Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell, seen in Council Chambers in 2015, originally introduced the measure that requires city contractors to fully disclose any sponsorship of, or contract with, the NRA. The gun rights group is challenging the ordinance.
Teen romance gone wrong can be dangerous for girls. Around 7 percent of teen homicides between 2003 and 2016 were committed by intimate partners, and girls were the victims in 90 percent of those deaths.
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Bump stocks like this one installed on an AK-47 are now illegal in the U.S., after the Trump administration changed how they are legally defined. The devices can allow a semi-automatic rifle to fire nearly as fast as a machine gun.
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In 2011, a 17-year-old named Mishka told readers of his Facebook post that his Salem, Ore., high school was "asking for a f***ing shooting." That post and other furious outbursts triggered a quick, but deep evaluation by the school district's threat assessment unit.
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Micheail Ward continued to deny his role as the gunman in the fatal shooting of Hadiya Pendleton at a sentencing hearing on Jan. 14. Ward was convicted of first-degree murder and aggravated battery in August.
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Relatives and friends of Eduardo Felipe Santos Victor, a teenager who was shot dead in Morro da Providencia, a low-income favela community, mourn during his funeral in Rio de Janeiro, on Sept. 30, 2015.
Jason Dalton talks with his defense attorney Eusebio Solis moments before pleading guilty to six counts of murder and other charges on Monday, in Kalamazoo, Mich. Opening statements in the trial were scheduled to begin Tuesday.
As of Dec. 27, this year 144 federal, state and local law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty — a rise from the 129 officers killed in 2017. Here, wounded Dekalb County Police K9 Indi stands by his handler's side during a funeral service for Edgar Flores on Dec. 18 in Georgia.
A new study from the New England Journal of Medicine finds that motor vehicle crashes were one of the leading causes of death among children and adolescents in the U.S. in 2016.
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