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Dayton shooter’s parents apologize for “insensitive” obituary

The parents of the gunman who fatally shot nine people in downtown Dayton earlier this month before police shot him to death apologized Wednesday for an obituary they posted that they admitted was "insensitive." It appeared on the website of the Conner & Koch funeral home in Bellbrook, Ohio, where the family lives.

Police divided on whether Dayton gunman targeted sister

Investigators are split on whether the Dayton shooter intentionally killed his sister, who was one of the first nine he killed, the city's police chief said Tuesday.

Families mourn as funerals begin for mass shooting victims

Funerals were being held Saturday for some of the victims of mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas.

Republican Ohio governor urges gun sale background checks after shooting

Gov. Mike DeWine said Ohio needs to do more while balancing people's rights to own firearms and have due process during a press conference Tuesday.
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Dayton gunman had ties to southeastern NC

When photos of the Dayton, Ohio gunman surfaced, many people in the Cape Fear may have noticed a familiar backdrop-- historic downtown Wilmington. 

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks but gives no details

President Donald Trump on Monday condemned weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio as "barbaric" attacks and crimes "against all humanity" as he called for bipartisan cooperation to strengthen the nation's gun laws.

Police: Shooter killed 9 in Ohio, including his sister

Six of the nine killed were black, police said. Although they'll investigate the possibility of a hate crime, they said the quick timing of the violence made any discrimination in the shooting seem unlikely.
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911 call amid training at base sets off active shooter fears

Security forces and other emergency responders were called to the hospital of an Air Force base in Ohio following reports of an active shooter Thursday.

Wright brothers’ mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due. It was Charles Taylor - a mechanic in the brothers' Dayton bicycle shop - who built the engine for the airplane that first took flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on Dec. 17, 1903.

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