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After spike in shootings, Halifax anti-violence group calls for more funding

A local violence prevention group is calling for more staff and resources following the shooting deaths of three Halifax-area men last week.

“It is a call for more resources,” CeaseFire Halifax program manager Mel Lucas said. 442 more words

Canada

Ex-NFL player Will Smith had a gun on the night of his murder, according to witness

NEW ORLEANS – A business owner and semiprofessional football player was indicted Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of retired New Orleans Saints’ defensive end Will Smith. 673 more words

World

Salford University students fear for their safety as gun crime floods the city

Another academic year is coming to an end and Universities all over the country are hosting open evenings to encourage students to choose them as their first choice. 606 more words

4 people shot at Nashville bus station

Officials swarmed Nashville’s Music City Central bus station after gunfire broke out Monday afternoon.

Four people were shot, with one person reported to be in critical condition, The… 151 more words

Crime

International Travel Advice

Last week, the US Department of State posted a well-meaning warning about overseas travel, but they are not alone, as this article from last weeks i paper explains: 488 more words

Society

KIDS, GUNS & SWIMMING POOLS: 3 Myths That Can Hurt Your Children

New York University professor Dave Kopel has written an important article about the many myths surrounding guns and kids.

“Scary Tales About Kids & Guns” separates fact from fiction. 210 more words

Parents