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Domestic abuse victims to testify in support of new gun control law

Victims of domestic abuse and gun violence have gathered in Washington DC to share their stories as the Senate holds a first-of-its-kind hearing on how to keep guns out of the hands of abusive partners. 343 more words

US News

Detroit 8-Year-Old Shot Dead in His Sleep

An eight-year-old boy was fatally shot Wednesday whilst sleeping in his Detroit home, the Detroit News reports. Police are interviewing a man identified as a “person of interest.” 177 more words

Outraged By “Militarized Police?” Think Of Stockton

By Gregory D. Lee ~

The violent bank robbery on July 16, 2014, in Stockton, California illustrates why police departments are seeking surplus military vehicles to help protect themselves and the public. 780 more words

Public Opinion

Bad Sex Drives Woman To Shoot Boyfriend

Talk about being sexually frustrated! 58-year-old Sadie Bell admitted to shooting her boyfriend after a round of horrible sex. Why? Because she believed that this sudden unexpected run of bad sex meant that he was cheating on her. 199 more words

Chicago to Get More ATF Agents to Help Fight Gun Crime

CHICAGO – The federal government will provide additional aid to Chicago’s efforts to battle gun violence. The Department of Justice will announce Thursday that it will send seven more agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to join the 45 already stationed in Chicago. 159 more words


Toa Payoh and a gunman called Hun Cher

It probably is hard to imagine Toa Payoh holding a reputation for being a hotbed of criminal activity – so much so that it was labelled as the “Chicago of Singapore” – a reference to the US city’s long-held reputation as the crime capital of the world. 656 more words


Sparkbrook shooting: five arrested

Police have arrested five people in connection with the shooting in Sparkbrook last night.
One man, aged 32, was shot dead, and two others were taken to hospital, following an incident that started around 7.30pm yesterday evening. 66 more words