Arrests in Baltimore for illegal guns often lead to dropped charges or little jail time

Homeless children

Tyffanni Simmons is pictured here at the Samaritan's Inn, a family shelter in Leesburg, with her daughters Katlin, 6, left and Kayla, 4, on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. The number of homeless school children in Lake is on the rise again, meaning thousands more students are living in motels, shelters or with friends.(Tom Benitez/Orlando Sentinel)
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