mass shooting

Joker, Joaquin Phoenix
Warner Bros.
CNN
October 04, 2019 - 10:59 am
The "Joker" hit movie theaters this week despite a wave of criticism that it glorifies a killer and could encourage copycat attacks nationwide. The movie featuring Joaquin Phoenix is about a marginalized clown that goes on a killing rampage. The story's told in a manner that seeks to evoke empathy...
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MGM and Las Vegas shooting victims to announce landmark settlement
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
CNN
October 03, 2019 - 12:06 pm
MGM Resorts International and the victims of the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting reached a landmark settlement worth between $735 million and $800 million, depending on the number of claimants, MGM said in a statement Thursday.
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Former Rep. Gabby Giffords, speaks during a news conference to announce the introduction of bipartisan legislation to expand background checks for sales and transfers of firearms, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 11:15 am
After back-to-back mass shootings in Ohio and Texas this summer, gun control burst back on the scene as a major political issue for Democrats. Now it risks taking a back seat as impeachment fever overtakes Washington. Gun control advocates are determined to prevent that from happening.
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Megan Murphy, right in hat, embraces Cara Knoedler as Kenneth Wright wipes his eyes on the first anniversary of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 01, 2019 - 9:54 am
In the two years since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the federal government and states have tightened some gun regulations. But advocates say they're frustrated that more hasn't been done since 58 people died at a concert on the Las Vegas Strip, and that mass shootings keep...
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Richard Gottfried carrying a Torah outside the Tree Of Life building in Pittsburgh.
Barry Werber/AP
AP News
September 27, 2019 - 12:28 pm
There will be some differences — and some constants — over the coming days as the New Light congregation observes Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, for the first time since three of its members were among 11 Jews killed by a gunman nearly a year ago at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
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A  police vehicle is posted near the Tree of Life/Or L'Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Jewish leaders are preparing to discuss plans to commemorate the deadly shooting that killed 11 worshippers inside the synagogue almost a year ago.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo
AP News
September 20, 2019 - 12:57 pm
As Pittsburgh prepares to commemorate last year's deadly shooting at a synagogue, Jewish leaders say returning to the synagogue remains a priority.
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Police officers walk behind a Walmart at the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas.
John Locher/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 12, 2019 - 9:14 pm
A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors announced.
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Vigil for Odessa, Texas shooting
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 12:02 pm
The gunman in a West Texas rampage "was on a long spiral of going down" and had been fired from his oil services job the morning he killed seven people, calling 911 both before and after the shooting began, authorities said.
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Dayton shooting
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Tim Jimenez
August 23, 2019 - 11:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police around the country have arrested dozens of people for making mass shooting threats in the recent weeks, following the one August weekend of violence in which 31 people were killed in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio . In many of these cases, police say the...
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Gun safety defense demonstration
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — At a four-hour meeting last month, Michelle Abdow's staffers got to experience some of the sights, sounds and even smells they could encounter if someone invaded their office and began shooting. Security experts and local law enforcement officers gave Abdow's 23 staffers active...
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