In the News

  • Illinois school where teacher took down gunman recently trained for active shooters

    New details Friday morning about the high school teacher who stopped a student gunman in Illinois on Wednesday. Investigators are working through about 200 interviews to figure out the gunman’s motive and how he obtained his weapon, but police are already pointing to the incident as an example of the value of preparing teachers to… Continue reading →
    Read more
  • Gun Violence Archive

    Gun Violence Archive (GVA) is a not for profit corporation formed in 2013 to provide free online public access to accurate information about gun-related violence in the United States. GVA will collect and check for accuracy, comprehensive information about gun-related violence in the U.S. and then post and disseminate it online.
    Read more
  • Texas shooter Devin Kelley sent threatening texts before Sutherland Springs church shooting, police say

    Local resident Jamie Rose (L) is hugged by church member Raymond Antonio as she delivers flowers, at the entrance to the First Baptist Church (back) after a mass shooting that killed 26 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas on November 6, 2017.
A gunman wearing all black armed with an assault rifle opened fire on a small-town Texas church during Sunday morning services, killing 26 people and wounding 20 more in the last mass shooting to shock the United States. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
    SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church had a history of domestic violence and sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law, a member of First Baptist, before the attack in which he fired at least 450 rounds at helpless worshippers, authorities said Monday.
    Read more
  • 59 dead and 527 wounded in shooting attack at Las Vegas concert; gunman is dead

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The rapid-fire popping sounded like firecrackers at first, so many in the crowd of 22,000 country music fans didn’t understand what was happening when the band stopped playing and singer Jason Aldean bolted off the stage. “That’s gunshots,” a man could be heard saying emphatically on a cellphone video in the… Continue reading →
    Read more
  • Gunman kills 4 Marines at military site in Chattanooga

    A 24-year-old Kuwaiti-born gunman opened fire on a military recruiting station on Thursday, then raced to a second military site where he killed four United States Marines, prompting a federal domestic terrorism investigation.
    Read more
  • Shooting suspect in custody after Charleston church massacre

    Police say Roof shot and killed nine people inside the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, near the heart of Charleston’s tourist district. Eight died at the scene; a ninth died at a hospital.
    Read more
  • 12 killed, 58 wounded in Colorado theater shooting

    At least 12 people were killed and 58 wounded — 11 critically — in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history.
    Read more
  • Trainees prepared for active shooter threats

    Trainees prepared for active shooter threats Local businesses and their employees will be safe in the event of an active shooter situation, thanks to the training by Proactive Securities LLC and the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce.  
    Read more
  • Fort Lee Shooter has died

    The soldier who shot herself at Fort Lee on Monday morning, prompting a temporary lockdown of the Army post, has died, U.S. military and law enforcement officials told NBC News.
    Read more
  • Two dead after murder-suicide at Philipsburg area supermarket

    Defying a no-contact order, a retired state police trooper marched into the supermarket where his estranged wife worked Thursday morning, found her and killed her with a shotgun before turning the weapon on himself.  
    Read more