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Gun Violence

  1. guns
    A Secretive Billionaire’s Dreams of Creating America’s Foremost Guns EmpireThere had been Big Pharma, and Big Oil, but never Big Gun. Stephen Feinberg’s Cerberus Capital set out to create it.
  2. 17 People Were Shot Dead in Chicago Last WeekendIt was the deadliest weekend of the most violent year the city has seen in decades.
  3. One Dead, Two Injured in West Texas School ShootingThe shooter shot another student and then herself.
  4. Woman Reportedly Killed at J’Ouvert After Asking Man to Stop Grinding on HerThe NYPD has arrested one person as officials say the annual festival won’t be cancelled.
  5. law and order
    Brothers Charged in Shooting of Innocent Bystander, NBA Star’s CousinThe brothers were both “documented gang members.”
  6. awful things
    Trump Uses the Death of Chicago Mother to Celebrate HimselfTrump has never met a tragedy that didn’t prove him right somehow, but this may be a new low, even for him.
  7. Democrats Are Staging a Sit-in on the House Floor Over Gun ControlLed by Democratic representative John Lewis of Georgia.
  8. The Murder Rate in Chicago Is Up 84 Percent This YearThe number of shootings has nearly doubled. 
  9. The 2016 Gun-Violence Statistics Out of Chicago Are HorrificThree times as many people were shot as this time last year. 
  10. gun violence
    Person Arrested After Shooting Threat in ChicagoThe suspect allegedly mentioned Laquan McDonald in the online threat.
  11. gun violence
    Gun Store Ordered to Pay Nearly $6 Million to Wounded Officers “Will it change the way things are done around the country? Time will tell.”
  12. shootings
    As Obama Heads to Oregon, Two Campus Shootings Happen in Two Different StatesMany protesters are waiting to greet the president.
  13. guns and kids
    11-Year-Old Boy Shoots 8-Year-Old Girl Dead Over PuppyHe’d been bullying her for a while, her mother reports.
  14. gun control
    How Australia and Britain Tackled Gun ViolencePresident Obama cited the two nations in his call for stricter gun laws — but would the same strategies work here?
  15. gun violence
    Weekend Shootings Leave 7 Dead, 4 Injured in New York City“The madness has to stop and has to stop in Washington,” said Governor Cuomo.
  16. gun violence
    Houston Deputy Sheriff ‘Assassinated’ While Pumping GasA suspect has now been charged, and though a motive is not yet clear, one police official is linking the murder to the Black Lives Matter movement.
  17. the schumers
    Amy and Chuck Schumer Want the U.S. to Do Something About Gun Violence The cousins are teaming up. 
  18. shootings
    Shootings in New York This Weekend Left 2 Dead and 19 WoundedShootings are up 12 percent from last year.
  19. crimes and misdemeanors
    Chicago’s Bloody Weekend Starts a Nervous SummerForty-five shot, seven killed.
  20. crimes and misdemeanors
    More Cops, More Cameras After Weekend’s ViolenceNYPD steps up patrols and surveillance.
  21. scary things
    Crown Heights Teen Shooting Victim Drags His Friend to SafetyHeroism under fire in Brooklyn.
  22. gun violence
    Man Shoots Himself at NRA-Sponsored NASCAR RaceIronic, but not funny.
  23. shootings
    New Mexico Teen Arrested for Shooting Family, Said He Planned to Kill MoreAccording to sources, he was headed for Walmart.
  24. shootings
    Fifteen-Year-Old Boy Charged With Fatally Shooting Five People in New MexicoIt’s believed that the victims were the boy’s family members.
  25. aurora shooting
    Aurora Victims Push for Questions on Gun Control During Presidential Debate“When you watch the presidential debates, ask yourself who has a plan to stop gun violence.”
  26. guns
    Queens Teacher Uses Robbers and Guns to Instruct Spelling R-O-B-B-E-R.