Terroristic Security Incidents by Category |Timeline
Without necessarily being a terrorist, some suspects can be motivated, or have strong political or religious beliefs even when they don't state their motives.
7 killed 200 injured May 12, 2015,2015 Philadelphia train derailment Amtrak train bound derailed and crashed taking curve too fast in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania while traveling over 100 miles per hour. Investigators can't think of any possible explanation how a manually driven train can be made to accelerate too fast for the curve. The driver claims he doesn't remember anything, while it is highly unlikely a medical or mechanical condition could explain the mysterious acceleration. Media pointed to only a minor possibility it could have been a deliberate act by the engineer. Brandon Bostian had moved up the career ladder from Target cashier to brakeman, to conductor to train engineer. He had made political statements about train safety devices and marriage equality.
Arapahoe High School Schooting (anti-Authoritarian) On December 13, 2013, one day before the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, there was a shooting that injured two people. Eye witness reports that student Karl Halverson Pierson shot two other students in the cafeteria and set off molotov cocktails incendiary bombs in an 80 second rampage. The shooter was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was a self-proclaimed socialist who was anti-authoritarian and often got into heated arguments with students and teachers. He had been disciplined for conflicts with his debate teacher, but was still on the team.
Mar 06, 2012 · Shane Schumerth Politics Crazy Episcopal School Shooter (Ron Paul, Libertarian) Shane Schumerth shot and killed the headmistress of the Episcopal High School near Jacksonville Fla after he was fired. He returned packing an AK-47 assault-style rifle in a guitar case. He was engrossed with neo-facist G.K. Chesterton and far right libertarian Ron Paul politics. He was heard talking more about fascism communist manifesto and Marxism rather than the Spanish classes he was hired to teach. He was released from his first public school teaching assignment because of problems
Casualties: 13: 10 killed, 3 injured October 2002 The Beltway sniper attacks were a series of coordinated shootings that took place during three weeks in October 2002 in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. were a series of coordinated shootings that took place during three weeks in October 2002 in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Ten people were killed and three other victims were critically injured in several locations throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and along Interstate 95 in Virginia. It was later learned that the rampage was perpetrated by one man, John Allen Muhammad, and one minor, Lee Boyd Malvo. Malvo was an illegal alien from Jamaica. In September 2003, Muhammad was sentenced to death. One month later, Malvo was sentenced to six consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole. On November 10, 2009, Muhammad was executed by lethal injection. Mainstream media such as CNN and CBS made no mention of black nationalism, terrorism, radicalized religion, or his interests in Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden. Evidence suggested Malvo and Muhammad were motivated by an affinity for Islamicist Jihad rather than the cover story to kill his ex-wife. His rants and drawings included Saddam Hussein and Osama Bin Laden.