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Arizona Girl accidentally shoots gun instructor dead

Aug 28, 2014

Arizona Girl accidentally shoots gun instructor dead

A shooting instructor was killed after a nine-year-old girl accidentally shot him in the head at a gun range in the US, media reported on Thursday. #Arizona #Shooting instructor dead #Gun control laws in US #Gun training
Former White House press secy, gun control crusader Jim Brady, dies

Aug 05, 2014

Former White House press secy, gun control crusader Jim Brady, dies

The Brady law formally known as the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act required a five-day wait and background check before a handgun could be sold. #InMemorium #Ronald Reagan #Gun control #guns #National Rifle Association #James Brady #John Hinkley Jr #Reagan assassination attempt #US gun legislation
US: Father surrenders after killing four children, two adults in Houston

Jul 11, 2014

US: Father surrenders after killing four children, two adults in Houston

Killed were two boys, ages 4 and 14; two girls, ages 7 and 9; a 39-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman. #World #US #NewsTracker #Shooting #Texas #children #spring #gunman #Gun control #houston #Gun laws in the US
Chicago: More than 50 shot, nine dead in shootings over the weekend

Jul 08, 2014

Chicago: More than 50 shot, nine dead in shootings over the weekend

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy called the violence "unacceptable," blaming it in part on a "proliferation of firearms." #US #NewsTracker #Chicago #Gun control #guns #Shootings #Gun laws in the US
Vegas shooter had threatened cops before, held anti-govt views

Jun 11, 2014

Vegas shooter had threatened cops before, held anti-govt views

He told neighbors, television reporters and the Internet. Once, on the phone with the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, he threatened to "start shooting people." #World #NewsTracker #USA #shoot out #Las Vegas #Gun control #anti-government #Las Vegas Shooting #Amanda Miller #Jerad Miller #cops killed
Vegas shooter had threatened cops before, held anti-govt views

Oct 01, 2014

Anger over White House intruder

The director of the US Secret Service has admitted failures in her agency's mission to protect president Barack Obama after a man armed with a knife managed to get into the White House. Under withering criticism from Congress, Julia Pierson repeatedl... #Barack Obama #Secret Service #Washington, D.C. #White House #Washington Post Company #U.S. Congress #U.S. Republican Party #Jason Chaffetz
Vegas shooter had threatened cops before, held anti-govt views

Sep 30, 2014

Jerry Brown signs gun restraining-order bill

Gov. Jerry Brown took mixed action on several gun control bills Tuesday, approving a measure allowing temporary restraining orders to block gun use but vetoing legislation that would have required Californians to register home-made guns. Gov. Jerry B... #Barack Obama #Secret Service #Washington, D.C. #White House #Washington Post Company #U.S. Congress #U.S. Republican Party #Jason Chaffetz
Vegas shooter had threatened cops before, held anti-govt views

Sep 30, 2014

On the frontlines with US drone pilots: a console but no video game

The remote Grand Forks air force base is a command centre for Global Hawks surveillance drones, and the futuristic base from which pilots fly over far-flung nations by way of controls, keyboards and monitors Lieutenant Matthew, 23, is the face of the... #Tom Cruise #United States