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Shootings in Chicago tend to spike in the summer – here’s why

Chicago just experienced one of the  most violent weekends of the year, with 11 people fatally shot and 63 more wounded between 3 p.m. Friday afternoon and 6 a.m. Monday morning. The high number of casualties was the latest topic in the ongoing discussion over warm weather and rising violence.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders chokes up when kid at White House press briefing asks about school shootings

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, got emotional at Wednesday's press briefing when answering a question from an elementary-school reporter about shootings at US schools.
Mourners visit a memorial in front of Santa Fe High School on May 21, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas.

How gun owners really feel about gun control

A deadly shooting at the Santa Fe High School in Texas last Friday has once again propelled the gun-control debate into the national limelight. But while it often seems as though Americans are hopelessly divided on guns, there's more common ground between gun owners and non-owners than you think.

Houston police chief sounds off on gun control and mass shootings in the wake of the Santa Fe High School massacre

Art Acevedo, the chief of police at the Houston Police Department delivered an impassioned message about gun violence, gun rights, and mass shootings on Friday, after a massacre unfolded in Santa Fe, Texas, where 10 people were killed at a high school there.

10 people were killed at a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas— here’s how the attack and the suspect’s surrender unfolded

Here's a timeline of the deadly attacks and the law-enforcement's response during the Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas on Friday morning.

Trump just backed off a key proposal on gun control

The White House's plans include working with states to provide "rigorous" gun training for "specially qualified" teachers and staff members.

The suspected YouTube shooter was a woman — here’s how rare that is

Police identified 39-year-old Nasim Aghdam as the shooter who fired off a handgun at YouTube on Tuesday, injuring three, and killing herself.
President Donald Trump speaks as Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) listen during a meeting on gun control with bipartisan members of the Congress at the White House on February 28, 2018.

A ban on assault weapons is a lot more complicated than it seems

Gun control advocates are calling for an assault weapons ban in the wake of a mass shooting that left 17 people dead. But it remains very controversial.
Nikolas Cruz, facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, appears in court for a status hearing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S. February 19, 2018.

‘All he cares about is his gun’: Listen to the fearful 911 call the mom who took in the Florida shooting suspect made after he got in a fi...

Florida authorities had three encounters with Nikolas Cruz, the confessed mass shooter who killed 17 people at high school last week, in just a three-week span.