Australian personal trainer shot dead in Los Angeles

Australian personal trainer shot dead in Los Angeles

LA police have appealed for information from the public after a 30-year-old personal trainer from Sydney was killed outside a medical marijuana dispensary.

  • byAmelia McGuire andSarah Keoghan

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US House passes assault weapons ban

US House passes assault weapons ban

Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed the bill but it will struggle in the Senate. And she all but confirmed she’s heading to Asia Pacific next week.

  • byDiego Areas Munhoz andEmily Wilkins
Nearly 400 police on scene but ‘egregiously poor’ decisions:Uvalde report

Nearly 400 police on scene but ‘egregiously poor’ decisions:Uvalde report

The most exhaustive report yet on the mass school shooting in Texas spread blame across federal and state law enforcement,not just local authorities.

  • byJake Bleiberg andPaul J Weber
Highland Park shooting suspect contemplated second Independence Day massacre

Highland Park shooting suspect contemplated second Independence Day massacre

Fresh questions have also emerged about how the 21-year-old with a history of dangerous behaviour was able to bypass background checks to buy guns.

  • byFarrah Tomazin
Highland Park accused wore women’s clothing to hide,used legally bought guns

Highland Park accused wore women’s clothing to hide,used legally bought guns

Police say Robert Crimo III disguised himself in women’s clothing and was equipped with a legally purchased firearm.

  • byFarrah Tomazin
309th mass shooting this year:America’s gun violence epidemic

309th mass shooting this year:America’s gun violence epidemic

The rampage in Highland Park,Chicago,came on July 4,the day Americans are meant to take to the streets to celebrate the good things about their country.

  • byFarrah Tomazin
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Police capture person of interest in Chicago parade shooting

Police capture person of interest in Chicago parade shooting

Six people were killed and at least two dozen injured when a man with a high-powered rifle opened fire from a rooftop at a Fourth of July parade.

  • byEric Cox
Police officer who shot dead Justine Damond released from prison

Police officer who shot dead Justine Damond released from prison

Mohamed Noor was freed 18 days shy of the fifth anniversary of the fatal shooting of Damond,a dual US-Australian citizen.

  • bySteve Karnowksi andAmy Forliti
Congress sends landmark gun violence bill to Biden to sign into law

Congress sends landmark gun violence bill to Biden to sign into law

In the House,14 Republicans joined Democrats,following similar numbers in the Senate,to approve the bill. Voters have been repulsed over last month’s mass shootings.

  • byAlan Fram
15 Republicans back Democrat gun bill in US Senate,breaking decades-long impasse

15 Republicans back Democrat gun bill in US Senate,breaking decades-long impasse

Both parties emerged with a compromise to curb bloodshed that has come to regularly shock — yet no longer surprise — the nation.

  • byAlan Fram
Gun rights expanded after US Supreme Court overturns NY handgun law

Gun rights expanded after US Supreme Court overturns NY handgun law

The Supreme Court said Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defence,a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed in cities and beyond.

  • byJessica Gresko