Latest Gun violence News

AP: No sea change on gun laws in wake of mass shootings

Sep. 26, 2018 10:30 AM EDT

Shortly after last year's shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip, Ohio Gov. John Kasich convened a working group to explore possible reforms to state gun laws. A Republican, Kasich wanted to be sure the panel's members clearly supported the Second Amendment. Yet it also was to be bipartisan, with members from...

AP: Partisan divide over gun laws continues in most states

Sep. 26, 2018 5:05 AM EDT

Shortly after last year's shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip, Ohio Gov. John Kasich convened a working group to explore possible reforms to state gun laws. A Republican, Kasich appointed panel members who supported the Second Amendment and came from across the political spectrum. Their work accelerated...

Maryland official criticizes gun laws in warehouse shooting

Sep. 25, 2018 8:07 PM EDT

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland law enforcement official is criticizing gun laws in the wake of a shooting at a warehouse last week in which four people were killed and three people wounded. The Baltimore Sun reports Harford County Sheriff's Maj. William Davis told Aberdeen's mayor and city council members...

The Latest: O'Rourke says Cruz mischaracterizes his comments

Sep. 21, 2018 8:55 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the first debate between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke says Sen. Ted Cruz "has a tendency to mischaracterize a position" after the pair repeatedly traded barbs during a frosty...

Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service expected to live

Sep. 21, 2018 8:36 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police searched Friday for suspects who witnesses said opened fire on dozens of people gathered for a memorial service outside a Syracuse home, wounding an 8-year-old girl and four other people. All five victims were in stable condition at Upstate University Hospital and were expected...

Wisconsin workplace shooting suspect had revoked gun permit

Sep. 21, 2018 6:42 PM EDT

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The gunman in a Wisconsin workplace shooting was taken to a mental health hospital and barred from buying firearms 14 years ago after telling South Dakota police that his co-workers were "talking bad about him" and his neighbors were spying on him, according to court records. WTS...

The Latest: Gunman was in good standing with company

Sep. 21, 2018 5:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on this week's shooting at a software company in Wisconsin that seriously injured three people (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A gunman who opened fire on his co-workers at a Wisconsin software company was in good standing at the firm. WTS Paradigm employee Anthony Tong wounded...

Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

Sep. 21, 2018 1:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, "Big Love." The trio — it's unclear if Fergie is still part of the group — released the videos Friday. They also announced proceeds from the song will benefit the...

The Latest: Authorities: Workplace shooter died of gunshots

Sep. 20, 2018 3:28 PM EDT

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin workplace shooting that injured four people and left the gunman dead (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Authorities have identified the gunman who died after shooting four co-workers at a Wisconsin software company. The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office says...

Shreveport police shoot and kill 1, wound 2, in 2 incidents

Sep. 17, 2018 4:40 PM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northwest Louisiana have shot and killed one man and seriously wounded two others in two incidents over the weekend. Shreveport police say the man who was killed Sunday reportedly was holding a woman at gunpoint and firing a gun in the front yard of a home. They said in a...