Gun Violence

A 23-year-old has been arrested in the shooting death of a baby girl in Compton, California earlier this month, The LA Times reports. Ray Howard Patterson was taken into police custody by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Monday afternoon. Police believe Patterson was the same suspect who took off in a blue Chevrolet Impala […]

The first victim shot by alleged Kalamazoo gunman Jason Brian Dalton has been called a hero after she used her body to shield several children from harm. USA Today reports Tiana Carruthers, 25, is currently recovering in a local hospital after she was shot three times by the gunman Saturday afternoon. Carruthers was at a […]

The trend has been studied closely for a number of years, showing a slow increase in gun-related deaths.

Fulton writes that Clinton's emphasis on the Black Lives Matter movement and her promise to continue President Obama's efforts to enact gun reform if elected influenced her decision.

"I learned that one of my family members became one of over 30,000 Americans who die every year as a result of gun violence. My cousin became one of the tragic statistics that I, unfortunately, cite most often in my work."

President Barack Obama will answer questions Thursday evening on the thorny issue of the right to keep and bear arms.

“An act of heroism a lot bigger than we should expect from any 15-year-old,” Obama said of the teenager.

Gisela Mota, 33, was sworn in as mayor less than a day before she was shot in her home in Temixco, a central Mexican city.

During the program, President Obama is slated to talk about the negative impact that gun violence has had on our country and will take questions from attendees.

"I'm the first person to see him and when I saw him, I thought it was a dummy gun, but then I saw the bullet clip in his hand and the bullets were shining," the pastor told CNN.

Maleah Williams was outside her apartment playing with Christmas gifts alongside friends when shots rang out in the complex.

After disagreeing on a $5.3 million commission for the flag and repairs for the museum, a $3.6 million budget was considered.