Shootings kill or injure at least 19 US children each day
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Shootings kill or injure at least 19 US children each day

CHICAGO (AP) — Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence. The analysis of 2002-14 U.S. data is billed as the most comprehensive study on the topic. While it mostly confirms … Continue reading

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Virginia bill seeks to track officer-involved shootings

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia legislative panel has approved a bill to include statistics on officer-involved shootings in the state’s annual crime report. The Virginian-Pilot reports (bit.ly/1TwSitn) that the Senate Courts of Justice Committee unanimously endorsed Democratic Del. Charniele Herring’s bill on Monday. The bill already won unanimous approval in the House and heads … Continue reading