Tapped out by its battles over lead-tainted water, the Michigan city is grappling with another public health crisis: It’s losing kids to guns at nearly twice the rate of Chicago and Detroit.
Several families are suing the state, arguing that unchecked gun violence is impairing children — and officials must do more to protect them.
New research contends that a surge in handgun production and possession propelled murder rates in American cites — until new restrictions on firearms reversed the trendlines.
A person killed by a firearm in August 2016 was shot 4.25 times on average, nearly double the average of 2.5 in August 1992, the Chicago Sun-Times found.
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Funneling more gun criminals to federal prison won't lead to fewer gun homicides. To understand why, just look at St. Louis.
My Job Is to Tell the Public When People Are Shot in Baltimore. This Time, It Was My Little Brother.
Stricken by grief by the July slaying, T.J. Smith, the chief spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department, now feels overwhelmed by the support that has poured in from around the country.
Midyear data for fatal shootings show no relief for St. Louis and Detroit, and an acutely alarming trend in Baltimore.