guns http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20372/all en Mexican marines seize 900 guns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/mexican-marines-seize-900-guns Seizures of large piles of guns have become worryingly common in Mexico. But the Sunday bust in Michoacan state still made a news splash for the sheer size of the arsenal. Mexican marines broke open a ship container and uncovered a whopping total of 900 firearms. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/mexican-marines-seize-900-guns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> drug war guns Mexico smuggling Mexico Que pasa Mon, 28 Nov 2011 02:44:00 +0000 Ioan Grillo 5682594 at http://www.globalpost.com Virginia Tech shooting: Same gun killed both men, police say http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111209/virginia-tech-shooting-same-gun-killed-both-men <p> The Virginia Tech shooter was not a student, nor did he have any connection to the university, police and school officials announced Friday morning.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111209/virginia-tech-shooting-same-gun-killed-both-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> crime guns murder police shooting United States Fri, 09 Dec 2011 15:18:00 +0000 News Desk 5683806 at http://www.globalpost.com Belgium gunman Nordine Amrani murdered cleaning woman before rampage, say police http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/111214/belgium-gunman-nordine-amrani-murdered-cleaning-woman <p> Officers made the discovery in a shed on Amrani&#39;s property, where weapons, ammunition and cannabis plants were also found.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/111214/belgium-gunman-nordine-amrani-murdered-cleaning-woman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux crime guns Europe Wed, 14 Dec 2011 15:35:00 +0000 News Desk 5684212 at http://www.globalpost.com Man arrested after shooting at Chinese consulate in LA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111216/man-arrested-after-shooting-at-chinese-consulate-los-angeles <p> The suspect, said to be an Asian man in his 60s, handed himself in to police and has admitted the shooting.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111216/man-arrested-after-shooting-at-chinese-consulate-los-angeles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> guns Los Angeles China United States Fri, 16 Dec 2011 13:41:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5684424 at http://www.globalpost.com Mount Rainier National Park suspect found dead (UPDATES) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120102/mount-rainier-national-park-manhunt-ranger-murdered <p> The body of Benjamin Colton Barnes has been found dead in a ditch in Mount Rainier National Park.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120102/mount-rainier-national-park-manhunt-ranger-murdered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> crime guns murder United States Mon, 02 Jan 2012 12:27:00 +0000 News Desk 5685648 at http://www.globalpost.com Canadian woman, shot in eye, insists on finishing beer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/winnipeg-woman-shot-eye-finishes-beer-new-years-eve <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> When paramedics arrived on the scene, the Winnipeg woman calmly insisted on finishing her beer before being treated for the gunshot wound. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> News Desk </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> A Canadian woman shot in the eye insisted on finishing her beer before allowing medics to treat her, <a href="http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/shot-in-the-eye-woman-insists-on-finishing-beer-136722228.html">according to the Winnipeg Free Press</a>.</p> <p> The 30-year-old woman from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winnipeg">Winnipeg</a>, Manitoba, was shot through the eye in a New Year&#39;s Eve&nbsp;attack that killed her friend, the newspaper reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/winnipeg-woman-shot-eye-finishes-beer-new-years-eve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> guns Food & Drink Canada Weird Wide Web Thu, 05 Jan 2012 16:18:00 +0000 News Desk 5686072 at http://www.globalpost.com Ian Lee Stawicki, Seattle shooter, dead in hospital http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120531/ian-lee-stawicki-seattle-shooter-dead The suspect's family has said the attacks came as "no surprise."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120531/ian-lee-stawicki-seattle-shooter-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> crime guns United States Thu, 31 May 2012 11:38:00 +0000 News Desk 5706315 at http://www.globalpost.com Desmonte Leonard, Auburn shooting suspect, turns himself in http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120613/desmonte-leonard-auburn-shooting-suspect-turns-himself-in "When the full story is told, it may sound different than the perception now," says the defense attorney who helped negotiate Leonard's surrender.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120613/desmonte-leonard-auburn-shooting-suspect-turns-himself-in" target="_blank">read more</a></p> crime guns United States Wed, 13 Jun 2012 12:08:00 +0000 News Desk 5707735 at http://www.globalpost.com Towards a global arms trade treaty http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/regions/americas/united-states/global-arms-trade-treaty More than 2,000 people die from armed violence each day. Sadly, this grim statistic is only the tip of the tragedy. A UN treaty aims to stop it. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/regions/americas/united-states/global-arms-trade-treaty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa guns Americas United States Mon, 23 Jul 2012 10:18:00 +0000 Raymond C. Offenheiser 5712822 at http://www.globalpost.com Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes in court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120723/aurora-shooting-suspect-james-holmes-in-court "In the end, after he has felt the full force of our justice system, what will be remembered are the good people who were impacted by this tragedy," President Barack Obama told Aurora last night.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120723/aurora-shooting-suspect-james-holmes-in-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aurora shooting Colorado crime guns President Barack Obama United States Mon, 23 Jul 2012 12:45:00 +0000 News Desk 5712995 at http://www.globalpost.com America's 11 deadliest shootings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121214/top-10-deadliest-shootings-us-history <p>It&#39;s another day, another shooting in the United States.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121214/top-10-deadliest-shootings-us-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> guns Want to Know Politics United States Fri, 14 Dec 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Kyle Kim 5729145 at http://www.globalpost.com NRA 'disappointed' over results of White House task force talks on gun laws http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130111/nra-disappointed-over-results-white-house-task-f <!--paging_filter--><p>The National Rifle Association attended White House task force talks on gun laws Thursday &mdash; and they weren&#39;t impressed.</p> <p>In a statement released on the gun advocacy group&#39;s website, the NRA stated that it was &quot;disappointed with how little this meeting had to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had to do with an agenda to attack the Second Amendment.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130111/nra-disappointed-over-results-white-house-task-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> guns Americas Politics United States Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:14:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5733152 at http://www.globalpost.com Changing the rhetoric from gun control to gun insurance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/gun-control-gun-insurance-NRA Could the NRA's own tactics be used against them?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/gun-control-gun-insurance-NRA" target="_blank">read more</a></p> guns Americas Politics Culture & Lifestyle Commentary Opinion United States GlobalPost Blogs Fri, 18 Jan 2013 21:16:00 +0000 John Stoehr 5735660 at http://www.globalpost.com Child dies, two women wounded after Minnesota gunman opens fire on motorists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130212/child-dies-two-women-wounded-after-minnesota-gun A nine-year-old boy was killed and two women were wounded after a single shooter began firing a handgun in bursts at passing cars in Oakdale, Minnesota, a suburb of St Paul.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130212/child-dies-two-women-wounded-after-minnesota-gun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> guns Americas Want to Know United States Tue, 12 Feb 2013 16:55:25 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5753684 at http://www.globalpost.com Massacre thwarted at Florida university campus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130318/florida-university-campus-evacuated-after-suicid Police stop a massacre at the University of Central Florida. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130318/florida-university-campus-evacuated-after-suicid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Florida guns school shooting Americas Want to Know United States Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:43:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5786890 at http://www.globalpost.com