gun violence

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell points towards Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., as he endorses her candidacy in Philadelphia, Penn., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Ed Rendell to Democrats: Time to Be ‘Single-Issue’ Gun Control Voters

“If we’re going to make progress, the message we have to take is that we’re going to be single-issue voters. I don’t care about e-mails or anything else, (but) we need to vote for Hillary Clinton because she is someone who is going to make progress on gun control,” Ed Rendell says.

Members of the Chicago Police Department put up tape and clear the scene of a fatal shooting in the 700 block of North Ridgeway Avenue Sunday, June 26, 2016, in the East Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago. A 55-year-old man who was shot later died at Mount Sinai Hospital and …

A Bloody Fourth Around Chicago with 37 Shot and 6 Dead in Gang Warfare

As the nation took to backyard BBQs and paused to celebrate the birth of our nation, the incessant gang warfare in and around the Chicago area continued without a hitch with 37 shootings and six deaths over the three-day weekend. The tragic toll included the death of a 39-year-father and his two young girls in a nearby Chicago suburb.

King Carter, killed in drive-by shooting in Miami-Dade, Florida

Florida Police Launch Manhunt for Men Who Allegedly Fatally Shot 6-Year-Old

Police are pleading for residents to lay aside the “anti-snitch” culture in the African-American majority Pinewood neighborhood of Miami-Dade, Florida, as they seek help from residents to find the group of men who shot and killed a six-year-old boy as he was walking last week.


Chicago Rings in New Year’s Day with 2 Dead, 15 Shot

As the nation celebrated New Year’s Day, most spending the day off work with family, the denizens of Chicago were working overtime to rack up victims. This year, on New Year’s Day, Chicago gang warfare racked up 2 deaths and 15 shot.

Chicago skyline

3 Dead, 7 Wounded in Chicago During the 48 Hours Before Christmas

As most citizens of the Windy City were gearing up for Christmas Day, others were still engaging in gangland shootings, and in the 48 hours leading up to the blessed day, three people were killed and seven were wounded—including a well-known local rap artist.