Sen. Susan Collins of Maine

Lawmakers react after Nashville school shooting

After a shooter killed six at a Nashville school, some lawmakers promoted current gun safety legislation, with others urging an assault weapons ban.

 | Scripps News Staff

Children and a man at a reunification center following a school shooting in Nashville, Tennessee

Victims of Nashville school shooting range in age from 9 to 61

Tennessee authorities said there were multiple deaths after a Nashville school shooting, with victims as young as 9.

 | Scripps News Staff

Emergency crews respond to East High School in Denver, Colorado.

Teen suspect fled after two administrators shot at Denver high school

A 17-year-old suspect fled after two administrators at a Denver high school were shot. Armed officers were deployed to schools.

 | Scripps News Staff

A school bus outside Richneck Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia.

'I thought I had died': Teacher shot by 6-year-old student speaks out

For the first time, first grade teacher Abigail Zwerner is speaking out about the day she was shot by her 6-year-old student at Richneck Elementary.

 | Elina Tarkazikis

A gun confiscated from a student at a high school in Baltimore.

After a Scripps News guns investigation, Congress takes note

A Scripps News investigation found children are increasingly bringing guns to schools. Now Congress wants to do more about it.

 | Lori Jane Gliha and Rosie Cima and Amy Fan

President Joe Biden

Biden issues order to strengthen gun background checks

Biden has been emboldened by the midterms after his regular talk of gun control didn't result in massive losses, and he's expected to push further.

 | AP

Guns on display at Capitol City Arms Supply.

Visa, Mastercard pause decision to track gun shop purchases

Visa indicated that legal pushback was partially the reason they have paused their decision to start categorizing all purchases made at gun shops.

 | AP

The Mountainlair Student Union at West Virginia University.

West Virginia bill would allow concealed carry on college campuses

The bill strictly prohibits the open carry of a firearm on campus. It also prohibits guns in areas with a capacity of more than 1,000 people.

 | Scripps News Staff

Signage prohibiting guns at an airport

Record 6,542 guns intercepted at US airport security in 2022

With the exception of 2020, the number of weapons intercepted at airport checkpoints has climbed every year since 2010.

 | AP

Law enforcement personnel investigate the scene of multiple shootings on Arkabutla Dam Road in Arkabutla, Miss

Sheriff: Gunman kills 6, including ex-wife, in Mississippi

The killings stunned residents of Arkabutla, home to 285 people and located about 30 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee.

 | AP

Officer's take a photo of the AR-15 style rifle found in an 18-year-old student's backpack

5-year-old boy, AR15-style gun involved in recent school incidents

An exclusive Scripps News investigation found increasing numbers of guns at schools. Cases involved teens and kids as young as five.

 | Lori Jane Gliha and Karen Rodriguez and Amy Fan and Rosie Cima

Attorney General Merrick Garland

DOJ giving states $231M for gun violence prevention programs

The funding is part of the landmark bipartisan gun legislation passed by Congress over the summer.

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A student kneels where flowers are being left at the Spartan Statue on Michigan State University's campus.

Michigan State students reflect on where they were when shots rang out

Michigan State University students who were near the MSU Union share what went through their heads as a gunman opened fire on campus.

 | Stephanie Sandoval and Brandi Scarber

Police investigate the scene of a shooting at Berkey Hall on the campus of Michigan State University.

Police seek motive of gunman who killed 3 at Michigan State

Investigators still were sorting out why Anthony McRae fired inside an academic building and the student union shortly before 8:30 p.m. Monday.

 | AP

A sales associate arranges guns on display.

New report details illegal gun trafficking trends in the US

A Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives report found an alarming link between legal guns being sold to someone who can't buy one.

 | Axel Turcios

Vice President Kamala Harris visits a memorial set up outside Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, California

Monterey Park memorial visitors honor victims, call for gun reform

A sea of flowers and candles has formed in front of the Star Ballroom Dance Studio after one of several recent mass shootings across the country.

 | James Packard

The U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects firearms dealers' request to block N.Y. gun laws

Attorneys for gun dealers argued that their clients are "risking everything to try to stay in business" amid new laws for safety requirements.

 | Maura Sirianni

A sign warns travelers not to bring guns through a TSA checkpoint.

Record number of guns seized by TSA: Here's which airports fared worst

The agency reported that it confiscated 6,542 firearms in 2022. That's an increase of 570 firearms over 2021.

 | Scripps News Staff

LodeStar Works smart gun and app.

A company's personalized 'smart gun' aims to make firearms safer

There’s still a lot more that needs to be looked at and perfected before introducing smart guns to the world.

 | Stephanie Sandoval

Artificial intelligence program can detect weapons from cameras.

AI program can detect weapons from security camera feeds

The artificial intelligence program can alert schools immediately when a weapon is detected.

 | Chloe Nordquist

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker looks to supporters after he defeated GOP challenger Darren Bailey

Illinois governor bans the possession or sale of semiautomatic weapons

Illinois' state ban on semiautomatic weapons is only a few days old. Legal challenges are in the works.

 | Stephen Graddick IV

Gov. J.B. Pritzker hugs gun control advocate Maria Pike.

Illinois bans semiautomatic weapons, critics vow court challenge

The ban covers dozens of types of rifles and handguns, .50-caliber guns and attachments, and it puts limits on rounds rifles and handguns can hold.

 | AP

A sign in Times Square reads "Gun Free Zone."

Shootings in New York City are costing taxpayers millions of dollars

A new report found New York City taxpayers have paid nearly $40 million to treat gunshot wounds in the city's hospitals.

 | Axel Turcios

A memorial for the 19 children and two teachers killed in the Uvalde shooting sits outside of Robb Elementary

2022 Year In Review: Gun Violence

2022 saw a record number of people under 18 years old killed, but some cities have reported a drop in homicides.

 | Ben Schamisso

Security officers speak inside a store at the Mall of America.

5 Arrested In Deadly Shooting At Minnesota's Mall Of America

Those arrested are two 18-year-olds and three 17-year-olds, all male.

 | AP

Two people visit a memorial for the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting victims.

10 Years Later, A Memorial Honors Those Killed In Sandy Hook Shooting

Newsy's Sam Eaton visited the memorial to those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary and helps share how and why it came to be.

 | Sam Eaton

Image of firearms on display at a gun shop.

Judge Places Hold On Oregon's Gun Law, State To Appeal

The law requires a permit, background check, fingerprinting and hands-on training for new firearms buyers. It also bans magazines over 10 rounds.

 | AP

U.S. President Joe Biden.

President Biden Renews Push For Assault Weapons Ban

Over half of voters say they want to see nationwide gun policy made stricter, according to an Associated Press survey.

 | Kellan Howell

A flag with a message to Daniel Aston, one of the victims of the mass shooting at Club Q, sits at a memorial outside the club

No Record Of Effort To Remove Club Q Suspect's Guns In 2021

Newsy found Colorado's red flag law was not applied to the Club Q shooting suspect, even after he made an earlier bomb threat.

 | Lori Jane Gliha

Ethan Crumbley speaks in court.

Life Sentence Sought For Teen In Michigan School Shooting

Ethan Crumbley's lawyers believe he can be rehabilitated in prison, while prosecutors say life in prison is "appropriate in this case."

 | AP