US Mass Shootings Hover Near Record-Breaking Levels

Topline Six months into this year—and on a day when gunfire killed at least six attending a Chicago area holiday parade—mass shootings and gun deaths in the United States rival 2021’s record-breaking figures, as a wave of gun violence that began at the start of the pandemic continues to rage—though a Covid-era jump in firearm … Read more

Watch Now: With 2 teens shot, Madison police chief warns of holiday gun violence | Crime

Madison Police Chief Shon Barnes urged residents to help authorities curb gun violence ahead of the July Fourth weekend after a spate of shootings across the city in recent days, including one that put two teenagers in the hospital. Six shootings have taken place in all corners of the city since last Friday — and … Read more

Watch Now: With two teens shot, Madison police chief warns of holiday gun violence | Crime

Madison Police Chief Shon Barnes urged residents to help authorities curb gun violence ahead of the July Fourth weekend after a spate of shootings across the city in recent days, including one that put two teenagers in the hospital. Six shootings have taken place in all corners of the city since last Friday — and … Read more

At least 10 marches in NJ Saturday call for end to gun violence

OCEAN CITY — Stefany Mayz was a child when the Columbine High School massacre shocked the United States in April 1999. Now Mayz has two children of her own, who are about the same age as those killed in the latest high-profile mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas last month. Sometimes, she said, it can … Read more

Albuquerque groups honors those lost to gun violence

A group of Albuquerque mothers honoring their sons lost to gun violence.On Saturday, the New Mexico Crusaders for Justice hosted their first annual Easter Egg Brunch Hunt at Tiguex Park. We want to make it a happy day for everyone, “Alicia Otero, co-founder of the group, said. Otero’s son, Elias, know that is not here, … Read more