Eight relatives shot in the head in Ohio; no suspects caught yet

Apr 23, 2016

Eight relatives shot in the head in Ohio; no suspects caught yet

Authorities urged residents to be cautious in this part of rural southern Ohio heading into the weekend as the search continued for whoever fatally shot eight members of a family at four different properties. The victims found Friday southwest of Piketon include seven adults ...

In U.S. gun control, not all laws are equal: study

Mar 11, 2016

In U.S. gun control, not all laws are equal: study

Gun deaths in the United States can be slashed by over 90 percent through universal application of laws requiring background checks of buyers and easy tracing of every bullet fired, researchers said Thursday. Conducting a background check on every single gun buyer could more ...

U.S. gun industry wants looser rules on silencers

Mar 9, 2016

U.S. gun industry wants looser rules on silencers

The U.S. gun industry is trying to shake off the Hollywood hit-man image of the gun silencer and re-brand it as a hearing-protection device in a campaign to roll back regulations that date to the 1930s. Industry lobbying has led to more than a ...

Mar 7, 2016

Two dead, two injured in Sydney shooting

A man who police say fatally shot one person and wounded two others inside a western Sydney business was found dead inside the building after a six-hour standoff Monday that brought the area to a standstill. Heavily armed police moved into the sign-making business ...

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 ...