‘Epidemic’ of gun violence prompts call for Virginia to use federal dollars to curb shootings

For years, Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone has been trying to gather data on how firearms flow from gun-store shelves to crime scenes in his city’s high-poverty neighborhoods. Though experts and politicians have floated multiple theories about what’s driving an uptick in violence in Virginia and the rest of the country, Boone says guns are … Continue reading ‘Epidemic’ of gun violence prompts call for Virginia to use federal dollars to curb shootings