The Headlines

The True Cost of Gun Violence – Mother Jones – May/June 2015
Shootings involving children become common in Kansas City KCTV-5, August 30, 2015
4-year-old boy shot, killed in Kansas City, police say – Fox4 TV, September 2015
Missouri’s lax gun laws makes it too easy for criminals to be armed – September 18, 2015
Police investigate after three people shot during children’s birthday party – Fox4 TV, September 20, 2015
Kids in the crossfire: Kansas City searches for answers among nonstop killings of children – Kansas City Star, October 11, 2015
Taking shower, sitting in living room, two kids hit when KCK house sprayed with gunfire – Fox4 TV, Nov. 5, 2015
Fox4 investigates how easy it is for a 16-year-old to buy ammunition – Nov. 16, 2015
In Missouri, fewer gun restrictions and more gun killings – MSNBC (from New York Times) – Dec. 21, 2015
KCK police identify two people found dead from gunshot wounds – KSHB 41, Feb. 9, 2016
Teen killed in KCMO shooting – KSHB 41, Feb. 16, 2016
What mother who watched her 12-year-old kill herself wants you to know – USA Today, Feb. 19, 2016
At least 4 dead, including gunman, at Kansas manufacturing plant – NPR, Feb. 26, 2016
Four shot to death in KCK, fifth killing might be linked – Kansas City Star, March 8, 2016
Teenager dies in accidental shooting inside Northland home – Fox 4 TV, March 16, 2016
Man ordered to stand trial in deadly bar shooting – KC Star, April 15, 2016
Woman critically injured in shooting at KC house party – KC Star, April 17, 2016
Bullets strike Shawnee home, barely missing residents – Fox4 TV, April 17, 2016
Infant dies in east Kansas City shooting KCTV5, April 21, 2016
2-year-old kills himself with mother’s gun in latest child shooting this year KC Star, April 22, 2016
Infant shot near 51st and Walrond – KSHB 41 News, April 24, 2016
Toddlers trigger brutal stretch of gun deaths – Kansas City Star, May 5, 2015
Two people shot at Augusta High School graduation ceremony – Kansas City Star, May 15, 2016
4-year-old dies after being randomly shot during rolling gun battle – KMBC-TV, June 20, 2016
National study cites homicide spike in KC – Kansas City Star, July 1, 2016
Olathe Wal-Mart shootings ‘not random’ police say – Kansas City Star, July 3, 2016
14-year-old boy critically hurt in KCK shooting – Kansas City Star, July 11, 2016 
Police looking for gunman in KCK barbershop shooting, two critically hurt – Kansas City Star, July 12, 2016
Man dies after found shot in vehicle on highway – KCTV5, July 12, 216
Kansas police officer shot and killed in KCK — CNN, July 19, 2016
26-year-old dad shot, killed, leaving work at Claycomo Ford plant – Fox4 News, August 11, 2016
Two children shot dead in KCMO house – KSHB-TV, August 13, 2016
Mother of 3 shot and killed while sleeping in KCK home– Fox4 News, August 30, 2016
16-year-old Van Horn student killed in Independence shooting – KCTV5, September 20, 2016
Young woman shot in front of sons in road rage incident – KCTV5, October 17, 2016

Working Toward Solutions

God and Guns: Leawood pastor takes on dicey issue KCTV5, Feb. 22, 2016
Local grandmother works to protect future generations from gun violence – KCTV5, Feb. 24, 2016
Grandparents concerned with gun violence hope to change the conversation – Fox4 News, Feb. 24, 2016
Letter of the week: Language can be a weapon – KC Star, March 14, 2016
Coalition wants Brownback to convene meeting on gun violence – April 29, 2016
Ending violence starts with word use – KC Star, May 24, 2016
CDC Commissioner: Let Us Make Guns Safer – The Robinson Report, August 2016