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Student survivors of Florida school shooting making their voices heard
In the days since the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, student survivors have taken the baton from adults to demand justice for their dead friends and teachers, and protection for themselves in the classroom. "It's incredibly unprecedented. And my initial response is these folks are
Gun control advocacy groups issue calls to action after 17 killed in school shooting
The Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead Wednesday is the 18th school shooting in the first 45 days of 2018, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a nonprofit group that works to prevent gun violence . When President Trump spoke to the nation Thursday about the shooting at Marjory
NY officer's body camera reveals horrific crime scene in murder-for-hire plot aftermath
Two police officers in Steuben County, New York, responded to a frantic 911 call just after midnight in September 2015 and ended up walking through a grisly crime scene. One of the officers wearing a body camera captured something that seemed too horrific to be real. The victim was 35-year-old
Inside horrific murder-for-hire crime scene in upstate NY
Officers were wearing body cameras when they discovered Kelley Clayton had been brutally murdered in 2015.
Arms and Airports: Ft. Lauderdale Renews Concerns Over Guns in the Terminal
Not only is it legal in America to transport unloaded, cased and locked firearms as checked luggage on airlines, but to the dismay of airport security officers it is also legal to carry a loaded weapon into 11 of the top 20 major airports including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Phoenix and Las Vegas --
What the Verdict Against Milwaukee Gun Store Means for Gun Sales
A jury's decision in Wisconsin that a gun store was negligent in the illegal sale of a gun that was later used in a shooting won't necessarily have immediate effects in the gun marketplace, experts said. A jury in Milwaukee sided on Tuesday with two police officers in a civil case that claimed a
Utah Good Samaritan Kills Attempted Carjacking Suspect
An unidentified man is being credited for stopping an alleged attempted carjacking in Utah, ending with his fatally shooting the suspect, authorities said. The encounter, which happened Saturday in Orem, about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City, left Taulagi Matafeo, 26, dead, police said.
Tourist Attraction Provides Access to Automatic Weapons
Machine Gun America permits visitors of 13 years and older to use weapons alongside a rage safety officer.
Bulletproof Backpacks for Kids: Cautious Protection or Feeding Anxiety?
It was an ordinary school day for Demitric Boykin and his 4-year-old daughter, Jaliyah. Ordinary, except for her brand-new backpack. Despite the girly pink fabric and pretty fairies that adorned it, Jaliyah's backpack offered military-grade protection. It could literally stop bullets. "It protects
Newtown Shooting: Bushmaster Under Fire
When the private investment firm Cerberus Capital Management announced Tuesday it would unload its interest in Bushmaster – the company that built the weapon used in last week's mass murder of 20 Connecticut first graders -- it marked the beginning of what experts say is likely to be a challenging