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Colorado school shooting victim passes away

Seventeen-year-old Araphoe High School shooting victim Claire Davis died on Saturday afternoon, after she was shot in the face by a fellow student.

Sandy Hook shooting report released

A report on the deadly December 14, 2012 school shooting that killed 20 children and six adults in Newtown Connecticut will be officially released today, and is expected to shine new light on a national tragedy.

Second degree murder charges for man accused of shooting Detroit teenager

A suburban Detroit homeowner has been charged with second degree murder, manslaughter and the possession of a firearm in the November 2nd shooting death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride.

Man arrested after checking a loaded rifle at JFK airport

A Tennessee man was arrested at John F Kennedy International Airport on Saturday morning, after he attempted to check a bag containing a loaded, defaced rifle.

Illinois ends long-time ban on concealed weapons

Illinois lawmakers overrode Govenor Patrick Quinn's attempt to veto a bill that would allow citizens to carry concealed firearms, making the state the last in the US to permit the practice.

Santa Monica shooter identified by authorities

Twenty-four-year-old John Zawahri has been identified as the Santa Monica shooter, who killed four people during a Friday spree in the Southern California beach city.

Plans for a 3D-printed gun removed from Internet

The US government's Department of Defense Trade Controls have demanded that 3D-printing innovators Defense Distributed remove a controversial blueprint for a printable gun from their website.

NRA releases new "School Shield" recommendations to public

The National Rifle Association released new recommendations as part of its controversial School Shield program on April 2nd, most notably including a suggestion to hire armed guards to serve in every public school.

Connecticut lawmakers vote in tough gun control measures

The state of Connecticut has enacted some of the toughest gun laws in the US as of April 1st, legislative leaders announced after coming to a consensus on the measures — a legislative breakthrough linked to the tragic Newtown shootings in December.

Massacre thwarted at Florida university campus

Police stop a massacre at the University of Central Florida.
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