Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting
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7 months ago

Pittsburgh synagogue massacre 5 years later: Remembering the 11 victims

On Oct. 27, 2018, 11 worshippers, including a 97-year-old woman, were gunned down inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
7 months ago
A woman cries as she waits to place flowers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Oct. 28, 2018.
10 months ago

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter sentenced to death ending 1 of city's 'darkest chapters'

A federal jury has sentenced Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooter Robert Bowers to death.
10 months ago
A member of the police crosses the street on October 28, 2018 outside the Tree of Life Synagogue after a shooting there left 11 people dead in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, 2018.
10 months ago

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter sentenced to death

Robert Bowers shot and killed 11 worshippers, including a 97-year-old woman, at the Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018, in the deadliest antisemitic attack in American history.
10 months ago
VIDEO: Pittsburgh synagogue shooter sentenced to death
10 months ago

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter sentenced to death

A federal jury sentenced the man who shot and killed 11 worshippers in the Tree of Life synagogue to death.
10 months ago
VIDEO: Pittsburgh synagogue shooter sentenced to death
10 months ago

Federal jury recommends death penalty for Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

Robert Bowers was convicted of storming the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh in 2018 and killing 11 worshippers.
10 months ago
VIDEO: Federal jury recommends death penalty for Pittsburgh synagogue shooter
10 months ago

Federal officials hold news conference following sentencing of synagogue shooter

"The verdict cannot change what happened on Oct. 27, 2018," one official lamented.
10 months ago
VIDEO: Federal officials hold news conference following sentencing of synagogue shooter
10 months ago

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers sentenced to death

Bowers shot and killed 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018, in the deadliest antisemitic attack in American history.
10 months ago
VIDEO: Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers sentenced to death
10 months ago

Federal jury finds Pittsburgh synagogue shooter eligible for death penalty

The jury will now hear more evidence before deciding whether Robert Bower will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison.
10 months ago
VIDEO: Federal jury finds Pittsburgh synagogue shooter eligible for death penalty
10 months ago

Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooter eligible for death penalty, jury finds

Convicted Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers is eligible for the death penalty, a federal jury decided Thursday.
10 months ago
A Star of David hangs from a fence outside the dormant landmark Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood, Apr. 19, 2023.
10 months ago

Convicted Pittsburgh synagogue shooter eligible for death penalty

The jury found convicted Pittsburgh synagogue shooter eligible for death penalty for the 2018 mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue.
10 months ago
VIDEO: Convicted Pittsburgh synagogue shooter eligible for death penalty
1 year ago

Jury in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial to begin sentencing phase

The jury will consider whether Robert Bowers should be put to death for killing 11 people in a hate-motivated shooting in 2018.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Jury in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial to begin sentencing phase
1 year ago

Sentencing phase begins for the gunman in 2018 Tree of Life synagogue shooting

The convicted shooter is eligible for the death penalty after a jury found him guilty of killing 11 and obstructing the free exercise of religion.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Sentencing phase begins for the gunman in 2018 Tree of Life synagogue shooting
1 year ago

Pittsburgh shooter found guilty in 2018 synagogue massacre

A jury will now decide whether the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter who killed 11 people lives or dies. It took jurors just hours to find him guilty on all counts.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Pittsburgh shooter found guilty in 2018 synagogue massacre
1 year ago

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter convicted

The suspect, who faces the death penalty, was convicted on 63 charges, including 11 counts of hate crimes resulting in death from the 2018 shooting.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Pittsburgh synagogue shooter convicted
1 year ago

Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooter found guilty in federal death penalty trial

Robert Bowers has been convicted in the killing of 11 worshippers in a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
1 year ago
The signage on the dormant landmark Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood is framed in spring foliage, Apr. 19, 2023..
1 year ago

Jury reaches verdict in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Jury finds Robert Bowers guilty of multiple capital offenses and hate crimes in the 2018 Tree of Life shooting. ABC News Live anchor Diane Macedo breaks down the details.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Jury reaches verdict in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
1 year ago

Tree of Life synagogue shooting trial starts in Pittsburgh

ABC News’ Erielle Reshef and contributor Channa Lloyd break down the trial’s opening statements and what charges the accused gunman is facing.
1 year ago
Tree of Life synagogue shooting trial starts in Pittsburgh
1 year ago

Synagogue shooter was 'hunting' for Jewish victims, prosecutors say as trial begins

The trial for the man accused of shooting and killing 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue began on Tuesday.
1 year ago
The memorial at Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, Oct. 27, 2019.
1 year ago

Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting trial begins

ABC News legal contributor Brian Buckmire and ABC News' Erielle Reshef explain why prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the man accused of killing 11 worshippers in 2018.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting trial begins
1 year ago

Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting trial to begin, prosecutors pursuing death penalty

Robert Bowers allegedly stormed the Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018, gunning down 11 people, including a 97-year-old woman, in the deadliest antisemitic attack in American history.
1 year ago
Robert Bowers allegedly stormed the Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018, gunning down 11 people, including a 97-year-old woman, in the deadliest antisemitic attack in American history.
1 year ago

Death penalty trial to begin in Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting

Jury selection begins Monday for the federal death penalty trial of a man accused of shooting and killing 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue.
1 year ago
Jury selection begins Monday for the federal death penalty trial of a man accused of shooting and killing 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue.
1 year ago

Death penalty trial to begin in Pittsburgh synagogue mass shooting

Jury selection is set to begin Monday for the federal death penalty trial of a man accused of shooting and killing 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue.
1 year ago
A makeshift memorial stands outside the Tree of Life Synagogue in the aftermath of a deadly shooting, Oct. 29, 2018, in Pittsburgh.
5 years ago

Facing the 'unanswerable hate': The Pittsburgh synagogue massacre 1 year later

Eleven Jews were killed at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018.
5 years ago
A makeshift memorial stands outside the Tree of Life synagogue in the aftermath of a deadly shooting in Pittsburgh, Oct. 29, 2018.
5 years ago

At least 12 white supremacists have been arrested since Pittsburgh shooting: ADL

The anniversary of the deadliest attack on Jews in the United States history is approaching but a new report highlights that a threat still remains.
5 years ago
Police officers guard the Tree of Life synagogue following Saturday's shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Penn., October 28, 2018.
5 years ago

Justice Department to seek death penalty against Tree of Life shooting suspect

The Justice Department has filed its intent to seek the death penalty for Robert Bowers, who is accused of killing 11 people in the Tree of Life synagogue shooting.
5 years ago
Law enforcement are positioned outside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Oct. 28, 2018.
5 years ago

How woman's Passover initiative honors mother-in-law slain in synagogue shooting

Eleven Jews were gunned down at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue in 2018.
5 years ago
Police officers guard the Tree of Life synagogue following Saturday's shooting in Pittsburgh, Oct. 28, 2018.
5 years ago

Synagogue shooting suspect faces new hate crime charges

New hate crime charges filed against Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect
5 years ago
Members of the FBI and others survey the area, Oct. 28, 2018, outside the Tree of Life Synagogue after a fatal shooting in Pittsburgh.
5 years ago

Pittsburgh shooting in Squirrel Hill, Mr. Rogers' real-life neighborhood

Fred Rogers real-life home was only blocks away from the tragic synagogue shooting in the neighborly community in Pittsburgh.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Pittsburgh shooting in Squirrel Hill, Mr. Rogers' real-life neighborhood
5 years ago

Prosecutors mull death penalty for alleged synagogue shooter

Robert Bowers was arrested in connection with the Tree of Life shooting.
5 years ago
Police tape is viewed around the area, Oct. 28, 2018, outside the Tree of Life Synagogue after a fatal shooting in Pittsburgh, Oct. 27, 2018.
5 years ago

Man accused of plotting attack against synagogue was inspired by Pittsburgh massacre

Damon Joseph had been unknowingly communicating with an undercover FBI agent.
5 years ago
Federal authorities have announced that Damon Joseph, pictured, was arrested and is charged with attempting to provide material support to ISIS.
6 years ago

Nurse who treated synagogue shooting suspect 'chose to show him empathy'

Nurse Ari Mahler wrote that he wanted Robert Bowers "to feel compassion."
6 years ago
First responders run with a person on a stretcher at the scene where multiple people were shot, Oct. 27, 2018, at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
6 years ago

Oldest Pittsburgh synagogue massacre victim, 97, laid to rest

Rose Mallinger, 97, was among the 11 worshippers gunned down Saturday in a Pittsburgh synagogue.
6 years ago
Rose Mallinger is seen here in this undated file photo.
6 years ago

Oldest Pittsburgh synagogue massacre victim to be laid to rest

Rose Mallinger, 97, was among the 11 worshippers gunned down Saturday.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Rose Mallinger, 97, was among the 11 worshippers gunned down Saturday.
6 years ago

Pittsburgh residents speak out after synagogue massacre

Residents said they were attending vigils to show support for the Jewish community, the people of Squirrel Hill and Pittsburgh itself.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Pittsburgh residents speak out after synagogue massacre
6 years ago

Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty as victims' funerals continue

Suspect Robert Bowers, 46, was charged in a 44-count indictment that includes federal hate crimes.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Suspect Robert Bowers, 46, was charged in a 44-count indictment that includes federal hate crimes.
6 years ago

Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty as victims' funerals continue

Suspect Robert Bowers, 46, was charged in a 44-count indictment that includes federal hate crimes.
6 years ago
A woman cries as she waits to place flowers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Oct. 28, 2018.
6 years ago

The lonely lone shooter: The Pittsburgh synagogue suspect's apparently isolated life

Suspect Robert Bowers, 46, is in custody after the weekend rampage.
6 years ago
Robert Bowers is pictured in a booking photo released by the Butler County Prison on Oct. 30, 2018.
6 years ago

Synagogue shooting suspect charged with federal hate crimes

Robert Bowers, 46, is accused of killing 11 during synagogue services.
6 years ago
A woman reacts at a makeshift memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue following Saturday's shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Oct. 29, 2018.
6 years ago

President Trump visits Pittsburgh in the wake of synagogue massacre

Hundreds of protesters greeted President Trump when he visiting the Tree of Life Synagogue.
6 years ago
VIDEO: President Trump visits Pittsburgh in the wake of synagogue massacre
6 years ago

Trump dismisses large demonstration that greeted him in Pittsburgh as 'small protest'

Trump was joined by the first lady, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner on the visit.
6 years ago
People protesting against President Donald Trump wait near the Tree of Life Congregation on Oct. 30, 2018 in Pittsburgh.
6 years ago

Trump greeted by protesters as he visits Pittsburgh synagogue

Thousands of people marched toward the Tree of Life synagogue, where President Trump and family members met with Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, who escaped the gunfire that killed 11.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Trump greeted by protesters as he visits Pittsburgh synagogue
6 years ago

Funerals for victims of synagogue shooting continue

More than 1,000 people gathered near the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh to protest President Trump's visit. ABC News' Lana Zak reports.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Funerals for victims of synagogue shooting continue
6 years ago

Trump, first lady and Kushners pay their respects in Pittsburgh

Nearby, more than 1,000 protesters carried signs saying "Words Matter" and "Stop Encouraging Hate."
6 years ago
VIDEO: Trump, first lady and Kushners pay their respects in Pittsburgh
6 years ago

Trump, first lady lay stones and roses for victims in synagogue shooting

President Trump and Melania Trump were joined by Jared Kushner and Ivana Trump.
6 years ago
President Trump and Melania Trump were joined by Jared Kushner and Ivana Trump.
6 years ago

Pittsburgh synagogue-shooting victim ran toward gunfire to help others

Jerry Rabinowitz, a doctor, was in another room of the temple when gunshots rang out. He died in the massacre.
6 years ago
A photo of Tree of Life Synagogue victim Dr. Jerry P. Rabinowitz is surrounded, Oct. 29, 2018, by flowers, part of a spontaneous memorial of flowers that has grown a block from the temple were he was killed when a shooter opened fire during worship services, killing 11, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 in Pittsburgh.
6 years ago

'We will be there': Pittsburgh Islamic Center leader on supporting Jewish community

“Negative rhetoric against the Jewish community is poison"
6 years ago
People pay their respects at a memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue after a shooting there left 11 people dead in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Oct. 29, 2018.
6 years ago

After Pittsburgh shooting in Mr. Rogers' neighborhood, residents follow his lead

Fred Rogers lived on a street a few blocks from the Tree of Life synagogue.
6 years ago
Fred Rogers during a taping of his show " Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," May 27, 1993.
6 years ago

Synagogue survivor recalls hiding amid gunfire

Audrey Glickman was leading an early morning service inside Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue when gunfire broke out Saturday.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Audrey Glickman was leading an early morning service inside Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue when gunfire broke out Saturday.
6 years ago

How one synagogue shooting survivor eluded the gunman

Audrey Glickman recalled the terrifying Saturday shooting that killed 11.
6 years ago
A woman reacts at a makeshift memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue following Saturday's shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Oct. 29, 2018.
6 years ago

Biden scolds Trump's synagogue shooting response

On the campaign trail, former Vice President Joe Biden criticizes President Trump's response to the Pittsburgh shooting, saying, "Words from our leaders matter."
6 years ago
Joe Biden speaks during as he campaigns for Nevada Democratic candidates, Oct. 20, 2018, in Las Vegas.