Gun Violence

Earlier this year on one of the first warm days of spring, a family in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, gathered, as many do, for a casual backyard cookout. Their good times would end in bloodshed in one of the most heinous crimes in the state’s history. Two shooters, one armed with a handgun, the other […]

In a Facebook video posted to the Chicago Tribune's website, twenty-eight-year-old Antonio Perkins is seen on camera enjoying a summer evening outside with family and friends on Wednesday.

Saner minds have prevailed: George Zimmerman is not selling the 9mm handgun he used to kill Trayvon Martin — at least not through a public…

Anthony "T.J." Antell Jr. confronted Ricci Bradden after he witnessed the 22-year-old Army private shoot at the feet of his wife during an argument

A 13-year-old anti-violence advocate was shot and wounded by a stray bullet. He's now recovering, after the bullet barely missed his spine.

The popular stars of the OWN show Welcome To Sweetie Pie’s are in mourning today. Miss Robbie’s 21-year-old grandson, Andre Montgomery, has been shot and…

Local residents of Cincinnati Police district two voiced their concerns of gun violence, Monday night. At a forum, held at the Evanston Rec Center, Chief Eliot Isaac and Mayor John Cranley told the attendance that they’re looking into new ways to track the movement of weapons around the city. The next neighborhood forum will be […]

Americans witnessed something highly unusual on Tuesday: They watched President Obama cry. In an uncharacteristic display of emotion, Obama wiped away tears streaming from his…

  Rev. Al Sharpton talks about the social injustice in Chicago and questions why Mayor Rahm Emmanuel would still be on vacation in light of the…

1.Terrorism Sadly the year ended and began with trouble in one of the most famous and beautiful cities in the world. In January, the world…

I am tired, angry, and discouraged with the number of deaths by gun violence over the last 2-3 years. As a mother with two sons,…

I’m weary of writing about young Black boys being gunned down by young Black men. There’s a $20,000 reward for information leading to the killer…