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# shootings - Friday 9 August, 2019

Trump says US needs 'meaningful background checks' on gun holders
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Trump says US needs 'meaningful background checks' on gun holders

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 7:52 PM 11,874 Views 62 Comments

Trump’s comments follow mass shootings in Ohio and Texas last weekend in which 31 people died.

# shootings - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores
# Homicide
# Homicide

Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores

Jul 6th 2019, 11:00 AM 34,871 Views 84 Comments

“It’s about strengthening the sense of community and showing who’s the toughest.”

# shootings - Friday 15 March, 2019

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques
# Christchurch
# Christchurch

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques

Updated Mar 15th 2019, 8:05 AM 95,111 Views 163 Comments

Four people are in custody, including an Australian citizen described as a ‘right-wing terrorist’.

# shootings - Sunday 8 January, 2017

New York is getting safer: Murders and shootings are at their lowest level for 25 years
# Big Apple
# Big Apple

New York is getting safer: Murders and shootings are at their lowest level for 25 years

Jan 8th 2017, 7:00 PM 15,936 Views 54 Comments

The murder rate is dropping in New York, as it starts to rise dramatically in cities like Chicago.

# shootings - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

There were 27 shootings in Chicago over the Christmas weekend
# America
# America

There were 27 shootings in Chicago over the Christmas weekend

Dec 27th 2016, 10:55 AM 14,827 Views 74 Comments

12 of the gang-related shootings were deadly.

# shootings - Friday 2 September, 2016

Tom Clonan: Why we should care about gang members killing each other
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tom Clonan: Why we should care about gang members killing each other

Sep 2nd 2016, 8:00 PM 232 Views 49 Comments

If these crimes were committed during the Troubles they wouldn’t be tolerated – so why are they now?

# shootings - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Obama heads for Dallas as protests hit US streets following brutal murder of five policemen
# Micah Johnson
# Micah Johnson

Obama heads for Dallas as protests hit US streets following brutal murder of five policemen

Jul 9th 2016, 7:33 AM 20,579 Views 187 Comments

Lone gunman Micah Johnson died after killing the five officers at a protest against police brutality yesterday.

# shootings - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Gay clubs are a sanctuary when being LGBT could get you killed
# Opinion
# Opinion

Gay clubs are a sanctuary when being LGBT could get you killed

Jun 14th 2016, 8:23 AM 942 Views 93 Comments

Conor Behan DJs at gay club The George, and says that it’s important we recognise the Orlando attack was an attack on the LGBT community.

# shootings - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Gardaí from new taskforce may be sent to Spain to target Kinahan cartel
# Gangland
# Gangland

Gardaí from new taskforce may be sent to Spain to target Kinahan cartel

Jun 1st 2016, 6:10 PM 19,471 Views 44 Comments

Senior gardaí today said it will take time to build up evidence to take down gang leaders.

# shootings - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

What's missing in the gangland crisis? The political will to solve it
# Opinion
# Opinion

What's missing in the gangland crisis? The political will to solve it

May 25th 2016, 8:23 PM 95 Views 48 Comments

Security expert Tom Clonan writes that the government needs to do more to tackle the ongoing crisis.

US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against this man
# South Carolina Shootings
# South Carolina Shootings

US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against this man

May 25th 2016, 9:22 AM 20,892 Views 29 Comments

Dylann Roof is accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last June.

No end in sight: 'The Kinahans will wipe the Hutch family out'
# The Monk
# The Monk

No end in sight: 'The Kinahans will wipe the Hutch family out'

May 25th 2016, 6:05 AM 77,383 Views 68 Comments

There are concerns the Hutches will hit back soon – and that they’ll go big.

# shootings - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

The Hutch-Kinahan feud: a timeline
# Gangland
# Gangland

The Hutch-Kinahan feud: a timeline

May 24th 2016, 2:59 PM 25,034 Views 45 Comments

Seven people have been killed in the feud since last September.

# shootings - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"We don’t want that to be normal for our kids - to see guards in balaclavas with machine guns"
# Gangland Shootings
# Gangland Shootings

"We don’t want that to be normal for our kids - to see guards in balaclavas with machine guns"

May 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 44,281 Views 71 Comments

In the aftermath of the gangland shootings, the community in Dublin’s inner city is looking for change.

# shootings - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Police capture soldier suspected of killing 11 on tropical island
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

Police capture soldier suspected of killing 11 on tropical island

Apr 27th 2016, 7:40 PM 32,308 Views 11 Comments

Nine guns, along with ammunition, were recovered several hours after the shooting.

# shootings - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

'They say the Hutch, Byrne and latest Ryan shooting are not linked. I disagree'
# Column
# Column

'They say the Hutch, Byrne and latest Ryan shooting are not linked. I disagree'

Mar 2nd 2016, 8:00 AM 1,413 Views 48 Comments

These murders are part of the same phenomenon of gun and drugs related crime that has blighted decent communities across Dublin, writes Tom Clonan.

# shootings - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'I surprised my mum when I told her I’m more afraid of visiting home in the US than living here'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I surprised my mum when I told her I’m more afraid of visiting home in the US than living here'

Dec 20th 2015, 12:00 PM 1,203 Views 51 Comments

Incidents of gun violence have become so commonplace back home that I can’t remember a time when we could go a full week without hearing about a shooting.

# shootings - Monday 7 December, 2015

University president tells students to get guns to "end those Muslims before they walk in and kill"
# Concealed Carry
# Concealed Carry

University president tells students to get guns to "end those Muslims before they walk in and kill"

Dec 7th 2015, 8:36 PM 19,370 Views 35 Comments

His comments were rebuked by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as “rash and repugnant”.

# shootings - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Someone keeps shooting at cars on this American highway and motorists are terrified
# Arizona
# Arizona

Someone keeps shooting at cars on this American highway and motorists are terrified

Sep 13th 2015, 12:37 PM 22,839 Views 25 Comments

The Arizona highway has been the scene of 11 confirmed shootings over the last two weeks.

# shootings - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'
# Shootings
# Shootings

Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'

Aug 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 13,851 Views 51 Comments

Twelve children were shot in Northern Ireland between 2009 and 2014.

# shootings - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Watch: Officers high-five as the US's most wanted man is calmly arrested by small-town cops
# Charleston
# Charleston

Watch: Officers high-five as the US's most wanted man is calmly arrested by small-town cops

Jun 24th 2015, 7:41 AM 27,623 Views 36 Comments

Dylann Roof was arrested the morning after the Charleston shootings.

# shootings - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Vince Vaughn: Guns in schools would help stop school shootings
# Self-defence
# Self-defence

Vince Vaughn: Guns in schools would help stop school shootings

Jun 2nd 2015, 9:46 AM 17,811 Views 79 Comments

The actor told GQ that mass shootings only happen in schools that are defenceless.

# shootings - Sunday 15 February, 2015

"Bullets went through the doors and everyone threw themselves to the floor"
# Copenhagen
# Copenhagen

"Bullets went through the doors and everyone threw themselves to the floor"

Feb 15th 2015, 4:00 PM 30,772 Views 133 Comments

Yesterday, a gunman sprayed bullets at a cultural centre where a controversial cartoonist was speaking.

# shootings - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Thousands are sharing this New Yorker cartoon after the Charlie Hebdo shootings
# Political Correctness
From The Daily Edge
# Political Correctness

Thousands are sharing this New Yorker cartoon after the Charlie Hebdo shootings

Jan 7th 2015, 3:03 PM 12,458 Views 0 Comments

“Please enjoy this cartoon responsibly.”

# shootings - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase
# Shootings
# Shootings

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase

Dec 30th 2014, 1:57 PM 14,209 Views 43 Comments

Some members of the NYPD have accused Bill de Blasio of fostering anti-police sentiment.

# shootings - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year
# Timeline
# Timeline

The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year

Dec 24th 2014, 5:30 PM 7,159 Views 41 Comments

The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.

# shootings - Monday 9 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Dec 9th 2013, 8:47 AM 10,492 Views 7 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

Three injured in two separate shootings overnight
# Shootings
# Shootings

Three injured in two separate shootings overnight

Dec 9th 2013, 8:03 AM 19,159 Views 30 Comments

A man walking his seven-year-old son home was one of the victims of two unrelated shootings last night.

# shootings - Saturday 21 September, 2013

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982
# Guns
# Guns

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982

Sep 21st 2013, 9:15 AM 13,095 Views 100 Comments

This week’s Washington DC shootings brought to 36 the number of Americans killed in mass shootings in 2013.

# shootings - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

5,000 badgers to be killed as cull begins
# England
# England

5,000 badgers to be killed as cull begins

Aug 27th 2013, 8:03 AM 9,198 Views 100 Comments

Farmers say the cull will help curb tuberculosis in cattle, but animal rights groups say that the cull will not help eradicate TB in UK.

# shootings - Monday 8 July, 2013

Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed
# Egypt
# Egypt

Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed

Jul 8th 2013, 2:45 PM 4,134 Views 61 Comments

At least 40 dead in morning shootings on supporters of ousted Morsi.

# shootings - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 16th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,934 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# shootings - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Colorado shooting suspect pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
# Aurora
# Aurora

Colorado shooting suspect pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

Jun 4th 2013, 6:45 PM 6,456 Views 39 Comments

James Holmes will now undergo months of psychiatric testing to determine whether he was sane at the time.

# shootings - Monday 13 May, 2013

Colorado cinema shooting suspect may plead not guilty by insanity
# Aurora
# Aurora

Colorado cinema shooting suspect may plead not guilty by insanity

May 13th 2013, 7:32 PM 10,395 Views 0 Comments

James Holmes entered a ‘not guilty’ plea by default – but lawyers may now plead insanity to spare the death penalty.

# shootings - Sunday 12 May, 2013

12 people, including a child, shot at New Orleans' Mothers Day parade
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

12 people, including a child, shot at New Orleans' Mothers Day parade

May 12th 2013, 10:33 PM 30,388 Views 90 Comments

Up to 400 people were participating in the parade at the time; three people were seen running from the scene.

# shootings - Monday 22 April, 2013

At least five dead in shooting at apartment complex outside Seattle
# Seattle
# Seattle

At least five dead in shooting at apartment complex outside Seattle

Apr 22nd 2013, 10:06 AM 11,432 Views 69 Comments

A suspect is among the dead, having been shot by police officers arriving at the scene.

# shootings - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Dublin shooting was an armed robbery for online item
# Shooting
# Shooting

Dublin shooting was an armed robbery for online item

Mar 5th 2013, 7:41 AM 32,659 Views 55 Comments

The gang called to the victim’s house under the pretence of buying something the man was selling online.

# shootings - Monday 4 March, 2013

Shootings reported in Dublin and Carlow
# Shootings
# Shootings

Shootings reported in Dublin and Carlow

Mar 4th 2013, 10:23 PM 22,267 Views 43 Comments

The unconnected shootings took place this evening – no one was injured in either.

# shootings - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings
# Crime
# Crime

Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings

Dec 30th 2012, 4:00 PM 6,366 Views 35 Comments

The most murders New York City recorded in a single year? 2,245 in 1990. In 2012? That number is down to 414.

# shootings - Friday 28 December, 2012

Woman allegedly 'set up fake fundraising scheme' for Newtown victims
# Newtown
# Newtown

Woman allegedly 'set up fake fundraising scheme' for Newtown victims

Dec 28th 2012, 10:00 AM 7,131 Views 7 Comments

The 37-year-old from the Bronx allegedly claimed to be the aunt of one of the victims.

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