Topics :: gun violence

1 thru 10 of 21 Stories

Man Thwarts Possible Mass Shooting by Refusing Gun Sale

Twenty-five-year-old James Howard tried to buy a rifle last week, but the store owner refused to sell it to him.

Gun Maker Seeks Dismissal of Lawsuit Over Newtown Shooting

The families of nine children and adults killed at the Newtown school and a teacher who survived the attack say the AR-15 is a highly lethal military weapon that should not be sold to the public.

Americans Are Packing Classes on How to Survive a Shooting

CORPORATE | By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Feb 2
Study your surroundings. Find exits. Identify makeshift weapons. Americans are gleaning those tips and others as they pack classes on how to react to and survive a shooting.

NRA's 'Bullets' Ad Targets Lawmakers, Draws Fire

CORPORATE | By Jonathan Lemire | Jan 7
Two state lawmakers behind a bill to control ammunition sales are condemning an image published by the National Rifle Association that shows their photos surrounded by bullets.

Obama's Gun Control Plan Prompts Swift Opposition

President Obama's forthcoming plan to use executive action to implement gun control measures prompts opposition from Republicans.

Judge Upholds Seattle 'Gun Violence Tax,' Dismisses NRA Suit

LEGAL | By Gene Johnson | Dec 27
A judge upheld Seattle's so-called gun violence tax Tuesday, rejecting a challenge from the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups.

States Explore Blocking Gun Sales to Terror Watch Lists

LEGAL | By Michael Balsamo | Dec 19
Congress may have declined to ban the sale of guns to people on federal terrorism watch lists, but one state - New Jersey - has, at least theoretically, been stopping such purchases since 2013.

Marco Rubio on San Bernardino attack, gun rights

The senate voted Wednesday night to repeal much of Obamacare, but it failed to pass new gun control measures.

San Francisco Pride Shooting Case Heads to Trial

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 7
Organizers of San Francisco's LGBT Pride celebration, who are being sued by a gay man who was shot at the 2013 festival, are headed to trial after last-minute settlement talks collapsed Tuesday.

9-Year-Old Shot Becomes Chicago's 40th Murdered Child

CRIME | Nov 4
Police are still searching for a suspect and a motive in the death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was shot multiple times in the head and neck Monday.

1 thru 10 of 21 Stories