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Report: Two Louisville Football Players, One Student Shot At Heisman Party

Report: Two Louisville Football Players, One Student Shot At Heisman Party

Two Louisville football players, James Hearns and and Henry Famurewa, and an unidentified female student were shot early Sunday morning at an off-campus party celebrating Louisville quarterback Lamar

Homicides in Chicago skyrocketed in 2016

More than 760 people were murdered in Chicago in 2016, the most homicides in the city in nearly 20 years. The Chicago Police Department reported 762 homicides last year, up from 468 in 2015 — a jump

Florida saw 32 percent more gun homicides because of “stand your ground”

Florida’s controversial “stand your ground” law, which allows people to use deadly force if they’re acting in self-defense, has led to a significant rise in killings, according to a new medical study.
These Vintage Business Cards from Chicago Gangs Are Crazy as Hell

These Vintage Business Cards from Chicago Gangs Are Crazy as Hell

A new book collects quirky, sometimes ugly trademarks of 70s and 80s Chicago gang life.
Man Heard Using Racial Slurs Before Shooting 3 People in Kan. Bar, Leaving 1 Dead

Man Heard Using Racial Slurs Before Shooting 3 People in Kan. Bar, Leaving 1 Dead

A man who allegedly shot three people at an Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kan., on Wednesday, leaving one dead, was reportedly heard using racial slurs before the incident. Read more...
Adam Purinton, Suspect in Kan. Bar Shooting, Allegedly Screamed ‘Get Out of My Country’

Adam Purinton, Suspect in Kan. Bar Shooting, Allegedly Screamed ‘Get Out of My Country’

The suspect in a Wednesday-night triple shooting that left one person dead has been identified as 51-year-old Adam Purinton of Olathe, Kan. Purinton allegedly told a bartender in Clinton, Mo., that he
Chicago Man Who Had Murder Charges Dismissed Is Killed While Leaving Jail

Chicago Man Who Had Murder Charges Dismissed Is Killed While Leaving Jail

A Chicago man who had been facing murder charges that were dismissed after prosecutors failed to give him a speedy trial was gunned down as he was being driven away from Cook County (Ill.) Jail
College Freshman on Spring Break Shot and Killed in DC

College Freshman on Spring Break Shot and Killed in DC

A college freshman who had returned to her family home in Washington, D.C., for spring break was fatally shot Monday night in Northeast D.C. Ayana J. McAllister, 19, was pursuing her studies in
Chicago Mom Devastated After Seeing Her 2 Sons Gunned Down at Restaurant Where She Worked

Chicago Mom Devastated After Seeing Her 2 Sons Gunned Down at Restaurant Where She Worked

A Chicago mother was one of the witnesses who saw a man approach the South Side restaurant where she works Thursday and open fire, killing her two sons and two other men.Read more...
19-Year-Old Charged in Quadruple Homicide at Chicago Restaurant

19-Year-Old Charged in Quadruple Homicide at Chicago Restaurant

Authorities have arrested a 19-year-old who is facing murder charges in the suspected gang-related killings of four men at a South Side restaurant. Read more...
Chicago Judge Shot, Killed Outside Home

Chicago Judge Shot, Killed Outside Home

An early-Monday-morning shooting in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood left a 66-year-old judge dead and a 52-year-old woman wounded. The gunman is still on the loose.Read more...
Man Charged With Murder in Slaying of Chicago Judge

Man Charged With Murder in Slaying of Chicago Judge

A Chicago man is facing first-degree murder charges in connection with the shooting death of a Cook County judge earlier this week.Read more...
2nd Suspect Sought in Chicago Judge Shooting Watched Judge’s Girlfriend Weeks Before: Report

2nd Suspect Sought in Chicago Judge Shooting Watched Judge’s Girlfriend Weeks Before: Report

Another person allegedly involved in the shooting death of a Chicago judge surveilled the judge’s girlfriend for several weeks before the attack, prosecutors said. Read more...

Gun rights in Iowa just expanded exponentially

Kurt Liske still can’t quite believe that it finally happened. “Honestly, I don’t know if it’s entirely sunk in yet,” Liske admitted to VICE News, sounding dazed. “It’s monumental.” He’s talking about
Shaquille O’Neal Will Pay for Funeral of Teen Who Accidentally Shot Himself on Instagram Live

Shaquille O’Neal Will Pay for Funeral of Teen Who Accidentally Shot Himself on Instagram Live

Former basketball star Shaquille O’Neal will cover the funeral expenses for Malachi Hemphill, the 13-year-old Georgia teen who accidentally shot himself on Instagram Live. Read more...

This pastor promised to bring “top gang thugs” from Chicago to meet the Trump administration — here’s what happened

This year alone, 1,000 people have been shot in Chicago — a fitting statistic for a city which also just logged its deadliest year in two decades. On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump
Fla. Teen Charged With Manslaughter After Accidentally Shooting and Killing His 13-Year-Old Sister: Report

Fla. Teen Charged With Manslaughter After Accidentally Shooting and Killing His 13-Year-Old Sister: Report

A 17-year-old boy from Florida City, Fla., is facing a manslaughter charge after he accidentally shot and killed his younger sister on his birthday Tuesday night, police said. Read more...
2 Killed, 8 Wounded in Shooting at Chicago Memorial for a Man Killed Earlier the Same Day

2 Killed, 8 Wounded in Shooting at Chicago Memorial for a Man Killed Earlier the Same Day

Two people were killed and eight were left wounded in a Sunday shooting in Chicago that police believe to be the result of a gang-retaliation hit that targeted the memorial for another man who had
18-Year-Old Baton Rouge, La., Honor Student Dies of Gunshot Wounds 3 Days Before Graduation

18-Year-Old Baton Rouge, La., Honor Student Dies of Gunshot Wounds 3 Days Before Graduation

Tragically, yet another young black man has fallen to gun violence. Read more...

Recent College Graduate, Mother of 2 Killed in Fatal Shooting on I-95 in Va.

Two people were shot and killed as they were driving along on Interstate 95 in downtown Richmond, Va., early Sunday morning after another car pulled up and opened fire. Read more...