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www.mercurynews.com
1 day ago
US politics

Arrest made following fatal shooting of woman in Fremont

Police in Fremont arrested Krishan Sharma for the suspected shooting death of a woman, linking him through video surveillance and witnesses' interviews. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
Boston

Here's how Mayor Wu is planning to combat summer violence in Boston

Investing in youth programs, repeat offenders, and community engagement for improved safety. Decreased homicides and shootings this year in Boston. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 months ago
Brooklyn

Public safety meeting will explore ways to empower youths

GodSquad and 67th Precinct Clergy Council leading a public safety initiative for a violence-free summer in Brooklyn's Assembly District 58. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London

We can't tackle knife crime on our own,' police chief says after spate of tragedies

Police chief acknowledges societal effort required to address knife crime epidemic. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Richard Taylor, father of murdered schoolboy Damilola Taylor, dies after cancer battle

Richard Taylor, father of Damilola Taylor who was murdered in 2000, died at 75 after battling prostate cancer. He dedicated his life to supporting young people and campaigned against violence.
Together with his wife, Taylor set up the Damilola Taylor Trust to advocate against knife crime and create better opportunities for underprivileged youth in honor of their son. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London

We can't tackle knife crime on our own,' police chief says after spate of tragedies

Police chief acknowledges societal effort required to address knife crime epidemic. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Richard Taylor, father of murdered schoolboy Damilola Taylor, dies after cancer battle

Richard Taylor, father of Damilola Taylor who was murdered in 2000, died at 75 after battling prostate cancer. He dedicated his life to supporting young people and campaigned against violence.
Together with his wife, Taylor set up the Damilola Taylor Trust to advocate against knife crime and create better opportunities for underprivileged youth in honor of their son. [ more ]
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Washington Post
2 months ago
US news

Despite warnings of violence at UCLA, police didn't step in for over 3 hours

Visual Forensics Faculty alarms were raised before attack on pro-Palestinian protesters. Witness called 911 11 times before police intervened, highlighting delay in addressing the violence. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
LA Dodgers

Former Dodger Julio Urias ordered to treatment program after pleading no contest to domestic battery

Julio Urías put on probation for domestic violence, ordered to take programs, and banned from owning weapons after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor domestic battery charge. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Mental health

Opinion | We Must Address New York City's Mental Health Crisis

Prioritize mental health care funding to prevent violence and support those in crisis. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
3 months ago
Brooklyn

Brownsville man jailed for killing ex-girlfriend's new partner at Gowanus Houses: DA * Brooklyn Paper

Brownsville man jailed for 20 years for fatal shooting of ex-girlfriend's new partner in Brooklyn.
Perpetrator held accountable for senseless act; NYPD's swift apprehension crucial for justice in Brooklyn. [ more ]
#gun-violence
QNS.com
4 months ago
Mental health

Council Members, who are part of the 'Hood Caucus,' roll out plan to tackle social media usage and gun violence - QNS.com

Legislation introduced to address social media addiction and gun violence
Bills aim to study social media effects on mental health and establish violence prevention programs [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Dad shot dead in Catford did not deserve what happened to him' says best friend

Shaquille Graham was shot in Catford Broadway.
Luke Wilson pays tribute to Shaquille as a great dad who was never involved in trouble. [ more ]
QNS.com
4 months ago
Mental health

Council Members, who are part of the 'Hood Caucus,' roll out plan to tackle social media usage and gun violence - QNS.com

Legislation introduced to address social media addiction and gun violence
Bills aim to study social media effects on mental health and establish violence prevention programs [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Dad shot dead in Catford did not deserve what happened to him' says best friend

Shaquille Graham was shot in Catford Broadway.
Luke Wilson pays tribute to Shaquille as a great dad who was never involved in trouble. [ more ]
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Chicago Tribune
5 months ago
Chicago

CPS student killed, two others wounded near Edgewater high school

Three students shot, one fatally near Senn High School in Chicago.
Mayor Brandon Johnson calls for end to violence against young people. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Wayne Couzens report: Police ignored 'red flags' about Sarah Everard killer's predatory sexual offending

Missed opportunities in investigating indecent exposures before Sarah Everard murder
Failure to detect predatory nature due to police culture and vetting failures
Calls for extensive reforms in police system to prevent presence of violent predators like Wayne Couzens [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Boys attacked with suspected corrosive liquid at train station in Havering

Two boys injured in corrosive liquid attack
British Transport Police seeking information from the public [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
5 months ago
Education

Teen beaten to death in a school bathroom bullying attack. The school didn't call an ambulance.

Nex Benedict, a nonbinary Native American student, was tragically beaten to death in a high school bathroom. The incident highlights the importance of addressing anti-LGBTQ+ sentiments in schools.
The school's failure to quickly respond and the hiring of an anti-LGBTQ+ activist for a book-banning committee have raised concerns about the safety of LGBTQ+ students. [ more ]
#gun-control
Los Angeles Times
6 months ago
California

Column: California says its new gun law is about public safety. But what about these women?

California began enforcing a law banning guns in sensitive public places, but it was later stopped due to legal issues.
The law, known as Senate Bill 2, was meant to retaliate against a Supreme Court decision that struck down gun control regulations. [ more ]
PortlandTribune.com
1 month ago
Medicine

Health care groups enter Oregon gun control case

Oregon health professionals urge court to implement delayed gun-control measure for reduced violence. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
6 months ago
California

Column: California says its new gun law is about public safety. But what about these women?

California began enforcing a law banning guns in sensitive public places, but it was later stopped due to legal issues.
The law, known as Senate Bill 2, was meant to retaliate against a Supreme Court decision that struck down gun control regulations. [ more ]
PortlandTribune.com
1 month ago
Medicine

Health care groups enter Oregon gun control case

Oregon health professionals urge court to implement delayed gun-control measure for reduced violence. [ more ]
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ABC7 San Francisco
6 months ago
East Bay (California)

Supporters of Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao gather to protest recall effort against her

Oakland voters show support for Mayor Sheng Thao who is facing a possible recall election.
Anti-recall proponents argue that a recall election would be a waste of taxpayer dollars that could be better used for pressing issues such as housing and violence prevention. [ more ]
BKReader
6 months ago
Brooklyn

Study Shows Intimate Partner Homicides Increased 255% in Brooklyn

Intimate partner violence in New York City has surged by 29.1% between 2021 and 2022, with a 225% increase in Brooklyn alone.
The increase in domestic violence is attributed to long-standing disinvestment in services for survivors, disproportionately impacting Black and Hispanic women from marginalized communities. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
8 months ago
East Bay food

City of Oakland names new violence prevention chief

Oakland city leaders have appointed Dr. Holly Joshi as the new Chief of the Department of Violence Prevention.
Joshi has a deep understanding of the community and has previously worked for the city of Oakland for 14 years.
The Department of Violence Prevention plays a crucial role in mediating conflicts and preventing escalations in Oakland. [ more ]
Truthout
1 month ago
Education

Police Are Sending Student Protesters to the ER. Campus Cops Don't Keep Us Safe.

Recent events at UNC Chapel Hill highlight campus police overreach in response to pro-Palestinian protests, leading to condemnation and calls to protect free speech. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Politicians back our Show Respect campaign to end misogyny in schools

The importance of creating a new category to track exclusion due to sexist abuse in schools. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 week ago
New York City

Person of interest in fatal Fourth of July stabbing in Richmond found dead in Mexico

Police in Richmond have arrested a suspect in a shooting case and found another suspect dead in Mexico, as part of ongoing investigations into recent homicides. [ more ]
New York Post
1 week ago
Social justice

Progressive DAs are invisibly eroding the foundations of civil society

Progressive prosecutors are criticized for pursuing soft-on-crime policies, leading to rising violence in major cities. [ more ]
#homicide-reduction
Boston.com
3 weeks ago
Boston

A plummeting murder rate stuns Boston. But can it survive the summer?

Boston has seen a 78% reduction in homicides, emphasizing the effectiveness of its violence prevention strategy. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
US news

A Plummeting Murder Rate Stuns Boston. But Can It Survive the Summer?

Boston experiences a significant decrease in homicides, highlighting successful violence prevention efforts. [ more ]
Boston.com
3 weeks ago
Boston

A plummeting murder rate stuns Boston. But can it survive the summer?

Boston has seen a 78% reduction in homicides, emphasizing the effectiveness of its violence prevention strategy. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
US news

A Plummeting Murder Rate Stuns Boston. But Can It Survive the Summer?

Boston experiences a significant decrease in homicides, highlighting successful violence prevention efforts. [ more ]
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