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Ohio detective dies 3 days after being shot

An Ohio detective has died three days after being shot twice in the face while serving a drug-related search warrant, police said.

Gun control phone app for background checks being considered

The White House and Capitol Hill are considering a phone app connected to the National Instant Criminal Background Checks (NICS) as one of the options in their discussions for plans to reduce gun violence, according to a Senate source and a person familiar with the talks.

'Red flag' gun laws have caused backlash

In the wake of recent mass shootings, President Donald Trump has called for "red flag" laws, which would temporarily prevent individuals in crisis from accessing firearms through a court order.

Trump honors El Paso, Dayton heroes at White House

President Donald Trump on Monday awarded commendations to first responders and civilians involved in last month's back-to-back deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

Walmart ends some ammo sales, asks customers not to open carry

Walmart on Tuesday announced it will reduce its gun and ammunition sales, one month after more than 20 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Walmart also pressured Congress to enact gun safety measures.

White House focuses on death penalty

The Trump administration is preparing a package of legislative measures responding to a spate of recent mass shootings, aides said Monday, even as White House and congressional staffs remain far apart on the best path forward.

Beto O'Rourke speaks out after latest shooting

"This is f***ed up," 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said live on CNN.The former Texas congressman made the blunt statement Sunday regarding the latest mass shooting to shake the US, after a Saturday rampage in West Texas left seven…

O'Rourke on latest shooting: 'We need to end this epidemic'

Democratic presidential candidate and Texas native Beto O'Rourke on Saturday reacted to news of a mass shooting between the cities of Midland and Odessa, Texas, with a terse call to action, stating, "We need to end this epidemic."

2 children dead after crash involving stolen police car

Two children were killed and nine people were injured Monday evening after a man driving a stolen police cruiser crashed at high speed into a SUV and a minivan in Dayton, Ohio, police said.

Dave Chappelle hosts benefit concert for Dayton, Ohio

Comedian Dave Chappelle hosted a free benefit concert for Dayton, Ohio, on Sunday to honor people killed in this month's mass shooting and to benefit families and survivors.

Buttigieg rolls out plan to push for mental health care, fight addiction

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Friday released a plan to combat addiction and provide mental health services, outlining a proposal that aims to reduce the stigma around mental health, penalizes insurance companies that do not offer mental health coverage and offers $10 billion in annual grants for communities to address the issues.