March 15, 2016

The Trace Olivia Li 3/14/16 On March 9 at 11 p.m., two gunmen opened fire on dozens of people enjoying an unseasonably warm night at a family cookout in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh. Armed with a .40-caliber handgun and an AK-47-style rifle, the assailants killed five, including a …

January 11, 2016

SFist January 6, 2016 By Jack Morse Following President Obama’s Tuesday press conference announcing new executive action on gun control, Oakland city officials moved yesterday to pass new laws of their own with the goal of reducing gun violence. The Oakland City Council unanimously passed the measures, reports CBS 5, …

August 17, 2015

August 11, 2015 State Impact By Margie Menzel Evans High School in Orange County used to be known as a dropout factory. But since 2007, it’s gone from a two-time F-rated school to a B-rated school – in one of Orlando’s most troubled neighborhoods. Now, the “community school” concept is …