Tag - mass-shootings



People lay flowers at a makeshift memorial near Crocus City Hall, a concert venue outside Moscow that was the site of a mass shooting on Friday night.
Mar 24, 2024
Deadly Moscow attack shatters Putin’s security promise to Russians
The tragedy outside Moscow is a blow to a leader riding an aura of confidence only days after a stage-managed election victory.
Russian emergency services vehicles are parked near the burning Crocus City Hall concert venue following a mass shooting claimed by the Islamic State group outside Moscow on Friday.
Mar 23, 2024
Gunmen kill at least 143 in attack at concert near Moscow, as IS claims responsibility
Russia has arrested 11 people, including four suspected gunmen, in connection with the rampage.
Police respond after shots were fired at the Chiefs' Super Bowl victory celebration in Kansas City, Missouri, on Wednesday.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Feb 15, 2024
Shooting at Chiefs' Super Bowl parade leaves one dead and 21 injured
Police said an investigation into the motive of the shooting was underway and that three people have been detained.
NRA chief Wayne LaPierre speaks at the National Rifle Association annual convention in Indianapolis last April.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jan 6, 2024
Powerful NRA chief Wayne LaPierre resigns ahead of graft trial
LaPierre, 74, chief executive since 1991, steps down just as New York state Attorney General Letitia James brings a corruption trial against the NRA.
Police vehicles are parked outside the Perry Middle School and High School complex following a school shooting, in Perry, Iowa, on Thursday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jan 5, 2024
Sixth-grade student killed in Iowa school shooting, suspect dead
Police also discovered an improvised explosive device when searching the high school.
Well-wishers light candles as people mourn the lives lost in Thursday's mass shooting, outside Charles University in Prague on Friday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 23, 2023
After Czech mass shooting, shock, grief and a focus on guns
As police Friday scrutinized online threats of copycat attacks, students at Charles University proposed a simple way to prevent any recurrence: ban guns.
A woman lights a candle in front of the Charles University main building following a shooting at one of the university's buildings in Prague on Thursday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 22, 2023
Gunman kills 14 in attack at Prague university
The gunman is also suspected in the killings of another man and his 2-month-old daughter who were found shot dead last week.
Law enforcement officers head into the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, campus amid a mass shooting on Wednesday.
Dec 9, 2023
Japanese associate professor killed in U.S. college shooting
The Nevada university where the attack took place Wednesday identified the woman as Naoko Takemaru, an associate professor of Japanese language studies.
Robert Card, who gunned down 18 people in Lewiston, Maine, is seen in this image released on Wednesday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 29, 2023
Deceased Maine shooter had mental health problems, police say
The shooter, Robert Card, a 40-year-old army reservist, was able to buy weapons legally because he had never been forcibly committed to treatment.
Lewiston Chief of Police David St. Pierre speaks as Maine Gov. Janet Mills looks on during a news conference after mass shooting suspect Robert Card was found dead on Friday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 28, 2023
Suspect in Maine mass shooting Is dead, official says
The discovery of the suspect's body ends a sweeping search that had forced thousands of residents throughout the U.S. state to remain in their homes.
Cardboard hearts with messages are hung in the downtown area in Lewiston, Maine, on Thursday, in the aftermath of a mass shooting.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 27, 2023
Maine's second largest city faces aftermath of mass shooting
Maine Gov. Janet Mills said the shooting had undermined Maine’s reputation as one of the safest states in the country.
The armed suspect in a shooting in Lewiston, Maine, on Wednesday. At least 22 people have been reported killed and dozens injured in the city, U.S. media has reported, citing police.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 26, 2023
At least 22 killed and dozens wounded in Maine shootings
If the death toll of 22 is confirmed, the massacre would be the deadliest in the United States since at least August 2019.
U.S. President Joe Biden looks on as Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a meeting at the White House in Washington on Monday.
WORLD / Society
Aug 29, 2023
Biden and Harris ask U.S. to fight racism after Florida shooting
A 21-year old white gunman shot and killed three Black people at a Dollar General store in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday.
Ryan Christopher Palmeter, 21, is shown in a still image from a surveillance video, holding a rifle outside a Dollar Store in Jacksonville, Florida.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Aug 28, 2023
Florida shooter killed Black shoppers with legally purchased guns
Authorities have described the shooting as racially motivated, saying the man had authored "several manifestos" detailing his hatred for Black people.
Spectators gather in the gallery of the House Chamber during a special session on public safety to discuss gun violence in the wake of the Covenant School shooting, at the Tennessee State Capitol, in Nashville, Tennessee, last Tuesday.
WORLD / Society
Aug 28, 2023
Record number of U.S. children killed by guns in '21, study shows
Gun violence has been the number one cause of death for children in the United States since 2020.
Residents embrace after a deadly shooting in Jacksonville, Florida, killed three.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Aug 27, 2023
Florida gunman driven by racial 'hate' kills three
The deadly incident in Jacksonville is the latest in a series of racially motivated shooting sprees in the United States.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jul 2, 2023
Baltimore police say two dead, 28 injured after mass shooting at housing block
Hundreds of people were gathered in the area for an event called 'Brooklyn Day,' a witness told a local Baltimore TV station, adding that they had heard 20 to 30 shots fired.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 20, 2023
SDF recruit likely to undergo mental evaluation after fatal shooting
The authorities will aim to assess the male recruit's mental state at the time of the attack on three men during a live-fire training exercise at an indoor firing range.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 19, 2023
Japan GSDF police raid family home of cadet over rifle attack
The cadet loaded his rifle without permission soon after the start of a live-fire drill, then shot several people, killing two.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / EXPLAINER
May 31, 2023
How are firearms regulated in Japan?
The country is known for its strict gun-control laws, but recent shootings have prompted some to wonder how stringent they actually are.


Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
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