Mass shooting

Multiple police, civilians shot at manufacturing facility in Illinois

Police in Aurora, Illinois responded to reports of a shooting at manufacturing facility Friday afternoon.  A gunman opened fire inside the facility and multiple people were shot. The shooting took place at the Henry Pratt Company. Aurora is located just outside of Chicago. The FBI, ATF...

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:49pm

7 Things to know about the suspected Thousand Oaks shooter

The California suburb of Thousand Oaks was named the third-safest city in the U.S. this year, Reuters reports. But early Thursday morning Eastern Time, suspected shooter Ian David Long took 12 lives inside Borderline Bar and Grill. Among those killed was Ron Helus, a sheriff's sergeant, who...

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 1:30pm

MAP: Timeline of mass shootings in the US since 2000

UPDATED November 8, 2018 Horrific mass shootings like the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting put a renewed spotlight on gun violence, but dozens of American lives have been claimed in mass shootings since 2000, many of which involved the use of high-powered handguns and semiautomatic...

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:07am

'Multiple wounded, multiple fatalities' in Maryland shooting: Harford CountySheriff

Several people were injured on Thursday in a shooting in Harford County, Maryland, according to authorities. "At this time I can confirm multiple wounded and multiple fatalities," Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler said at a Thursday press conference.  According to CNN, ...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:43pm

At least eight dead, explosives found in Texas school shooting: sheriff

SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - A male student who entered a Texas high school on Friday and shot dead ten people, including fellow pupils, had planned to end the attack with his suicide but instead surrendered to police, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said. Students said a gunman opened fire in a...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 3:52pm

How common is it for mass shooters to be female?

There have been several mass shooters who have taken the lives of innocent people in the past several years and unfortunately, the news of each new incident begins to sound familiar.  The most recent multiple shooting occurred Tuesday on the campus of YouTube’s headquarters located in...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 5:27pm

Latest on Parkland David Hogg crisis actor conspiracy theory

Idiots on social media continue to believe that the Parkland school shooting was a conspiracy, and that student David Hogg is a crisis actor whose main mission in life is to bring down the NRA. Things reached a climax this week when the conspiracy theorists believe they caught Hogg in a lie. Hogg...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 2:48pm

With walkouts, NYC students demand 'no more silence, stop gun violence'

Chanting “Disarm hate,” “enough is enough” and “this is what democracy looks like,” roughly 500 students surrounded Trinity School on West 91st Street on Wednesday morning to take part in the National School Walkout. Wednesday marked the one-month anniversary of...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 1:33pm

Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade organizes Parkland exhibit to honor fallen victims

Last month, 17 were killed at Parkland, Florida's Stoneman Douglas High School in what was the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook. One victim, 17-year-old Joaquin Oliver, was buried in the jersey of his favorite basketball player: #3, Dwyane Wade. The Sun-Sentinel reported that...

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 11:33am

George Clooney 'secretly' working behind the scenes with Parkland survivors

On March 24, Parkland survivors and their supporters will march through the streets of Washington, D.C. for gun reform and school safety — and sister protests have been scheduled across the globe. Famous faces have vowed to back March For Our Lives, one of those celebs being George Clooney....

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 4:43pm

'Stop this madness:' What it's like in Parkland three weeks later

I recently moved from Central Pennsylvania to Coral Springs, Florida, just three or so miles from Parkland, the scene of the latest school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  I have never seen a community in so much pain. Funerals every day! Strangers embracing and comforting...

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 1:52pm

UPDATE: Video of man destroying his AR-15 goes viral

On Feb. 14, Nikolas Cruz took his AR-15 into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and killed 17 people. In response, many are calling for tangible change as opposed to the routine "thoughts and prayers" of people across the nation. A Facebook video entitled "My...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 4:59pm

WATCH: Jimmy Fallon makes emotional vow to march with Parkland survivors

It’s been almost two weeks since the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and the wound is still fresh for the families of the 17 victims as well as the survivors. Classes will reportedly resume for students on Wednesday — and Monday night, on his first...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 12:48pm

NY State congresswoman Claudia Tenney claims most mass shooters 'end up being Democrats'

New York Republican congresswoman Claudia Tenney claims many people who commit mass shootings are Democrats. Tenney, a congresswoman from Albany, New York made these remarks while speaking on WGDJ radio in Albany. On the program, Tenney was discussing the recent mass shooting that took place at...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:16pm

How to talk to your kids about school shootings

While many adults across the country are reeling and wondering “Why?” after last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left 17 dead in Parkland, Florida, children likely have their own questions and concerns about the tragedy. Metro asked Dr. Daniel Schechter,...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:25am

Teacher killed at Stoneman Douglas told fiancée what to say if he died in school shooting

Scott Beigel, a 35-year-old geography teacher and cross-country coach, was one of 17 killed at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting last week. He reportedly opened his classroom to frightened students fleeing from 19-year-old gunman Nikolas Cruz — and it was in his doorway,...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 5:56pm

3 killed in Florida school shooting had local ties

Three of the victims killed in the Florida school shooting on Wednesday had ties to New York and New Jersey, reports said. The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland left 17 dead, including geography teacher Scott Beigel and football coach Aaron Feis, who both died trying to...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 11:16am

Florida high school shooter in custody, multiple people killed: Officials

A shooter opened fire at a Florida high school on Wednesday, killing multiple people and sending hundreds of students fleeing into the streets before being taken into custody by law enforcement, authorities said. It is not known yet if the shooter was a student at the school.  Shortly before...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 4:45pm

Las Vegas shooting Stephen Paddock Marilou Danley latest

It’s been over two months since the tragic Las Vegas shooting conducted by Stephen Paddock, who killed a reported 58 people and injured 546. In this age of a non-stop news cycle, the deadliest mass shooting in the history of the United States is already ancient news. One interesting tidbit...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 4:42pm

Milo Yiannopoulos has a Las Vegas shooting conspiracy theory about Ellen DeGeneres

Milo Yannopoulos, the disgraced ex-Breitbart editor who, before his controversial statements on pedophilia forced him to resign, was a major voice in the alt-right’s leading publication, is dragging Ellen DeGeneres into the growing list of conspiracy theories surrounding the Las Vegas...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 3:21pm