Texas boy, 11, fatally shot after unattended boys find gun in car – National

An 11-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed while waiting with two other boys in a car in a Walmart parking lot on Sunday, according to police in Dallas. Officers say the boys found a gun in the car and the youngest, 9, accidentally shot the victim, who was not related to him. The […]

U.K., Commonwealth countries mark death of Prince Philip with gun salutes – National

Gun salutes across the U.K., in Commonwealth countries and at sea are marking the death of Britain’s Prince Philip on Saturday as military leaders honor the former naval officer and husband of Queen Elizabeth II. Batteries of cannons in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast and other cities were set to fire 41 rounds at one-minute […]

Gun ownership tempts more S.Africans as insecurity grows

It was the first indication a crowd was expected — a coffee trailer perched itself on the lawn of the Rooikraal shooting range south of Johannesburg. Folding chairs and cooler boxes in tow, the crowd swelled as the morning gloom lifted to be gradually replaced with a red glow over the maize plantation that nestled […]

Latest mass shootings in U.S. puts pressure on Biden to deliver on gun control promises – National

The second deadly U.S. mass shooting in a week is putting new pressure on President Joe Biden to deliver on the gun control promises he made as a candidate. A gunman on Monday killed 10 people, including a police officer, at a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, just six days after another gunman fatally shot eight people at Atlanta-area day spas. Read more: 10 people dead, […]

NRA bragged about blocking AR-15 gun ban before Boulder shooting – National

The National Rifle Association (NRA) recently boasted about helping to block a ban on assault-style rifles in Boulder, Colo., less than two weeks before 10 people were killed in a mass shooting at a grocery store in the city. One person was arrested in connection with the mass shooting in Boulder on Monday. Authorities […]

Texas man arrested with gun outside Kamala Harris’ residence – National

By Mark Hosenball Reuters Posted March 17, 2021 6:45 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A San Antonio man was arrested near the official residence of Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington on Wednesday and was […]

B.C. mayor who compared gun owners to Holocaust victims to seek anger management counselling

A northern B.C. mayor who compared gun owners to Holocaust victims after being accused of anti-Indigenous racism says she’s sorry for any “uncaring posts” of her past – and will be seeking counselling for anger management and social media use. But nearly a week after an explosive council meeting in the village of Pouce […]

Biden calls for tougher gun laws in U.S. on 3rd anniversary of Parkland school shooting – National

Sorrow reverberated across the country Sunday as Americans, including President Joe Biden, joined a Florida community in remembering the 17 lives lost three years ago in the Parkland school shooting massacre. “In seconds, the lives of dozens of families, and the life of an American community, were changed forever,” Biden said in a statement […]

Man who led Charlottesville rally planning denied concealed gun permit: court records – National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted November 25, 2020 12:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The primary organizer of a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been denied a concealed handgun permit, court […]

L.A. police officer injured after man steals gun, opens fire inside station – National

A Los Angeles Police Department officer suffered minor injuries during an altercation in a police station with a man who wrestled away the officer’s gun, fired it and then ran when another officer shot at him, authorities said. The suspect, who was not wounded, got into a vehicle and drove off, police said. Officers […]