Gun Violence

As the number of shootings grows in Cincinnati, community members have joined together in a call to stop the violence. They are doing so both on the streets and in a forum. If the sound of motorcycles didn’t catch people’s attention, the funeral-like procession probably did. “A life is a life, and you only have […]

An 18-year-old accused of bringing a loaded gun to school appeared in court Wednesday. Yairius Orso-Miller appeared in court on charges of illegal conveyance of a deadly weapon in a school safety zone and carrying a concealed weapon. Orso is a senior at Dohn Community High School. According to court papers, school security confiscated the […]

Cincinnati’s city-wide curfew for minors went into effect this past weekend. Following the recent deaths amongst minors that involve gun violence, the police department has decided to put a curfew on the city for anyone under 18. Teens who are under the age of 16 will not be able to be in a public area […]

The power of forgiveness among African-Americans in the midst of devastating tragedy is a remarkable testament to faith. I was struck by the way Robert Godwin’s children seemed so at ease as they spoke softly about forgiving Steve Stephens for senselessly killing their father last week on a Cleveland sidewalk and then callously uploading the […]

In her new book, 'Shot,' photographer Kathy Shorr tells the stories of gun violence survivors through a collection of moving photographs.

A 12-year-old girl dies days after getting shot. She's the third young Chicago shooting victim in four days.

A Cook County judge has ruled that Antonio Brown is not guilty of gun charges stemming the fatal shooting of his son, Amari, 7, in 2015.

The accused shooter faces a life sentence. He’s expected to argue self-defense.

Democrats who serve on the House Oversight Committee requested that President-elect Donald Trump’s financial activity be investigated to ensure that he hasn’t made any unlawful decisions.

The sisters returned home to renew their ties to the community and to honor the big sister who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Compton in 2003.

Daveon Coates, 15, and his sister, 11-year-old Tatiyana Coates, were killed in an apparent gang retaliation shooting, police say.

A gunman fatally shot a New York anti-violence activist in Miami. The police say he was an unintended target.