A Texas school district is warning students that they face suspension from school if they walk out to join nationwide gun control protests this week. "We are here for an education and not a political protest," is the message from Needville ISD Superintendent Curtis Rhodes.
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Oprah Winfrey offered to match George and Amal Clooney's $500,000 donation to the “March for Our Lives” gun control rally organized by the survivors of the tragic shooting at Florida's Parkland high school last week.
Dallas City Council member Dwaine Caraway has asked the National Rifle Association to hold its scheduled gun convention in another city. Caraway, a Democrat who works under Mayor Mike Rawlings, made the announcement on Monday.
A massive manhunt is underway for Christopher Dorner, a fired Los Angeles police officer suspected in the deaths of a former police captain's daughter and her fiance last weekend, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Police say the bodies of Monica Quan and her boyfriend Keith Lawrence were found inside their car in a parking garage Sunday night. Dorner was last seen Thursday when he killed a police officer and wounded two others. He was reportedly driving a pickup at the time of the separate shootings.
A 15-year-old boy is in police custody in New Mexico, charged with killing two adults and three children at a South Valley home near Albuquerque Sunday morning, the Associated Press reports.
The teen was identified as Nehemiah Griego. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office identified the victims as Pastor Greg Griego, 51; his wife Sara Griego, 40; and three of their children, Zephania Griego, 9; Jael Griego, 5; and Angelina Griego, 2. The victims were all shot multiple times with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle (similar to the one pictured above in a Getty Images stock photo).