A majority of school districts have now embraced the approach of fighting back, with experts saying educators need to give staff and students as many options as possible in the worst-case scenario.
A West Virginia man has been cited after a loaded handgun was detected in a carry-on bag at Washington, D.C.’s Ronald Reagan National Airport.
Before the Maryland General Assembly ends its 90-day session, here’s a look at progress on certain issues, including the Kirwan bill, student athletic concerns, Title X and more.
Loudoun County prosecutors have dropped charges against a U.S. Air Force airman arrested for carrying his sidearm into a Leesburg high school while on a recruiting visit.
One year after 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey was fatally shot at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, school leaders are taking steps to provide for the mental and emotional health of their students.
In the last four months, the state police have appealed nearly two dozen decisions by the Handgun Permit Review Board, a panel that has attracted scrutiny from Democratic lawmakers for its tendency to issue handgun permits contrary to state police recommendations.
A former Maryland police chief has pleaded guilty to the illegal transfer and possession of two machine guns.
Dakota Theriot, 21, told authorities he used a gun he stole from his father. While Theriot is cooperating, police still haven’t determined exactly why the killings happened.
Citing a number of recent massacres involving religious institutions around the country, the Virginia Senate passed a bill Thursday that would allow people to carry guns into churches.
The Supreme Court is taking up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City’s prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits.
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.
The full city council is set to vote on a legislative package this week that includes a number of gun regulations, including a measure that would allow police to immediately seize firearms from someone who poses an immediate danger.
In an effort to reduce gun violence, Baltimore leaders have announced a gun buyback program.
After at least eight incidents of gunfire hitting homes since May, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is considering ways to lower the risk — but lawmakers have different views on how to accomplish the goal.
The D.C. Council Judiciary and Public Safety Committee has voted unanimously to join Maryland and a dozen other states with “red flag” laws — laws intended to temporarily remove guns from the hands of individuals who may be in crisis.
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