Aurora, Illinois, shooting: what we know

Aurora, Illinois, shooting: what we know

A shooter killed at least five people and injured multiple others, including police officers, at the Henry Pratt Company building in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday afternoon. Police responded to the shooting, killing the gunman. The shooter is believed to have been a worker who was being fired at the Henry Pratt Company, a manufacturing warehouse.…
In the year after Parkland, there was nearly one mass shooting a day

In the year after Parkland, there was nearly one mass shooting a day

On December 14, 2012, a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and killed 20 children, six adults, and himself. The horrific mass shooting led to calls to stop such tragedies in the US forever — in the mantra of “never again.” Since Sandy Hook, though, there have been nearly 2,000 mass…
Sebring, Florida, bank shooting: what we know

Sebring, Florida, bank shooting: what we know

At least five people were killed Wednesday after a gunman barricaded himself inside a SunTrust bank in Sebring, Florida, local law enforcement confirmed. One suspect is in custody after surrendering to a SWAT team, according to police. This is a breaking news story, and the details subject to change. We’ll update with new information as…
Did Chicago police cover up the Laquan McDonald shooting? A judge is about to decide.

Did Chicago police cover up the Laquan McDonald shooting? A judge is about to...

In 2014, Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shot and killed Laquan McDonald, a black 17-year-old. Van Dyke was convicted last year in a case that drew national attention, and now three other officers who have been accused of covering up the shooting will find out if they will face punishment as well. On January…
California bowling alley shooting: what we know

California bowling alley shooting: what we know

At least three people are dead and four injured after shots rang out at a California bowling alley late Friday night. The shooting took place at The Gable House Bowl, a bowling alley and event space located in the coastal city of Torrance, California, just outside Los Angeles. The Torrance Police Department has launched a…
Sandy Hook School Evacuated After Receiving Bomb Threat On Shooting Six-Year Mark

Sandy Hook School Evacuated After Receiving Bomb Threat On Shooting Six-Year Mark

NBC Connecticut reports the school received the threat at around 9 a.m. The families who lost their loved ones at the massacre and the school have been at the center of horrifying right-wing conspiracy theories for years. This has led to a heightened sense of anxiety among Newton residents, which led to the school superintendent…
Amber Guyger has been indicted for murder after the Botham Jean shooting

Amber Guyger has been indicted for murder after the Botham Jean shooting

A grand jury has indicted Amber Guyger, the ex-Dallas police officer who fatally shot Botham Jean in his apartment in September, on a murder charge, Dallas District Attorney Faith Johnson announced Friday. The Friday indictment comes nearly three months after the death of Jean, a 26-year-old accountant and St. Lucia native, who was killed on…
Mercy Hospital shooting in Chicago: what we know

Mercy Hospital shooting in Chicago: what we know

Four people, including the gunman, were killed in a shooting at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center on Chicago’s South Side on Monday, according to police. Besides the shooter, a police officer, a doctor, and a pharmaceutical assistant were killed. The gunman first opened fire outside the hospital, but eventually moved into the hospital, shooting others…
Australia’s terrorist attack killed far fewer people than the US’s mass shooting 24 hours earlier

Australia’s terrorist attack killed far fewer people than the US’s mass shooting 24 hours...

In the past week, cities on either side of the Pacific Ocean were rocked by violent attacks, 24 hours apart, in countries with vastly different gun laws. One attack saw a single life taken; the other, 12. As America comes to grips with yet another mass shooting, this one in Thousand Oaks, California, Australia is…
These Are The Victims Of The Thousand Oaks Shooting

These Are The Victims Of The Thousand Oaks Shooting

"The Cal Lutheran community is filled with sorrow over the violent events that took place last night a few miles from campus in Thousand Oaks," the school said in a statement. "Sadly, we have learned from the family that a recent graduate, Justin Meek, 23, is one of the precious lives cut short in this…

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