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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A timeline of bizarre events show Reinking's run-ins with law enforcement leading up to Sunday's mass shooting. The latest discovery is body-camera video obtained from a police department in East Tennessee. The timeline begins on May 27, 2016. The Tazewell ... police
He said in an interview that he has had about 20 organizations seek presentations since the Oct. 1 Las Vegas massacre that killed 59, the nation's deadliest mass shooting. He said police have learned from the killings, and training has saved lives. For instance, Watson said the quick reactions of ... police

It's taken only weeks since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre for the nation's response to another mass shooting to once again prove depressingly short. In Florida, a state commission charged with investigating the Feb. 14 attack revealed last week that the defense and response ... money
Alicia and Nick Johnston of Sultan, Snohomish County, are part of a growing class of Americans: survivors of mass shootings. In this new reality after gunfire tore through a Las Vegas concert, they struggle for normal -- even at their daughter's seventh birthday party. mass shooting
The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected a bid by police to delay the release of records about the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, ... should make public the records sought by several media entities to shed light on the investigation of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. police
Did growing up as a biracial child in a suburb that is 94 percent white turn Lindsay Souvannarath into the would-be killer authorities say she is? The Geneva woman's mother and grandmother think prejudice played a large negative role in her development, according to letters they submitted to a ...

Michael Martin, chief instructor of the U.S. Concealed Carry Assn. (USCCA), studied 48 mass shooting events -- defined by the FBI as four or more shooting victims -- since Columbine. In his new book, Countering the Mass Shooter Threat (2017), Martin analyzed which mass shootings might have ...
Vanderbilt University Medical Center's trauma staff, which cares for thousands of patients every year, has faced three mass shootings in about seven months. In a joint interview on Tuesday, Dr. Richard S. Miller, the chief of trauma and surgical critical care, and Dr. Oscar Guillamondegui, the trauma ... mass shooting
The cycle of inaction after mass shootings. CNN. When tragedy strikes in the form of a mass shooting, families grieve, politicians react, and no further action is taken. Published at 6:05 am ET, Sun Apr 22 2018. Just Watched. replay. Content Exchange ... mass shooting
Submitted by Sen. Steve O'Ban's Office. The mass shootings task force, funded in the 2018 supplemental operating budget, held its first meeting Friday in Lacey. The task force, requested by Sen. Steve O'Ban, R-University Place, looks to develop strategies for identifying and intervening against potential ... mass shooting
While gun sales have surged in Florida in the more than two months since the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, local gun shops in Manatee County say sales have remained steady. Across the United States, mass shootings have typically spurred gun sales as the ... mass shooting
Four people were killed and two others wounded in a mass shooting at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee early Sunday. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said that the gunman opened fire at 3:25 a.m. A heroic 29-year-old patron at the diner was able to stop the gunman and wrestle the ... mass shooting
More and more, those who have lived through mass shootings — which were defined by the Obama administration in 2013 as a shooting with three or more deaths — are connecting with new survivors to create support groups between communities. In this case, Virginia Tech students heard about the ... mass shooting
A Wisconsin appellate court ruled Thursday that Armslist, an online classified ad site specializing in firearms, can be sued in connection with a 2012 mass shooting at a Brookfield, Wisconsin, beauty salon. The court rejected arguments that the federal Communications Decency Act limitation on liability for ... mass shooting
Domestic violence accounts for about half of the number of people killed each year in mass shootings, the vast majority of them women. Between 2006 and 2017, domestic abusers accounted for 597 mass shooting deaths, compared to 517 deaths in public places like schools in Newtown, Ct., and Parkland ... mass shooting

TAMPA, FLORIDA (AFP) - Mass shootings at US schools are rising rapidly, killing more people in the last 18 years than in the entire 20th century, said a study on Thursday (April 19). The report in the Journal of Child and Family Studies tallied mass shootings - events when at least one shooter intentionally ... mass shooting
In the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., insurance companies are exploring more sophisticated predictive modeling methods to try to determine the level of risk involved in major casualty events. Insurers providing liability coverage to hotels, schools and other public venues have traditionally ... mass shooting
Mass shootings in the United States continue to occur almost daily. And many of us, wounded on the inside with scars you cannot see, weep a little every time. I was visiting Colorado in 2016 when I saw reports of a mass shooting of police officers in Dallas. I entered a store that sold handbags. A sign in the ... mass shooting
"Red flag" laws are getting renewed interest following the Parkland, Florida, school mass shooting, but some say they may have a bigger impact on reducing suicides than ... While tragic, mass shootings accounted for less than 500 deaths in 2016 and 2017, according to the nonprofit Gun Violence Archive. mass shooting
"It takes a mass shooting that is not in an inner city [for people to pay attention]. And our students and staff grow tiresome of it," Rydstrom says. When that "inner city" happens to be a hub for political activism like the nation's capital, local messages often are lost, residents say. "We live in these neighborhoods ... mass shooting
That's fake news. We need to stop blaming violent video games for mass shootings. Violent video games are played all over the world but mass shootings are a uniquely American problem. ... Now, look at Steven Paddock, the man who committed the largest mass shooting in the country's history. He was 64 ... mass shooting
Dear Carolyn: I'm kind of a mess over the [fill in the blank] shooting. My heart goes out to the victims and their families. I'm also just so angry. I'm so angry we have to live in a world like this. I'm angry I can't go to a concert or movie without risking my life. I'm supposed to go to a concert next week and I'm not ... mass shooting
... counts as a “mass shooting” in America, where incidents of public mass violence are common, and it's not clear if the YouTube shooting meets any of these definitions. The nonprofit Gun Violence Archive, which tracks incidents of gun violence using media reports, defines a mass shootings numerically as ... mass shooting
A California police officer shot during the Las Vegas mass shooting outside Mandalay Bay hotel and casino is at home with his family for the first time in months. Friends and family welcomed Ontario police officer Michael Garcia home yesterday. Both he and his fiance were wounded during the Oct. 1, 2017 ... mass shooting
Bomb shelters, and, oh yes, the draft. And now what is the biggest concern? Mass shootings. 24/7 coverage. It's exciting to the perpetrator and the media. It's news and both revel in it. More young people die every day from a drug overdose than have died from any mass shooting. Let's have a march against ... mass shooting
Verdict leaves unanswered questions about mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Florida. By Gal Tziperman Lotan Jennifer A. Marcial Ocasio. Mar 31, 2018 | 11:50 AM. | Orlando. Verdict leaves unanswered questions about mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Florida. Mourners on June 13, 2016, observe a moment of ... mass shooting
Somehow it became acceptable over the past several days and weeks for politicians and others to mock mourning students-turned-activists who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. At what age is it OK to bully someone whose classmates were murdered at ... mass shooting
LAS VEGAS - A fund created to assist victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting is not done distributing all the money because of challenges verifying some applications. The committee overseeing the Las Vegas Victims' Fund had hoped to distribute all funds by March 31. The group is distributing the $31.4 ... mass shooting
Nine years have passed since the mass shooting at a Carthage nursing home that still ranks as the deadliest single-day massacre in North Carolina's modern history. The rampage left eight people dead and briefly thrust Moore County into the national spotlight. Robert Stewart was convicted of the shooting ... mass shooting
However, I'd be naive to suggest that our mass shooting problem can be solved by outlawing the private ownership of firearms. Getting rid of guns in our country is not that simple. Something more pernicious than the possession of firearms, when it comes to mass shootings, is the idea that violence is the ... mass shooting
In a study of The New York Times' coverage of 314 mass shootings between 1996 to 2016, researchers Jason R. Silva and Joel A. Capellan found that the average mass shooting looked different from the public idea of the norm — all due to an imbalance in media coverage. For instance, even though ... mass shooting
The National Rifle Association has launched a heated offensive in the weeks since the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Warning of the “freedom-hating left” impinging on Americans' “fundamental rights” and spreading conspiracy theories about teenagers ... mass shooting
With the latest mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School In Parkland, Florida, in which Nikolas Cruz allegedly killed 17 people using a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle, gun violence restraining orders like California's AB 1014 are being discussed as a possible gun violence solution at the state level. AB 1014 is ... mass shooting
Bushman acknowledged that mass shooting is extreme aberrant behavior, but was firm that watching violent media is a risk factor for it. “Violent criminal behavior, including mass shootings, is very complex, caused by many risk factors often occurring together,” Bushman noted. “Exposure to violent media is ... mass shooting
... of past shootings say that the students in Parkland have given them hope. Many of those students will be in Washington on Saturday leading the March for Our Lives demonstration. We spoke this week to a tiny sampling of the thousands of people whose lives have been affected by past mass shootings. mass shooting
Yet toxic masculinity is often linked with substance abuse and domestic violence, both of which are more correlated with mass shootings than traditional mental illness. Both Parkland and Vegas shooters committed domestic violence. As a clinician, I am certainly scared when my clients have access to guns. mass shooting
Some, including members of the gun lobby, have argued that since mass shootings are rare events, the concentration of incidents in one decade and their absence in another 10-year period is only a statistical anomaly. Researchers at the University of Sydney and Macquarie University used mathematical ... mass shooting
Well, Harvard studies indicate that the rate at which public mass shootings occur has tripled since 2011 in the U.S. Between 1982 and 2011, a mass shooting occurred roughly once every 200 days, and between 2011 and 2014 that rate accelerated to one mass shooting every 64 days. Of the top 20 public ... mass shooting
Capital Region students leave classes to protest mass shootings. Join nationwide effort to draw attention to school killings and prompt legislation. By Bethany Bump and Steve Hughes. Updated 12:55 pm, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Albany High School students take part in walkout in memory of the 17 victims in Lakeland. mass shooting
Bonavia said as horrific as mass shootings are, Americans also need to acknowledge that they form a small percentage of U.S. gun deaths. Instead of focusing on what could have prevented an isolated mass shooting, she said people need to look at gun violence as a “broad and multifaceted problem.”. mass shooting
The March For Our Lives rally is due to take place in Washington DC on March 24 to demand that children's lives “become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our school.” The event was organized by parents and survivors of the mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas ... mass shooting
Ontario officer who survived Las Vegas mass shooting to participate in Baker to Vegas run ... Gracia, 24, was shot in the head during the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. His fiancee, Summer Clyburn, 23, tried to cover him and was shot as ... mass shooting
This year's EVO is set to take place between August 3rd and the 5th at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. As IGN points out, Mandalay Bay was the site of last year's tragic mass shooting that left 59 people dead. Since the event, the resort says its increased security to avoid similar incidents. mass shooting
... the standard international research definition of a mass shooting as four or more people killed in a single incident, we have had one mass shooting. Taken at face value, it is understandable why the media would write this up under headlines like “Australia's gun laws may have stopped mass shootings”. mass shooting
Cruz is alleged to have carried out one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history on Feb. 14, methodically ... The announcement Tuesday is rare as most mass shooting cases do not go to trial, often because the subject commits suicide after carrying out a rampage. The most recent mass ... mass shooting
U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson was landing Friday morning at San Francisco International Airport after a cross-country flight when his cellphone buzzed with horrific news — a gunman had stormed the Veterans Home of California in Yountville and taken people hostage. “Needless to say, my schedule was ... mass shooting
New Orleans area schools have been the targets of a number of threats in the wake of the Florida mass shooting, forcing school closures and resulting in arrests. On Monday, classes at the University of New Orleans were canceled until 5 p.m. and staff were urged to avoid campus in response to threats ... mass shooting
One local woman is becoming a prominent voice for people affected by mass shootings. She's made it her mission to help survivors -- because she is one. "I'm lucky I survived," said Lisa Fine, a survivor of the Las Vegas mass shooting. Fine understands it more than most, because she lived it. The Route 91 ... mass shooting


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