Gun Violence

Dozens Set To Attend Trayvon Martin Remembrance EventsDozens are expected to gather this weekend in remembrance of the late Trayvon Martin whose death sparked a national debate over the controversial Stand Your Ground law.
Focus on South Florida: Gun Violence & ChildrenAccording to the Centers for Disease Control. one child or teen dies or is injured from guns every 30 minutes in this country. The Rickia Isaac Foundation was established in Miami-Dade county back in 1997 in memory of the 5-year-old who was killed by a stray bullet while walking home from a Martin Luther King Day parade in Liberty City. The foundation's mission is to reduce gun violence by holding education seminars to show youth that guns is not the answer. We focus on the many ways the foundation makes South Florida a safer place for our children, and an upcoming event in which anyone can participate.
Street Named For Teen Killed In Accidental Shooting On School BusA group of community dignitaries and members gathered Wednesday to honor the life of a 13-year-old student who was accidentally fatally shot while on a school bus in 2012.
Facing South Florida: 10-20-LifeAs we approach the 15th anniversary of when Florida’s 10-20-Life law went into effect, Jim’s investigation looks at the impact it has had, or not had on gun violence in South Florida. Are our streets safer? Are there fewer shootings? Are there problems with the 10-20-Life law? Is it working? Jim’s in-depth look answers these questions and more.
Miami Gardens Leaders & Residents Talk About Gun ViolenceSeeing police lights, bullet holes and the faces of children lost to gun violence were reasons for community leaders coming together to discuss how to prevent violence in the future.
Police Collect 79 Firearms At Holiday Gun Buy Back If you have a gun you want to offload, and think a gift certificate could really come in handy this holiday season, Saturday is your chance to do just that.
“Facebook Killing” Suspect Formally Charged With 1st-Degree Murder The man accused of killing his wife and posting a picture of her dead body on Facebook was formally charged with first-degree murder.
Miami Gardens Police Increase Security Details In Wake Of Recent ShootingsMiami Gardens Police will participate in extra security details in response to a rash of recent shootings, Mayor Oliver Gilbert confirmed Wednesday.
Four Injured In Miami Gardens ShootingAs Saturday night got underway, Miami Gardens police swarmed a residential neighborhood off of NW 187 Street and 30 Avenue. They cut access in and out for several blocks in that area after a gunman opened fire on four men, ages 19-23.
South Fla. Mayors Join Effort To Keep Guns Out Of Criminal HandsSeveral South Florida Mayors have joined more than 1,000 mayors nationwide in an effort to keep guns out of criminals’ hands.
Stephen King Discusses Book He Doesn’t Want Anyone To Read The fifth episode of the CBS TV series “Under The Dome” aired Monday night on CBS4 and the adaptation of the Stephen King novel is a hit with viewers and critics.
Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To HappenOver 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor's own home.
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