massshooting

  • ‘How much is left?’ Victims, donors question use of funds after Texas church massacre

    Victims of the November 2017 mass shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas have begun to question church leaders about the distribution of donated funds. Residents of the small community about 20 miles east of San Antonio drew strength from one another after 26 people...
  • NRA disappointed in bill signed in Florida

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The Latest on a shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The National Rifle Association is expressing disappointment after Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a gun control bill that was written after a mass shooting at a high school killed 17 people....
  • Florida students return to scene of deadly rampage

    Thousands of students at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are preparing to return to classes this week amid an intensifying controversy over law enforcement efforts to halt the Valentine’s Day slaughter. A “variety of support services” were available at a campus orientation Sunday for staff, students and families less than two weeks...
  • Florida school shooter had 10 rifles the year before he went on the killing spree

    The accused Florida school shooter had obtained 10 rifles in the year before he allegedly went on his killing spree, a report said Tuesday. A law enforcement source told CNN that Nikolas Cruz had gotten possession of the firearms and authorities were trying to track down where they all came from. Two...
  • Four killed in California gun rampage

    Four people are dead after a gunman opened fire in northern California at several locations, including an elementary school, police have said. The shooting broke out at a home in the rural community of Rancho Tehama, about 120 miles (195km) from Sacramento, on Tuesday morning. Police say the gunman...
  • Increased security at Las Vegas marathon after mass shooting

    LAS VEGAS (AP) – Las Vegas ramped up security for the annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, which was the first major outdoor event on the Strip since the mass shooting. The city posted snipers and used a helicopter to watch for danger as tens of thousands of people participated in...
  • Texas Church Where Massacre Took Place Will Be Demolished, Pastor Says

    The pastor of the Texas church that was the site of a deadly shooting rampage this week says the bullet-riddled structure will be demolished because it is too stark of a reminder of the massacre. Pastor Frank Pomeroy, whose 14-year-old daughter, Annabelle, was among the victims, told the Southern...
  • Police arrest man sought in deaths in Utah, Colorado

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A man sought in the fatal attempted carjacking of a University of Utah student and the death of a Colorado man was arrested Tuesday after he surrendered to authorities at a Salt Lake City library, police said. Austin Boutain, 24, dodged a manhunt in the...
  • Couple survived mass shooting in Las Vegas killed in traffic accident weeks later

    A couple who survived the massacre at the Las Vegas music festival were killed in a fiery traffic accident two weeks later, according to a report. Dennis and Lorraine Carver of California died when their vehicle smashed into a metal gate outside their community in Riverside County and burst into flames...