A Chicago man appeared in a Cook County, Illinois, courtroom Monday and was given 100 years in prison for his role in the slaying of 14-year-old Endia Martin. Donnell Flora, 27, provided a gun to his niece, also 14, in and effort to settle a feud over a boy, the Chicago Tribune reports.
A 16-year-old boy who vowed that athletics would be his path out of Chicago and away from its rampant violence was shot and killed Sunday evening in front of his home. Andre Taylor, a multi-sport athlete at Percy Julian High School, was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the forehead on his front lawn of his home on the city's embattled South Side, DNAInfo Chicago reports.
Jacai Colson, a four-year veteran of the Prince George's County police department, "immediately stepped into action," when the gunman opened fire around 4:30 p.m. at the police station.
Rafael Arnez McCloud was fatally shot by a couple who lived near downtown Vicksburg. The inmate escaped police custody on March 2 by using a homemade shank against a police officer. Since the jail in Vicksburg didn't have a fence, he was able to escape effortlessly.
Police investigators are searching for two shooters who opened fire at a backyard party late Wednesday in Pennsylvania, killing five people and wounding three others, according to NBC News.
A 22-year-old Chicago man has been charged in the execution-style shooting of Tyshawn Lee, 9, whose death in November rankled the nation and became the latest symbol of problems with gun violence in America.
A 68-year-old Ohio man on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to charges of shooting his brother during church service Sunday, Reuters reports.
A 19-year-old White teenager was arrested for a possibly racially motivated attack aimed towards an African-American woman running for sheriff in Beaumont, Texas.
Veteran San Antonio police officer John Lee is expected to be terminated for shooting and killing an unarmed Black man last month.
Texas police are questioning a handful of people after a gunman opened fire at the campaign headquarters of Zena Stephens.
AUtah teenager who was shot three times by police over the weekend has been identified as 17-year-old Abdi Mohamed. According to Fox13 Utah, the incident happened Saturday evening when Salt Lake City police responded to a fight between Mohamed and two other people near a homeless shelter. The teenager reportedly picked up a broken broomstick […]