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Friday, September 4, 2015

Posts Tagged ‘shooting’

Officer involved shooting in Larimer County

Officer involved shooting in Larimer County

Larimer County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) personnel responded to the area of Cherokee Park Road and Cherokee Trail Road, a rural area northwest of Fort Collins near Red Feather Lakes, earlier today on the report of a neighbor dispute. At approximately 5:49 p.m. this afternoon LCSO Dispatch was notified of an officer involved shooting.  One male was reported dead at the scene.  How the man died is being investigated.  The deputy was not injured. Larimer County Sheriff’s Office crime scene ... Full Story

Sheriff investigates shooting

Sheriff investigates shooting

  Assault Investigation Underway Date:               052613 Larimer County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) personnel responded to the 3600 block of SE Frontage Rd, in the Johnson’s Corner area, early morning Saturday, May 25, on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, a 55 year old female and a 49 year old male were contacted and the male was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. The male was transported to a local hospital where he remains under treatment for his ... Full Story

17 People Shot in New Orleans

17 People Shot in New Orleans

  17 People Shot, including 10-year-old Girl, During New Orleans Mother’s Day Parade   Gunmen opened fire as dozens of people marched in a Mother’s Day second-line parade in New Orleans on Sunday, wounding at least 12 people, police said. Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas told reporters that a 10-year-old girl grazed by a bullet was among those wounded in the shooting around 2 p.m. She was in good condition. He said three or four people were in surgery but their conditions weren’t ... Full Story

Thousands of gun deaths since Newtown

Thousands of gun deaths since Newtown

    One Nation Under The Gun: Thousands Of Gun Deaths Since Newtown By Jason Cherkis On the morning of his murder, Feb. 11, Devin Aryal, 9, dressed to the ticking of his race car clock. His collection of stuffed animals, won from those arcade claw games, stared back at him from their perch on his top bunk. Devin felt he had outgrown the cutesy animal prints that had adorned the walls of his Oakdale, Minn., bedroom. He was in fourth grade now, after all. Without telling anyone, he had ... Full Story

‘Good Guys With Guns’ Will Not Stop Gun

‘Good Guys With Guns’ Will Not Stop Gun Massacres

  By Bob Cesca On HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher last Friday there was an extended and heated debate about gun control. The participants included Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker and author Sam Harris, who, in case you don't recognize the name, happens to be an insufferable marketeer of the "both sides are awful" false equivalence. The debate mostly centered around Cory Booker arguing for a massive effort to seize illegally-obtained firearms, with Maher and Harris telling him he's crazy to ... Full Story

Newtown Truthers, NRA Dupes

Newtown Truthers, NRA Dupes

  Newtown Truthers Follow The NRA’s Playbook  By Gene Lyons Conceived in a dream of reason, what the Internet too often reveals is mass credulousness and fathomless irrationality. According to Salon’s Alex Seitz-Wald, a video depicting the Newtown, CT elementary school massacre as a government-sponsored hoax has drawn 8.5 million views on YouTube. No doubt many viewers were drawn by idle curiosity or sheer incredulity. What would “evidence” for so transparently preposterous an ... Full Story

The shootings continue

Three People Hospitalized After Shooting At Lone Star College By Henry Decker At least three people have been shot at Lone Star College’s North Harris campus, just outside Houston, Texas. According to Lone Star College’s Twitter account, the shooting occurred between two individuals around 12:31 CST. The “danger has been mitigated,” and the situation is “under control.” According to local television network KTRK, two victims suffered multiple gunshot wounds, and were taken to Ben ... Full Story

Update: Boulder policemen charged in elk shooting

Update: Boulder policemen charged in elk shooting

  Boulder officers arrested, accused of plotting 'trophy' kill of Mapleton elk Internal probe continues, could lead to termination             In Defense of Animals released this announcement this afternoon (January 18, 3013)       In Defense Of Animals Applauds Boulder District Attorney For Charging Elk Killers IDA also offers $1,500 for a permanent memorial for slain elk Boulder, Colo. (January 18, 2013) - In Defense of Animals (IDA), an ... Full Story

Can We Have Sane Gun Control?

Can We Have Sane Gun Control?

Yes, We Can Have Sane Gun Control Without Trampling Gun Owners' Rights   The NRA is a problem for sane gun enthusiasts. By Joshua Holland, AtlerNet, December 14, 2012  | Editor's note: a version of this piece originally ran after the Minnesota Sikh Temple shootings in August. The United States is not the only country to experience the horrors of mass shootings. We are, however, the only society in which a serious discussion of tighter gun controls doesn't follow incidents like the ... Full Story

David Pakman on guns

David Pakman on guns

By David Pakman Immediately after the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, out of control and often nonsensical debate about gun control made national headlines. After being silent for days, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre held a press conference at which he did not accept any responsibility for the role played by firearms availability and “gun culture,” a culture heavily supported by the NRA, in the mass shooting that took the lives of 20 children, 6 adults, the ... Full Story

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