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4 Dead, Including Gunman, in Shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival

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At least one gunman opened fire Sunday at Northern California’s Gilroy Garlic Festival, killing at least three and injuring 15, before being fatally shot by police stationed nearby who responded in less than a minute after the initial shot was fired, a police official said. The shooting rampage began at 5:41 p.m. on the north side […]

Thousand Oaks Mass Shooter Identified as Ian David Long

Thousand Oaks Mass Shooter Identified as Ian David Long

Words by Rashad Grove The mass shooter at a California nightclub had been identified as Ian David Long, 28, according to ABC News reports. Ian David Long has also been identified as a Marine. The shooting happened late Wednesday inside Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks during “college night.” At least a dozen people […]

12 Dead, Including Sheriff Deputy & Gunman, in Mass Shooting at Thousand Oaks

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A popular country-and-Western restaurant called Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles from Los Angeles, was hosting their weekly college night on Wednesday when a black-clad shooter hurled smoke bombs into the Borderline Bar & Grill as he fired a fusillade of shots about 11:20 p.m. “I just started hearing these big pops – pop, pop, pop. There was […]

Video Game Maker Cancels Three Tournaments Following Florida Shooting

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Video game maker Electronic Arts canceled three tournaments of its Madden NFL 19 football game to review safety protocols after a competitor who lost a tournament attacked with a gun, killing two gamers and wounding 11 others. David Katz, 24, who lost a Madden football video game tournament at the GLHF Game Bar in downtown […]

FBI: Background Checks For Black Friday Gun Purchases Reached All Time High

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WASHINGTON — The FBI was flooded Friday with more than 200,000 background check requests for gun purchases, setting a new single day record, the bureau reported Saturday. In all, the FBI fielded 203,086 requests on Black Friday, up from the previous single-day highs of 185,713 last year and 185,345 in 2015. The two previous records […]

White Supremacist and Terrorist Dylann Roof Sentence To Death

White supremacist Dylann Roof—who target murdered 9 Black Christians yet was still not charged with terrorism—has been sentenced to death for his crime. It took two hours for the 12 jurors to come to their unanimous decision. If they all were unable to agree, a life sentence would have been automatically imposed. Formal sentencing will […]

4 Dead After Shooting At UPS Facility In San Francisco

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A driver armed with a handgun opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package-sorting center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three people before fatally shooting himself as officers closed in. Wednesday’s shooting prompted a massive police response in a neighbourhood near the California city’s downtown area. San Francisco Assistant Police Chief Toney Chaplin […]

Celebrities Band Together to Benefit Orlando Months After Mass Shooting

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The deadly mass shooting at an Orlando night club tragically altered the lives of those present, and added to the violence of this summer and United States history. On Friday, August 19, several celebrities will come together to pay tribute to the lives lost with a special event in Los Angeles titled onePULSE: A Benefit […]

Orlando Police: 20 Dead, 42 Wounded in Nightclub Shooting

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Early this morning [Sunday, June 12] gunfire erupted inside an Orlando nightclub, leaving approximately 20 people dead, according to police. Police Chief John Mina says the shooting began at 2:00a.m. Soon after, a police officer was caught in a gun battle with the suspect outside of the Pulse nightclub, a gay club situated south of […]

Three Year Anniversary Of Sandy Hook Tragedy: How Has The U.S. Changed?

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Today marks a dark day in United States history. Three years ago today, Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut was terrorized by a maniac who murdered 26 people, including 20 children. The story and details surrounding this incident are common knowledge worldwide and have become a sad memory of an issue that this country […]

Mass Shooting at Developmental Center in California Leaves 14 Dead

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At least 14 people are dead after multiple gunmen stormed a development disability center and opened fire. The shooting took place at the San Bernadino, California center earlier this afternoon, and the S.W.A.T. team, in conjunction with the police force, have worked together to evacuate the premises and search for what is believed to be three […]