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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…

School board member resigns over plan to pass out free ammo to honor Sandy Hook victims

A school board member finally stepped down Tuesday after his plan to hand out free ammunition to honor victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre misfired. Gregory Beck drew calls for his resignation almost immediately following his election in November to the Brookfield, Connecticut, school board after making a post…

Lawmaker fires handgun in Kentucky Capitol: ‘I am a gun owner… It happens’

A Kentucky lawmaker has confirmed that she accidentally discharged a handgun in her Capitol office on Tuesday. State Rep. Leslie Combs (D) told WHAS that she was unloading the gun in her Capitol annex office when it discharged. A bookcase was struck by a bullet after it ricocheted off the…

Omaha police association labels video of diapered black toddler ‘The Thug Cycle’

The Omaha Police Officers Association drew criticism this week after it posted a video of a black child in a diaper and titled it “The Thug Cycle.” A post on the association’s blog explained that the “video is bad” and “will make you angry.” The video shows an African-American toddler…

Impatient NC cops allegedly shoot mentally ill teen: ‘We don’t have time for this’

A North Carolina detective is on leave after shooting a mentally ill teen who had reportedly already been subdued with a Taser. A Brunswick County event report obtained by WECT indicated that two officers were called to Boiling Spring Lakes home after 12:34 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. One of the…

Report: New York homeland security chief used handgun as laser pointer during speech

Visiting foreign dignitaries were alarmed when New York’s director of homeland security pulled out a handgun and used its laser sighting device as a pointer during a presentation late last year. The incident happened Oct. 24 but was only reported Monday by the Albany Times Union. Public officials told the…

Florida man’s hospital shooting rampage ends in suicide

A Florida man is dead after shooting up a hospital and several cars in Daytona Beach on Sunday. Police said that 20-year-old Jonathan G. Rodriguez-Jeff of Deltona first reportedly fired a shotgun at vehicles on Clyde Morris Boulevard before crashing his vehicle through the west gates of Halifax Hospital, according…

Armed Minnesota man burns down his own house, then blames Obama

A Minnesota man is in custody on charges of arson after police say that he set fire to his house and then blamed President Barack Obama and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Patch reported that fire was reported coming from the Minnetonka home of 49-year-old Ronald Gary Bailey after 9…

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