Friday, January 2, 2015, 7:05pm
Two fatal shootings this past week — one of a 13-month-old boy, and the other of a 31-year-old man — pushed the tentative final total of gun homicides in Wisconsin in 2014 to 111. The vast majority of those homicides occurred in Milwaukee.
Friday, January 2, 2015, 2:35pm
During the year 2014, Wisconsin Public Radio tracked all the gun-related homicides in Wisconsin.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 10:00am
Clergy and political leaders held a candlelight vigil on Tuesday night in Milwaukee, both to remember the nearly 90 homicide victims in the city this year, and to encourage community action and change to prevent future violence.
Monday, December 29, 2014, 4:35pm
There have been 575 people in Milwaukee that were wounded by gunfire this year, an increase of about seven percent from 2013. Police and physicians say more of the wounded would have died, except that the medical system is getting better at dealing with bullets entering bodies.
Monday, December 29, 2014, 8:40am
A 13-month-old boy was shot and killed after bullets were fired at a Milwaukee home this weekend.
Friday, December 26, 2014, 6:40pm
Ja'Nyela Marsh-Highshaw, a 5-year-old girl from Racine, was hospitalized after she was shot in the head while sitting in a parked car. The shooting, which Marsh-Highshaw survived, reflects a new trend in Wisconsin: an increase in the number of juveniles killed or wounded by gunshots.
Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:50pm
Wisconsin's gun homicide total for the year stands at 108, after a killing in Milwaukee this week.
Friday, December 12, 2014, 6:55pm
The number of gun-related killings in Wisconsin for the year currently stands at 106 killings after two fatal shootings in Milwaukee and another in Racine this week. Meanwhile, Milwaukee's police chief said his city is inundated with illegal guns. Police say Tracolli Surveyor, a 17-year-old African...
Friday, December 5, 2014, 8:45pm
Police in Beloit are launching a new effort to reduce gun violence in which they're asking city residents to volunteer to have police search their homes for guns.
Friday, December 5, 2014, 8:30pm
Three gun homicides in Milwaukee this week have pushed the statewide total to 103 for the year.
Friday, November 7, 2014, 2:40pm
There have now been 100 gun homicides in the state so far this year, following the killing of a 5-year-old girl in Milwaukee on Thursday night.
Friday, October 24, 2014, 6:15pm
Three more gun homicides reported during the past week have pushed the statewide toll for the year to 97.
Friday, September 26, 2014, 8:00pm
Two fatal shootings in Milwaukee during the past week have pushed this year's gun homicide total in Wisconsin to 87.
Monday, September 22, 2014, 9:00pm
A Milwaukee-based gun control advocacy group has launched a five-city tour calling on voters to ask candidates in the November election to support universal background checks for all gun sales.
Friday, September 19, 2014, 8:25pm
A fatal shooting in Brown County last Saturday night was the fourth this year that involved both a murder and a suicide.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 10:10pm
The NAACP convened a panel of local leaders Tuesday to discuss ideas for what to do, or not do, to reduce gun violence in Milwaukee.
Friday, September 12, 2014, 3:10pm
The shooting death of a Milwaukee man this week has pushed the state's gun homicide total for the year to 84.
Friday, September 5, 2014, 7:00pm
Two more gun murders in Wisconsin in the past week have pushed the total number of gun homicides in the state for the year to 83.
Friday, August 22, 2014, 7:30pm
Four more fatal shootings in Milwaukee this past week, plus two more in Fitchburg, have brought the statewide total for gun homicides to 79 for the year.
Friday, August 8, 2014, 7:45pm
Voters next Tuesday in Milwaukee County will face a choice on whether to keep the incumbent sheriff, a well-known gun advocate, in office.