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At least six people were wounded Saturday in gun violence across Chicago. The most recent shooting happened Saturday night, when a 38-year-old man was wounded in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The man was walking on a sidewalk in the 2300 block of South Kostner Avenue about ...
“There are people, students all over the county who are protesting,” Giles said. “And one of the things that I love the most about this movement--not only that it's driven by you young people, but that not only victims of school shootings, but kids that live in areas where gun violence happens all the time, you're ...

As gun deaths continue to rise in America, social scientists wonder why so many feel the need to carry firearms ... (Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune) A photo of Jose Fernandez, who was killed on Feb. ... 22, 2016, fatal shooting of her father, Jose Fernandez, 37, a popular bartender in the resort town.
LOOKBACK: The deadly school shooting that launched California's ban on assault weapons. SHARE: ... What: 5 children killed in school shooting ... As the nation debates how to stop school gun massacres, we look back at the mass shooting that ushered in the modern era of gun control in California.
Two people died, and at least nine were wounded, Thursday in shootings across the city, according to Chicago Police. A man was killed about 5:30 p.m. in a West Garfield Park drive-by shooting, police said. Lorenzo Reed, 24 was on a sidewalk when a dark-colored van pulled up in the 4300 block of West ...
In a walkout in New York, Stuyvesant High School sophomore Grace Goldstein, 16, lamented that her generation has become desensitized to gun violence. "We're very glad that no lives were lost," she said of the Ocala shooting. "We're incredibly grateful for that. Our reaction was, of course, this is how our ...

He's been painting murals in cities across the United States. He said he chose Springfield because it's the home of gun maker Smith & Wesson. The company manufactured the assault-style rifle used to kill his son. The Springfield mural features a man holding a large gun and and says, "we demand" then ...
The Ocala shooting comes just over two months after a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, ... The shooting also coincided with a nationwide student walkout to protest gun violence on the anniversary of the 1999 massacre at Colorado's ...
One student was injured after a suspect opened fire inside a central Florida high school Friday morning. Planned walkouts for the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting were canceled for the school district shortly after news of the incident spread. A school resource officer at Forest High School in ...
Asheville police said the suspect in a shooting that killed a mother and two teenage children, and wounded three other children has died after taking his own life. The shooting ... We can confirm that a BCS student who recently transferred from Asheville Middle was among those injured. We can also confirm ...
“I think the conversation needs to recognise that, as horrific as they are, the types of crimes like the shooting in Parkland are not the real face of gun violence in this country,” Mr Skaggs continued. “The vast majority of people who die by gun fire are not killed in mass shootings, but they're killed in everyday ...
One of the reasons that the shooting at YouTube's California headquarters on Wednesday stood out was that the suspect, police said, was a woman. ... At least 760 Americans were killed with guns each year by spouses, ex-spouses or dating partners between 2006 and 2016, according to an in-depth ...
14 shooting in Parkland that killed 17 students. That activism is expected to reach a fever pitch this Saturday with March for Our Lives, a huge student-led rally against gun violence on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. Survivors of mass shootings have increased in number over the past generation ...
At that point, state police say the trooper was able to catch up with the suspect, who had a gun in his hand. We're the suspect refused to drop the gun and kept walking toward the trooper. State police say the suspect then pointed the gun at the trooper and the trooper responded by shooting the suspect.
... gun control laws in the wake of recent school shootings. The push for more federal gun control was rekindled Tuesday after another shooting injured two people and left the alleged shooter dead at Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Maryland. Nationwide supporters of tougher federal gun control laws ...
A gunman has died and two students have been wounded in a shooting at a high school in southern Maryland, sheriff's officials confirmed. ... This latest shooting comes as lawmakers nationwide are under pressure to take action against gun violence following the Valentine's Day killings of 17 people at a ...
(CNN) Authorities are trying to restrict Zachary Cruz, the younger brother of Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz, from having access to guns by using a ... "Next time he wants to go soak in stuff, he can come to my house," Andrew Pollack, whose daughter, Meadow, was killed in the school shooting, told WSVN.

14 shooting, calling on state legislators to strengthen gun laws and meeting with other families impacted by the rampage that killed 17 people. She said she is just trying to honor the ... They can't just fade away. That's what's happened before,” Beigel Schulman said, referring to previous mass shootings.
On Friday, the National Rifle Association announced plans to sue the state of Florida just hours after Governor Rick Scott signed legislation placing new restrictions on guns in response to the recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people.
A sheriff's deputy responding to an emergency call Friday morning got into a shootout with the gunman but wasn't injured. Highway Patrol Sgt. Robert Nacke said negotiators were unable to make contact with the gunman throughout the day. Larry Kamer told The Associated Press that his wife, Devereaux ...
Security measures were insufficient at the Birmingham, Alabama, high school where a college-bound aspiring nurse was fatally shot on Wednesday, the city's superintendent of schools said Thursday at a briefing in which she came close to weeping. Huffman High School's metal detectors were not in use ...
Friday's shooting occurred despite already stepped up safety precautions at Fayette schools after a gun was found on a student at Henry Clay High ... are on edge because of increased school threats in the aftermath of the Marshall County High School shooting in Western Kentucky in January that killed ...
The FBI, for example, defines a mass shooting as involving the murder of three people. The pro-gun-control nonprofit group Everytown for Gun Safety defines a mass shooting as one in which four people are killed, not including the shooter. Mother Jones, which tracks mass shootings in the United States, ...
As Florida lawmakers draw closer to a vote Wednesday on a gun-safety package aimed at reducing school shootings, families of the 17 victims killed in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are urging legislators to approve it. The Senate passed a version of the bill on Monday and now ...
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - FEBRUARY 17: Mercedes Kent joins other people after a school shooting that killed 17 to protest against guns on the ... I believe my background and training gives me a perspective on preventing mass shootings and gun violence that may find broad support in this divided time.
The shootings were part of a weekend of gun violence in Chicago that saw one person killed and at least nine wounded. The city's first fatal shooting occurred on Sunday morning in the 13200 block of South Riverdale, according to police. An unidentified man between the ages of 30 and 35 years old was ...
She's talking about the family of her friend Emily Keyes - the 16-year-old was killed in the violent end to a hostage crisis in their school in 2006. .... after the Parkland shooting, the realisation that not one but two of her children have been caught up in and, thankfully, survived school shootings is sinking in.
It was the nation's 12th school shooting this year. Police said the student shot and killed parents James Eric Davis Sr., 48, a police officer, and Diva Jeenen Davis, 47, around 8:30 a.m. Friday in his fourth-floor dorm room as they were packing his belongings for a trip back to their Chicago-area home.
Yeagley told reporters that the gun used in the shooting belonged to Davis Sr. He would not say whether the father had brought the gun to campus when picking up his son, but noted that Davis Jr. was seen on video in the dorm's parking lot with the gun before going into the building where his parents were ...
... a Pompano Beach gun range Friday. Broward Sheriff's Office officials said the shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m. at the Revere Gun Range at 601 Northeast 21st Street. The victim, whose name wasn't released, was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials said it appears to be an accidental shooting ...
Gun, meth seized from stolen car following deadly officer-involved shooting in Chester ... CHESTER, S.C. - Officials have identified the man who was shot and killed by officers following a high-speed chase in Chester County late Tuesday night. ... The sheriff and police chief said the shooting was justified.
A teacher at a high school in Dalton, Ga., was arrested on Wednesday after he barricaded himself in his classroom and fired at least one gunshot through a window, the police said. Bruce Frazier, the spokesman for the Dalton Police Department, said that no students were hit and that he was aware of only ...
But the journey of the pistol used to kill Bauer — commonly called a “Baby Glock” because of its compact size — raises questions about a more common and troubling part of the gun pipeline in the United States: the everyday transactions of smaller guns that fuel so much of the violence in cities like ...
Still, she said support from her fellow students and their fight to strengthen gun control laws was keeping her strong. Relatives of the victims kept up pressure on Tuesday in Florida's capital with emotional testimony during a legislative hearing to discuss raising the age limit to buy long guns from 18 to 21.
In the aftermath of the Parkland mass shooting, gun control advocates have held out hope that this tragedy would provide the impetus for action that past ... Paul Kramer, whose son was badly wounded in a 2016 shooting by a love-sick teen gunman who killed three former students at a party in a Seattle ...
Pressure has been building in recent years for Wall Street firms to dump gun stocks — ever since the Newtown, Connecticut, shooting that killed 20 children in 2012. Put simply, divestment is when an organization or individual sells shares of stock in a given company or sector. Activists have been using ...
Since 2009, men under 21 committed two mass shootings with a semiautomatic rifle, according to the gun control group, Everytown for Gun Safety. Only one of the two guns used was purchased legally, meaning only one shooting (where four or more people were shot and killed) would have been ...
When a gunman killed 20 first graders and six adults with an assault rifle at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, it rattled Newtown, Conn., and reverberated ... The data used here is from the Gun Violence Archive, a nonprofit that began tracking school shootings in 2014, about a year after Sandy Hook.
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Omaha Police confirmed Thursday afternoon an arrest has been made in the death of a woman who was shot and killed at the Irvington Walmart parking lot Wednesday. Police are still looking for another suspect. On Wednesday, 21-year-old Kayviaun T. Nelson was shot in the ...
“People say it's all about gun control, it's all about, 'We should ban guns,'” said Caleb Conrad, 16, a junior, who stayed in class. “But that's ... “You see different types of violence going on,” said Armaria Broyles, a junior who helped lead the walkout and whose older brother was killed in a shooting. “We all ...
A high school student sustained non-life-threatening injuries after being shot Friday at a high school in Ocala, Florida. The early-morning shooting occurred just hours before students across the country walked out of class to protest gun violence in schools. The victim, a 17-year-old student at Forest High ...
Those are just three of at least 21 lives lost, but their stories have not dominated headlines the way the Parkland shooting has. In fact, every day in America, approximately 19 children are killed or injured by guns, according to data analyzed by CDC scientists and published last year in the journal Pediatrics.
Ms. Yuille's mother died three days before the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which 26 people were killed, 20 of them first graders. The gun-control debate was suddenly everywhere, and Ms. Yuille, encouraged by a friend, began to speak up. She testified in support of ...
President Trump is facing calls to act in the wake of the latest mass shooting, which killed 17 people on Wednesday at a high school in Florida, and the ... mention the word "gun" in an address to the nation the morning after the shooting and ignored questions from reporters about acting on guns when he ...
They're headed to Tallahassee, Florida, to speak to legislators about school safety and gun control this week, and they have school walkouts and a march .... In the aftermath of the shooting, many students who survived the bloodshed say they can no longer endure inaction on the issue of gun control.
Fourteen students and three teachers were killed and many injured when a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last week. The shooting was at least the eighth at a US middle or high school this year and has reignited a debate over gun control.
Chicago police investigate a shooting that left one man dead and another injured in the 1500 block of West 80th Street on Feb. ... Six people were killed and 21 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend, including three people who ran onto a CTA bus after being shot and a man ...
That seems to be the hope after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, that killed at least 17 people and injured at ... It's typical after mass shootings for there to be renewed calls for action around guns and gun violence — particularly with a push for Congress to enact gun ...
Only five states have laws allowing family members, guardians or police to ask judges to temporarily strip gun rights from people who show warning signs of violence. Supporters of the measures, deemed "red flag laws" or gun violence restraining orders, say they can save lives by stopping some shootings ...
The event is the brainchild of EMPOWER, the Woman's March youth branch, and will take place exactly one month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. It's scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in every time zone and last for 17 minutes — one for each victim who lost ...


 

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