The first bang sounded distant and muffled. On the fourth floor, Bertillia Lavern assumed somebody downstairs was setting up for an event and had dropped a folding table.
The Washington Nationals are offering free tickets to Navy Yard personnel and their families for Saturday’s game.
Acting on a White House directive after last December’s Connecticut school massacre, and partnering with a Texas-based training center, the FBI this year has been teaching best practices for responding to mass shootings.
Families who’ve lost loved ones to violence gather for a celebration in Druid Park to honor them.
Two men shot and another stabbed in Baltimore in just two hours. Community members are taking a new stand against violence, going one on one with troubled young men.
A series of five shootings have left two men dead and at least one critically injured in Washington.
In Baltimore City, the frustration over the recent gun violence continues to grow after two shootings, including one in Fells Point. City leaders are now working to control a dangerous mix of gangs and guns.
A new plan of action. The recent spike in city violence sparks local and federal lawmakers to enact a new plan of action. The mayor, police commissioner and U.S. attorney appoint two special prosecutors to target violent offenders.
A surge in gun violence and murders in the city. The department’s top cop is trying to get control, while people who live there are afraid to go outside.
Reaching the boiling point. Neighbors across Baltimore are fed up as shootings escalate across the city. Six more people fell victim in just the past 24 hours—four of those Tuesday afternoon!
Taking to the streets. Hundreds of Baltimore men gather for a ten mile march to stop the violence in our community. This–as two more people are murdered in Baltimore.
Wave of violence. The police commissioner hits the streets to hear back from residents after 40 people were shot since the start of summer.