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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 11,879 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 34,943 Views 85 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 95,154 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 15,955 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 14,959 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 273 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 20,594 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 1,009 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 19,557 Views 43 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 118 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 20,907 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 77,601 Views 67 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 25,128 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 44,327 Views 72 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 32,316 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 1,646 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 1,210 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 19,384 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 22,842 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 13,865 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 27,870 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 17,821 Views 80 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 30,790 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 12,536 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 14,218 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 7,169 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

Three injured in two separate shootings overnight
# Shootings
# Shootings

Three injured in two separate shootings overnight

Dec 9th 2013, 8:03 AM 19,170 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 13,103 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 9,214 Views 99 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 4,144 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 10,959 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 6,466 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 10,400 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 30,399 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 11,436 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 32,730 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 22,278 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 6,368 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 7,137 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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