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Gun violence

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Throughout the City of Wilmington, shooting incidents were down 58 percent in 2018 compared to 2017. There were 115 fewer shooting victims.


Megan O'Donnell Clements

Monday marks the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. One survivor from Delaware is reflecting on how it has transformed her life forever.

Sarah Mueller / Delaware Public Media

Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn is ordering the nonprofit Defense Distributed not to allow First State residents access to downloadable 3-D gun plans.

Sarah Mueller

Delaware’s Congressional delegation heard Friday from students concerned about recent mass shootings in schools.

Delaware Public Media

State Sen. Dave Lawson (R-Marydel) wants to use some of Delaware’s extra revenue this year to fund school security improvements. 

Sarah Mueller

Legislation making it easier to remove guns from people considered dangerous became law Monday. Gov. John Carney (D) signed the bill at the Biden Institute on the University of Delaware campus.

Legislation allowing Delaware law enforcement to take guns away from people in a mental health crisis is poised to become law.

Sarah Mueller

Gov. John Carney (D-Delaware) signed off on tougher penalties for people who get guns through straw purchases Wednesday.

Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn hopes the General Assembly will put more funding towards expanding addiction treatment beds and confronting gun violence in the state.

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Legislation banning certain assault weapons in Delaware was introduced Thursday. The bill targets the type of semi-automatic weapons commonly used in mass shootings.