Michigan mother found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in son’s school shooting
A jury found that Jennifer Crumbley bore enough responsibility for the deaths caused by her son’s actions that she should be held criminally liable.
Pa. House Judiciary Committee debate on gun bills shows gulf between Democrats and GOP
House Democrats argued that GOP lawmakers are disconnected from the reality millions of Pennsylvania residents face.
Philadelphia leaders say SEPTA prosecutor would usurp DA Larry Krasner’s authority
Community and faith leaders spoke out Monday against a new law they say will strip Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner’s office of its authority to prosecute crime in much of the city. The legislation, passed in the House and Senate and signed by Gov. Josh Shapiro last week, allows the state attorney general to appoint […]
Gun violence as a public health crisis explored by U.S. Senate Democrats
"We are turning into a nation of traumatized survivors,” said Megan L. Ranney, dean of the Yale School of Public Health.
Gun safety measures head to Pa. House over GOP objections
GOP lawmakers argued that measures holding parents responsible when children access guns and safe storage requirements would punish gun owners.
‘Nationwide gun emergency’ discussed by U.S. House Democrats at roundtable meeting
Democrats said they opted to organize the roundtable after being turned down in their request for a formal hearing to Republicans who control the chamber.
U.S. Supreme Court considers case dealing with gun rights and domestic violence
More than two dozen states, including Pennsylvania, prevent someone subject to an order in a domestic violence case from buying or possessing a gun and ammunition.
On fifth anniversary of Pittsburgh synagogue shootings, lawmakers continue push for change
Friday is the anniversary of the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead and the Jewish community reeling, struggling to find answers in the wake of one the worst anti-Semitic attacks in the nation's history.
Rep. Golden of Maine calls for Congress to ban assault rifles, apologizes for his ‘failure’
A mass shooting at two locations in Lewiston, Maine on Oct. 25 left 18 people dead and 13 more wounded.
White House calls for stronger gun policy reforms after Maine shooting
Eighteen people were killed in a mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine on Thursday Oct. 26, 2023.
Manhunt underway after 18 reported dead in Lewiston mass shooting
Local, state and federal law enforcement are searching central Maine for Robert Card, a person of interest in the Lewiston shootings.