an hours-long standoff that killed several, including Swasey, and wounded others, officials said. (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs via AP)Vigils will be held Saturday to honor the victims of a shootout at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs that killed three people and injured nine others.

Colorado shooting suspect said 'no more baby parts': reports

Robert L. Dear is seen in an undated picture released by the Colorado Springs Police DepartmentThe man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado and killing three people said "no more baby parts" while he was being arrested, NBC News and other media reported, citing unidentified law enforcement sources. The utterance from suspect Robert Lewis Dear, 57, apparently referenced the organization's health services, which include abortion, and its role in delivering fetal tissue to researchers. It could hint at a possible motive for the rampage on Friday, though NBC, citing sources, said investigators had not confirmed any motivation.

Obama says U.S. has to 'do something' about guns after Colorado shooting

U.S. President Obama addresses joint news conference at the White House in WashingtonExpressing what has become regularly repeated frustration on the issue, President Barack Obama said on Saturday the United States needs to "do something" to make it harder for criminals to get guns after a shooting in Colorado killed three people and injured nine. In Friday's shooting, an assailant opened fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic, a center that provides health services including abortions, in Colorado Springs. It was the latest in a long series of U.S. mass shootings during Obama's seven years in office.

Suspect in New Orleans shooting that wounded 17 in custody

Joseph Allen is pictured in this undated booking photo provided by the New Orleans Police Department(Reuters) - A suspect in a shooting at a New Orleans park last Sunday that wounded 17 people is in police custody, authorities said on Saturday. The suspect, Joseph "Moe" Allen, 32, has declined to give detectives a statement, the New Orleans Police Department said in a Twitter post. Police on Friday named Allen a suspect in the shooting at the Bunny Friend Playground.

Suspect in custody after deadly attack at Planned Parenthood clinic

A law enforcement officer secures a perimeter near a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo. A gunman opened fire at the clinic on Friday, authorities said, wounding multiple people. (Daniel Owen/The Gazette via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITOne police officer and two civilians were killed and nine people wounded, police say.

Nearly 1,000 'security risks' denied entry to France since Paris attacks

Nearly 1,000 people thought to pose security risks have been prevented from entering France since the time of the Paris attacksNearly 1,000 people thought to pose security risks have been denied entry into France since stepped-up border controls were imposed ahead of the COP21 climate talks on November 13, just hours before the Paris attacks, the interior minister said Saturday. The aim of the boosted controls is to enable the authorities to reinforce security as the COP21 climate talks officially get under way in Paris on Monday and also to confront the high terrorist threat level facing the country, Cazeneuve said, adding that they would make any necessary arrests.

Hollande, activists gear up for critical climate talks

Boys look at a hot air balloon of the environmental group Greenpeace, near the Eiffel Tower ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. The conference with more than 100 heads of state is scheduled to start on Nov.30. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande met with environmental groups Saturday, pushing for an ambitious global deal to reduce man-made emissions blamed for global warming — with emphasis on helping developing countries adapt to a changing world.

French flag imbued with new meaning as nation honors victims

A woman holds a French flag outside the Invalides, during a ceremony honoring those killed in the Nov. 13 attacks, in Paris, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. France is mourning and honoring those killed in the attacks in a somber ceremony presided by French President Francois Hollande. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)The French have embraced their flag in a whole new light as the country commemorates the victims of the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks on Paris.

Documents: White House fence jumper left suicide note

In this photo provided by Vanessa Pena, a man gestures after jumping a fence at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Washington. The man was immediately apprehended and taken into custody pending criminal charges, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama and his wife and daughters were spending Thanksgiving the holiday at the White House. (Vanessa Pena via AP) MANDATORY CREDITWASHINGTON (AP) — A man accused of jumping the White House fence while draped in an American flag left a suicide note with friends and a will with his mother, telling her she may never see him again, court documents show.

Suspect in Colorado clinic shooting had past brushes with the law

A suspect is taken into custody outside a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado SpringsBy Keith Coffman COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The 57-year-old man with a bushy white beard who is suspected of killing three people in a shooting rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado has a history of brushes with the law, including a "peeping Tom" complaint in his home state of South Carolina. Robert Lewis Dear, named as the suspect in the Friday shooting in Colorado Springs, was in jail on Saturday awaiting an initial hearing on Monday, police and jail records showed. Police have not discussed a motive for the attack at the clinic, which offers a range of health services, including abortions.

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