gun violence

During this interview with Sean Anthony, Mayor Ginther discusses the state of the city, gun violence, police reform, affordable housing and the latest update with COVID in Columbus.

Since August 14th there have been 56 Ohioans shot, several killed many injured causing Governor Mike DeWine to vow changes throughout the state.


1 person is in critical condition after being shot on the east side of Columbus. The shooting occurs on Sunday June 17th, around 12:30 a.m. No information has been given out about who the victim is and Columbus police are still looking for the shooter responsible. SOURCE: 10TV

Many agree teachers are meant to teach not be armed guards. Many families piled into the Upper Arlington High School auditorium for a chance to speak on gun violence in school. With the national debate still tense on what to do to eliminate any more school shootings and threats Upper Arlington Police Chief Tracy Hahn […]

Can gardening help lower gun violence in Columbus? As school nears for most students in Columbus, we end another summer break with high gun violence in the city. A professor at Ohio State University started a program to teach students how to garden to keep them off the streets. “It’s a program all about providing positive […]

The power of forgiveness among African-Americans in the midst of devastating tragedy is a remarkable testament to faith. I was struck by the way Robert Godwin’s children seemed so at ease as they spoke softly about forgiving Steve Stephens for senselessly killing their father last week on a Cleveland sidewalk and then callously uploading the […]

An argument escalated to a tragedy in one Chicago community on Sunday. In the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side, Donald Johnson, 22, was arguing with his 43-year-old father over who would walk the dog that morning. Eventually, the intensity increased and both family members shot each other at about 8:20 a.m., according to Chicago police […]

President Donald Trump put Chicago on notice Tuesday that he would “send in the Feds” if the city fails to stem the “carnage” from its surge of violence, CBS News – Chicago reports. He sent that message in a twitter post, in which he cited a 24 percent increase from 2016 in the number of […]

Sixty one people were shot in the Windy City this holiday weekend and of those marked by gun violence, 11 died from their wounds.

Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay was joined by thousands of fans and loved ones on Monday night at a vigil for his late daughter Trinity Gay.

There are a lot of lists for a young Black woman to aspire to. The Dean’s list. The Best Dressed List. But most don’t end up where Shanika Minor is now – the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List. In another dubious honor, Minor is the first fugitive from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to make the list. […]