Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., compares different models of firearms as the House Judiciary Committee holds a markup on the Assault Weapons Ban of 2021, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 20, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House begins debate on firearms ban

The House Judiciary Committee kicked off the debate over which weapons American citizens are allowed to keep and own. During a hearing on Wednesday, House lawmakers went back and forth with each other over how to prevent future mass shootings.

Crime scene police tape in front of blue and red police lights at night. Image by Gerd Altmann

4 dead in Texas apartment complex shooting

Four people are dead, including three teenagers following a shooting at a Texas apartment complex. According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, an argument broke out between two groups of men in the courtyard of the building when shots were fired.

In this April 20, 2020, photo, comedian Craig Robinson performs at the Laugh Factory comedy club in Los Angeles. A man fired a gun inside a comedy club in North Carolina Saturday night, July 16, 2022 shortly after it was evacuated and before actor and comedian Craig Robinson was set to perform, police said. No one was injured. Club employees told WSOC-TV that the man waved a gun around and told everyone to leave before the venue emptied out. About 50 customers had been inside. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)

Comedian Craig Robinson cancels Charlotte, N.C.

A North Carolina man is facing a slew of charges after allegedly opening fire inside a local comedy club where comedian Craig Robinson was set to perform. According to reports Sunday, 36-year-old Omar James McCombs was charged with nine charges relating to the incident, including assault and possession of a firearm as a felon.

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 20: Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court on August 20, 2020 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Bannon and three other defendants have been indicted for allegedly defrauding donors in a $25 million border wall fundraising campaign. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

Steve Bannon’s house ‘swatted’ ahead of contempt case

Police surrounded the Washington D.C. home of former Trump advisor Steve Bannon after a prank 911 call set off a false alarm. The call came late Friday morning to the Washington D.C. Police dispatch to report a mentally ill man carrying a weapon and making comments on shooting someone.