Protests were far from peaceful in Ferguson after the grand jury’s decision to not indict the officer responsible for Michael Brown’s shooting.
The day of the shootings at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Superintendent Becky Berg was discussing a $10 million grant for mental health services in her school’s district.
By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times A fatal shooting in Oregon on Tuesday was the 31st firearms attack at a U.S. school since the start of the year, marking a sharp acceleration in the rash of violence that has occurred on campuses across the nation. The incidents range from the 20 people shot near UC Santa […]
By Richard Winton, Christine Mai-Duc and Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A man armed with an assault rifle jumped across several North Hollywood rooftops and holed up in a home before he was captured Monday afternoon after police fired tear gas to flush him out, ending a dramatic, hours-long incident that played out […]
By Chuck Lindell, Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — In a blistering criticism of “open-carry” rallies in Texas, the National Rifle Association said gun enthusiasts who bring loaded rifles and tactical long guns into restaurants and public places are putting the pro-gun movement at risk with “downright weird” behavior. The gun-toting gatherings are scary, thoughtless and counterproductive […]
By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times Its official name is the Safe Carry Protection Act. Critics call it the “guns everywhere bill.” Legislation awaiting the governor’s signature in Georgia would allow guns in bars, churches, airports, and schools. It has drawn national attention because of its sweep. The National Rifle Association called the bill’s passage a […]