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How One Pennsylvania City Brought Down Gun Crime

At a time when Philadelphia and other large urban centers are seeing a surge in homicides and fatal shootings, homicides in the city of Chester, Pa., are down 63 percent this year, and fatal shootings are down 43 percent. What’s Chester doing right?

Authorities Fear Extremist Challenge Could Last Years

Even if  right-wing protesters pull back from the threat of violence in coming days, the threat from Trump-inspired extremism likely will grow. “It has begun to shift from ‘We are going to win this’ to ‘This fight is going to be a long one,’ said one analyst. Meanwhile FBI Director Christopher Wray cited “an extensive amount of concerning online chatter” about events surrounding the inauguration.


Gun Sales Spike Across the U.S. Following Capitol Riots

One gun store in New Orleans reported a 400 percent increase in sales in the week following the ransacking of the U.S. Capitol. A survey of selected cities found that many gun buyers are first-time owners, and several gun shops report shortages on handguns and ammunition.