Hundreds attend vigil for victims of Maryland newspaper shooting

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And in tweets available for anyone to see, the man suspected of killing five at a Maryland newspaper this week broadcast his hate with a stream of invective. Some of the adrenaline has worn off.

"Dear Reader", it began, "If you're here now, you probably just Googled my name".

The Capital is a seven-day-a-week paper.

MR PHIL DAVIS, a courts and crime reporter at the Capital Gazette. "We are not going to forget them". "No, we won't forget that. They are the story", he said.

After his lawsuit against the newspaper was dismissed, Ramos posted profanity-laced tweets about the paper, its reporters and editors.

Prosecutor Wes Adams said during Friday's news conference: "We brought to the judge's attention the evidence that suggested a coordinated attack".

How can he accuse us of being "enemies" of American society and then assert that we should be able to do our jobs free of fear of violent attack? "He wrote a lot of warm pieces", Altomare said, emphasizing that "all of them were consummate professionals, and although on occasion we might disagree, they always tried to get both sides of the story out".

"This guy was the most risky person I've ever dealt with in the court system", McCarthy said. WHAT HAPPENED THURSDAYInvestigators said the suspect, armed with a shotgun, entered the Capital Gazette office and deployed smoke grenades.

The company extended counseling services to employees at The Capital Gazette and The Sun.

The recovery effort is being led by Hutzell.

The staff opened the letter by saying "thank you for the outpouring of sympathy" the paper received from the community.

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Surviving journalists decamped to a nearby parking garage to produce Friday's edition of their newspaper. "Our colleagues and friends are gone". Some Tronc executives flew to Maryland to help.

Annapolis, Md., residents gather for a candlelight vigil across the street from where five journalists were slain Thursday at their newspaper office in Annapolis, Friday, June 29, 2018.

The Sun handles production and other back-end functions for Capital Gazette.

And when McCarthy heard about the shooting at the Capital Gazette, he said he knew instantly that it had been Ramos. The state has adopted a new policy that allows police to seek temporary removal of guns from someone who exhibits an "extreme risk".

Two officials told The Associated Press on Thursday night, based on preliminary information, that the gunman may have deliberately damaged his fingers.

That cooperative spirit is expected to continue in the days ahead. Miguez said she immediately dialed 9-1-1 and gave the location of the paper to report the shooting. Other newsrooms from across the country - from NY to Houston and beyond - sent food, flowers and offers of assistance. He centered much of his threats against the former reporter who wrote about his harassment conviction, Eric Thomas Hartley, and the retired publisher Tom Marquardt.

There are no tweets on the @EricHartleyFrnd account from January 2016 until this week, when Ramos tweeted, "F*** you, leave me alone @judgemoylanfrnd".

The Capital's front page on Friday carried the story and photos of the slain staff while the op-ed page was left nearly entirely blank in honour of the deceased employees.

Police Chief Timothy Altomare confirmed there had been a previous incident between the newspaper and the suspect, when he made threatening comments online to members of the newsroom in 2013. "Gerald Fischman (1956-2018)", it read.

The Today Show/NBC NewsA woman harassed and stalked by the alleged shooter of the Capital Gazette newspaper speaks out.

"Stand up for a strong Annapolis and for our community newspaper", columnist John W. Van de Kamp wrote.

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