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  • Arm TSA agents? Readers say no.

    Arm TSA agents? Readers say no.
    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...
  • Former Howard fire officer sues over dismissal

    Former Howard fire officer sues over dismissal
    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...
  • Letter: Schools should be safe for students

    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...
  • Work begins to demolish Newtown school massacre site

    Work begins to demolish Newtown school massacre site
    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The firehouse is still there, just as it was on the day of the shooting, except for the 26 bronze stars adorning its roof: one for each victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The school is still there too, a short...
  • Survey asks parents about security

    In response to concerns from parents, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District is circulating a survey to gain insight into how the district should secure access to three elementary schools. Adams and Victoria in Costa Mesa and Roy O. Anderson in...
  • Badly targeted gun gripes

    Badly targeted gun gripes
    Gun advocates have been crying for close to two years about how long it takes the Maryland State Police to conduct background checks for prospective gun buyers. The delays have lengthened with the passage earlier this year of Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun...
  • Mayor Bloomberg targets online gun sales after Navy Yard rampage

    NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg stepped up his call for universal background checks for gun buyers Wednesday in the wake of the deadly Navy Yard rampage in Washington, D.C., releasing a study that he said showed thousands of felons had used federal...
  • Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby

    Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby
    If there was any doubt about how cowed America is by the gun lobby, it was erased today by Howard Schultz, the president, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company. After months of controversy over whether patrons should openly be allowed to carry...
  • Three Valley natives to compete Tuesday on "America's Got Talent"

     
    Catapult, the shadow-story-telling dance group that boasts three Lehigh valley natives in its troupe will perform with the rest of the top 12 finalists on "America's Got Talent"at 9 p.m. Tuesday. The results will be announced on the show at......
  • Maryland's concealed carry law stands

    Those who promote the right to carry around a handgun in public were no doubt disappointed by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week not to take up Maryland's handgun permit law. Certainly quite a few could be found sharing their rather disparaging...
  • School shooting a watershed moment

    Turn on the news. We've become far too used to that sentence. It usually means something horrible has happened. We heard it when O.J. Simpson was being chased by police cars. We heard it when planes flew into the World Trade Center. We heard it Friday,...