Photo of a Canadian flag at a tribute in Nova Scotia

Rampage Leaves 18 Dead in Canada’s Worst Mass Shooting

TORONTO — Police fanned out across more than a dozen crime scenes Monday after a rampage by a gunman disguised as a police officer left at least 18 dead and homes in smoldering ruins in rural communities across Nova Scotia — the deadliest mass shooting in Cana...
Photo of churchgoers taking cover

Armed Congregants Kill Gunman Who Shot 2 at Texas Church

WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas — A gunman who killed two people during a Texas church service was fatally shot within seconds by armed congregants, said state officials, who hailed the state's gun laws that allow weapons in places of worship. “I was so surprised b...

School Shooting Suspect Described as Quiet, Smart

SANTA CLARITA — People who knew the 16-year-old boy suspected of killing two students in a burst of gunfire at a high school outside Los Angeles described him as a quiet, smart kid who they’d never expect would violently snap. One fellow junior at Saugus Hi...
Photo of Paul Hildreth, emergency operations coordinator for the Fulton County School District

Can AI-Powered Cameras Thwart Mass Shooters?

Paul Hildreth peered at a display of dozens of images from security cameras surveying his Atlanta school district and settled on one showing a woman in a bright yellow shirt walking a hallway. "What we're re...