Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, will soon have another badge and gun.
An audit of the National Rifle Association’s finances obtained by OpenSecrets shows the organization’s income from dues-paying members has been “plummeting” for the last two years, contributing to the organization’s deficit of $31.8 million last year. Lol!!!
Put this one in the “Good News” file: Lowe’s, the public school system—and a little American ingenuity—are teaming up to help teachers fight crazed gunmen in bloody hammer battles to the death.
Update, Sunday, 4:40 p.m. (see original post below): Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said in a news conference that SWAT teams have completed sweeping the Jacksonville Landing marketplace and have ended their search for additional suspects. There are “no outstanding suspects,” he said.
As if it wasn’t horrifying enough when President Donald Trump insisted that the solution to school shootings was to put more guns in the classroom, a new report on Thursday said the Department of Education is now considering using federal funds to finance their awful idea.
As August draws to a close and kids everywhere brace themselves for the depressing slog back to classroom, Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo has some good news for those students and parents worried both about looking oh-so-fashionable and maintaining a tactical edge against an inevitable school shooting.
The Florida State Attorney’s Office has released hours of footage of Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz’s confession during a police interrogation.
Just a few weeks ago, the National Rifle Association claimed to be in dire financial straits in a court filing, saying it could soon be “unable to exist” due to a directive from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urging New York insurers and financial services companies to “review” their relationships with the…
The National Rifle Association, the country’s largest and most powerful pro-gun group, warned in a recent court filing that it is in grave financial trouble. Its woes apparently stem from a push by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urging insurance and financial services companies to cut ties with the NRA. The group…
New Orleans police continued their manhunt Sunday morning for two suspects who opened fire on a large crowd of people at a daiquiri shop Saturday night just a few miles from the French Quarter, killing at least three and injuring seven others.
The suspect who barricaded himself in a Trader Joe’s store in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, on Saturday after shooting his grandmother and waging a gun battle with police is in custody and has been identified, several news outlets have reported.
Folks, it’s as good as expected.
Senate Majority Leader and heartless goblin Mitch McConnell wants us to know that while school shootings are, like, a total bummer, he—arguably the most powerful politician outside of the president of the United States—can’t really do anything about it. Oh well.
One suspect was killed and another is in custody after an early-morning shooting at a 24-hour art festival in Trenton, NJ that injured 20 people, including a 13-year-old boy who is in extremely critical condition.
American voters think the economy is booming because, by our most accepted metric, it is! Still, voters may be starting to realize that record-breaking stock market numbers don’t necessarily translate to a happy citizenry, or a more just society.
As if growing up in Boston weren’t a horrific enough experience for this generation of young minds, on Thursday the Boston Globe metro desk published a short missive from a parent, Gregory Cohen, whose five-year-old daughter attends a Somerville school.
On Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy Devos admitted during a Senate subcommittee hearing that actually, the newly formed school safety commission won’t look into the role of guns. DeVos has helmed the commission since 17 people were shot dead at Stoneman Douglas High School in February. Proving her fitness for this…
An off-duty FBI agent was dancing up a storm at a Denver bar on Saturday night when he did a backflip, and his gun fell out. When he went to pick it up, he accidentally shot one of the other patrons, according to Denver’s 9 News. Before you judge, ask yourself: who among us has not been in this exact same situation…
During Wednesday’s White House press briefing, Sarah Huckabee Sanders chose to give a hollow, useless answer to a boy worried about school violence—right to his adorable face. She even got a little weepy.