To the Editor: [Studies show that every day when background checks are used, more than 170 felons, 50 domestic abusers, and nearly 20 fugitives are prevented from buying a gun.
Who would have thought that Winston-Salem State University would have to deal with the death of one freshman let alone two within one-and-a-half months. Both freshmen died from gun violence
(pictured above: Dr. Alain Bertoni speaks as Dr. Kathryn Weaver sits close by.) In a national conversation dominated by cancer, diabetes and hypertension, one grave health disparity gets lost. In
Congregants pray for an end to streak of local homicides (pictured above: Solid Rock Baptist Church’s Rev. Waymon Monroe Jr. asks God to stem the city’s murder rate.) Perturbed by the
Family copes with loss after senseless killing (pictured above: Crystal Thompson wears a t-shirt honoring her late son during a vigil
(pictured above: Chief Barry Rountree wants guns off the streets.) City leaders are making a push to reduce gun violence
When the sequester federal spending cuts forced flight delays because of the furlough of air traffic controllers, the normally deadlocked