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Gun violence spikes in Richmond, two homicides last week
Richmond Confidential
The latest flare-up of gun violence in Richmond has prompted increased police presence on the streets, with six shootings and two homicides last week. This interactive map shows homicides in Richmond and North Richmond for the last three years. (Map by ...

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 19:40


Version of Program Fighting Teen Gun Violence Coming to Erie
A version of a successful program to fight teen gun violence in Philadelphia, will come to Erie. Community leaders today heard from Scott Charles, co-founder of the Cradle to Grave program. The program brings at-risk teenagers into the trauma center of ...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 15:50

REYNOLDS: Violence Prevention Not Gun Control
Daily Free Press (subscription)
Gun violence is a hot topic in the news recently, but it is not a new topic. In fact, overall national gun violence has decreased in the past 20 years. It is still an important issue, but it's not the issue of rampant school shooters and a call to gun ...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 01:38
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 01:10

School, friends mourn slain Charlestown teen
Boston Globe
“It is with a heavy heart that I must inform you that we have been advised of the passing of Ryan Morrissey who was severely injured in an incidence of violence last week,” wrote Robert G. Chevrier, principal of St. Clement School in Medford, in a ...

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 00:09

Kimberly Sheridan has dedicated her life to bringing victims of gun violence ...
Baltimore City Paper
She calls her project, an attempt to paint as many victims of gun violence as possible, “The Million Gun Victims March,” though there is no real marching involved. It officially began after the Sandy Hook shootings in 2013. “I got furious at Congress ...

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 17:47

Talk of the Sound

New Rochelle leaders join together to help end gun violence
News 12 Westchester
Religious leaders, elected officials and law enforcement in New Rochelle came together Monday in an effort to put an end to gun violence. The group, called Westchester United, is requesting information from gun manufacturers and demanding they use new ...
Gun Purchasers for Gun Safety Press Event Held at Lincoln Park in New RochelleTalk of the Sound

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Monday, November 10, 2014 - 17:25


Chicago Gun Violence: 4 People Dead, 11 Injured This Past Weekend
Deon Gilbert, a 15-year-old boy, was among the victims. He was killed Friday night when the driver of a vehicle shot him in the abdomen while he was walking in the South Deering neighborhood, the Sun-Times reports. He later died at the Comer Children's ...

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 16:58

Changing the conversation about gun violence — lessons learned from Philly's ...
The Philadelphia Gun Crisis Reporting Project, made up of independent journalists documenting nearly every incident of gun violence in the city since 2012, stopped daily operations recently due to lack of funding. The group still plans on sending a ...

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Monday, November 10, 2014 - 16:44

Changing the conversation about gun violence — lessons learned from Philly's ...
Michelle Pureifoy the mother of gun violence victim Shirkey Warthen holds a image of her son after a ceremony commemorating him with a mural by the Mural Arts Program in Philadelphia. Warthen was a member of Juvenile Law Center's youth advocacy ...

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Monday, November 10, 2014 - 16:43