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February 23, 2018 4:34 PM Trump says he wants to review U.S. military policy of gun-free zones on bases

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he wanted to review the U.S. military’s policy of having bases be gun-free zones, noting that some soldiers killed in a shooting spree several years ago at one facility had been expert marksmen who were unarmed. ”We’re going to look at that whole military base gun-free zone,“ Trump 94

February 23, 2018 4:14 PM Sandy Hook parents: Online platforms are caving to hoaxers

Shooting survivor: I'm not a crisis actor Veronique and Lenny Pozner are the parents of Noah Pozner, who was one of the 20 children and six adults killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. Lenny is the founder of HONR Network, and Veronique is on the board. The views expressed here are solely those of the authors. (CNN)For those affected by gun violence 71

February 23, 2018 3:01 PM Switzerland: 2 killed in shooting in Zurich

BERLIN – Police say two people are dead after a shooting in Switzerland's biggest city, Zurich. They say the situation is under control. City police said they rushed to the scene near the central train station after passers-by reported hearing shots on Friday afternoon. Officers found one person dead and a second with serious injuries, who subsequently 49

February 23, 2018 2:20 PM At least 3 killed in small plane crash in rural Indiana

There were no survivors of a small plane crash in rural Indiana on Thursday night. The Cessna 441 plane left from Eagle Creek Airport in Indianapolis at 7:21 p.m. before crashing in a field north of Rossville, Indiana, on its way to Green Bay, Wisconsin just 18 minutes later, according to WRTV. "Unfortunately when officers responded to the area near 500 West and 500 South 77

February 23, 2018 3:10 AM First National Bank of Omaha will stop issuing NRA Visa card

First National Bank of Omaha said it will stop issuing an NRA-branded Visa card as the national debate over guns reaches a fever pitch. "Customer feedback has caused us to review our relationship with the NRA. As a result, First National Bank of Omaha will not renew its contract with the National Rifle Association to issue the NRA Visa Card," spokesperson 55

February 22, 2018 5:49 PM Slain football coach ran 'toward danger' to save students in school shooting, sheriff says at funeral

At the funeral today for the assistant football coach killed while protecting students in a mass shooting, the sheriff said, "Before you even heard how he died, you knew he died putting himself in harm's way to save others. That's who he was." Aaron Feis, 37, a father and husband, was one of the 17 people killed in the Valentine's Day massacre at Marjory 256

February 22, 2018 4:55 PM US military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 extremists

MOGADISHU, Somalia – The United States military for the second straight day is announcing a drone strike that killed al-Shabab extremists in Somalia. The U.S. Africa Command says the strike on Wednesday killed four "terrorists" near Jamaame in Lower Juba region in the south. The statement says the U.S. assesses no civilians were killed. The U.S. on Wednesday 44

February 22, 2018 6:09 AM Sheriff slams NRA's Dana Loesch, calls for ban on automatic rifles after Florida school shooting

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel (left) slammed NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fla. A sheriff slammed the spokeswoman of the National Rifle Association for failing to stand up for the Florida school shooting survivors and called for automatic rifles to be outlawed. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel attended 74

February 22, 2018 5:10 AM Swingers club in Florida being sued in connection with fatal crash

A popular swingers club in Florida is being sued in connection with a car crash last summer that killed two people. Trapeze was named as a co-defendant along with Judith Khouri, the driver who allegedly failed to yield at a green light after leaving the club around 3 a.m. March 26, 2017, with married couple, Benyamin Benyamin and Zafirt Benyamin, the Miami 100

February 22, 2018 1:00 AM Broward County sheriff orders deputies to carry rifles on school grounds following Parkland shooting

Broward County deputies will carry rifles on school grounds "from this point foward," Sheriff Scott Israel announced Wednesday — one week after 17 people were killed at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Israel said "qualified and trained" sheriff's deputies will be carrying rifles, including AR-15s, in an effort to "defeat any threat that comes 59