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    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police appear to have new plan to address violent crime. CBS 11 has learned it involves sending more officers to the most violent neighborhoods. DPD says the zip codes 75243, 75228, 75204, 75215, 75224, 75237 and 75216 will be targeted to prevent gun violence with traffic stops and pedestrian stops along...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As conversation continues on how to reform the Minneapolis Police Department, we hear over and over about the need to fund additional programs. One of those programs is already up and running. It’s an outside-the-box approach to stopping gun violence that starts in the emergency room. And dramatic data suggests it’s a...
    By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rapper Lil Wayne was charged Tuesday in Florida with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a federal offense that carries a potential sentence of up to 10 years in prison. Documents filed in Miami federal court say the rapper, whose real...
    Support for tougher gun laws has dropped to its lowest levels since 2016 as gun sales reached record highs this year amid the coronavirus pandemic and a spike in violent crime nationwide. Around 57 percent of Americans favor stricter laws covering the sale of firearms, a seven-percentage point decline since last year, according to...
    MEXICO CITY, Mexico – On a military base on the edge of Mexico City, the country's only gun store -- officially called the Directorate of Arms and Ammunitions Sales -- is concealed inside a bland, concrete building. Uniformed troops serve as clerks. Mexico is one of just three countries – along with the United States and Guatemala – with the constitutional right to bear...
    A Texas man has been indicted in a cold case involving the torture and murder of a 17-year-old girl 46 years ago. The indictment was handed up in Tarrant County in the killing of high school junior Carla Walker in 1974. “Glen Samuel McCurley, 77, was indicted on a charge of capital murder,” District Attorney Sharen Wilson...
    SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are requesting the public’s help in identifying and locating an aggravated robbery suspect. The robbery happened on Oct. 15 at a Southeast Side Rapid Stop, located at 3303 Clark Ave. Police say the victim, 65, was accused of taking a cellphone from the owner, but there was no proof....
    Violent crime in Chicago has risen over 50% through the end of October compared to last year. Statistics from the Chicago Police Department released Sunday and reported by the Chicago Sun-Times show 67 officers have been shot at, with 10 of them struck by bullets. The uptick is four times more than last year, when...
    By HUMERA LODHI AND JELANI GIBSON, The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Barbara J.K. Johnson was still in her Easter clothes when she ran out to her yard where a 14-year-old neighborhood boy lay on the ground, bleeding from a gunshot wound. He was dead by the time police arrived. Such things...
    A Proud Boys leader addresses the crowd at a September rally in Portland, Ore.Alex Milan Tracy/Sipa USA via AP Images For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.“The criminal element is out in our community. We do see that on the news every single day.”...
    Many people have left a McDonald’s frustrated after employees claimed the ice cream machine was broken. But most haven’t physically threatened an employee over it. Police in Wichita, Kansas, are looking for a man who allegedly pointed a handgun through the drive-thru window at a McDonald’s employee during a dispute over a milkshake, according to Crime...
    Youtube The Oslo Plaza Hotel where Jennifer Fergate died is now owned by Radisson. The mystery of what happened to a woman who signed into the Oslo Plaza in 1995 and ended up killed by a bullet in the head in her room three days later is one that has baffled Norwegian investigators...
    Twelve alleged members of white supremacist prison gang Aryan Circle have been indicted in three states on charges related to shootings, stabbings and killings, according to the Justice Department.  Five indictments were unsealed on Wednesday in Texas, Kentucky and Mississippi, charging a total of 24 people with racketeering conspiracy, violent crimes in aid of racketeering, drug...
    Secret audio recordings detail how white supremacists seek recruits from military, police 25 large companies that offer the best work-life balance, according to employees US Attorney expands response to gun violence in Federal-NYPD partnership The US Attorney for the Eastern District announced Wednesday an expanded cooperation with the NYPD and other federal law enforcement...
    Spurred on by a too-”permissive” law-enforcement climate, federal prosecutors have taken aim at the gun-toting goons driving Brooklyn’s shooting spike by pouring resources into a program to prosecute firearm suspects, officials said. The Eastern District of New York US Attorney’s office has pooled a dozen senior federal prosecutors to bring gun cases more swiftly under...
    Spurred on by a too-”permissive” law-enforcement climate, federal prosecutors have taken aim at the gun-toting goons driving Brooklyn’s shooting spike by pouring resources into a program to prosecute firearm suspects, officials said. The Eastern District of New York US Attorney’s office has pooled a dozen senior federal prosecutors to bring gun cases more swiftly under...
    This is a press release from the DOJ. The Department of Justice announced it charged more than 14,200 defendants with firearms-related crimes during Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, despite the challenges of COVID 19 and its impact on the criminal justice process. These cases have...
    The man who stuck a gun into a woman’s neck carjacked her vehicle and went on a crime spree has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Arno Smith, 57, of Hartford, pleaded guilty to one charge of a Hobbs Act robbery, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Connecticut, said. Hobbs applies in instances...
    The man who stuck a gun into a woman’s neck carjacked her vehicle and went on a crime spree has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Arno Smith, 57, of Hartford, pleaded guilty to one charge of a Hobbs Act robbery, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Connecticut, said. Hobbs applies in instances...
    A 14-year-old aspiring football player. A 19-year-old high school graduate just getting his start in life. A 77-year-old woman and her 58-year-old daughter inside their home. A 79-year-old woman standing outside her car. On Friday morning, Los Angeles police officials cited these and other recent South L.A. shootings as they joined elected officials, community leaders,...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City The NYPD accentuated the positive in its September crime statistics report by touting a record number of gun arrests during the month. Even so, shootings across New York City had also doubled from the previous year,...
    A Connecticut man charged in an alleged assault and robbery outside a Chinese restaurant last year told detectives his DNA was dropped onto the crime scene by airplane in an effort to frame him, according to multiple reports. Gregory Blue, 38, was arrested last Friday in connection with the Dec. 16 incident in the parking lot...
    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The 17-year-old brother of the teenager suspected of fatally shooting Lincoln Police Investigator Mario Herrera is now facing a gun-related charge. Angel Mendoza is the brother of Felipe Vazquez, also 17, who is charged with first-degree murder and other crimes. Herrera was shot Aug. 26 and died at a hospital on...
    By Elizabeth McGugian As Election Day draws closer, Americans should be well aware of the differences between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden when it comes to their Second Amendment rights. One of the most dangerous pillars of Biden’s gun control platform is a proposed ban and “voluntary” buyback scheme for Modern Sporting Rifles (MSRs). Fresh data...
    Loading the player... His name means Never Broke Again but it appears that NBA YoungBoy wasn’t confident that a hip-hop career could fulfill his financial goals. According to multiple reports, the 20-year-old rap star born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden was arrested in Louisiana yesterday in a raid that scooped up 15 other people in Gaulden’s...
    Violent crime -- particularly shootings and homicides -- is spiking across major U.S. cities in what one law professor has dubbed the "Minneapolis effect." Minneapolis residents have expressed concerns with an increased number of shootings after the city council voted to move $1.1 billion in funding for the police department toward other safety and health services following...
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say the latest in a series of city-wide crime sweeps has netted 36 arrests, including many suspects with a history of gun violence. Police Chief Harold Medina said Saturday that the department's “anti-crime operation” has resulted in 151 arrests since Aug. 19. The majority of the 36 offenders booked...
    A Minneapolis bishop is hosting a gun buyback amid a surge in fatal shootings in the city. Minneapolis has recorded 59 homicides so far this year, up from 48 in 2019, WCCO in Minneapolis reported, "We have to do something that can at least curb the violence for a night or two or three or four. Then it’s...
    The Big Apple’s wave of gun violence is getting worse, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday as he railed at the city for not yet adopting a police reform plan like he previously ordered. “New York City — shootings with victims up 103 percent,” Cuomo pointed out during a Manhattan press briefing. “It’s negative and it’s...
    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A man who was arrested after allegedly driving a truck through a crowd of peaceful demonstrators during a May protest has been charged with federal gun crimes, authorities said. Benjamin Jong Ren Hung, 28, of San Marino, was arrested Wednesday. It wasn't immediately clear whether he had an attorney who could...
    Gun deaths for 2020 are now running at nearly twice the 2019 level, The Post reported Monday: 209 through last Wednesday vs. 109 in the same period last year. Are the politicians really going to keep hoping the violence stops on its own? Total gunfire victims more than doubled, from 674 to 1,362. Sunday alone...
    By Larry Keane New York City has a violent crime problem and accidental Mayor Bill de Blasio is shuffling deck chairs in attempts to address it. After proposing to cut $1 billion from New York City’s law enforcement budget just as crime skyrocketed, he’s throwing taxpayer money at failed policies. That includes gun buyback programs that don’t reduce violent...
    By Elizabeth McGuigan A recent article published on The Conversation draws a correlation between the psychological impact of so called “gun violence” on Americans and reduced trust. Victims of violent crime can, understandably so, be psychologically affected by the choices of a criminal’s intent on inflicting harm. However, the article uses outdated data to try and connect...
    Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said Tuesday that the COVID-19 pandemic has helped drive gun violence and increase killings in the city this year, including by spurring economic despair and interpersonal dramas while undercutting efforts to interrupt cycles of retaliation. “What we’re sensing is a lot of stress, a lot of communities that are...
    “We have to get much tougher,” on crime President Trump said during an exclusive interview on “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday reacting to the shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies over the weekend. "We’re getting weak and soft with a lot of the Democrat-run cities,” Trump continued. Trump made the comments responding...
    Know her? A woman shopping at a Long Island Home Depot is wanted for allegedly stealing an expensive tool from Home Depot. An alert was issued by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers as they attempt to identify and locate a woman who entered Home Depot on Jericho Turnpike in Commack at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Saturday,...
    Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden claimed on Sunday that a ban on “assault weapons” and “high-capacity” magazines would save lives. He did this via a tweet referencing the 1994 federal “assault weapons” ban: 26 years ago today, the Senate passed 10-year bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines—it was an effort I was proud to...
    President Trump mocked New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio  on Twitter Sunday for telling city residents to enjoy the day amid heightened crime. “But people don’t want to get mugged, beaten up, or killed. Let New York’s Finest (who proudly endorsed me!) do their job. Rehire crime squad and fired police. They will bring safety back to...
    An ISIS-supporting illegal immigrant who attacked NYPD officers with a knife and gun near a June Black Lives Matter rally — and mistakenly thought he’d killed his victims — later called himself “a worthless piece of s—,” federal prosecutors allege in new court papers. “I’m sorry and I’m a worthless piece of s—,” Bosnian...
    SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a man who they say pulled out a gun on a store clerk and demanded money. The robbery occurred on the morning of Aug. 27 at a 7-Eleven in the 1300 block of Hildebrand Avenue on the Northwest Side, according to Crime Stoppers. The man had...
    HUNDREDS of cops raided a traveller site in the early hours of this morning in one of the biggest gun crime stings EVER. Armed officers joined the 3am raid at the site in Orpington, south-east London. 1Police raided a traveller site in the early hours of this morning It comes amid a spike in gun...
    The New York City Police Department racked up more gun busts last week than any other week in the last 25 years. “We hit a 25-year high in gun arrests last week, the most gun arrests we’ve made in a week in 25 years,” NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea announced Tuesday, according to the New York...
    SAN ANTONIO – Two men are accused of stealing from a San Antonio convenience store and threatening its manager when they were confronted, according to Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the two suspects in the robbery, which occurred at noon Aug....
    SAN FRANCISCO — A Bay Area man who admitted to participating in the 2018 robbery of a cannabis delivery truck was sentenced to three years and six months in federal prison Tuesday, by a judge who acknowledge “all of the good work” the defendant has done to better himself since his arrest. Lamar Johnson, 31,...
    A Gardena man has been charged with a weapons offense after prosecutors say he dressed up as a member of the National Guard and displayed a rifle near a protest at City Hall that came at the height of tensions between police and demonstrators in early June. Gregory Wong, 31, faces up to three years...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Sending a flurry of balloons into the air, loved ones on Sunday called for a program to protect witnesses to gun crimes. They said more crimes will be solved if people felt safer coming forward. Among those who attended the event in Columbus Park on the city’s West Side was Sharita Galloway...
    An ex-con from Newark must spend the next 7½ years in federal prison after city police caught him with 3,151 heroin folds, 455 crack vials and a loaded gun. Terrance Bradley, 28, must serve the entire plea-bargained sentence because there’s no parole in the federal prison system. Newark police were watching as Bradley sold drugs...