The U.S. has had 30 school shootings so far this year, with 16 people killed and 32 injured. Twelve of those deaths were students or other children.
A judge could decide Tuesday whether the prosecution of a mentally ill man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket in 2021 can resume now that the state mental hospital says he is mentally competent, at least for now.
Authorities said writings left by the killer, a 21-year-old white man, made clear that he was motivated by racism. Each victim was Black.
The deadly shooting occurred as the Jacksonville community prepared for an annual commemoration of an attack by a white mob on Black demonstrators protesting segregation 63 years ago.
Authorities say a 21-year-old white man wearing a mask and brandishing a weapon with a swastika shot and killed three Black people at a Dollar General in Jacksonville, Florida.
Prosecutors say Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa is competent because he is consistently taking his medication, including a new, unidentifed drug.
The number of states enacting gun legislation has climbed this year. The move signals an ongoing nationwide debate about balancing the right to bear arms and curbing gun violence.
Mass shootings broke out at festivals, block parties and other gatherings in a handful of cities this week as the U.S. celebrated the Fourth of July.
Police are searching for suspects who opened fire during a holiday weekend block party in Baltimore that killed two people, wounded 28 others.
No arrests had been made by early Monday.
Three of the wounded were in critical condition and more than a dozen were under 18.
Anderson Lee Aldrich, the suspect in the Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting, pleaded guilty Monday to five counts of murder and 46 counts of attempted murder.
"There’s no question there’s been a spike in violence," a professor of public policy and statistics said. "Some of these cases seem to be just disputes, often among adolescents, and those disputes are played out with firearms, not with fists."
A bill working its way through the Minnesota legislation would overhaul how active shooter drills are conducted in schools.
"It was the day the unthinkable happened."
The Serbian Interior Ministry on Thursday said on Instagram that police also have received nearly 300,000 rounds of ammunition and about 470 explosive devices during the same period.
A security guard, an engineer, parents and their young son, two elementary school sisters who loved the color yellow. We are learning more about the people who were killed at the outdoor mall on Saturday.
Authorities have been reviewing social media accounts they believe Mauricio Garcia used and posts that showed interest in white supremacist and neo-Nazi views, according to an official.
Authorities responded to the Allen Premium Outlets to investigate a shooting Saturday afternoon that killed eight victims and sent others to hospitals, with a victim as young as 5 years old.
After the tragic deadly shooting at the Allen Premium Outlets on Saturday afternoon many leaders, including Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Democratic Party and Allen native Kyler Murray were among those to release statements about the shooting.