Crime

Shootings Spike in NYC Over Violent Fourth of July Weekend

Mayor de Blasio announced $1 billion cut to NYPD budget last week, despite surge in shootings this year

Shootings spiked in New York City over the holiday weekend, with 37 people shot and 9 killed over a 9-hour period on Sunday night. The outbreak of violence contributed to the dramatic rise in shootings the city has seen in 2020.

Dems Reject Gun Violence Bill as Shootings Surge in Baltimore

Dem senator: 'I don’t think anyone has walked out of here thinking that we've done enough'

Maryland Democrats rejected a bill aimed at combating gun violence as Baltimore mayor Jack Young publicly begged residents to stop shooting each other so hospitals could be used to treat coronavirus patients.