A block of shootings in Chicago left six people dead and eight others injured earlier this week, including an 11-month-old baby and a 2-year-old boy, The Chicago Tribune reports. A pregnant woman and a grandmother were also among those killed in rash of violence that gripped the city in a 15-hour span. During the past two […]

On-air shootings of TV journalists spur debate on whether guns or mental health are to blame.

After another televised slaying, the White House on Wednesday renewed the Obama administration's call for Congress to act on gun control.


Alison Parker just celebrated her birthday last week, while Adam Ward was engaged to be married. Today, their lives were cut short

A Ferguson, Mo. family is desperate for answers after the shooting death of a 9-year-old girl identified as Jamyla Bolden.

An 11-year-old is facing manslaughter, among other charges, for the death of a three-year-old in Detroit.

The man who carried an airsoft pellet gun and a hatchet into the Carmike Hickory 8 Cinema in Antioch, Tennessee was killed Wednesday.

In the wake of the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, officials have released the alleged suspect’s identity, CNN reports. Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong identified the shooter as 29-year-old  Tremaine Wilbourn. The shooting occurred Saturday evening around 9:18 p.m., when Police Officer Sean Bolton noticed a car was illegally parked in southeast Memphis. Armstrong believes Bolton interrupted […]

A 21-year-old Bronx man lost his life on Tuesday after he was shot in the head as he clutched his one-year-old daughter in his arms, The New York Daily News reports. The shooting took place a little after 1:20 p.m. as Allen McQueen was taking his daughter, Taylor, to the park. McQueen was carrying his daughter on […]


Amari Brown, was shot and killed while playing in a front yard in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood Saturday night, ABC7 reports. Brown was one of 44 people shot, 8 fatally between Friday night and early Saturday. At least 30 of the people were shot within the span of one hour. Read more from ABC7: Amari […]

NBC’s Meet The Press and its host Chuck Todd are under fire for airing a segment on gun violence that showed only African-Americans in the wake of the racially motivated Mother Emanuel AME church shooting. During the segment above, Todd spoke about the Charleston massacre – which left nine dead – and then aired a video featuring Black men […]

UPDATED Friday, June 19, 2015, 2:50 PM, ET — At an extraordinary bond hearing for Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old White man charged with murdering 9 Black people during their Bible study class at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., the judge opened the proceedings by asking people to recognize that Roof’s family members were […]