Minnesota House panel approves gun sale background checks

A Minnesota House committee has voted to require universal criminal background checks for gun purchasers
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Kentucky House OKs school safety bill after deadly shooting

The Kentucky House of Representatives has passed a school safety bill more than one year after two students were killed in a shooting at a western Kentucky high
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Trump threatens to veto gun bills pushed by Democrats

Trump threatens to veto two Democratic bills expanding federal background checks on gun purchases
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Mariners' Hernandez gets off to shaky spring start

Felix Hernandez says he's all set for a bounce-back season
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Colorado 'red flag' gun bill passes first hearing

Colorado Democrats see a big opportunity to pass legislation allowing the seizure of guns from people deemed to pose a threat to themselves or others
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Teen in New Mexico school shooting detained for evaluation

A teen who authorities say fired a gun at a New Mexico school and intended to kill his ex-girlfriend has been ordered to remain in detention while he undergoes
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School threat system fields thousands of tips in first month

Pennsylvania's new mandatory threat reporting system for schools drew thousands of tips in its first month
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Parkland shooting victims are remembered in silence

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas and schools nationwide bowed their heads in a moment of silence and undertook volunteer projects to try to make something g
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Rhode Island governor calls for stronger gun control laws

Gov. Gina Raimondo has marked the anniversary of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, by calling for stronger gun control laws in Rhode Island
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After shooting: 'You can't really trust other students'

School life changed in Florida since high school massacre: heightened security, worried teachers and students who 'can't really trust other students'
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North Carolina House Democrats press for gun restrictions

Gun-control advocates in the North Carolina legislature are pressing again for weapon restrictions they say will reduce the risk of mass shootings and other fir
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Tributes, activism, safety drills mark 1 year since Parkland

Some students around the country marked the anniversary of the school massacre in Parkland, Florida, with moments of silence or somber vigils, while others aime
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Florida governor wants grand jury to investigate schools

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is calling for a statewide grand jury to look at whether the state's 67 school districts are following school safety laws enacted in t
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Parkland shooting stirs 3 siblings to lives of activism

The three Deitsch siblings have devoted long hours to the March for Our Lives movement since the Parkland school shooting last year
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Some Washington sheriffs refuse to enforce new gun laws

Sheriffs in a dozen Washington counties say they won't enforce the state's sweeping new restrictions on semi-automatic rifles until the courts decide whether th
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Parents question whether shooting drills traumatize kids

20 years after Columbine, parents question whether school shooting drills traumatize kids
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Where are Stoneman Douglas students, parents, officials now?

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 dead pushed students, parents, officials and others into the national limelight, something most n
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Gun-seizure laws grow in popularity since Parkland shooting

Last year's mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, prompted a number of states to pass "red flag" laws that allow law enforcement or family member
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More states adopting gun-seizure laws after Parkland tragedy

In the year since the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, nine states have passed laws making it easier to take guns away from people who may be suic
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Family healing after 1 son slain, other wounded at Parkland

Mitch Dworet and his wife Annika are members of a tiny circle within the small club no parent joins voluntarily
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Murphy signs bill requiring panic alarms in schools into law

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a bill requiring the state's public schools to install so-called panic alarms
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Panel approves message that Utah doesn't need new gun laws

A panel of Utah lawmakers is signing off on a declaration that the state doesn't need new gun-control measures like a so-called red flag law
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Schools, farms and voting machines in Wolf's budget sights

Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal requests hundreds of millions of dollars more for Pennsylvania's schools, as well as a sprinkling of money for new voting machin
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The Latest: Steve King's guest is pro-Trump video blogger

Iowa Republican Steve King says his State of the Union guest will be Lynette Hardaway, otherwise known as the video blogger Diamond
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