Public outrage is swift following mass shootings. But what comes next from policymakers often depends on which political party is in charge of a state.Read More »
Stolen futures: Baltimore faces uptick in youth violence
In response to rising youth violence, Baltimore leaders are ramping up efforts to de-escalate conflicts between young people and protect students going to and from school.Read More »
5-year-old girl’s death puts Baltimore at 300 homicides in 2021
Detectives in Baltimore are investigating the death of a 5-year-old girl earlier this week as a homicide, police announced.
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Baltimore leaders, congressional delegation meet to discuss violent crime
Maryland’s congressional delegation met with Baltimore’s leadership to discuss ways of reducing violent crime in the city.
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Officials: 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center
Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation."
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Hearing scheduled in Capital Gazette shootings case
A court hearing has been scheduled in the Capital Gazette shootings case.
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Baltimore police say 14 shot in city since Sunday night
Police in Baltimore report that 14 people have been shot in the city since Sunday night. Police announced Tuesday that that four people were shot in a two-hour span overnight. That comes after a string of eight shootings around the ...
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Changes pursued in U.S. security clearance system
WASHINGTON — Federal officials say they are retooling aspects of the nation’s security clearance system, including the process of re-evaluating the behavior of employees and contractors who have access to sensitive information, according to testimony at a Senate hearing Thursday. ...
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Perry defends Beretta visit so soon after Navy Yard shootings
BETHESDA — Texas Gov. Rick Perry spent Wednesday visiting gun manufacturer Beretta USA in Accokeek and meeting with Maryland business owners in Bethesda as he continued his quest to lure businesses to Texas. Perry defended his decision to meet with ...
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Newtown activists again lobby Congress on guns
NEWTOWN, Conn. — Activists from the Connecticut town where 26 people were gunned down in a mass shooting at an elementary school in December headed to Washington on Tuesday to lobby again for gun control, a trip that took on ...
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