When a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut late last year, it sent a shudder and a flashback through the people of Stockton.
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is blaming the National Rifle Association and gun manufacturers for the reluctance among many of her colleagues to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.
Family members who lost children in the Sandy Hook school shooting gathered in San Francisco with some of the top Bay Area technology entrepreneurs and venture capitalists on Thursday, announcing an initiative with the aim of reducing gun violence through technological innovation.
Police officers were on the campus of Foothill High School in Pleasanton Wednesday morning after graffiti found scrawled in a girl’s bathroom threatened a school shooting.
Law enforcement agencies have begun adopting a new policy on so-called “active shooters,” encouraging civilians to take safety into their own hands and take down gunmen who threaten them at work or school.
A 16-year-old boy accused of shooting a classmate at a Central Valley high school has been charged as an adult.
Morgan Alldredge had just finished her oceanography test when a classmate she knows well suddenly walked in the open door to her science class with a shotgun.
A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into class in a high school near Bakersfield on Thursday and shot one student, fired at another and missed, and then was talked into surrendering by a teacher and another staff member.
Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?
As the investigation into the mass killing of nearly two dozen children in their Connecticut elementary school progresses, all kinds of information will be uncovered. But, American will likely always be left to grapple with the “why” and “how” of it all: why did it happen and how can we prevent it from happening again?