The archetype can be traced back to 1920s detective fiction, when gruff, gun-toting, cigarette-smoking mavericks became heroic figures.
By Susanna Lee, The Conversation
56-year-old Scot Peterson faces child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury charges.
By Curt Anderson, Terry Spencer, Associated Press
Federal officials announced Thursday that they have filed 109 hate crime charges against the man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue and said he called a 911 dispatcher afterward to report that he had done it to…
By Julie Watson, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The president will speak at the annual NRA convention as the group grapples with infighting, bleeds money and faces a series of investigations into its operating practices.
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.
It has been nearly 20 years since the first mass school shooting in the U.S. -- the shocking tragedy at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, on April 20, 1999. As a “credible” threat closed Columbine and hundreds of other…
How are those closest to the Columbine school shooting observing its 20th anniversary? Coni Sanders’ father, David, was a teacher and coach at Columbine and the only adult killed -- but not before he warned hundreds of students to safety.
By Kantele Franko, Associated Press
There's a new network of current and former principals who hope to offer support to other school leaders in the aftermath of violence.
By Terry Spencer, Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press
The community of Parkland, Florida, is focusing attention on its suicide prevention programs after two survivors of the Florida high school massacre killed themselves in a week.
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