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Disgruntled employee shoots CEO and himself over demotion

Chicago - Employees at ArrowStream were "shocked" after finding out that two high-ranking members of their staff were in a struggle over a gun which left one dead and the other in emergency care.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel

Gunman who shot 6 people in Calif. was under psychiatric care

A gunman killed at least six people and wounded an additional seven more in a series of drive-by shootings late Friday night in the California college town of Santa Barbara. The gunman, now dead, was being treated by multiple therapists.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 2 comments

Four die in Fort Hood shooting

Killeen - At least four people were killed and several wounded Wednesday at Fort Hood Army base in Texas when a soldier allegedly opened fire near the facility's medical center.
In the Media by Nathan Salant - 2 comments

Op-Ed: The right to have and bear arms

There are few things that incite more passion than the debate around gun control. The tragic shooting at Columbia Mall, has thrust the conversation into the headlines and legislature once more.
In the Media by Donald Quinn - 8 comments

Op-Ed: The answer to mass shootings: There is none

The media and society in general have for years now been searching for a reason. A reason for the violence, which appears to be unpredictable. That's because it is.
In the Media by Cameron Christner - 6 comments

Op-Ed: The people's teeth: why guns are a necessary evil

Here is a concise commentary on the core beliefs of gun rights advocates. Hopefully this will clear up some of the misconceptions, and replace them with logical and reasonable truths, all of which point to guns being a necessary evil.
In the Media by Cameron Christner - 2 comments

Austrian gunman shoots three officers and an emergency worker

Melk - Three police officers and one emergency worker were killed before the attacker barricaded himself in a farm house. The standoff is ongoing.
In the Media by Dragos Ilca

6-month-old girl shot in Chicago drive-by dies

Chicago - A 6-month-old infant who was shot along with her father on Chicago's South Side on Monday has died of her injuries in a local hospital.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins

Sandy Hook students and staff will head back to school Thursday

Newtown - Students and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School will resume classes on Thursday since last month's last shootings that claimed 28 lives, including the perpetrator.
In the Media by Megan Woo

Toronto's Galloway Boys linked to Danzig murders

Toronto - Toronto Police said today that one gang is behind the murder of D'Mitre Barnaby, the murders at a Danzig Street BBQ and several shootings in the past six months.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 1 comment

Batman makes $30.6 million at midnight; will studio pull film?

FINAL UPDATE: Actuals released and before the shootings, studios were looking at up to $175 million, but truth is, event did not keep people home. Box office total is $160.8 million and third best opening ever. And the best 2D opening ever.
In the Media by Tim O'Brien

Toronto journalist blames gun violence on absentee black fathers

Toronto - Toronto Sun columnist Lorrie Goldstein wrote today, "Kids growing up in poverty without dads are the single greatest future recruitment mechanism for the gangs." He believes "black men impregnate as many willing women as they can."
In the Media by David Silverberg - 5 comments

U. of Alberta 'person of interest' knew shooting victims [update]

Edmonton - At least three people have been reported dead and one is in critical condition after a failed armed robbery attempt at the University of Alberta. All four victims were employees of G4S Security, the world's largest security company.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 5 comments

Gunman, kills self and 5 others in shooting

Seattle - On Wednesday, a suspect walked into a café near the university district of Seattle and shot five people. Later that day, in what police believed to be a separate incident, a woman was shot and killed as her SUV was stolen.
In the Media by Akeem Smith - 2 comments

Suspects arrested in Oklahoma killings

Tulsa - Tulsa, Oklahoma authorities have made a pair of arrests in the case involving three deaths and two injuries by gunfire today.
In the Media by Gar Swaffar - 4 comments

Four students wounded in Ohio school shooting

Cleveland - The parents of Chardon High School students had their worst nightmare come to life as five students were wounded in a shooting at the school Monday morning.
In the Media by Sean Fraser

Violence in the streets ring in 2012 in Toronto

Toronto - The clock had barely started into the new year in Toronto when police sirens could be heard across the city racing from one act of violence to the next. One murder and several shooting or stabbing victims were rushed to hospital throughout the night.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 6 comments

Op-Ed: Is Toronto ready to say enough when it comes to gun crime?

Toronto - Has Toronto become a youthful Wild West, with gun slingers at every corner trigger happy? While over all crime has been reduced in the city it seems at least once a week another gun battle has taken place on the streets putting innocents in danger.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 2 comments

Gun fun targets Waikiki tourists Special

Honolulu - Hawaii has strict gun regulations. Yet shooting guns for fun is advertised in Waikiki, by signs on the backs of pamphleteers among the palms of paradise.
Digital Journal Report by Carol Forsloff - 1 comment

Op-Ed: We Should Try to be Civil

The world has witnessed the senseless tragedy that happened in Tucson, Arizona a few days ago. There is plenty of blame going on from many corners.
In the Media by Oscar Brooks - 5 comments

Timeline: Arizona massacre

This article is a timeline of other updates, in chronological order, on Digital Journal relating to the Arizona massacre that happened on Saturday.
In the Media by Scott Campbell

Inside police station teen allegedly shoots classmate, self

Cooperstown - Friday, a Cooperstown, NY teenager chased a classmate into a local police station, wounding the teen then turned the gun on himself as the officer on duty closed in on him. Police are considering filing hate-crime charges on the alleged shooter.
In the Media by Debra Myers - 11 comments

VA Tech first alerted families, but not public, about shootings

During the worst campus shooting spree in U.S. history, Virginia Tech officials locked down some administrative buildings and warned their own families more than 90 minutes before the rest of the campus was alerted
In the Media by Oliver VanDervoort - 2 comments

Suspect in Seattle police ambush was released early from jails

The man suspected of shooting four police officers to death in a Seattle coffee house had a long history of violent crime, for which he had served time in Arkansas and in Washington State.
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 3 comments

Former College Basketball Star Suspected in Bar Killings

James Earl Richardson, a former Slippery Rock University Basketball Star, is the subject of a massive manhunt in North Carolina. Richardson is accused of a deadly shooting, which claimed two victims on Tuesday in Greenville.
In the Media by Patrick McMahon

They Are United In Death, The Five From Camp Liberty

Six men's names will forever be connected by the stresses of the Iraq War, five will be remembered by their loved ones as the other waits his fate in military custody.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 3 comments

Vancouver: Gang violence increases

Vancouver's carefully nurtured campaign to be regarded as "the Best Place on Earth" is under threat from a spate of gang-related shootings and murders.
In the Media by Julian Worker - 4 comments

Los Angeles shootings: Seven injured in attack at bus stop

Just after the block war in northern LA, seven people have been shot downtown. Five juveniles and two adults were wounded. According to witnesses, “several” people walked up to the bus stop and started shooting. (**See updates at bottom of article**)
In the Media by Paul Wallis - 3 comments

Two Separate Church Attacks Sunday In Colorado

Nine people were shot in two separate churches in Denver on Sunday. In the end three people were dead and six more were wounded between New Life evangelical church in Colorado Springs and a Christian missionary training center in the suburb of Arvada.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 1 comment

Virginia Tech Shootings Leave Dozens Dead and Injured

It's now being called the deadliest school attack in U.S. history. Several have been killed and several were wounded in two shootings on the Virginia Tech university campus in Blacksburg today.
In the Media by Brandigal (Donna) - 116 comments
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The city of Chicago, which has seen a spike in homicides.
A shooting occurred on Tuesday at Lone Star College in Houston.
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A shooting occurred on Tuesday at Lone Star College in Houston.
BMW crashed in Isla Vista neighborhood after law enforcement returned gunfire.
BMW crashed in Isla Vista neighborhood after law enforcement returned gunfire.
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Still photo rom YouTube video of the alleged suspect in shootings on Friday night. ( May 24,2014

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