Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
The city of Aliquippa is taking a stand against gun violence and they’re starting with legislators who make the laws to the people in the community.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday afternoon to defend his scaled back bill to require background checks of some, but not all, gun purchases.
Local representatives of Mayors Against Illegal Guns tried to deliver petitions to U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s Pittsburgh office Friday morning, but it turned out to be more difficult than expected.
Schools across the nation should train selected staff members to carry weapons and should each have at least one armed security officer to make students safer and allow a quicker response to an attack, the director of a National Rifle Association-sponsored study said Tuesday.
Pittsburgh mayoral candidates are calling on Congress to end gun violence. It is part of today’s “National Day to Demand Action.”
President Obama’s anti-gun violence plan involves a combination of approaches, some of them controversial, involving guns, mental health and more police.
President Obama on Wednesday challenged Americans to rethink how we can reduce gun violence.
In the wake of the Connecticut massacre, many schools across the country are trying to figure out how to better protect students. Now, the local police union says it can help schools here.
President Obama announced today that he has put together a group led by the Vice President to come up with a better solution to solve our gun law woes. He is also calling on Congress to reinstated a ban on automatic weapons.
Dozens of community members came together Sunday afternoon for a march from Wilkinsburg to East Liberty following last weekend’s deadly shooting in the stands of a youth football game.
A spate of recent violence in Pittsburgh has seen innocent bystanders become victims. While police work to find the shooters, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl says the shootings are unacceptable.
It was a deadly weekend in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas— four people killed in 48 hours. In a year of killing in Pittsburgh, this weekend’s series of gun violence started Friday in Wilkinsburg.
A brother and sister, both recently lost to gun violence, were remembered this weekend during a memorial softball tournament in Penn Township.
Emotions ran high Sunday in Pittsburgh’s Hill District during a memorial for hundreds of victims of gun violence. The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network set up 500 crosses on an empty lawn along Centre Avenue in remembrance of all the victims of violence in Allegheny County over the past decade.