Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school, arresting a pair of students who planned to target three school staffers and kill as many people as possible, police said Tuesday.
At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said several people were killed and as many as 10 were wounded, including a law enforcement officer.
Los Angeles County coroners have identified one of the people gunned down at Santa Monica College in a shooting rampage that killed four people before police shot and killed the gunman.
Families of the people killed in a shooting rampage at a small Oakland university last year are remembering their lost loved ones as the one-year anniversary of the massacre approaches.
Senator Dianne Feinstein called for a new assault weapons ban at an emotional Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, where a father of a victim from the Sandy Hook tragedy testified.
At schools across the Bay Area and around the country, counselors are being made available for students in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
The nation is reeling as more details emerge about the victims of the Connecticut school massacre.
A man opened fire inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked Friday, killing 27 people, including 20 children, and forcing students to cower in classrooms and then flee with the help of teachers and police.
Authorities said Hector Celaya killed his mother and her two brothers, wounded three of his young children, then died following a shootout with police near the Tule River Indian Reservation in the Central Valley.
Authorities said two more people have died after being shot at a Fresno chicken processing plant, bringing the death toll to three.