Teenagers who play violent video games for hours on end may become numb to violence, a new study finds.
The violence comes ahead of a visit to the region this weekend by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who hopes to find a formula for restarting peace negotiations in the coming months. President Barack Obama has decided to make a new attempt to revive talks after largely ignoring the Israel-Palestinian issue during his first term.
The House of Delegates has passed a measure to increase penalties for someone who commits a crime of violence in front of a minor.
Take a map of D.C. and put a pin in each spot where there’s been an aggravated assault or a case of domestic violence, and pretty soon you’ll recognize a pattern.
Residents from Newtown, Conn., are joining a march on Washington for gun control on Saturday with parents, pastors, survivors of gun violence and Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
Researchers say that President Barack Obama’s order to encourage use of federal money to study gun violence may help lead to more knowledge about how to prevent firearm injuries and deaths.
A new shooting game for mobile devices tied to the National Rifle Association is no longer being labeled suitable for preschoolers.
A Woodbridge boy faces multiple charges stemming from an incident last week in which he allegedly pointed a BB gun at another student.
In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting last month, Montgomery County is accelerating its security plan for elementary schools.
Well aware that the television audience may be particularly sensitive, the Showtime network aired a disclaimer warning audiences of violent content in the season finales of its dramas “Homeland” and “Dexter” last weekend. It was two days after a gunman killed 26 people in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.
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