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Bullet holes are seen in the window of the IV Deli Mart, one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. A mentally disturbed 22-year-old man sprayed bullets from his car in the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing seven people. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Eric Thomas: California Shooter Wasn’t Misogynist, It’s Much Deeper Than That

Mass shootings have become so common that they’re barely worth mentioning anymore, itself a sad commentary on the state of things.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2014

Gun-Rights Rally Takes Place Outside Capital

Many supporters brandishing signs that say gun bans are ineffective and illegal and only punish law-abiding citizens.

01/19/2013

An AR-15 style rifle sits on the counter by Craig Marshall as he assists a customer at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012. (Getty Images/Scott Olson)

High-Capacity Guns & Assault Rifles Flying Off Shelves At Suburban Detroit Gun Show

Gun dealer Kevin Brown of Bad Axe says his sales are up 500-percent since the shooting at Sandy Hook.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2013

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Don’t Blame Violent Videos For Violent Acts Says Local Psychiatrist

Beaumont psychiatrist Dr. Joel Young, who specializes in adolescents, is not convinced that videos are the cause of violence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2013

An sketch from the trial on Jan. 7 (credit: CBS)

Colorado Theater Shooting Families Listen To Police Testimony

Police officers who arrested James Holmes after the Colorado movie theater massacre described on Monday the suspected gunman, clad in body armor, as unusually relaxed but fidgety at times.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2013

Weapon’s Retailer Removes Billboard That Appears To Point Gun At Child

The advertising company behind the signs have cited heightened sensitivities over the Connecticut school shooting as reason for the removal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2012

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Will Mental Health Issues Be A Factor In Sandy Hook Shooting?

The brother of Adam Lanza, the man responsible for the school massacre in Connecticut, reportedly told police that his brother suffered from mental health issues. Heather Irish, President of the MINDS program, says although it does not excuse the actions of the shooter, it may help officials understand why he did it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2012

A prayer vigil is held at the Sikh Society of Michigan in Madison Heights. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Prayer Vigil Held To Remember Those Killed At Sikh Temple

Sikhs from metro Detroit gathered Monday evening at a temple in Madison Heights to remember the victims killed in a Sikh Temple near Milwaukee on Sunday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

Fans dressed in costumes wait outside for 'The Dark Knight Rises' Midnight Premiere. (Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

After Movie Massacre, MJR Bans Costumes At Theatres

Changes are in place at a chain of local movie theatres following the Colorado theatre shootings, including what you can and cannot wear.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012

Shooting suspect James Holmes.

Police: Shooting Suspect Told Officers He Was The ‘Joker’

The man responsible for the deadly massacre at a midnight showing of the movie “The Dark Knight Rises” in Colorado was dressed completely in black and told police he was the “Joker,” a villian from the Batman films.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012

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