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Binghamton Shooting

Binghamton Mass Shooting Survivor Wants Magazine Limits

AP | By MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The critically wounded receptionist who phoned police during a gunman's rampage two years ago has broken her public silence to ask for...

Consequences of Hate

Murray Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Murray Fromson

Von Brunn was under federal observation for years. That should have prevented a felon like him from ever purchasing a deadly weapon again. But it didn't and the question is why not?

Gun Violence Prevention And Obama's First 100 Days: Incomplete

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Over the last 100 days, the nation has suffered a string of mass shootings taking the lives of 57 people in less than a month. The president's direct response to this gun violence has been minimal.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

Why has the idea of sensible gun control legislation become so politically radioactive? Not even a recent run of deadly gun rampages (including the shooting deaths of four police officers in Oakland, the gunning down of three policemen in Pittsburgh, and the massacre of 13 people in Binghamton, New York), the second anniversary of Virginia Tech (the worst mass shooting in U.S. history), and the president of Mexico all but pleading for Barack Obama to do something about the tidal wave of bought-in-America assault weapons wreaking bloody havoc on his country have been able to create the political will to reinstate the assault weapons ban. Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of Columbine; what better moment for the president to forget how difficult it would be to take on the NRA, and remember his campaign promise to push for a ban on these killing machines?

What's Going On?

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

In the midst of the recent tragedies in Pittsburgh, Oakland, Binghamton and Silicon Valley, questions abound. Is this the result of a bad economy?

Jiverly Wong Fired 98 Shots From Two Handguns In A Minute

AP | WILLIAM KATES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — The man who gunned down 13 people at an upstate New York immigration center fired 98 shots from two handguns in a little more...

Trigger-Happy in America

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

I start wonder why the NRA hasn't launched a lucrative travel channel show. They could start each segment with "Today's shooting comes to you from..." filling in any given American locale.

Playing Dead: How to Survive Like the Hero in the Binghamton Massacre

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Sherwood

Shirley DeLucia's response was remarkable. In a crisis, survival experts say that only 10 percent of us do the right thing with clear, quick thinking and decisive action.

Terrorist Without a Cause

Barry Michael Cooper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barry Michael Cooper

I wrote this essay after a bloodbath at Santana High School. Fifteen-year-old Charles Andrew Williams shot 15 people. Two of them died. He is now serving a sentence of 50 years-to-life. This is his story.

Jiverly Voong, NY Gunman, Angry Over Poor English Skills, Job Loss

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Jiverly Wong was upset over losing his job at a vacuum plant, didn't like people picking on him for his limited English and o...

Have We Reached the Tipping Point on Guns?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

How many shootings do there have to be in the news before we wonder about the wisdom of allowing just about anyone to get a gun in America? Our gun culture is completely out of control.

Gun "Nuts"

Bruce Tenenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Tenenbaum

Gun ownership by itself doesn't make someone nuts. It just seems that lots of people who are nuts like guns a little bit too much.

BINGHAMTON SHOOTING: Many Shot, Hostages Taken

AP/MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***CLICK HERE FOR MORE UPDATES*** ***INFO ON THE GUNMAN JIVERLY VOONG*** SCROLL BELOW FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA'S STATEMENT BINGHAMTON, N.Y...

JIVERLY VOONG aka JIVERLY WONG: Binghamton Shooter INFO, NEWS, PHOTO

Multiple | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A gun-obsessed Vietnamese immigrant named Jiverly Voong has been ID'd as the shooter in the media and local news reports, although late Friday there w...