In today’s “What Would Jesus Do?” news, a Tennessee man shot himself in church while trying to advocate for his right to bring guns to church.
The Rancho Tehama Reserve, Calif., gunman who shot and killed four people during a shooting rampage in Northern California also killed his wife before hiding her body underneath their home, authorities said Wednesday.
Baby killing is bad. It is difficult for Americans to come to a consensus on almost anything. Some people think Kevin Hart is funny. There are people out there who believe Beyoncé is fair to middling in the looks department. The Root employs a full-blown Nazi. (She isn’t a white supremacist or anything, but she did…
That we have had mass shooting after mass shooting after horrific mass shooting in this country is already unconscionable and unforgivable in a country that touts itself as a leading power. When your president sends what appears to be a generic tweet about the latest assault on American lives? Well, that just adds…
Updated Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, 3:05 p.m. EST: The death toll has now risen to four victims in a shooting in Northern California. It was also confirmed that the shooter was killed by police, bringing the total death count to five.
It seems we have another blatant case of affluenza on our hands after an 18-year-old thug who happens to be wealthy and white was spotted enjoying a World Series game with his parents at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, just days after being arrested for (and charged with) murder and attempted murder in the shooting…
The man who killed at least 26 people and injured 20 more on Sunday at a small church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, had a history of domestic violence, as is the case for many men who enter public spaces and commit this kind of lethal violence.
President Donald Trump is insisting that the horrific mass shooting at a Texas church Sunday was not “a guns situation” but, rather, an issue with mental health—because that’s always how these conversations go.
A Grambling State University freshman was arrested Thursday in connection with an on-campus shooting that left two dead.
A Grambling State University student and another young man were shot and killed on the campus of the HBCU early Wednesday.
They wouldn’t do it after the Las Vegas massacre. They wouldn’t do it after Gabby Giffords was shot. They wouldn’t even do it after Sandy Hook. Maybe there is no one who can break the toxic romance that America has with guns ...
In the winter of 2013, I decided that I would purchase a gun and kill myself. I was in a very deep state of depression, with many days so debilitating that my mattress felt like a tub of quicksand pulling me deeper into a dark, bottomless free fall. That I could make it out of bed was a miracle.
The world is going to hell in a handbasket, and if a Republican bill making it easier to buy silencers in the wake of America’s deadliest shooting passes, it will just get there faster.
Three brothers from White Settlement, Texas, are expected to be charged with capital murder in the shooting death of an 18-year-old from Fort Worth, Texas.
When O.J. Simpson was granted parole this past July, the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners, which considered his case, didn’t take into consideration his 1989 conviction for beating his then-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson.
It was Malcolm X who said, among other poignant notes, that “the most unprotected person in America is the black woman.” But black women have been living this reality since the beginning of time. At this point, they have started to take it upon themselves to make sure that they are prepared and armed, literally, with…
A 4-year-old Cleveland boy was seriously injured after a gunman fired multiple shots into his mother’s car.
Two days after family members of Willard Scott Jr. gathered in Durham County, N.C., to demand answers in the shooting death of their loved one, an autopsy report has been released showing that the motorist was shot in the back by a North Carolina highway patrolman.
A Louisiana law-enforcement officer has filed a lawsuit against Black Lives Matter, accusing the movement and several of its leaders, including DeRay Mckesson, of inciting violence that led to a gunman’s attack on officers in Baton Rouge, La., last summer, leaving three officers dead.
Police are searching for a suspect who they say gunned down a recent high school graduate during a road rage incident in Chester County, Pa., on Wednesday.