San Bernardino Shooting

Semi-Automatic Rifles Really Are More Deadly, New Study Clearly Shows

Numbers don't lie.<p>The US government defines an active shooter as an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined …

Research

Shootings with semiautomatic rifles more deadly than handguns, study says

More people were shot, and more killed, when the perpetrator of an “active shooting” in the US had a semiautomatic rifle, according to a new study of 248 incidents published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.<p>The study, which examined only a small subset of America’s shootings, …

Guns

8 people shot at apartment complex in San Bernardino, Calif., 2 in critical condition

Eight people were shot at an apartment complex in San Bernardino, Calif., on Sunday night, with two people currently in critical condition.<p>Three …

World News

Adam Housley Is Leaving Fox News

TVNewser has learned that Fox News Channel senior correspondent <b>Adam Housley</b> is leaving the network at the end of the month.<p>The LA-based Housley is …

Northern California

What The Hal?

11 posts<p>Subscribe<p>“What The Hal?” is a podcast where we talk in depth with newsmakers and public figures on significant topics that are relevant to …

Los Angeles

Dallas man convicted for Islamic State revenge slaying

A 33-year-old man is facing up to life in prison after a Dallas jury convicted him of a slaying prosecutors said was intended as revenge for Islamic …

Business

California Is One Of The Most Secretive States When It Comes To Police Conduct

<i>Scene of a 2015 police shooting in Los Feliz. (Photo by Brian Frank / KPCC )</i><p>After each police shooting, investigators flood the scene. They knock, …

Los Angeles

Meet new leader of FBI in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS - The FBI office that oversees Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota has a new leader. Special Agent Jill Sandborn spent much of her …

South Dakota

After the San Bernardino iPhone fiasco, lawmakers introduce the Secure Data Act

Lawmakers introduced the Secure Data Act on Friday: a new bill that prevents law enforcement and surveillance agencies from forcing companies to …

U.S. Department of Justice

ABC, NBC Ignore U.S. and Iraqi Forces Capturing 5 Top ISIS Leaders

There was a lot of winning for the United States this week between the release of three American hostages from North Korea, unemployment at 3.9 …

Conservative View

5 top ISIS leaders captured in latest blow to militant group

<b>WASHINGTON --</b> Five senior leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) were captured in a joint operation involving U.S. and Iraqi forces. …

Donald Trump

iPhone unlocking tool GrayKey sees increased use across all levels of law enforcement

By<p>With the help of the iPhone-cracking GrayKey, local police departments and government agencies alike are gaining the ability to crack the security …

Privacy

YouTube suspect joins short list of female mass shooters

American mass shootings tend to follow a grim pattern: A man opens fire on a school or workplace, claiming lives and sowing chaos.<p>But the shooting at YouTube headquarters in California on Tuesday afternoon appeared different in at least one respect: The suspected shooter was a woman. The suspect, …

World News

The YouTube shooting suspect was a woman. That's unusual.

U.S. news<p>American mass shootings tend to follow a grim pattern: A man opens fire on a school or workplace, claiming lives and sowing chaos.<p>But the shooting at YouTube headquarters in California on Tuesday afternoon appeared different in at least one respect: The suspected shooter was a woman. She …

Mass Shootings

State Department may force all US visa applicants to disclose social media accounts

The plan would affect nearly 15 million travelers annually and requires five years worth of social media usernames to be disclosed.<p>Building a slide …

Social Media

Larry King Says That 'Poorly Written' Second Amendment Should Be Repealed (Video)

Former CNN personality adds, “and the NRA is the worst”<p>Larry King has fired his own shot in the debate over the Second Amendment, saying that it …

Guns

Watchdog: FBI didn't try hard enough to hack iPhone in mass shooting

WASHINGTON — FBI officials could have tried harder to unlock an iPhone as part of a terrorism investigation before launching an extraordinary court …

Privacy

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Facebook data leak: Regulation is necessary

Facebook’s data leak sent the company stock (FB) plunging more than 10% in the past week and raised heated debate on the tech company’s privacy …

Tim Cook

Parkland Journalism Students Asked George Clooney for an Interview, This Is How He Responded

“You make me proud of my country again,” the Oscar winner says<p>Even veteran entertainment reporters will tell you that getting an interview with …

George Clooney

Ex-NFL Player Jonathan Martin Charged With Multiple Crimes After Posting Shotgun Photo

Former Miami Dolphins offensive tackle faces up to six years if convicted as charged<p>Former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin has been charged …

Los Angeles County

Michael Rapaport on National School Walkout: 'It's F-ing Sad' (Video)

“Teenagers shouldn’t be worrying about getting mowed down in school by assault rifles,” actor and author says<p>Michael Rapaport appears to have mixed …

Dylann Roof

Alex Jones, InfoWars Sued for Defamation by Charlottesville Attack Witness

Brennan Gilmore says he was subjected to threats and harassment after being painted as a “deep state” operative<p>InfoWars boss Alex Jones has been hit …

Dylann Roof

Florida Gun Bill: What’s in It, and What Isn’t

The gun control bill that the Florida Legislature passed on Wednesday was, in many respects, a major victory for the new activists of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. It was passed in defiance of the National Rifle Association and, if Gov. Rick Scott signs it, will be the first successful gun …

Guns

Florida Went Gun Shopping After the Parkland Shooting

By Polly MosendzPolly Mosendz and Mira RojanasakulMira Rojanasakul<p>It was a busy February for gun sales in Florida.<p>The FBI’s National Instant Criminal …

Guns

What Gun Violence Actually Looks Like In California

Lawmakers, news outlets and high schoolers have their sights set on the AR-15. So we decided to take a wider look at gun violence.<p>BEVERLY HILLS, CA – …

Guns

War of words at DuPage County Fairgrounds between pro-gun and anti-gun groups gets heated

Two groups of protesters with very different views about weapons faced off at the DuPage County Fairgrounds Sunday morning during a sportsman's show that featured guns for sale.<p>"Enough is enough. Too many people have been killed by the AR-15," said Jax West of Lisle, who organized the initial rally …

Guns

‘Morning Joe’ Snaps at Congressman Over Gun Control: ‘Get Rid of the Assault Weapons!’ (Video)

Donny Deutsch boils over in frustration at Rep. Steve Stivers<p>The set of “Morning Joe” came in for a moment of testiness on Friday courtesy of regular …

Guns

Why Comparing Israel to America on Guns Laws Is Flawed (Video)

“Forget about an assault rifle, the best you can hope for in Israel is one pistol,” former Israeli soldier and TheWrap reporter Itay Hod tells HLN’s …

Guns

Israeli Security Firm Says They Can Hack Any iPhone

Image: iStock<p>Israel-based Cellebrite, a company that has forged a strong commercial bond with a number of US government departments, claims its …

Encryption

What Members of Congress Do — and Don’t — Say After Mass Shootings

An analysis of more than 800 official statements.<p>After high-profile mass shootings, members of Congress often release official statements. In the …

Mitch McConnell