mass shootings

Virginia Tech shooter Cho Seung-Hui, Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes, and D.C. Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. (Photo credits: L to R, Virginia Tech via Getty Images, Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images, FBI via Getty Images)

FBI Releases Report Examining Mass Shootings

The number of shootings in which a gunman wounds or kills multiple people has increased dramatically in recent years, with the majority of attacks in the last decade occurring at a business or a school, according to an FBI report released Wednesday.

09/25/2014

The FBI says the number of shootings in which a gunman opens fire on a crowd of people has increased in recent years. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

FBI Report: Recent Increase in US Mass Shootings

The number of shootings in which a gunman fired into a crowd has increased dramatically in recent years, according to an FBI report released Wednesday.

09/24/2014

A Los Angeles Airport Police officer stands in front of Terminal 3 security screeners, the site of last week's shooting. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Experts Believe Bolstering Police Presence at Airports Easier Than Arming TSA Agents

What effects, if any, could last week’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport have on airport security?

11/07/2013

Denouncing Russia's actions in Crimea as nothing more than a "land grab," Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that the U.S. and Europe will impose further sanctions as Moscow seeks to annex the Ukrainian territory. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Gun Curbs Won’t End Mass Killings

Vice President Joe Biden says curbs on guns can reduce firearm deaths but won’t ensure an end to mass killings like December’s slaying of 20 first-graders in Newtown, Conn.

01/31/2013

File photo of a gun shop in Connecticut. (credit: Getty Images)

Fewer Gun Buyers Seen In US Mass-Shooting States

People who lived in the two states that saw the most deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2012 were less enthusiastic about buying new guns at the end of the year than those in most other states, according to an Associated Press analysis of new FBI data.

01/07/2013

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