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One person dead, man in custody after shooter with rifle reported at Purdue Univ.

At least one person was in custody on Tuesday after reports of shots being fired at Purdue University in Indiana. According to campus officials, the shooting occurred in the Electrical Engineering building and a shelter in place order was given at around 1:30 p.m. Multiple tweets from Purdue students showed…

Ten-year-old wows MLK event with ‘Jesus Wept’ speech: I’m ‘scared to wear my hoodie!’

A 10-year-old in North Carolina has been praised for embodying the spirit of Dr. Luther King in a speech on Monday. Donovan Summers, who attends Rand Road Elementary School in Garner, told the Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast that he had based his speech on the shortest verse in the Bible,…

Florida man mistakenly shoots himself during road rage incident

A Florida man is under investigation after he told Orlando police that he accidentally shot himself during a road rage incident on Monday. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the man said he had been driving toward Orlando on Interstate-4 when another driver allegedly flashed a weapon after the two had…

Sheriff rejects popcorn killer’s ‘stand your ground’ defense: ‘Why didn’t he move seats?’

The sheriff who’s investigating the fatal shooting of a moviegoer this week in Florida said the state’s “stand your ground” defense doesn’t apply in this case, but an attorney said it likely does. “What most people don’t understand is, the law is not concerned with what started your argument; the…

‘Doomsday Prepper’ arrested on weapons charges after deputies watch reality show

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Washington state man who was shown firing two rifles on the “Doomsday Prepper” reality show. In the November episode of the National Geographic Channel program, Tyler Smith – a convicted felon who’s barred from owning guns — describes his plans to commit armed robbery and shots…

Fox News guest predicts Holocaust ‘one day’ if Jewish producer makes anti-NRA film

Fox News host Martha MacCallum lashed out at Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein on Thursday because he supported gun control in the United States while wishing that Jews could have fought back with firearms during the Holocaust. In an interview with radio host Howard Stern this week, Weinstein revealed that he…

GOP candidate wants ‘gun in every Californian’s gun safe,’ touts his ‘really big’ balls

A tea party-backed Republican candidate released an ad this week calling for a “gun in every Californian’s gun safe” and pointed out, in Spanish, that he has “really big” testicles. California Assemblyman Tim Donnelly may have founded the anti-immigrant Minuteman movement in California, but he found at least one well-known…

Stray bullet kills 5-year-old relative of Omaha councilman while she eats breakfast

Police in Omaha have vowed to find the person who fired the bullet that killed a 5-year-old girl while she was eating breakfast this week. According to the Omaha World-Herald, Payton Benson was eating breakfast Wednesday morning when a bullet fired from a block away came through the wall of…

Fox psychiatrist invents ‘data rage’ after theater shooting to blame phones instead of guns

Fox News “Medical A-Team” member Keith Ablow thinks smartphones may be even more dangerous to have in theaters than handguns. Ablow on Tuesday said a smartphone caused a retired police officer to experience “data rage” toward a man who was texting in a Florida theater and fatally shoot him. After…

Theater shooting: Florida man guns down movie-goer for texting in ‘Lone Survivor’ film

A Florida man is in custody on Monday after police said he shot and killed a man who was texting and causing a disturbance at a movie theater. A second person was also shot. [Editor's Note: This story has been updated. See below.] Authorities in Wesley Chapel said that the…

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