Gun maker seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Newtown shootings

Feb 22, 2016

Gun maker seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Newtown shootings

Lawyers for the company that made the rifle used to kill 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School are expected to ask a Connecticut judge to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit filed by families of some of the massacre victims. Freedom ...

Feb 21, 2016

At least seven killed in random Michigan shootings; suspect held

A gunman drove in and around a western Michigan city randomly shooting people in the parking lots of an apartment complex, a car dealership and a restaurant and killing at least seven, including a 14-year-old girl, authorities said. A 45-year-old man was arrested early ...

Feb 11, 2016

U.S. woman upset over botched haircut pulls gun on barber

A California woman gave new meaning to the saying “bad hair day” on Wednesday after she tried to shoot her stylist over a botched haircut, police said. Adrian Blanche Swain, 29, allegedly stormed out of the 619 Barber Shop in San Diego after getting ...

Following lobbying, Facebook announces stricter policy on firearms sales

Jan 30, 2016

Following lobbying, Facebook announces stricter policy on firearms sales

Facebook says it is cracking down on online gun sales, announcing Friday a new policy barring private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world’s largest social network. The new policy applies also to Facebook’s photo-sharing service Instagram. It comes after gun control ...

Canadian town reels after shooting left four dead

Jan 24, 2016

Canadian town reels after shooting left four dead

The remote, northern Canadian community where a shooter killed four people and injured seven on Friday has long struggled under the weight of poverty, high suicide rates and disadvantages that most of the country can hardly imagine. The isolated town of La Loche, in ...

Canada gunman kills four  in worst shooting since ’89

Jan 23, 2016

Canada gunman kills four in worst shooting since ’89

In Canada’s worst school violence in 26 years, four people were killed in a shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan on Friday, police said. A male suspect was arrested. Officials have not given a motivation for the shooting, which also injured several people ...