4-Year-Old Accidentally Shot In The Leg Because Idiots Still Have Guns

An Alaska boy was shot in the leg after his mother's .357 caliber handgun accidentally fell out of its holster and went off. According to The Guardian, no one has been charged. » 2/22/15 6:15pm 2/22/15 6:15pm

Gunmen Kill 12 in Shooting at Paris Satirical Newspaper

Masked gunmen wielding Kalashnikovs and a rocket launcher killed at least 12 people and injured 10 more at the Paris offices of satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday before escaping. French president François Hollande called the shooting "unquestionably a terrorist attack." » 1/07/15 8:36am 1/07/15 8:36am

Toddler Shoots and Kills His Mother at Walmart  

A Walmart in Idaho was the scene of a terrible tragedy when a two-year-old child reached into his mother's purse and accidentally shot and killed her with her own gun. » 12/30/14 9:10pm 12/30/14 9:10pm

Man Shoots Woman, Kills Self at Nordstrom on Black Friday [UPDATE]

A man shot a 22-year-old woman on Friday at a Nordstrom's department store in Chicago, then turned the gun on himself. » 11/29/14 2:30pm 11/29/14 2:30pm

​Harvard Students Receive Apology After Death Threat Targets Asian Women

This weekend, hundreds of Harvard students and affiliates received a terrifyingly ominous email, threatening to carryout a mass shooting at the Ivy League school and "kill you individually." But now it looks like the sender has backtracked, apologizing for the email and blaming a family member for the email. » 10/05/14 2:55pm 10/05/14 2:55pm

Autopsy Reveals Louisiana Cops Lied About Shooting of Suspect in Custody

A few months ago, a 22-year-old black man suffered a gunshot wound in the back of a police car after being arrested by Louisiana State Police. He was pronounced dead shortly thereafter in a hospital. The police report claims he shot himself in the back, and his death was ruled a suicide. But an autopsy has found… » 8/24/14 12:40pm 8/24/14 12:40pm

Police Knew About Elliot Rodger's Disturbing Videos But Didn't Watch

In a press release put out Thursday, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's department revealed that they did know about Elliot Rodger's misogynistic videos before he went on a shooting rampage, but they hadn't watched them. » 5/30/14 10:05am 5/30/14 10:05am

Joe The Plumber to UCSB Parents: Dead Kids Don’t Trump Gun Rights

Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, better known as Joe the Plumber, has some choice words for those parents who lost their children at the hands of the UCSB gunman. » 5/28/14 10:00am 5/28/14 10:00am

Media Focuses Attention on Woman Who 'Snubbed' UCSB Shooter

The aftermath of a shooting rampage includes a lot of confusion — and people hustling to figure out why. But after the UCSB shooting this weekend, in which killer Elliot Rodger made it very clear he harbored misogynistic tendencies, the desire to help people understand has pushed some media institutions to "reveal"… » 5/27/14 10:15am 5/27/14 10:15am

Suspected UCSB Shooter Posted Disturbing Video Detailing His Plans

Last night a man killed at least six and injured seven others as he opened gunfire while he walked and drove through Isla Vista, a small community near Santa Barbara. He left behind nine crime scenes. While the suspect has not been officially named, police confirm that 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, who was found dead in… » 5/24/14 12:00pm 5/24/14 12:00pm

Man Who Shot Renisha McBride Charged With Second-Degree Murder

Though Michigan homeowner Theodore Wafer, 54, claims he shot Renisha McBride, 19, by accident, Kym L. Worthy, the prosecutor of Wayne County announced Friday that charges of second-degree murder, manslaughter and possession of felony firearm would be brought against Wafer. » 11/15/13 2:20pm 11/15/13 2:20pm

Kristen Chenoweth Pulls a Pamela Anderson

In today's Tweet Beat, everyone has a Halloween hangover, the shooting at LAX has put a damper on the style of many celebs and Kristen Chenoweth is probably really mad she didn't get her hair cut a day or two earlier. » 11/01/13 7:30pm 11/01/13 7:30pm

George Zimmerman Threatened Wife With a Bullseye Full of Bullet Holes

George Zimmerman, the gun waving lunatic who killed BUT DID NOT MURDER unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, is in the middle of a messy divorce. The latest allegation brought by his estranged wife is that once when he was mad at her, he nailed a bullseye riddled with bullet holes to her parents' house. "Yep, sounds about… » 10/31/13 2:10pm 10/31/13 2:10pm

4 Killed, 3 Wounded In Santa Monica Shooting, Gunman Is Dead [Updates]

10 minutes away from a Santa Monica fundraising lunch attended by President Obama, a gunman killed four and wounded three (one in critical condition) with a semiautomatic rifle before being shot and killed by police at the Santa Monica College Library yesterday. » 6/08/13 3:15pm 6/08/13 3:15pm

Zombie Industries, the shooting target manufacturer who produced "the Alexa," a bleeding female mannequin, has discontinued the line. They plan to relaunch a version that looks more like a zombie and less like the ex-wives of gun-toting crazy people. » 5/11/13 3:00pm 5/11/13 3:00pm

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Settle Wrongful Death Claim with Florida…

On Friday, the Orlando Sentinel reported a new development in the case of Trayvon Martin: Martin's parents have settled a wrongful death claim that is believed to be worth more than $1 million against their Sanford subdivision where Trayvon was shot and killed by self-annointed sheriff of suburbia, George Zimmerman. » 4/07/13 1:00pm 4/07/13 1:00pm

Mall Shooting at Fashion Island in Newport Beach Fortunately Only…

As if America hadn't had enough firearm-induced horror for one mid-December weekend, police in Newport Beach, Calif. arrested 42-year-old Marco Gurrola in a shopping mall parking lot after he apparently fired off more than 50 rounds from a handgun Saturday evening. Though the mall was crowded (because December is the… » 12/16/12 1:00pm 12/16/12 1:00pm

Children’s Chorus Gives Touching “Silent Night” Performance for SNL’s…

If you're looking for a good, cathartic cry this morning, look no further than SNL's cold opening, which featured the New York Children's Chorus singing "Silent Night" in memory o the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting victims. » 12/16/12 11:00am 12/16/12 11:00am

Slain Sandy Hook Principal Was Devoted To Keeping Kids Safe, Say…

Dawn Hochsprung, 47, the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary, was apparently one of the faculty members to immediately run toward the sounds of gunfire (along with school psychologist Mary Sherlach, who was also killed). This morning, two colleagues who had worked with her before she took the post in Newtown, Mark… » 12/15/12 3:00pm 12/15/12 3:00pm