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Police Shootings Are Becoming Less Random

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Gil Laroya

"Shoot first, ask questions later" used to be a joke, meant to emphasize the idea of getting things done more efficiently by dealing with questions of...

3 Dead, 4 Injured Within 1 Hour In Los Angeles-Area Shootings

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 08.24.2014 | Crime

GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people killed and four others injured within the span of an hour Sunday in the norther...

Man Dies In Shooting Outside Of Peace Concert

AP | Posted 08.15.2014 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and killed outside a Philadelphia concert being held to promote peace and stem violence in the ci...

3 People Killed, 3 Deputies Wounded In Shootout

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 07.30.2014 | Crime

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An angry husband sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines, killing two people, after his...

A Network Dedicated to Ending Gun Violence in Our Communities

Jumaane D. Williams | Posted 09.23.2014 | New York
Jumaane D. Williams

It is time we work together to solve this pervasive national problem, and develop ways every city in our country can effectively combat gun violence.

At Least 40 Shot In Chicago Weekend Wave Of Violence

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - An 11-year-girl was shot and killed during a slumber party as violence struck Chicago over the weekend, local media outlets reported on Su...

Grandfather Shoots Son, Grandson Fires Back: Police

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.09.2014 | Crime

A family dispute turned deadly on Monday, when an elderly man opened fire on his son, only to be fatally shot by his grandson, police say. The inci...

Bourbon Street Shooting Video Released As Police Seek Gunmen

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 08.30.2014 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police on Monday asked the public for its help in identifying two shooters and a third "person of interest" who appear in separat...

Las Vegas Shooters' Final Moments Caught On Surveillance Tape

HuffPost | David Lohr | Posted 06.11.2014 | Crime

Nevada police have released surveillance footage showing the final moments of Jerad and Amanda Miller, the suspects in a weekend shooting spree that l...

Las Vegas Shooting Timeline

AP | Posted 06.09.2014 | Crime

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities provided new details about the sequence of events in the killings of two Las Vegas police officers in a restaurant and ...

David Lohr

Police Identify Las Vegas Shooting Suspects

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.09.2014 | Crime

Police in Nevada have identified the two shooters -- responsible for the deadly weekend killings of three people, including two police officers -- as ...

2 Police Officers, 3 Others Dead In Las Vegas Shooting

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS & MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 06.09.2014 | Crime

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two police officers were "simply having lunch" at a strip mall pizza buffet in Las Vegas when a man and a woman fatally shot them a...

2 Shot, 4 Arrested At Clearwater Beach

AP | Posted 07.26.2014 | Crime

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they're still trying to establish motives behind three Memorial Day shootings on Florida's Clearwater Beach....

Divest Now: Clayton Williams, the Oil Corporation That Loves the NRA (Even More Than its Own Shareholders)

Naomi Seligman | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Naomi Seligman

Oil and gas giant Clayton Williams Jr. is, of course, under no obligation to change his opinions. But he has no business using his publicly traded corporation to further his political agenda.

Former KKK Grand Wizard On Jewish Center Shooting Suspect: 'I Wanted Nothing To Do With Him'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Former Ku Klux Klan member Frazier Glenn Miller -- also known a Frazier Glenn Cross -- is now in police custody for allegedly going on a shooting spre...

7 Wounded In San Francisco Shooting

Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

Seven people were wounded in a shooting Sunday night in San Francisco's Tenderloin district. KRON 4 says the incident may have been a drive-by sho...

Armed, Locked and Loaded: The Worst and Most Intimidating Gun States

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Leonard Steinhorn

No one should feel safe in the following states. These are states with the most Wild West gun laws where you are most likely to encounter someone -- anyone -- with a gun. And it is time to take a stand and do something about it.

Deadly Shooting At Arizona Walmart

AP | Posted 02.17.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — A man shot inside a Walmart store during a fight died, police in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler said Sunday night. Detectives review...

Student Shot And Killed On Campus, Suspects At Large

AP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Crime

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Officials at South Carolina State University say a student who was shot outside an on-campus dormitory has died. The univer...

The Surprising Number Of Shootings At College Campuses In 2013

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Last year at least 27 shootings occurred on or near college campuses, according to a survey of news reports by The Huffington Post. Eighteen people...

Huddling For the Right Reasons

Michael A. Hardy | Posted 03.15.2014 | Black Voices
Michael A. Hardy

2014 is just getting started, and already there have been serious or fatal shootings in cities from New York to Chicago to Los Angeles.

Man Gets Up To 50 Years For Killing Girl Over Cellphone

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Almost two years ago, Kadejah Davis-Talton, then 12, was shot to death at her home in Detroit over a disagreement about a cellphone. On Tuesday, the m...

FBI Disrupts Shootings Through Interventions

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks this year, in part by steering potential gunmen ...

Man Killed 3 Women, Put Baby Down To Shoot Himself: Police

AP | Posted 12.08.2013 | Crime

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a man they suspect killed three women took his own life minutes after officers confronted him. M...

'I Didn't Want Him To Shoot Me Anymore... I Thought About My Son'

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

A gunshot wound has lasting effects that do not come to a screeching halt once the shot is fired. Survivors of gun violence carry the scars with them,...