| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Thanks to new restrictions passed by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley this year, Maryland is now in the top tier of states when it comes to the strength of its gun laws. It had been close to the top before, but now it ranks fourth,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Newtown, Conn., officials and families of victims are seeking to commemorate the first anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School with privacy for grieving and with everyday acts of kindness.
On Dec. 14, Adam Lanza invaded the school...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Wealthy collectors and famous international artists are descending on the Miami Beach convention center this week for the Art Basel show; but a young, largely unknown artist from Woodland Hills is kicking up some dust of his own nearby, in the city’...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A gun-carrying student who was arrested at the University of New Haven kept newspaper clippings about mass shootings in his home and a large ammunition cache in a padlocked bedroom, police said Wednesday.
William Dong, 22, of Fairfield, Conn., was...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Gun violence is a public health issue and research needs to be conducted on ways to reduce it, Pennsylvania's medical establishment says. The Pennsylvania Medical Society's House of Delegates this weekend voted on a resolution to declare gun violence a...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When the first "Die Hard" and "Terminator" movies landed in theaters in the 1980s, both were rated R. But their sequels arrived with PG-13 marks — even though the level of violence had actually escalated.
Critics have blasted Hollywood's movie...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Parents faced off this week over whether to put fencing up at three elementary schools.
Some spoke before the Newport-Mesa Unified School District board of trustees Tuesday in support of putting up fencing at Adams, Victoria and Roy O. Anderson...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Howard County is asking a federal court to throw out a former Fire Department battalion chief's lawsuit, arguing that the Facebook posts that triggered his dismissal were not constitutionally protected because they were "at best, personal opinion or pique...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:39 AM
It's a question that comes up often after high-profile shootings such as the one at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday: Who besides police officers should carry guns in the event that a shooter needs to be subdued before law enforcement can...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:15 PM
A former Howard County fire officer is suing in federal court to get his job back, alleging that the county violated his rights by firing him for personal Facebook discussions about gun control, free speech and "liberal" politics.
Former Battalion Chief...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:45 PM
From the shocking massacre at Columbine High School in 1990, the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012, and the countless other horrific school shootings that have taken place in the last couple years, guns and perpetual fear have become the norm in...