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Boys & Girls Club Excited about 'Memphis Gun Down' Program
The Boys and Girls Club of Memphis has been battling youth gun crime for decades. They are excited about the city's new plan, saying if everybody pulls together maybe they can make a difference.
Mayor, MPD Director Unveil Plan to Reduce Gun Crime
A community center shooting injuring two teens happened just moments before Memphis Mayor A C Wharton and Police Director Toney Armstrong unveiled their new plan to crack down on gun violence in the Bluff City.
Obama Taking 23 Actions Aimed at Gun Violence
President Barack Obama is taking 23 executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence that don't require congressional action, including measures to encourage schools to hire police officers, increase research on gun violence and improve efforts to prosecute gun crime. |
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Murder Victim's Father Proud of President's Gun Safety Plan
A dad who lost his son to gun violence outside of a Memphis nightclub was glad to hear about the President's gun safety plan.
DA Working on Tougher Penalties for Gun Crimes
The Shelby County District Attorney is fed up with thugs packing heat in Memphis. Amy Weirich and Memphis Mayor A C Wharton want to make the penalties for gun crimes some of the toughest in the country. The plan isn't finished, but when it is Weirich says it will be one with teeth.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Gets Personal on Gun Issue
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton says when it comes to guns on the streets of the Bluff City, he's had enough.
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