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What Will the Brooklyn District Attorney Do to Achieve Justice for Akai Gurley?

BlackAndBrownNews | Posted 02.08.2015 | Crime

As of January, Brooklyn has a new district attorney, Kenneth Thompson. After Michael Brown and now Eric Garner, how will Thompson handle the wrongful-death case of Akai Gurley? Like his predecessor, will he convene a grand jury? Or will he charge the police officer? Pass the case to federal prosecutors?

US Hockey Fans Sing 'O, Canada' In Gorgeous Show Of Compassion For Ottawa

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.23.2014 | Good News

These hockey fans came together in a beautiful show of support for a country and its citizens at a time when they needed it most. While the Canadia...

Newborn Dies After Pregnant Woman Shot Dead By Stray Bullet

AP | Posted 11.15.2014 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A $40,000 reward is being offered in the deaths of a pregnant Philadelphia woman and her unborn child after the woman was hit by...

Man Accidentally Kills Self With Gun During Demonstration On Gun Safety

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

A man from Independence Township, Michigan, accidentally shot himself to death on Monday while teaching his girlfriend about gun safety, the Oakland P...

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These Are The Stories We Need To Hear: Gun Violence Victims Talk About Life After The News Stops | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

This story was first published in June. In light of Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., we're giving these Americans another ...

'He Was The One That Could See Me'

Posted 06.13.2013 | DC

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

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'He Was Shot 18 To 21 Times' | Jason Cherkis | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In March, The Huffington Post set up a voicemail account for readers to share stories about how gun violence had touched their lives. Th...

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'He Never Got To Ride His New Bike' | Jason Cherkis | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was Christmas night when Sincere Smith, 2, found his father’s loaded gun on the living room table of their Conway, S.C., mobile hom...

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More Than 100 Die In U.S. Gun Violence Since Sandy Hook | Jason Cherkis | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The night after Sandy Hook, a gunman pulled behind a car in Kansas City's east side and opened fire, striking 4-year-old Aydan Perea in ...

Shooting Rampage In Arizona Leaves 6 Dead

AP | BOB CHRISTIE and AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home

YUMA, Ariz. — A 73-year-old man's shooting rampage in towns near the Arizona border left six people dead Thursday, including the suspect and the...

Suicides Half Of Gun Deaths In US

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Supreme Court's landmark ruling on gun ownership last week focused on citizens' ability to defend themselves from intruders in their homes. But re...