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Virginia governor calls for gun controls after journalists shot| Reuters

Aug 29, 2015

Virginia governor calls for gun controls after journalists shot| Reuters

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Friday vowed to press for gun control reforms following the deaths of two television journalists by a former station employee in an on-air shooting. The pledge by McAuliffe, a Democrat, came as more details emerged about the Wednesday shooting of the journalists at Roanoke station WDBJ7, including ammunition, letters and clothing found in the gunman's car. #India #Europe #markets #Africa #author #Gun control
Slain Virginia TV journalists shot both in head and body| Reuters

Aug 28, 2015

Slain Virginia TV journalists shot both in head and body| Reuters

REUTERS - The Virginia television journalists killed by a former co-worker during a live broadcast were shot both in the head and body, a coroner said on Friday, as more details surfaced about the attack. Reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, of Roanoke CBS-affiliate WDBJ7 were slain during a live interview on Wednesday by disgruntled former employee Vester Flanagan #Business #United States #Technology #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment #Gun control
Virginia shootings: Father of murdered reporter calls for gun control

Aug 28, 2015

Virginia shootings: Father of murdered reporter calls for gun control

The father of reporter Alison Parker, who was shot to death along with her cameraman while doing a live news piece, said that he will not rest until the US has a way to keep weapons out of the hands of mentally ill people. #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Virginia #Gun control #Alison Parker #Adam Ward #Vester Lee Flanagan #Bryce Williams #Virginia shooting #WDBJ #Andy Parker
After US journalists' shooting, White House calls for gun control laws

Aug 27, 2015

After US journalists' shooting, White House calls for gun control laws

The White House on Wednesday issued a rapid call for Congress to pass gun control laws, after two journalists were shot to death during a live television broadcast. #White House #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #US congress #US gun control laws #US journalists
Suspect in Virginia TV shooting had history of workplace issues| Reuters

Aug 27, 2015

Suspect in Virginia TV shooting had history of workplace issues| Reuters

The suspected gunman in the shooting deaths of two television journalists in Virginia on Wednesday was a veteran anchorman with a history of workplace grievances who had previously sued a Florida station alleging discrimination because he was black. While authorities said they had not determined a motive, perceived racism may have been a factor in the shootings, social media postings purportedly written by the suspect suggested. Vester Flanagan, 41, who went on the air under the name Bryce Williams, was a former employee of WDBJ7 in Virginia, where both of the slain journalists worked #Middle East #Europe #Florida #author #Gun control
Tennessee man arrested near U.S. Capitol complex - police| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Tennessee man arrested near U.S. Capitol complex - police| Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. Capitol Police said on Wednesday that they arrested a Tennessee man who was driving near the Capitol complex with three firearms as well as ammunition in his vehicle. The man, identified as Steve Oney, had approached an officer and asked for directions on Tuesday on Independence Ave., which runs between the U.S #Business #Technology #Middle East #Latin America #Gun control
Police identify Louisiana movie theater gunman | Reuters

Jul 25, 2015

Police identify Louisiana movie theater gunman | Reuters

NEW YORK Louisiana police on Friday identified John Russell Houser, 59, of Alabama as the suspected lone gunman who opened fire in a crowded movie theater, killing two and wounding others before turning the gun on himself. Houser is accused of using a .40 caliber handgun to fire 13 rounds of bullets into a crowd watching an evening screening of the film "Trainwreck" in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday. #Economy #India #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America #Gun control
Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills 3, injures 7| Reuters

Jul 24, 2015

Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills 3, injures 7| Reuters

A lone gunman opened fire inside a crowded movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring seven others before taking his own life, police said. The gunfire erupted during a 7 p.m. #Business #India #science #Health #author #Gun control #events
Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills two, injures nine| Reuters

Jul 24, 2015

Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills two, injures nine| Reuters

A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday evening, killing at least one person and injuring nine others before taking his own life, according to a local ambulance company. #India #science #Entertainment #author #Gun control
Website linked to Tennessee shooting denies it sells guns| Reuters

Jul 24, 2015

Website linked to Tennessee shooting denies it sells guns| Reuters

NEW YORK The website where friends of the Tennessee shooting suspect said he had purchased guns before last week's attack denied on Thursday that it was in the business of selling weapons, saying it instead offered "a free speech forum." Armslist.com posted the video statement a week after the fatal shooting of five U.S. #social media #Middle East #markets #Crime #Latin America #Entertainment #Gun control