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Virginia Shooting

Father Of Slain Journalist: 'They Messed With The Wrong Family'

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 08.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The father of slain TV journalist Alison Parker said that NRA supporters and lawmakers who voted against passing stricter...

'Playing Possum' Helped Victim Survive On-Air TV Shooting

Associated Press | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.28.2015 | Crime

 ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The woman who survived the on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists says she never saw the gunman walk up to the...

With Tougher Gun Control Laws, Alison Parker and Adam Ward Might Still Be Alive

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics
Bonnie Fuller

Is it really such a huge inconvenience to responsible gun owners to have to undergo a background check? Wouldn't gun owners put up with a little inconvenience if it meant that Alison Parker could talk to her father every day and Adam Ward could walk down the aisle with his beloved, Melissa? Maybe, maybe if it was harder to get a gun, Vester Flanagan wouldn't have ended up with one in his hands.

CNN's Don Lemon Slams His Own Network For Homophobic Coverage Of Virginia Shooter

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.28.2015 | Gay Voices

CNN correspondent Don Lemon and others are criticizing the network for focusing on the Virginia shooter's sexuality in the aftermath of the attack tha...

Chris Murphy: Congress Giving 'Quiet Endorsement' To Murders

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics

So that happened. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) hammered Congressional inaction on gun violence during a HuffPost podcast interview, following...

Another Shooting, Another Opportunity to Comfort and Talk With Our Kids

Gene Beresin | Posted 08.27.2015 | Parents
Gene Beresin

As with any crisis, we can expect media coverage to extend across our televisions, computers, and mobile devices. The worry evoked is therefore exponential, and as parents and educators, we must consider the impact on the most impressionable and vulnerable among us--our kids.

No, Donald Trump, The Problem Isn't Mental Illness

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Fear not, everyone. Donald Trump is here to solve our country's issue with mass shootings -- and his solution lies in further stigmatizing the mentall...

New York Daily News Shocks With Graphic Cover Of Murdered Journalists

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.27.2015 | Media

The Aug. 27th front page of the New York Daily News, which displays the murder of two TV journalists in Virginia, was met with shock and condemnation ...

How Most Major TV Networks Are Handling Footage Of The Virginia Shooting

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 08.27.2015 | Media

When footage of violence streams in from Iraq or photos of mass graves from Mexico’s drug war end up on an editor’s desk, news o...

Obama On Virginia Shooting: 'It Breaks My Heart'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics

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Violence Is Our Good Teacher -- Can We Learn From It?

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics
Joseph Bobrow

Violence is big business. But we don't see how it operates or is sustained because we keep things in compartments without grasping how interconnected they really are. We slice and dice "causality" and correlation" without seeing that this is because that is.

A Major Gun Control Group Wants You To Watch The Virginia Shooting Video

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Everytown For Gun Safety wants the shooting of three people during a live television broadcast Wednesday to be an "Eric Garner"...

The Reason You Saw The Virginia Shooting Video, Even If You Didn’t Want To

The Huffington Post | Alexis Fitts | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology

When Vester Lee Flanagan allegedly shot and killed two journalists during a broadcast on Roanoke’s WDBJ7 news station on Wednesday, two sets of ...

White House Calls On Congress, Again, To Do Something About Guns

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics

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Politicians React To Killing Of Virginia Journalists

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics

Politicians expressed their grief and sent prayers to the friends and family of two television journalists who were shot and killed Wednesday mor...

Gov. Terry McAuliffe Calls For Tougher Gun Laws After Virginia Shooting

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics

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Virginia Shooting Suspect Has Died

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 08.27.2015 | Crime

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2 Women Shot In Virginia Home: Police

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.07.2014 | Crime

Six schools were placed on lockdown Thursday following reports of shots fired at an Alexandria, Va., home, Fox D.C. reports. Two women were reporte...

New Development In Caleb Gordley Shooting

AP | Posted 03.21.2013 | DC

STERLING, Va. -- Police say a homeowner fired a warning shot before fatally shooting a 16-year-old neighbor who drunkenly entered the wrong home by mi...

Virginia Mass Shooting Most Recent by Concealed Handgun Permit Holder

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Appomattox County court records show a concealed weapons permit was issued to a Christopher Bryan Speight -- the alleged murderer in yesterday's mass shooting -- three times between 1999 and 2009.

Virginia Shooting: Police Say Multiple Dead In central Va. shooting

AP | VICKI SMITH and DENA POTTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

APPOMATTOX, Va. — The victims of a gunman's violent rampage in central Virginia included the suspect's sister and brother-in-law, as well as two...