Gun violence is a serious issue in the US. Gun violence results in thousands killed and injured annually in the US. There have been more mass shootings in the US than in any other country. School shootings are common in the US.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said that by invoking a national emergency to build a border wall, Donald Trump would be setting a precedent that would allow a future Democratic president to do the same for gun control.
Law enforcement officers responded to an apparent hostage situation in a UPS facility in New Jersey, Armed officers have stormed the building and arrested the suspect, who was reportedly shot in the process.
A mystery attacker unloaded on a car full of children in Texas, killing a seven-year-old girl. The community is shocked, the police puzzled, and an activist has offered $35,000 to anyone who can turn in the suspect.
After years of spiraling murder rates, Chicago finally experienced a drop in homicides in 2018, with police touting new technology and gun seizures as responsible. Despite the progress, Chicago remains the US’ murder capital.