Gang Violence

A 12-year-old girl dies days after getting shot. She's the third young Chicago shooting victim in four days.

Two gunmen executed an ex-gang member whose prison sentence Obama commuted. The assailants targeted him at a federal halfway house.

Sixty one people were shot in the Windy City this holiday weekend and of those marked by gun violence, 11 died from their wounds.

A wheelchair bound middle school student delivers an inspirational speech at graduation. The 14-year-old girl who was paralyzed by a gang member's stray bullet said, "I won today."

A team of scholars analyze how social media posts escalate into violence. The scholars are calling it a public health problem.

A young man who tried to escape violence in Chicago was tragically shot dead. Lee McCollum was featured in the CNN documentary 'Chicagoland,' and had a promising future.

More than a hundred people gathered at a vigil in Knoxville to honor 12-year-old Jajuan Latham. He was fatally shot in a suspected gang shooting. Jajuan is a cousin of 15-year-old Zaevion Dobson, who died shielding three girls from gunfire.

A 13-year-old anti-violence advocate was shot and wounded by a stray bullet. He's now recovering, after the bullet barely missed his spine.

There may not be a more unfiltered and passionate NBA player than Chicago Bulls standout point guard Derrick Rose (pictured). Hailing from the tough Englewood neighborhood,…

Via NewsOne Pastor Reginald Osborne Place of Residence: New Jersey Why he is a local hero: Osborne is working to bring people of different faiths together to solve many of today’s problems. The way Pastor Osborne sees it, people of different faiths waste too much time arguing about things that aren’t important while issues, such […]