Illinois revokes thousands of gun licenses every year. But it’s rare for law enforcement to remove firearms from owners barred from having them.
The first smart guns were unreliable, hackable, and a bad fit for their intended customers. Now several upstart companies think they can learn from the mistakes of the past.
Shootings fell again in 2018. An expert unpacks the possible causes, and explains why the city still has a long way to go.
Spurred by The Trace’s Reporting, Atlanta Stiffens Punishment for Cops Who Leave Their Guns Unattended
After being contacted by The Trace’s reporters, the Atlanta Police Department clamped down…
High-Capacity Magazines, Like the One Used by the California Mass Shooter, Are Deadly and Easily Available
The state's efforts to ban the devices have been stymied in court, leaving plenty of them in circulation.
An analysis of lost and stolen firearms ties thousands of weapons to crimes committed on the city’s streets.
Several families are suing the state, arguing that unchecked gun violence is impairing children — and officials must do more to protect them.
Governor Greg Abbott and Houston officials are calling for the state legislature to pass a lost-and-stolen reporting requirement.