Mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings

A database compiled by The Associated Press shows there were more mass killings in 2019 than any year dating back to at least the 1970s, punctuated by a chilling succession of deadly rampages during the summer.

Suspect, two students dead after shooting on campus of Saugus High School

At least two students were killed and several others were hospitalized with gunshot wounds following a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita on Thursday, officials said. The 16-year-old gunman, who carried out the shooting on his birthday, has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Point of View: Founding Fathers: "Are You People Stupid?"

After more than a dozen people were murdered in mass shootings by mentally ill people in just the past week, why do we continue to do nothing except offer our thoughts and prayers?  I believe in the second amendment, but if you could ask the founding fathers if they intended for the second amendment to guarantee mentally ill people the right to bear arms, I promise you they would say, “Of course not!  Don’t be stupid!”

Police look for 2 men in Kansas bar shooting that killed 4

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two men opened fire inside a bar in Kansas City, Kansas, early Sunday, killing four people and wounding five others in a shooting believed to have stemmed from an earlier dispute, police said.