Children’s mental health tops list of parent worries, survey finds

CNN — Forty percent of US parents are “extremely” or “very” worried that their children will struggle with anxiety or depression at some point, a new survey finds. The Pew Research Center report said mental health was the greatest concern among parents, followed by bullying, which worries 35% of parents. These concerns trumped fears of … Read more

Chunli Zhao: Half Moon Bay shooting suspect legally owned his gun and targeted specific people, authorities said. Here’s what we know about him

CNN — The man suspected of killing four people at a California mushroom farm and three others at a nearby site Monday had legal possession of a semi-automatic weapon that was registered to him, a sheriff said. The suspect, Chunli Zhao, 66, was not known to local law enforcement before the massacre and had shown … Read more

Half Moon Bay: 7 killed in apparent ‘workplace violence’ case as 3 mass shootings in 44 hours stun California

CNN — The 66-year-old man suspected of killing four people at a mushroom farm in California and three others at a nearby site Monday was an employee of the farm, San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus said Tuesday. “All of the evidence we have points to this being the instance of workplace violence,” the sheriff … Read more

Monterey Park, California massacre: 72-year-old gunman was disarmed before he could carry out a second shooting

CNN — A 72-year-old man opened fire at revelers celebrating Lunar New Year on Saturday night before ultimately killing himself in a brutal spasm of violence that shattered the majority-Asian American city of Monterey Park, California. With a semi-automatic weapon in hand, the gunman, Huu Can Trankilled 10 people and wounded at least 10 others … Read more

Illinois state court allows limited pause on state’s gun ban backed by Pritzker

Washington CNN — An Illinois judge on Friday granted a temporary restraining order barring the enforcement of a new Illinois gun control law against roughly 800 plaintiffs. The law, signed by Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker last week at the start of his second term as governor, caps the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines, bans “switches” … Read more