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Kentucky school shooting leaves two students dead

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

A teenage boy opened fire with a handgun at a Kentucky high school early Tuesday, killing two fellow students and wounding more than a dozen people in the latest mass shooting to hit the United States. 507 more words

Current Affairs

2 Killed, 7 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Nine people were shot — two of them fatally — across Chicago on Monday.

A 26-year-old man was killed in the latest shooting, which happened at 8:13 p.m. 512 more words


Police say shootings 'have all been targeted' in violent start to year

Ottawa police say they are “confident” in their investigations into a recent spate of shootings across the city, while saying they are actively working to curb the flow of illegal guns on the streets. 483 more words

Local News

Man charged with breaking into Windsor, Ont. home — shooting and biting nose of relative

WINDSOR, Ont. — A man is facing charges after allegedly forcing his way into a Windsor, Ont., home, shooting a man and then biting him on the nose. 165 more words


'Shooter is in custody': 15-year-old girl shot in Texas high school cafeteria

DALLAS — A 15-year-old student in Texas was injured in a shooting in her high school cafeteria Monday morning and a 16-year-old boy, also a student at the school, was taken into custody, sheriff’s officials said. 427 more words


3 men shot in midtown Manhattan near Macy's, no arrests made

NEW YORK — Three men have been shot and wounded in midtown Manhattan in an area that is traditionally buzzing with tourists near the Empire State Building and Macy’s. 146 more words


"What can poetry do to help end gun violence?"

Mark Doty – In Two Seconds

Tamir Rice, 2002–2014

the boy’s face
climbed back down the twelve-year tunnel

of its becoming,  a charcoal sunflower
swallowing itself. 233 more words