On Friday in Colorado Springs, a gunman fired on both cops and civilians, taking hostages and injuring at least eight people before being taken into custody.
A block party where a music video was being filmed was disrupted by gunfire, and police are searching for the perpetrators.
Gang members start as pint-sized "grafters," some as young as 13, earning cash by growing cannabis crops in rented houses.
The official accounting of the incident remains murky at best, and the two officers charged with second-degree murder have a history of violence.
San Francisco already has some of the toughest gun control laws in the country, and new legislation is only making it harder to legally own a gun.
Something needs to be done about America's gun violence problem, but these arguments are duds.
"It just seems like the good guys became the bad guys and vice versa. People are siding with the perps."
Emojis are like The Force: they can be used for good, or they can be used for evil. Or they can be used as a symbol for a dick.
The raw numbers for gun deaths in the US are terrifying.
We remain reluctant to address gun violence head-on, and often only seem to discuss it when the victims and shooters are both middle-class whites.
Also this week: A college kid attacked a bunch of people (including a cop) because he was refused mac and cheese.
One week after President Barack Obama declared America had become "numb" to these tragedies, another shooting has made national news.
A look at what the far-right hive mind has spewed out in the wake of the latest mass shooting.
Jeff Ackerman's Roseburg News-Review is a case study in why the silent majority of firearm owners is often missing from the gun debate.
With a new set of policy proposals, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is trying to change the tired national narrative around gun violence.
When we cover mass shootings without discussing America's troubled relationship with guns, we are covering a tree and ignoring the forest all around it.
The man who killed nine people at a community college in Oregon fit the twisted profile of recent mass shooters in America.
Donate $20 to this Canadian politician's campaign and you could win an AR-15 carbine!
They'll have to find a different anti-gay martyr to protect.
A bevy of lawsuits, manifestos, suicide notes, and other documents paint a picture of the 41-year-old shooter as a troubled man obsessed with his looks and perceived racial slights against him.
The Republican presidential candidate argued that mental institutions, like the ones from "the old days," might have helped prevent Wednesday's shooting in Virginia.
Do we have a responsibility not to share those videos of the journalists in Virginia being killed? Or is the publicizing of horrible images the only way real reforms can occur?
Maybe we should not be so quick to look away from this rare time when the gun violence that we all condemn can be so directly observed.
In July, Tony Abbott banned imports of a shotgun that can fire eight shots in eight seconds. He's since backflipped on that ban. We look at why.