The U.S. has had 30 school shootings so far this year, with 16 people killed and 32 injured. Twelve of those deaths were students or other children.
A judge could decide Tuesday whether the prosecution of a mentally ill man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket in 2021 can resume now that the state mental hospital says he is mentally competent, at least for now.
Authorities said writings left by the killer, a 21-year-old white man, made clear that he was motivated by racism. Each victim was Black.
The deadly shooting occurred as the Jacksonville community prepared for an annual commemoration of an attack by a white mob on Black demonstrators protesting segregation 63 years ago.
Authorities say a 21-year-old white man wearing a mask and brandishing a weapon with a swastika shot and killed three Black people at a Dollar General in Jacksonville, Florida.
The number of states enacting gun legislation has climbed this year. The move signals an ongoing nationwide debate about balancing the right to bear arms and curbing gun violence.
The lawsuits accuse the defendants of helping provide motivation, equipment or knowledge to the gunman.
It will feature 58 towering beams designed to look like candles.
Ethan Crumbley was 15 when he killed four students and wounded seven others at Oxford High in 2021.
Police say Crusius drove more than 700 miles from his home near Dallas to target Hispanics with an AK-style rifle inside and outside the store.
Mass shootings broke out at festivals, block parties and other gatherings in a handful of cities this week as the U.S. celebrated the Fourth of July.
Police are searching for suspects who opened fire during a holiday weekend block party in Baltimore that killed two people, wounded 28 others.
No arrests had been made by early Monday.
Three of the wounded were in critical condition and more than a dozen were under 18.
Anderson Lee Aldrich, the suspect in the Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting, pleaded guilty Monday to five counts of murder and 46 counts of attempted murder.
"There’s no question there’s been a spike in violence," a professor of public policy and statistics said. "Some of these cases seem to be just disputes, often among adolescents, and those disputes are played out with firearms, not with fists."
A gunman who opened fire minutes after a high school graduation in Richmond, Virginia, targeted an 18-year-old graduate he had a long-running dispute with, police said Wednesday.
Police said one of the people who was killed was an 18-year-old male student who had just graduated, while the other was a 36-year-old man who was there for the graduation.
Police are responding to a mass shooting incident near the beach boardwalk in Hollywood, Florida. According to a police spokesperson, nine people were injured in the shooting. One person was detained by police while another is still being sought.
"It was the day the unthinkable happened."