“This is probably just the beginning of the merchandising and marketing of him from the murderibilia industry’s perspective,” Kahan said.
Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make “active shooter” training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer little more than brief online guidance on what to do if there’s a gunman on the loose, a review by The Associated Press finds. The AP […]
The sheriff detailed how a shooter armed with several guns walked into a Thursday morning writing class at a rural Oregon community college and killed nine people. He described how investigators found still more weapons at the man’s home. But when it came time to reveal the shooter’s name, Sheriff John Hanlin adamantly refused, saying, […]
With James Holmes’ criminal trial complete, the legal focus in the Aurora theater shooting fallout will shift to the civil courts, where several lawsuits have been on hold pending the end of the criminal trial.
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Hickenlooper said he is a supporter of universal background checks for gun buyers, but conservative critics in elected office contend that “crooks aren’t stupid — they’re not going to get a background check.”
“It is apparent that he was intent on shooting and then escaping,” Lafayette Police Chief Jim Craft said.
“We can breathe again,” said Karen Brassard, who suffered shrapnel wounds on her legs.
“There’s a lot of folks looking around and saying ‘wait a minute, the sky didn’t fall,'” Morse said. “The more time goes under the bridge, the more these laws will stick.”