The family of Deante Smith is looking for answers after the 25-year-old was gunned down by his pastor in an alleged confrontation about an affair the pastor had with his wife.

A popular Florida church drummer, who was shot and killed by a plainclothes police officer as he waited for a tow truck, had a gun but never fired it, according to his family's lawyer.

Tyrone Howard reportedly dropped to his knees at his arraignment Wednesday night after being charged with first-degree murder and robbery. Howard was on the run since Sept. 1 for a drug-related shooting in the Lower East Side and escaped police ten times.


After fighting for her life for over 24 hours, 12-year-old Dejah Joyner succumbed to injuries sustained when a stray bullet flew into her Hempstead, Long Island home and struck her down as she stood in her living room, the New York Daily News reports. Her parents Dameon Joyner and Keisha Miles Joyner have spearheaded community […]

When will we reach a serious solution regarding gun control and gun safety in this country? This week, a two-year-old in South Carolina found a gun in the car he was riding in and accidentally shot his grandmother. And last month, another two-year-old boy shot himself in the leg with his father’s handgun, which was sitting on […]

An NYPD officer was docked 30 days of paid vacation after pointing a gun towards two Black teens playing tag.

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is expected to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle gun violence.

An Oakland-based artist was shot and killed this week while creating a mural advocating peace, Inside Bay Area reports. Antonio Ramos, 27, was painting the mural in West Oakland at the Interstate 580 corridor with several others when a man who wasn’t in the group began touching the equipment. After Ramos and the man got […]

A woman was murdered by her boyfriend just hours after posting a photo on Snapchat with the suspect pointing a gun at her head.

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.