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Police officers respond to a crime scene where a 23-year-old man was discovered with gunshot wounds to his legs and torso before being transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Violence Is Increasing During COVID-19. We Asked This Gun Violence Expert Why.

COVID-19 lays bare the health disparities that have existed for a long time: the lack of investment, education, and jobs are all ultimately root causes of gun violence and will increase gun violence.

Sec. of State Benson and Attorney General Nessel. Graphic by COURIER/Denzel Boyd; photos via the Associated Press.
Michigan’s New Intimidating Robocalls Are Part of a Long History of Racist Voter Suppression

Robocalls are spreading false information about mail-in voting ahead of the election. Here’s what Michigan’s leaders are doing to stop it.

Police officers respond to a crime scene in Brooklyn, New York where a 23-year-old man was discovered with gunshot wounds before being transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Gun Crime Is Up and Trump’s Policies Will Only Exacerbate It

As the GOP fails to act on gun violence, income inequality and inflammatory rhetoric are only making the problem worse across the nation in Republican and Democratic cities alike.

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2019 file photo, former White House strategist Steve Bannon arrives to testify at the trial of Roger Stone, at federal court in Washington. Bannon was arrested Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.” The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court.  (AP Photo/Al Drago, File)
Steve Bannon Arrested for Fraudulent ‘We Build the Wall’ Campaign

An indictment released Thursday stated that Steve Bannon and three others "defrauded hundreds of thousands of donors, capitalizing on their interest in funding a border wall."

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WATCH: Federal Judge Esther Salas Speaks for the First Time Since Her Son’s Murder

The son and husband of an esteemed Latina federal judge were shot last month by a man who later committed suicide. Her son did not survive the shooting.

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CNN Reporter and Crew Arrested on Live TV While Reporting on Minneapolis Protests

While living on air, Omar Jiménez — who identifies as Black and Latino — was handcuffed and led away, together with his team. Here's what happened.

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What U.S. Crime Rates Went Up and Down During the Coronavirus Shutdowns

With would-be perpetrators and victims staying off the streets, there are fewer opportunities for crime than prior to the pandemic.