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.
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.
An annual run to honor the 32 Virginia Tech students and faculty who were killed in a 2007 school shooting will be held on April 13.
The Parkland community is appealing to parents of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to address the threat of suicide after last year’s deadly shooting.
Thousands of people gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday to listen to prayers, songs and speeches at a vigil to remember the 50 killed.
Dutch police were hunting down a suspect after a shooting Monday on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht that left a dead body on the ground and multiple people injured, according to police.
New Zealand’s government has agreed to reform the country’s gun laws in the wake of last Friday’s massacre at two mosques, in which 50 people were killed. Read the latest on the Christchurch attack.
Chelsea Clinton was confronted by college students at a vigil for the victims of the mass shootings in New Zealand, who claimed that she “stoked” the violence that led to the massacre.
Abdul Aziz Wahabzadah told CNN he ran outside as soon as he heard the shots, grabbing a credit card reader along the way. He confronted a man in “army clothes” armed with guns and a camera.
At his budget announcement Friday morning, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich abruptly shifted gears to talk about how the county would respond to the violence in New Zealand.
One year ago, familiar images flooded television screens across the country. They confronted their lawmakers. They rallied others to their cause. And then they took to the streets of D.C. to put on the March For Our Lives, make pleas for reform.
Supporters say these “red flag” laws are among the most promising tools to reduce the nearly 40,000 suicides and homicides by firearm each year in the U.S. Gun advocates, though, say such measures undermine their constitutional rights and can result in people being stripped of their weapons on false or vindictive accusations.
In a viral response to the President on Twitter, a Capital Gazette photojournalist mourned, remembered and celebrated his beloved colleague, Wendi Winters, and four other staffers killed when a gunman walked into the newsroom of the Annapolis paper.
The shootings at a Parkland, Florida high school and the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh were some of the deadliest mass shootings in the U.S. this year. News of other mass shootings, however, seemed to have only reached local audiences.
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