Police looking for motive after latest US mass shooting

Police looking for motive after latest US mass shooting

Seven people were killed and 22 others were injured after the gun rampage in West Texas.

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Five dead after shooting in Texas

Five dead after shooting in Texas

Three law enforcement officers were among those shot, police said.

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Irish mum in US horrified at 'bullet-proof' schoolbags

Irish mum in US horrified at 'bullet-proof' schoolbags

An Irish mum living in the US has told of her horror at seeing bullet-proof bags in her local back-to-school supplies store.

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What is behind America's mass shootings?

What is behind America's mass shootings?

After every mass shooting in the United States, Americans and others around the world are confronted with the question of what lies behind this distinctly American horror, says Elizabeth Drew.

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El Paso: we need to examine the role masculinity plays in mass shootings

El Paso: we need to examine the role masculinity plays in mass shootings

The United States is a world leader in mass shootings. In less than 24 hours, two mass shootings by single individuals, have left dozens of people dead, write Steve Hewitt and Christabelle Sethna.

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Uncle of baby orphaned by El Paso shootings defends Trump photo

Uncle of baby orphaned by El Paso shootings defends Trump photo

President Donald Trump smiles and gives a thumbs-up in the controversial photo.

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El Paso shooting suspect ‘said he was targeting Mexicans’

El Paso shooting suspect ‘said he was targeting Mexicans’

Twenty-two people were killed and about two dozen others were wounded.

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US Senate’s McConnell to consider gun background checks following mass shootings

US Senate’s McConnell to consider gun background checks following mass shootings

He said Donald Trump is “anxious” to reach an outcome on the issue.

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Trump concludes visits to cities reeling from mass shootings

Trump concludes visits to cities reeling from mass shootings

Protesters greeted the US president in both Ohio and Texas.

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Trump to visit Ohio city rocked by gun massacre amid calls for unity

Trump to visit Ohio city rocked by gun massacre amid calls for unity

Nine people were killed after 24-year-old Conor Betts opened fire in a busy entertainment area of Dayton, Ohio.

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Rise of the right built on hate and fear

Rise of the right built on hate and fear

Former US president Barack Obama’s statement following shootings in Ohio and El Paso that left more than 30 people dead, was directed at Americans, but it has far wider relevance.

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Joe Biden accuses Donald Trump of ‘using the language’ of white nationalism

Joe Biden accuses Donald Trump of ‘using the language’ of white nationalism

The former vice president, the frontrunner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, was speaking after the El Paso gun attack.

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Trump says he wants stronger gun checks in aftermath of mass shootings

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks in aftermath of mass shootings

The US president tweeted about the weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 29 dead and dozens wounded.

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Trump says ‘no place for hate in US’ as mass shootings leave 29 dead

Trump says ‘no place for hate in US’ as mass shootings leave 29 dead

Gunmen opened fire in two separate attacks over the weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

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Far-right forum 8chan cut off by cybersecurity provider

Far-right forum 8chan cut off by cybersecurity provider

Cloudflare has announced it will no longer support the online forum, which has been linked to a number of mass shootings.

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Vigil honours victims of Ohio mass shooting

Vigil honours victims of Ohio mass shooting

The gunman’s sister was among those killed.

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Trump says hate has no place in US following latest mass shootings

Trump says hate has no place in US following latest mass shootings

The US president said he was going to ‘take care of’ what he called a mental illness problem in America.

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Texas shooting: Attack on shoppers in El Paso to be handled as domestic terrorism

Texas shooting: Attack on shoppers in El Paso to be handled as domestic terrorism

The attack on Saturday was followed less than a day later by another shooting that claimed nine lives in Ohio.

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Boy, 6, among three people shot dead at California food festival

Boy, 6, among three people shot dead at California food festival

Shots rang out at the food festival in the city of Gilroy, about 80 miles south-east of San Francisco.

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Police officer who shot 911 caller handed 12 years in prison

Police officer who shot 911 caller handed 12 years in prison

Mohamed Noor was convicted in April of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

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Services begin for Virginia Beach shooting victims

Services begin for Virginia Beach shooting victims

Twelve people were killed at a government building.

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12 victims of Virginia Beach gun massacre remembered

12 victims of Virginia Beach gun massacre remembered

Twelve people were killed at a government building.

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Temple memorial to Florida shooting victims set ablaze

Temple memorial to Florida shooting victims set ablaze

Artist David Best previously created structures in London and Derry that were symbolically burned.

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North Carolina campus shooting leaves two dead

North Carolina campus shooting leaves two dead

Four people have been left wounded in the incident.

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Synagogue shooting leaves one dead during Jewish holiday

Synagogue shooting leaves one dead during Jewish holiday

It comes exactly six months since 11 people were killed at a Pittsburgh synagogue.

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Four shot near Nipsey Hussle procession route

Four shot near Nipsey Hussle procession route

Police said the gunfire happened a few streets away from a section of the 25-mile procession route.

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Employee due for dismissal fatally shoots five co-workers near Chicago

Employee due for dismissal fatally shoots five co-workers near Chicago

Police chief Kristen Ziman said that the officers were shot at as soon as they entered the Henry Pratt company building in Aurora.

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Gunman on the run after parents and three others shot dead in Louisiana

Gunman on the run after parents and three others shot dead in Louisiana

Dakota Theriot, 21, is being sought hunted by police after the shootings.

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Man shot dead by police after gunfire erupts at Alabama shopping mall

Man shot dead by police after gunfire erupts at Alabama shopping mall

The shooting occurred at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover, near Birmingham.

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Argument at Chicago hospital erupted into deadly shooting

Argument at Chicago hospital erupted into deadly shooting

Two hospital employees, a policeman and the gunman died in the shooting.

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Update: Suspect dead and four critically ill after US hospital shooting

Update: Suspect dead and four critically ill after US hospital shooting

Police said it is unclear if the gunman took his own life or was killed by officers.

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White man charged with hate crimes after black shoppers shot dead

White man charged with hate crimes after black shoppers shot dead

Gregory Bush has been charged with killing two people based on their race and attempting to kill a third person based on his race.

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Under-fire sheriff’s deputy refuses to testify about school massacre

Under-fire sheriff’s deputy refuses to testify about school massacre

There had been speculation Scot Peterson might invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to testify

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California gunman stopped shooting to post online, officials say

California gunman stopped shooting to post online, officials say

Authorities are investigating whether he believed his former girlfriend would be at the Borderline Bar and Grill, said the official.

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Songs and poetry at ‘healing service’ outside synagogue

Songs and poetry at ‘healing service’ outside synagogue

A gunman entered the Tree of Life just as Shabbat services were beginning and killed 11 people.

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Police search for motive in Florida yoga studio killings

Police search for motive in Florida yoga studio killings

Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said some in the studio showed courage and tried to stop him.

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Four dead, including suspect, after Maryland shootin

Four dead, including suspect, after Maryland shootin

Three other wounded people were being treated at a hospital.

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Gunman kills ex-wife, four others and himself in California

Gunman kills ex-wife, four others and himself in California

Police said it appears the 54-year-old man targeted his victims.

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Gunman kills two then shoots himself at video game tournament – police

Gunman kills two then shoots himself at video game tournament – police

Nine other people were wounded by gunfire, police said.

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Woman killed in Los Angeles supermarket standoff

Woman killed in Los Angeles supermarket standoff

A suspected gunman held people hostage inside the store, police said.

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Hundreds march to honour victims of Maryland newspaper attack

Hundreds march to honour victims of Maryland newspaper attack

Hundreds of people took part in a candlelit vigil for the employees of The Capital newspaper.

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Five killed in ‘targeted’ shooting at Maryland newspaper

Five killed in ‘targeted’ shooting at Maryland newspaper

Threats were sent to the newspaper via social media before the shooting, police said.

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Texas governor unveils school safety plan following shooting

Texas governor unveils school safety plan following shooting

Greg Abbott, who is campaigning for re-election, announced a handful of the recommendations which involved gun safety across the state.

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Teenager arrested after classmate shot with rifle at US high school

Teenager arrested after classmate shot with rifle at US high school

The shooting at Highland High School in Palmdale was sparked by a dispute between the two students, officials said.

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Four troopers hurt in Oklahoma shootout

Four troopers hurt in Oklahoma shootout

Authorities do not yet know what caused the fire which broke out instantly before the suspect was shot dead.

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Watch: Police body-camera videos show views of Las Vegas shooter’s room

Watch: Police body-camera videos show views of Las Vegas shooter’s room

The footage shows officers checking rooms in the Mandalay Bay before getting to Stephen Paddock’s room.

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Louisiana police officer fired and another suspended after Alton Sterling shooting

Louisiana police officer fired and another suspended after Alton Sterling shooting

A Louisiana police chief has fired the white officer who fatally shot a black man during a struggle outside a store nearly two years ago.

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Anger as post-mortem tests following Stephon Clark shooting dispute police account

Anger as post-mortem tests following Stephon Clark shooting dispute police account

Post-mortem tests which show an unarmed black man was shot in the back by two police officers in Sacramento, California - contrary to an official statement - have sparked widespread anger and calls for criminal charges.

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One person dead after California mall shooting

One person dead after California mall shooting

A gunman has killed one person at a California shopping centre before turning the weapon on himself, authorities said.

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Sister of Charleston shooter Dylann Roof arrested on weapons charge

Sister of Charleston shooter Dylann Roof arrested on weapons charge

The sister of convicted church shooter Dylann Roof was arrested yesterday for bringing a knife to her South Carolina school.

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Veteran in California attack had trouble after return from war

Veteran in California attack had trouble after return from war

The man who killed three women after a day-long siege at a Northern California veterans home had trouble adjusting to regular life after he returned from the Afghanistan war.

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US Justice Department proposes rapid-fire bump stock ban

US Justice Department proposes rapid-fire bump stock ban

The Trump administration is proposing banning bump stocks, which allow guns to mimic fully automatic fire and were used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.

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Gunman in US veterans centre shooting was a former patient

Gunman in US veterans centre shooting was a former patient

The gunman who killed three people who work for a California programme that treats veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder was kicked out of the therapy, a relative of one victim said.

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Boy, 15, in custody after two classmates killed in Kentucky High School shooting

Boy, 15, in custody after two classmates killed in Kentucky High School shooting

A 15-year-old student opened fire with a handgun inside a rural Kentucky high school on Tuesday, killing two of his classmates, injuring 17 and sending hundreds fleeing for safety.

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Thousands pack Texas church for funeral of family killed in shooting

Thousands pack Texas church for funeral of family killed in shooting

Three thousand mourners filled an event centre to capacity for the funeral of eight members of a family who were among the dozens killed in a shooting at a small Texas church.

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Wife of Californian gunman who killed four is found dead and under floorboards of home

Wife of Californian gunman who killed four is found dead and under floorboards of home

The wife of a gunman who went on a shooting rampage in a northern California town has been found dead inside their home.

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America rocked by latest in string of school shootings

America rocked by latest in string of school shootings

A teenage gunman armed with a rifle has shot and killed a 14-year-old student and injured a teacher before killing himself at an US high school, authorities said.

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Obama: Shame on us if we forget shooting victims

Obama: Shame on us if we forget shooting victims

Barack Obama urged politicians to remember child shooting victims and not weaken in the face of a powerful gun lobby as he reached out to moderate members of his own party before a Senate vote on gun controls expected next month.

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Holmes plea deal rejected

Holmes plea deal rejected

Prosecutors say they are not ready to accept the offer of a guilty plea from the Colorado cinema shooting suspect in exchange for avoiding the death penalty.

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