World's first 3D-printed gun fires real bullets
May 7, 2013
World | Associated Press | Monday March 10, 2014
When a U.S. jury convicted Michael Dunn of attempted murder, but not actual murder, in the shooting death of a black teenager, the hashtag #dangerousblackchildren popped up on Twitter.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 19, 2014
In an effort to reduce gun violence, suicides and accidental shootings in the US and other countries, a German company Armatix has invented 'iP1' - the first smart gun.
World | Frances Robles, New York Times | Wednesday January 22, 2014
There's a sticker on the door of the Grove 16 Theater just outside Tampa: no weapons. Curtis J. Reeves Jr. must have walked right past it on Jan. 13 when he went to a matinee with his wife, carrying a .380 handgun.
World | Frances Robles, The New York Times | Wednesday January 15, 2014
A retired police captain who killed a man after an argument over texting in a movie theatre told detectives that he feared he was under attack when the victim hit him in the face with an unknown object, police records show.
World | Ashley Parker, The New York Times | Thursday January 2, 2014
Kenji and Hiromasa Ozawa, a father and son vacationing on the island of Oahu, spent Christmas morning hiking up Diamond Head, a volcanic cone with sweeping views of Waikiki Beach.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 28, 2013
Newtown gunman Adam Lanza wore yellow ear plugs that muffled the screams of his victims and he shot himself in the mouth after committing one of America's worst school massacres.
World | Jack Healy, The New York Times | Saturday December 14, 2013
The student did not try to hide the shotgun he carried into Arapahoe High School at 12:30 p.m. Friday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 12, 2013
Boxy and filled with feathers, the "Biggie" is the winter jacket at the centre of violence in New York City.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 5, 2013
A 20-year-old man suspected of firing multiple shots and causing a lockdown at New Jersey's largest shopping mall has been found dead of a self-inflicted wound, authorities said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Saturday September 21, 2013
Chicago police are searching for suspected gang members who opened fire with an assault weapon at a park late on Thursday, wounding 13 people including a 3-year-old boy, in an attack that highlighted Mayor Rahm Emanuel's struggle to stem street crime...
World | Reuters | Wednesday September 18, 2013
The mother of Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis apologized to the victims today, and like his friends and colleagues, she too, was unable to offer any clues on his motive for the shooting.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday September 18, 2013
Starbucks says guns are no longer welcome in its cafes, though it is stopping short of an outright ban on firearms.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 9, 2013
In a freak accident, an 18-year-old Indian-origin girl was killed in the US when she jumped out of a closet to surprise a friend, who shot her thinking she was an intruder.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 15, 2013
Thousands protested in New York on Sunday against the acquittal of neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman, a day after his trial for killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin ended in Florida.
World | Associated Press | Sunday June 30, 2013
Police say seven people have been shot at a party in Brooklyn, including a woman taken to a hospital in critical condition.
World | Associated Press | Sunday May 19, 2013
A New York college student being held by an armed home intruder was shot and killed by a police officer who had responded to a report of a home invasion at an off-campus home, police said on Saturday.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 13, 2013
The Mothers' Day parade shooting in New Orleans, coming less than a month after the April 15 Boston bombing, is the fourth major incident of mass shooting in the US in the last one year.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday May 7, 2013
A non-profit group from Texas claims to have successfully fired a plastic gun that was made using a 3D printer.
World | Reuters | Thursday March 14, 2013
Police on Thursday shot and killed a man suspected of gunning down four people in separate incidents at a car wash and a barbershop in neighboring upstate New York towns a day earlier, Governor Andrew Cuomo said.
World | Associated Press | Thursday March 14, 2013
A man suspected of shooting to death four people and wounding two others was believed to be in an abandoned building surrounded by police on Wednesday evening, police said.