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Family Reflects On Teen Gun Violence In Nashville
NewsChannel5.com
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In less than just 50 days into 2017, eleven people have been murdered in Nashville. What's even more shocking is that three of those victims are kids. Teen gun violence is a growing problem in Nashville and if you think it won't ...

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 21:39

WPMI Local 15 News

Mobile Sheriff: Teen gun violence on the rise | WPMI
WPMI Local 15 News
In the past week, two people in the Mobile area were shot and killed and authorities say in both cases a teenager pulled the trigger.15-year-old Nia Savage was ...

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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 20:15

Chicago Tribune

The 11-year-old killed in Chicago's gun violence – and her gift of life to 6 others
Chicago Tribune
"I'm just so grateful, and my heart is so full," Darvece Monson said as she recovered at the Center for Care and Discovery on Feb. 17, 2017. Monson received a kidney transplant from a relative, Takiya Holmes, 11, who was shot and killed in Chicago.

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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 18:36

HipHopDX

Meek Mill Addresses Recent Chicago Gun Violence Via Instagram ...
HipHopDX
Meek Mill took to Instagram to address the death of an 11-year-old Chicago girl, calling on Black Lives Matter to address gun violence in the city.

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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 17:50

Miami Herald

Gauging gun violence in Miami-Dade complicated by jumble of ...
Miami Herald
Deaths are only a partial measure of gun violence, but assessing wounding by firearms is complicated because stats are kept separately by individual police ...

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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 14:47

Chicago Sun-Times

Silencing the Guns: A racial divide at heart of Chicago violence
Chicago Sun-Times
Editor's note: This is the fourth in an occasional series of opinion essays, produced in cooperation with the University of Chicago Crime Lab, exploring solutions to the scourge of gun violence in Chicago. The Crime Lab released a report this month ...

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 13:30

New York Magazine

Gun Violence Takes a Brutal Psychological Toll on Kids
New York Magazine
In a handful of communities in the United States, violence is a traumatizing part of everyday life. And one underappreciated aspect of living in these neighborhoods, writes ABC News's Avianne Tan, is the long-term psychological effects this sort of ...

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 11:21

WTAJ

PSU holds town hall on gun violence
WTAJ
University Park, Centre County, Pa. - The topic of gun violence took center stage Thursday at a town hall meeting on Penn State's campus. WPSU, the PBS-affiliate at Penn State, held a panel including former law enforcement officers. One of the officers ...

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 10:27

Huffington Post

We Can Stop Gun Violence Without Blaming People Living With Mental Illness
Huffington Post
In the wake of the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I convened a meeting to tackle a complicated question: What does research actually tell us about the intersection of mental illness and gun violence? Those who attended the meeting ...

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 09:01

Miami Herald

A year after death of King Carter, 6, youth gun violence continues ...
Miami Herald
Overall, the rate of murders and shootings involving kids and teens in Miami-Dade has remains steady over the last decade - but the persistent violence ...

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Friday, February 17, 2017 - 07:00