Mass Shootings

A special state committee appointed by Governmor Tom Wolf heard from victims, police, social scientists, and counselors on how to stop mass shootings from happening and how to deal with their aftermath if they do happen.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
November 21, 2019 - 4:33 pm
PITTSBURGH (KDKA Radio) - A special state committee appointed by Governor Tom Wolf heard from victims, police, social scientists, and counselors on how to stop mass shootings from happening and how to deal with their aftermath if they do happen. Cindy Snyder who heads the Center for Victims...
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September 03, 2019 - 3:50 am
New Zealand is six weeks into an ambitious program to buy tens of thousands of guns from owners across the country.
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in Washington.
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September 01, 2019 - 1:45 pm
He says the goal is to "substantially reduce the violent crime ... in any form, any of its evil forms."
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Joe DeStio
August 16, 2019 - 12:30 pm
HARRISBURG, PA (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Calling gun violence a public health crisis in Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order to better coordinate prevention efforts on Friday. “Too many Pennsylvanians are dying from gun violence. We need to fix our weak gun laws and pass reforms...
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August 07, 2019 - 3:20 pm
President Donald Trump has often railed about an "invasion of illegals" at the southern border, words echoed in a screed the El Paso shooting suspect apparently posted that called the attack that killed 22 people at a Walmart his response to an "Hispanic invasion of Texas."
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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is calling on the U.S. Senate to vote on gun background check legislation that has already passed the US House.
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August 06, 2019 - 3:03 am
Facing pressure to take action after the latest mass shooting in the U.S., Ohio's Republican governor plans to outline his proposals designed to deal with gun violence and mental health.
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August 05, 2019 - 11:32 pm
Speaking out against weekend mass shootings that rocked a nation, President Donald Trump on Monday called for bipartisan solutions to the bloodshed but offered few details and faced pointed questions from Democrats about whether he had the moral authority to rally America against the spasm of...
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Coni Sanders, whose father was a teacher killed in the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School, poses for a photo at her home Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Denver
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March 17, 2019 - 10:34 am
"A lot of these shooters want to be treated like celebrities. They want to be famous. So the key is to not give them that treatment."
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 a little-known device called a "bump stock" is attached to a semi-automatic rifle
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December 18, 2018 - 5:13 pm
The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
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