A longtime, disgruntled city employee opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 12 people before police fatally shot him, authorities said.
By Christopher P. Scheitle, Jeffery T. Ulmer, The Conversation
Research shows most places of worship have a hard time implementing security because doing so is antithetical to their missions.
Consuming media coverage of mass killings, whether via news or social media, creates a self-perpetuating cycle of mental distress, according to a new study.
By Associated Press
Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome. But high-profile attacks in recent years on an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, a synagogue in Pittsburgh and now mosques in New Zealand have made many…
By Associated Press
An attack on a New Zealand mosque took the lives of 49 worshippers Friday and left dozens more wounded when a white supremacist opened fire and live-streamed the shootings. Here are the stories of the lives lost and those who…
By Maea Lenei Buhre
As details about the shooting continue to emerge and the victims are identified, here are some ways you can help their families and communities.
By Juliet Williams, Nick Perry, Associated Press
Some offered rides to the grocery store or volunteered to walk with their Muslim neighbors if they felt unsafe. In online forums, people discussed Muslim food restrictions as they prepared to drop off meals for those affected.
By Mauricio Savarese, Peter Prengaman, Associated Press
Seven were killed in the school shooting Wednesday, including five students, a teacher and a school administrator. Nine others were wounded.
By Don Babwin, Julie Watson, Associated Press
An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that would have barred the man who killed five co-workers and wounded six others at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant from buying the gun.
Police on Saturday identified five male employees of Henry Pratt Co. who were found dead Friday and the gunman, who was killed in a shootout with police after a 90-minute search of the sprawling warehouse.
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