News and notes on guns in America
A federal contractor stole an untold number of guns from a West Virginia facility. At least one of the weapons had been marked as destroyed.
The latest chapter in the extended legal battle could — emphasis on could — puncture the gun industry's immunity from lawsuits.
The powerful book tells the stories of people who commit shootings, people struck by bullets, and people who bear witness to violence on a regular basis.
“You just can’t use those numbers,” said one of the nation’s leading public health researchers, after viewing the agency’s most recent figures.
Experts say the Trump administration's push to weaken oversight of gun exports could worsen the Central American refugee crisis
Political leaders often imply that gun violence is a mental health problem. But the research shows the reality is more nuanced.
According to two government reports, officials are approving sales without adequate information about how the guns may be used, and are failing to notify Congress of large-scale deals.
Criminologists thought it was impossible to get DNA off of shell casings, but a technique pioneered in the Netherlands is having notable results.
We talked to author Alex Kotlowitz about what’s changed, and what hasn’t, in his city over the past 30 years.