Local Maryland group Baltimore Ceasefire is calling for a murder-free weekend in Baltimore using the slogan “Nobody kill anybody for 72 hours.”
President Donald Trump on Friday promised to send in “federal help” to gun-crime-ridden Chicago after a new Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives force was assembled to help address the city’s spiking murder rate.
Immigration authorities arrested 39 members of the international crime gang MS-13 in New York in the past month.
The murder rate in America’s 30 largest cities rose by a total of 13.1 percent in 2016, according to a new preliminary study from the Brennan Center for Justice.
ESPN published a poetry tribute this week to Assata Shakur, who was convicted of killing a police officer and is currently on the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” list.
Noted liberal Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe claimed without evidence in a series of tweets Thursday that a recently deceased New York judge was the victim of a racist murder.
Singer and actress Bette Midler attempted to correct President Trump’s statement on Chicago shootings from his address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday evening, but her effort ended up misrepresenting the facts.
An Ohio State University student and concealed-carry advocate was found dead from gunshot wounds at a residence near campus early Thursday morning.
A police officer was killed in Texas and another wounded in Missouri in apparently unrelated ambush-style shootings, while a third officer was shot and wounded in Florida, authorities said on Monday.