Tag: Mental health

After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Nine days after the Florida school shooting, Gov. Rick Scott and Republican legislators announced school safety and gun restriction proposals that...
Murkowski has concerns with gun bans as reaction to violence

JUNEAU, Alaska — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Thursday that steps can be taken to address a "growing trend" of mass shootings and increased...
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ST. LOUIS — Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and an independent candidate running for her job support banning assault weapons to stifle the sort of...
Texas skater finds new purpose after Olympic dream fades

HOUSTON — Katy Taylor was 16 as she watched the ladies figure skating competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin from her home...
Hockey dads Bourque, Donato bear stress of watching US sons

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Ted Donato wasn't worried about family bragging rights. ...
Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A week after a shooter slaughtered 17 people in a Florida high school, thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama prison system would get a $51 million funding increase in October, under a budget approved Tuesday by the Alabama...
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PHOENIX — Arizona House Democrats on Tuesday failed to force a vote on their proposal to ban "bump stock" devices that allow extremely rapid...
Keep guns locked up, teen suicide prevention group urges

SALT LAKE CITY — A new task force created to attempt to slow a troubling rise of teen suicides in Utah recommended Tuesday that...
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TACOMA, Wash. — State officials are working to settle a federal court case in which Washington has racked up nearly $50 million in fines...

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