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Gun Crimes

Shadee Ashtari

Right-To-Carry Gun Laws Linked To Rise In Violent Crimes, Study Shows | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

Laws in all 50 states permitting people to carry concealed firearms in public have been connected to a rise in violent crimes, according to a new repo...

Good Guys, Bad Guys and Guns

Sandy Goodman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

To hear the NRA and its allies tell it, about the only thing keeping this country from criminal chaos is those good guys with the guns. The trouble is that isn't true.

Americans Don't Know About A Major Shift In Gun Crimes

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

The U.S. gun homicide rate has dropped sharply in the past 20 years, but few Americans are aware of the decline, according to a Pew poll released this...

Deacon Who Sexually Assaulted Prostitute At Gunpoint Sentenced

Posted 04.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Colin Hatch was a church deacon applying to be a police officer in Baltimore when he sexually assaulted a prostitute at gunpoint in the ...

Without A Smoking Gun: Minors Convicted As Adults, With Some Crucial Evidence Missing

Chicago Reporter | By: Angela Caputo | Posted 07.03.2011 | Chicago

Atreyu Spears fidgeted anxiously as he sat in the bullpen, a corner of the Cook County courthouse where detainees wait for the bailiff to walk them to...

At Least 19 Shot During Two Warm Days In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In 48 unseasonably warm hours, at least 19 people were shot and one person was killed in Chicago. CBS Chicago reports that between 4 p.m. Wednesda...

Student Shot By Police For Carrying PSP Is Suing City

Chicago Bar-Tender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A high school student is suing the city, the board of education and several police officers after allegedly being shot for carrying a portable game be...