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 […]

Past award winners include transgender activist and Olympian Caitlyn Jenner, former NFL player Michael Sam, and award-winning broadcast journalist Robin Roberts.

A 16-year-old boy is the youngest among the victims killed, while a 65-year-old woman and 73-year-old man were the oldest.

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.

Reggina Jefferies was a praise dancer at the funeral ceremony honoring the memory of friends Josiah Pratt and Jamari Wilson, two 15-year-olds who drowned in nearby Modesto, when she was shot and killed.

According to the Daily News, police have not made any arrests. They say the suspect was wearing a ski mask when he approached the park.

Police report that Marks and her ex-boyfriend shared an abusive past. Marks made three domestic calls to police during their relationship that began in 2013. She filed a final complaint against him on May 16.

The summer in Chicago has already gotten off to a deadly start, with gun violence claiming the lives of five and injuring nearly 60. According to the Chicago Tribune, there have been 1,400 shooting victims so far this year and 2016 is just about to reach its midway point. But what can be done to curb […]

During Clinton's address at the gala, she took a moment to target presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his "unsafe" comments on gun control.

Police say Tyshawn's shooting resulted from a bloody conflict involving rival factions of two of Chicago's oldest gangs--the Gangster Disciples and the Black P Stones.

A bidder driving the offer up identified themselves as Tamir Rice. And the top bidder's online name appeared to be "Racist McShootface."

"I am honored and humbled to announce the sale of an American firearm icon. The firearm for sale is the firearm that was used to defend my life and end the brutal attack from Trayvon Martin," he said in the description.