On August 9, 2014—two and a half years ago—Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old resident of Ferguson, Missouri, was gunned down by white police officer Darren Wilson. His death reignited a national outcry against the United States’ legacy of police brutality and the racism that structures our criminal justice system.…
About 25,000 pieces of luggage and items belonging to travelers who were in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at the time of the January 6 shooting are reportedly unclaimed.
At least five people were murdered Friday in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport, where police reportedly have one suspect in custody. But according to the TSA, there may be another active shooter still at large, and people in the area have been advised to shelter in place.
On Sunday, a 28-year-old man from Salisbury, North Carolina, fired shots inside a pizzeria in northwest Washington, D.C. Armed with an assault rifle, he later told police he wanted to “self-investigate” a fraudulent election conspiracy theory connected to Hillary Clinton.
According to horrifying reports, five people were shot at a Halloween party in Texas after a man dressed as Freddy Kreuger walked into the house and opened fire.
The family of Jacob Hall, a 6-year-old boy wounded when a teenage suspect apparently opened fire Wednesday outside a South Carolina elementary school, says he’s in critical condition and on life support. Hall was shot in the leg and lost a massive amount of blood, leading to serious brain damage.
Reuters and local media outlets are reporting that at least two children have been shot during an incident at Townville Elementary School in Townville, South Carolina. The suspected shooter is reportedly in custody.
On Friday, September 16, Terence Crutcher, a community college student and father of four, was shot to death by Tulsa police officers in the middle of the street. Video footage from a police helicopter reveals Crutcher to be approaching his SUV unarmed, with arms raised. He did not have a weapon in his possession.
On Saturday morning, a man at a Kentucky Cinemark theater turned to confront the child kicking the back of his seat. Things escalated quickly.
Philando Castile was shot to death by St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez on July 6, 2016. He was 32 years old. Castile’s funeral took place today in St. Paul.
One week ago, 49 people were murdered when a lone gunman opened fire in Orlando, Florida’s Pulse nightclub. To date, it is the deadliest shooting in our country’s history. And today, in the wake of this massacre, the United States Senate blocked four different proposals to implement stricter gun control laws.
Colorado resident Ashley Marie Doolittle was reported missing on Thursday. Her car was discovered near a local reservoir. On Friday, her body was found.
“There is no shortage of troubled twenty-somethings out there, and whether they’re radicalized by ISIS or homophobia or white nationalism or a dislike of movies, we are making it far too easy for their derangement to kill us.”
Kevin Quealy and Margot Sanger-Katz of the New York Times compiled data on gun death that shows the United States as the outlier it is, at least among developed countries. The article was originally published in 2015, but there has been cause for recent updates.
The funeral of Christina Grimmie, the Voice contestant and YouTube star who was fatally shot Friday night, will be bankrolled by her former coach, Adam Levine.
22-year-old Christina Grimmie was shot by an unnamed gunman late Friday night, after a concert at Orlando’s Plaza Live theater. The singer had just finished performing with the band Before You Exit and was signing autographs in the lobby.
Yesterday your Twitter timeline and Instagram feed were likely cluttered with pictures of celebrities in orange shirts, because yesterday was National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
On Saturday, April 16, a Philadelphia man fatally shot his four-year-old daughter after wildly waving around a loaded gun in a small bedroom where seven children were present.
I recently received a text from my dead brother’s girlfriend. I still think of Dana as Junior’s girlfriend even though it’s been 15 years since he was killed. We’re not close anymore, but her daughter, who was conceived the week before he died, is my niece; we remain connected through the trauma we shared.