mass shootings

KYW Newsradio
August 17, 2019 - 9:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about mass shootings. The United States has seen an uptick in the number of mass killings involving guns, and recently President Donald Trump made statements...
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Friends and family mourn Derrick Fudge on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at a church in Springfield, Ohio. Fudge, 57, was the oldest of nine who were killed when a gunman opened fire outside a bar early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio.
Angie Wang/AP Photo
August 10, 2019 - 5:30 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man who died in the arms of his son after a mass shooting in Ohio was remembered Saturday as a loving family man who painted houses and loved to fish and cook. The funeral for Derrick Fudge, 57, was among several being held Saturday for people who died in mass shootings last...
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FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Mark Abrams
August 05, 2019 - 10:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A retired Philadelphia FBI supervisory agent says federal investigators with expertise in domestic terrorism are now trying to learn what motivated the two gunmen to commit the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, and whether those who knew them missed troubling...
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President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
August 05, 2019 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking out against weekend mass shootings that rocked a nation, President Donald Trump on Monday called for bipartisan solutions to the bloodshed but offered few details and faced pointed questions from Democrats about whether he had the moral authority to rally a nation against...
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Mourners gather at a vigil following a nearby mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
John Minchillo/AP Photo
August 04, 2019 - 8:44 pm
(AP) — Two mass shootings at crowded public places in Texas and Ohio claimed at least 29 lives in less than 24 hours and left scores of people wounded, a shocking carnage even in a country accustomed to gun violence. In the Texas border city of El Paso, a gunman opened fire Saturday morning in a...
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In 2013 the FBI partnered with a program known as ALERRT, or Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training.
Omar Jimenez/CNN
December 14, 2018 - 9:43 am
By Omar Jimenez (CNN) — "They had their entire lives ahead of them. Birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own." Those were the words of a teary-eyed President Obama on December 14, 2012, the day 20 children and six adults were shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,...
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Tim Jimenez
November 10, 2018 - 11:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A school in Bucks County is the first in the nation to use an artificial intelligence security camera system that would recognize an active shooter before any shots are fired. For about a month now, Archbishop Wood High School in Warminster has been using a camera...
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This Oct. 4, 2017 file photo shows a device called a "bump stock" attached to a semi-automatic rifle at a gun store and shooting range in Utah.
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File
September 26, 2018 - 11:59 am
By Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press The gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting was armed with 23 AR-style weapons, 14 of them fitted with "bump stocks" that allowed them to mimic fully automatic fire. The devices were little-known before they were used in the Oct. 1 rampage, the deadliest mass...
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House Republican Whip Steve Scalise
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File
June 14, 2018 - 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the year since House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others were shot at a congressional baseball practice, mass shootings have occurred at a Texas church, a Las Vegas music festival and high schools in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas. Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a doctor...
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