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Woman wanted for questioning in weekend homicide

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are requesting the public’s help in locating a woman wanted for questioning in a weekend homicide.

Violent Crimes detectives would like to interview Trinika Latrell Beamon, 21, in their investigation into a shooting death in west Savannah. 79 more words

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Man sought in latest child shooting

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — WJCL was the first to report on yet another child shot in Savannah.

Now Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are seeking a Savannah man after a 6-year-old girl was shot in a domestic dispute this morning. 272 more words

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Right-to-carry gun laws linked to increase in violent crime

By: Brain & Behavior, Health

Stanford research reaffirms that right-to-carry gun laws are connected with an increase in violent crime. This debunks – with the latest empirical evidence – earlier claims that more guns actually lead to less crime. 491 more words

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2 Sentenced For Unrelated Violent Crimes At Red Lake Indian Reservation

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The United States Attorney’s Office announced Thursday the sentencing of two men who committed unrelated violent crimes on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. 153 more words

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Community leaders demand to end violent crimes

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Community leaders are making a plea to stop the crime on Savannah’s streets.

You may remember the rallies of support for the armed victim in the officer-involved shooting last month. 283 more words

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City councilman responds to lack of outcry after teen shootings

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — After three Savannah teens were gunned down in less than a week some are asking a very pointed question: Where were their rallies? 312 more words

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Where's the outrage? Leader explains local silence after recent shootings

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — WJCL covered peaceful protests and rallies following the officer-involved shooting last month.

Hundreds attended and the community and many city and county leaders were very vocal of their opinions of the incident – some even calling it murder. 249 more words

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