Latest Gun violence News

Man indicted in fatal shooting of girl in Phoenix road rage

Nov. 29, 2022 16:11 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A Maricopa County grand jury has indicted a man accused of fatally shooting a young girl during in a road rage incident in north Phoenix last month, authorities said Tuesday. Prosecutors said court documents show 48-year-old Sidney Garfield Garrand is facing one...

Safety policy not enforced before Michigan school shooting

Nov. 28, 2022 18:30 PM EST

OXFORD, Mich. (AP) — Policies and procedures that could have prevented a mass shooting that left four students dead at a Michigan high school last year were approved earlier but never implemented, two former school board officials said Monday. Tom Donnelly and Korey Bailey, who...

Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre

Nov. 28, 2022 17:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last conversation Sandra Torres had with her 10-year-old daughter was about her nervous excitement over whether she’d make the all-star softball team. Hours later, Eliahna Torres was one of 19 children and two teachers massacred at their elementary school in Uvalde, Texas....

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Nov. 28, 2022 14:54 PM EST

Toledo Blade. November 27, 2022. Editorial: Ohio is fat The fitness website Total Shape rates Ohio as out of shape in a nationwide health ranking. Ohio is ranked as the 45th healthiest state, or if you like to score high, the fifth unhealthiest location in the nation....

Editorial Roundup: New England

Nov. 26, 2022 17:17 PM EST

Bangor Daily News. November 22, 2022. Editorial: Pat Callaghan is right. Mainers are remarkable and caring people. Inflated costs and deflating headlines might make gratitude just a little harder this Thanksgiving. Being thankful when surrounded by news of shootings,...

Walmart shooter left 'death note,' bought gun day of killing

Nov. 25, 2022 16:27 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Walmart supervisor who fatally shot six co-workers at a store in Virginia bought the gun just hours before the killings and left a note on his phone accusing colleagues of mocking him, authorities said Friday. “Sorry everyone but I did not plan this I...

Emboldened Biden, Dems push ban on so-called assault weapons

Nov. 25, 2022 14:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden speaks about the “scourge” of gun violence, his go-to answer is to zero in on so-called assault weapons. America has heard it hundreds of times, including this week after shootings in Colorado and Virginia: The president wants to sign...

Chicago man charged in slaying of boy struck by stray bullet

Nov. 25, 2022 10:57 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been arrested in the death of a 7-year-old boy who was struck by a stray bullet while washing his hands in the bathroom of his family’s westside Chicago home. Joseph Serrano of Chicago was charged Thursday with first-degree murder, according...

Man pleads guilty to charge he threatened Moms Demand Action

Nov. 23, 2022 14:39 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A 31-year-old Army veteran has pleaded guilty to charges that he made violent threats against an organization that supports stronger firearm laws. Federal prosecutors in Massachusetts said Wednesday that Drummond Neil Smithson made the threat in a letter he mailed to...

Gay club shooting suspect evaded Colorado's red flag gun law

Nov. 21, 2022 20:14 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A year and a half before he was arrested in the Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting that left five people dead, Anderson Lee Aldrich allegedly threatened his mother with a homemade bomb, forcing neighbors in surrounding homes to evacuate while the bomb squad and crisis...