Category: Gun violence

New York Governor: $16 Million to Reduce Gun Violence

New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $16 million to fund workforce training and job placement programs in 20 cities most impacted by gun violence across New York State.  This effort is another portion of the Governor’s first-in-the-nation gun violence disaster…

DC Mayor Met President Biden About Gun Violence Prevention

Washington, DC (STL.News) Yesterday, at a White House meeting with President Biden and leaders from across the nation to discuss gun crime reduction strategies, Mayor Muriel Bowser shared the District’s comprehensive plan to reduce gun violence.  The Mayor also advocated for…

DC Mayor: $59 Million Investment in Reducing Gun Violence

Washington, DC (STL.News) Mayor Muriel Bowser was joined by public safety officials and gun violence prevention advocates at the Douglass Community Center to highlight her $59 million investment in reducing gun violence and building safer neighborhoods in the Fiscal Year 2022 Fair…

Pennsylvania Governor Joins Efforts to Reduce Gun Violence

Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf today joined state Senator Anthony H. Williams, other state and local officials, and community leaders to discuss coordinated efforts to reduce gun violence in Philadelphia and across the commonwealth. “We need to do more to support our communities…

DC Mayor Bowser on Biden’s Gun Violence Order

Statement from Mayor Bowser on President Biden’s Executive Actions to Address the Nation’s Gun Violence Public Health Epidemic Washington, DC (STL.News) Mayor Muriel Bowser attended President Biden’s announcement at the White House regarding initial actions the Biden-Harris Administration is taking to address…

Initiative to Combat City’s Gun Violence Epidemic

Acting U.S. Attorney Williams and 15+ Philadelphia-Area Federal Agency Directors Issue Letter to Citizens Announcing Initiative to Combat City’s Gun Violence Epidemic Federal Partners Vow “All Hands On Deck” to Fight Violent Crime in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (STL.News) During a press…

Anchorage: Laquinton Tyrone Sentenced for Gun Violence

Anchorage Man, Laquinton Tyrone Dashawn Robbins Sentenced for Gun Violence on School Grounds Anchorage, AL (STL.News) U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that Laquinton Tyrone Dashawn Robbins, 28, has been sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Ralph R. Beistline for possession…

Birmingham Police: Public Service Announcement about Gun Violence

Birmingham, AL (STL.News) The Birmingham Police Department released a Public Service Announcement (PSA) this week addressing gun violence in the city and the toll it takes on the community. The compelling video runs 4 minutes and 34 seconds and features the personal…

Denver Police Request Community’s Help in Reducing Gun Violence

DENVER, CO (STL.News) Gun Violence has claimed the lives of 33 of our neighbors (there have been 48 murders total) and 85 more individuals have been shot and wounded already this year in Denver.  The ripple effects of these shootings are devastating…