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June 11 Is the Day to March: 'Do Our Lives Mean Nothing to You?'

In wake of Uvalde, March for Our Lives plans mass protest for gun safety, 4 years after Parkland

(Newser) - More than four years after its last huge demonstration in support of gun safety, March for Our Lives is rallying the masses again. "June 11, mark your calendar," the advocacy group tweeted Wednesday, announcing its plans for a nationwide protest in the wake of this week's mass...

In Court, Victim's Relative Calls Buffalo Suspect a 'Coward'
'Payton, You're a Coward!'

'Payton, You're a Coward!'

Suspected Buffalo shooter makes court appearance, is jeered by relative of a victim

(Newser) - The legal case against the accused gunman in Buffalo's mass shooting advanced on Thursday, but not before Payton Gendron got a message from a relative of one of the victims. "Payton, you're a coward!" shouted the family member as the 18-year-old was being led from a...

11-Year-Old Walking With Her Family Shot in Bronx

Girl was shot as 2 people on a motorized scooter chased a man running down the sidewalk

(Newser) - A "senseless" shooting has claimed the life of an 11-year-old girl in New York City after a stray bullet hit her during a chase among strangers. CBS New York reports on the Monday afternoon shooting, which took place in the Longwood neighborhood of the Bronx around 5pm as the...

Official: Suspect Had Plans 'to Shoot More Black People'

Possibly at 'another large superstore' in Buffalo, per the city's police commissioner

(Newser) - As more details trickle out on the victims of Saturday's mass shooting in Buffalo, NY, more on the alleged gunman is also emerging, including a chilling glimpse at what he'd possibly planned to do if he hadn't been stopped. Joseph Gramaglia, the city's police commissioner, told...

3 Korean Women Shot at Dallas Salon
3 Korean Women
Shot at Dallas Salon

3 Korean Women Shot at Dallas Salon

Victims expected to be OK after Wednesday shooting; police are seeking suspect, who fled

(Newser) - Police in Texas are on the hunt for a suspect who shot and injured three Korean women at a Dallas beauty salon. ABC News reports the shooting happened Wednesday afternoon at Hair World Salon, in the city's Koreatown. Police say the suspect parked a "dark color minivan-type vehicle"...

Rust Armorer Asked to Use Live Rounds on Another Movie

Sheriff says action is 'concerning,' amid new file release

(Newser) - "This is the most horrifying thing I've ever heard in my life," Alec Baldwin told investigators as he was informed that a live round came from the prop gun he handled on the New Mexico set of Rust. "Someone loaded a live round into the gun...

Panic as 4 Hit in 'Sniper-Type' Shootings in Washington, DC

Suspect was found dead later Friday

(Newser) - At least four people, including a 12-year-old girl, were shot when a gunman unleashed a flurry of bullets in the nation's capital Friday, leading to lockdowns at several schools and leaving a community on edge before the suspect was found dead hours later. The suspected gunman was found dead...

Cops: Frightened Patron Shot Haunted House Performer

Keal Latrell Brown told police he thought gun was a prop

(Newser) - A haunted house performer in South Carolina was shot Saturday for doing his job: scaring people, police say. The performer at the Zombie Experience at the Hollywood Wax Museum Haunted House in Myrtle Beach had scared a group of visitors before he was struck with a bullet to the shoulder,...

What We Know About the NYC Subway Attack
What We Know About
the NYC Subway Attack
the rundown

What We Know About the NYC Subway Attack

10 people were shot, and assailant is still at large

(Newser) - Details are clarifying about the rush-hour attack on a New York City subway train Tuesday morning. One big detail: While at least 16 people were injured, none of their injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
  • What happened: Investigators suspect a lone assailant first set off a smoke canister in a

Boater Tried to Save Man in Water, Then 'Had to Shoot Him'

911 calls released from woman whose husband had to fend off drunk attacker, say police

(Newser) - The bare-bones police description of a fatal shooting on a South Carolina lake was strange enough. A couple in a boat pulled aboard another couple who'd fallen off their jet ski, but the man from the jet ski began attacking his saviors, say police. At one point, the man...

Cops: Teen Killed Friend While Testing Body Armor

2 Florida teens are being charged as adults

(Newser) - One Florida teenager is dead and two more are facing potential long prison sentences after they took turns shooting at each other, relying on an armored vest to protect them, police say. Christopher Vining and Colton Whitler, both 17, are being charged as adults in the death of 16-year-old Christoper...

Mass Shooting in Sacramento a 'Very Complicated Scene'

6 people died, 12 others were injured

(Newser) - Police in California are searching for at least one suspect in connection with a mass shooting early Sunday in downtown Sacramento that claimed six lives and left 12 other people injured. Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester said at a news conference that police were patrolling the area at about 2am...

Mom Who Said Son Was Shot in Road-Rage Incident Arrested

3-year-old Dallas boy was shot at very close range, investigators say

(Newser) - A Dallas woman who claimed her 3-year-old son was killed in a road-rage shooting is now in custody facing charges including child endangerment. Lacravivonne Washington, 26, initially told investigators that her son, Jalexus Washington Jr., was shot by an aggressive driver who had been following her. But police say they...

Young Cousins Killed When Gun Goes Off During Livestream

Police called it murder-suicide, but family says shootings were accidental

(Newser) - Two young cousins were shot to death while livestreaming on Instagram during a family birthday party on Friday. St. Louis police first called the deaths of Paris Harvey, 12, and Kuaron Harvey, 14, a murder-suicide, but family members said the shootings were an accident, USA Today reports. The cousins were...

Cops: Boy, 3, Fatally Shot Mom From Back Seat of Car

Illinois boy's father was taken into custody

(Newser) - A 3-year-old boy accidentally shot his mother to death as the family was sitting in their car in a suburban Chicago supermarket parking lot, police said. The woman was shot Saturday in Dolton and pronounced dead at a hospital, police said. The family was sitting in their car outside a...

1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Shooting at Des Moines High School
6 Teens Charged With
Murder in Iowa Shooting

6 Teens Charged With Murder in Iowa Shooting

15-year-old boy was killed in Des Moines, and 2 others were wounded

(Newser) - Update: Six teens have been charged with murder in Monday's fatal shooting outside a Des Moines high school, reports the Des Moines Register . Police didn't indicate a motive, but they say the 15-year-old boy killed in the drive-by shooting was the intended target. Two young women, ages 16...

Murder Charge Filed in Shooting of Protesters

Family, neighbors say Benjamin Jeffrey Smith had complained about demonstrations

(Newser) - The man police say opened fire on a crowd of people demonstrating for racial justice and against police violence in a park has been charged with murder and attempted murder. Four people were injured in the attack Saturday night in Portland, Ore., and Brandy "June" Knightly, 60, was killed,...

Arrest Made After SUNY Student Killed Near Campus

SUNY Potsdam is mourning Elizabeth Howell, 21

(Newser) - Police in northern New York state are looking for answers in the killing of a 21-year-old student who was found dying from gunshot wounds in the town of Potsdam Friday night. Elizabeth Howell, a music education student at SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music, was pronounced dead at a local...

1 Dead, 5 Hurt After Homeowner Angry at Protest Opens Fire

4 of the victims were working as traffic safety volunteers

(Newser) - A shooting that left one person dead and five others injured in Portland, Ore., happened during a confrontation between a homeowner and protesters at a park where a march was planned to protest police violence, authorities said Sunday. Officers responding to Normandale Park Saturday night found one woman dead, and...

Campaign Office Visitor Opens Fire on Candidate

Louisville gunman doesn't hit anyone, but a bullet grazed Craig Greenberg's clothes

(Newser) - A visitor walked into a Louisville mayoral election campaign office Monday, was greeted by the candidate, and opened fire on him. Craig Greenberg wasn't hit, but one of the bullets grazed his clothes, the Courier-Journal reports. The city's police chief said that someone was in custody but that...

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