Gun Violence

MONTREAL (AP) — Five people were killed in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers, the president of the center said Sunday. Authorities reported two arrests in what Quebec’s premier and Canada’s prime minister called an act of terrorism. Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre President Mohamed Yangui reported the number of dead […]

The President tweeted that Windy City officials better fix the "horrible 'carnage'" or the federal government will step in.

A mother was fatally shot in Chicago. Authorities said she was caught in a crossfire while standing outside with her 1-year-old daughter.

Seven-time Grammy nominated singer Joe joined Erica Campbell and GRIFF live at the Allstate Family Reunion! He talks the journey of being an artist and his personal goal of making music that “treated people with respect and had a lot of class.” He also talks about working with Bishop T.D. Jakes on their song, “Closer.” […]

The teen, whose name has not been released, has been charged as a juvenile and was being questioned Saturday by investigators in connection with the deaths.

NewsOne spoke with Christina Greer, a professor of political science at Fordham University, about how Democrats performed overall at the convention and particularly on two key issues facing African-Americans: Women's empowerment, and police killings and gun violence.

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 […]

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) delivers this week’s Congressional Black Caucus Message to America focusing on how increasing economic opportunities in urban communities can reduce gun violence in America. Kelly’s new collaborative initiative, UP or otherwise known as the Urban Progress initiative was established to reduce gun violence by increasing opportunities and building strong a strong coalition at the […]

There is no evidence that the gun was fired, police said. They released information about the finding Tuesday after an attorney for the man accused of shooting Smith hinted that a second gun at the scene made his client fear for his life.

A 23-year-old has been arrested in the shooting death of a baby girl in Compton, California earlier this month, The LA Times reports. Ray Howard Patterson was taken into police custody by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Monday afternoon. Police believe Patterson was the same suspect who took off in a blue Chevrolet Impala […]

One out of every three days in January had a mass shooting.

Stories about gun violence within our country are becoming all too common. President Obama is utilizing the incidents as an avenue to open up the conversation about the need for stricter gun control laws. He recently released a statement about the killing of Zaevion Dobson, a high school football star from Knoxville, Tennessee who was […]