Officials are crediting a group of eighth-grade students for foiling a school shooting plot at a Maryland middle school.
From schools to synagogues to newsrooms, reports of an “active shooter” have become more and more common in American life. The situation has gotten to the point that the FBI report called for members of the public to be trained in how to thwart active shooters.
Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams disagrees so much with a gun bill making its way through the Colorado legislature that he’s willing to go to jail rather than enforce it.
Nearly 20 years after the mass shooting at Columbine High School captured the nation’s attention, some of the school’s current students are using its legacy to combat gun violence.
Sydney Aiello, 19, died on Sunday at her home in Coconut Creek, Florida. Aiello graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018, months after a shooting at the school left 17 students and staff dead.
Three men are under arrest and face charges with trying to kill a 14-year-old boy and his father in D.C. a few days after Christmas last year.
The number of hate crimes has been rising steadily in D.C. since 2015. There were 66 such crimes in 2015 and 209 in 2018. There have been 10 so far this year.
The massacre inflamed the nation’s debate over guns, turned Parkland students into political activists and gave rise to some of the biggest youth demonstrations since the Vietnam era.
Maryland lawmakers and gun violence prevention advocates are calling attention to gun control measures in the General Assembly this year.
A review of an incident that led to the shooting death of a firefighter in 2016 is underway, with the goal of finding new ways to reduce the risk to first responders in potentially dangerous calls.
Police are responding to a shooting early Saturday morning with multiple victims at a bowling alley in Torrance, California.
City officials say more gun violence has contributed to the rising number of murders, and D.C. saw one of the biggest increases in fatal shootings nationwide while most other major cities reported overall decreases.
Roger “Tom” Marmet was caught in crossfire as he sat in his car at a traffic light in Northeast D.C. A 22-year-old man has been charged with pre-meditated first-degree murder in connection to the killing.
A boy is struggling for his life this weekend after he and his father were shot Friday afternoon in Northeast D.C.
A 16-year-old student of a high school outside of Charlottesville has been arrested for allegedly threatening gun violence.
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