Chicago has recently seen a sharp spike in gun violence. But Mayor Lori Lightfoot says officials need to make community investments to address the problem.
The Chicago Police Department announced a new team of officers that will target gun trafficking as part of anti-violence efforts.
Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. are also included in the initiative that will target issues such as unlawful trafficking.
Some "incels"—short for "involuntary celibate"— advocate violence in support of their belief that women unjustly deny them sexual or romantic attention.
Americans across the political spectrum reported concern about an alleged crime wave in the U.S., but preliminary data from the FBI tells another story.
"Remember this as the scourge of gun violence continues to grow in Florida and across the country," one Florida state representative responded.
Keegan Casteel was arrested after a member of the cleaning staff told police they saw guns and ammunition in his hotel room overlooking Chicago's lakefront.
Eduardo Morales has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and two counts of aggravated battery,
The sit-down will include New York City mayoral hopeful Eric Adams; Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser; and San Jose, Calif., Mayor Sam Liccardo.
Two women in the vicinity were also shot when KTS Dre, real name Londre Sylvester, was fatally shot by unknown assailants.
"We have to come up with better solutions for situations," Natchez, Mississippi, Police Chief Joseph Daughtry said.
The governor issued an executive order that makes New York the first state in the U.S. to declare a disaster emergency on gun violence.
According to the Gun Violence Archive, this July 4th weekend was the most violent of 2021 in the U.S., and there were several reports of mass shootings over the weekend.
The incident shows two men riding on a bright green Lime electric scooter near an East Harlem deli in the middle of the afternoon.
Keegan Casteel was taken into custody after an employee found a rifle, a high-powered scope, a pistol and ammunition in a room at the hotel.
This weekend's figures break the previous record over the June 4 to June 6 weekend, where 58 people were shot over the 54-hour period.
Nathan Allen, 28, killed two Black service veterans over the weekend after stealing a tractor trailer and then crashing into a home in Winthrop, Massachusett.
Police in Rochester, New York, said hundreds of people were in the parking lot of a Walmart when gunfire erupted.
Michael Tate faces firearm and assault charges after accidentally shooting the teen on Friday evening, according to police.
The latest developments show a shift away from last summer's dominating rhetoric that called on local and state governments to divest from police budgets and reallocate the money into other non-policing community services.
"Mr. White is currently outstanding. He is not in custody....This person is considered armed and dangerous and is now a fugitive," Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon said. "And we ask if you see him, do not try to take action yourself or put yourself in danger. Call the police."
"As you saw from the horrific video, it wasn't just one person. There's one person who dealt the fatal shot. But there were others who were standing by who dragged that poor woman out of the car," the mayor said of the video
Investigators have not yet determined the motive of a suspected gunman who committed eight drive-by shootings across three Arizona cities, killing one and injuring a dozen more. They arrested the man they believe to be responsible Thursday.
The barista's mother is a local police chief who spoke about the incident at a march against gun violence just hours later.
Nathan Yedinak, a 36-year-old resident of Ocala, was arrested on June 10 following an incident in which he threatened his neighbor. He then threatened his neighbor's son with a rifle, saying "You're going die today if you [expletive] with me."
Videos posted online have amassed over 50 million views combined, showing a white woman brandishing a gun at a Black family in a shopping mall.
The weapon accidentally discharged and struck the boy while a man was holstering the weapon, police in Houston, Texas, said.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said that the gun of the man responsible for Thursday afternoon's Publix supermarket shooting became jammed as a result of the "brave actions" of the 69-year-old grandmother.