By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 01/07 — Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old black girl,
By SCOTT FAIN AND SOPHIA ROSENBAUM, Associated Press TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) 01/05 — Three men were fatally shot late Friday and four injured when a brawl at a popular Los Angeles-area bowling alley and karaoke bar erupted into gunfire that had terrified patrons,
By SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP) 12/10 — Ke’Shon Newman’s daily routine is guided by guns — the hundreds of illegal pistols, revolvers and other firearms that torment his South Side neighborhood.
BALTIMORE (AP) 09/25 — FBI crime statistics place Baltimore’s homicide rate above that of any other U.S. city with a population over 500,000.
Citing crime data released Monday,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 08/24— A jury on Thursday found a second suspect guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of a 15-year-old high school honor student whose death in 2013 became a symbol of Chicago’s random gun violence.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) 08/08 — A gunman opened fire on two New Jersey police officers while they were sitting in their vehicle at a red light Tuesday night,
CHICAGO (AP) 08/06 — At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to gangs and that the president’s lawyer,
NEW ORLEANS (AP) 07/30 — New Orleans police say a shooting that killed two men and a woman seems gang-related, and the reward for help identifying the gunmen is up to $25,000.
Associated Press, NEW ORLEANS (AP) 07/29 — Two armed individuals walked up to a crowd gathered Saturday evening outside a strip mall in New Orleans and opened fire,
CHICAGO (AP) 07/15 — Chicago police say body cameras show that a man who was fatally shot by an officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun.Read more »
By MIKE CATALINI and RON TODT, TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 06/17 — Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 05/03 — Police across the country have responded to hundreds of paintball fights in recent weeks, a trend that authorities say began around the time an Atlanta rapper began posting YouTube videos encouraging people to trade real guns for paintball weapons.
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 01/20 — Deputy Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, who has steadily risen through the ranks during a 30-year career with Baltimore’s police department,
BALTIMORE (AP) 01/19 — Following a record year in homicides, the head of Baltimore’s police department was fired Friday and the mayor said a change was needed to reduce crime more quickly.Read more »
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 01/05 — Ohio’s largest city graduated its latest class of police recruits Friday at a time of soaring street violence,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/01 — Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before, but gang violence in the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods kept the total number of killings above the 600 mark for only the second time in more than a decade.
By SARA BURNETT and LARRY FENN, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) 12/21 — When she started an urban farm in one of Indianapolis’ roughest neighborhoods, retired chemist Aster Bekele wanted to teach at-risk kids how to garden,
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 12/26 — Earlier this month, with homicides at a near-record high in Ohio’s capital and biggest city,
By JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 12/03 — Akai Alston was 13 when he was shot for the first time. It was during a robbery in East Baltimore,