Reverend Deanna Hollas is being touted as the country's first minister of gun violence prevention. "We're called to care about everybody and every child," she said.
The organization's leadership is focused on external threats, but the real crisis is of its own making.
Shootings fell again in 2018. An expert unpacks the possible causes, and explains why the city still has a long way to go.
Five years. More than 150,000 shootings. How has gun violence marked your corner of the country?
Roger Stringer testified against his son Zac in the fatal shooting that killed his younger child. Now he believes Remington's defective rifle is to blame, and he's fighting to hold the gun maker accountable.
In Philadelphia, police often race shooting victims to the hospital rather than wait for paramedics. Experts in trauma and policing say more cities should consider it.
New research contends that a surge in handgun production and possession propelled murder rates in American cites — until new restrictions on firearms reversed the trendlines.
Amid ceaseless reports of shootings, it can be easy to feel helpless and overwhelmed, unsure what to do. With his push-up project, West joins a scattered group of concerned citizens finding unique ways to acknowledge violence.
Nearly once a month, fear-driven gun ownership has tragic consequences for an American family.
National polls show openness to tougher gun laws, but state lawmakers keep expanding gun rights and blocking reforms. One little letter explains why.
In the last two years, nearly 300 children under the age of 13 have injured or killed someone with a firearm.
How a Walmart’s worth of Batman costumes helped the young survivors of a South Carolina school shooting (and their parents) learn to be brave again.
Police data shows thefts of firearms from vehicles are rising in many large cities.
Gary Noesner, the former chief of the FBI’s Crisis Negotiation Unit, on the virtues of self-control and active listening.
Seven unsolved homicides by the same mysterious gunman have left the Maryvale section of Phoenix deeply unsettled.
After my daddy died, I wanted nothing to do with his guns. Years later, they’ve revealed a connection that we never had the chance to enjoy in life.
In West Philadelphia, a teacher willing to broach a heavy subject is helping his students make sense of the shootings that shape their world.
After the Sandy Hook shootings, a tsunami of gifts and messages of condolence poured in. They lent comfort. They broke hearts all over again. Chris Kelsey was among the people who took on a momentous task: figuring out what to do with the outpouring when the community was ready to move on.
Sandy Hook father Lenny Pozner is one of too many parents painfully familiar with the answer. Dogged by a relentless conspiracy theorist, he's spent the past three years fighting to protect the honor of his murdered son.
Every day, 30 Americans die in gun homicides. Another 200 are injured by bullets. These incidents of gun violence are recorded in every corner of the country. Including yours.