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  • Latest home gun range spurs call for common sense

    Latest home gun range spurs call for common sense
    Here in the Gunshine State, we like to wait for stupidity to boil over into a full-blown emergency before we do anything about it. How else do you explain the story of a 21-year-old in St. Petersburg who decided it would be safe to shoot into a...
  • Christine Wolf: Restorative justice has unanticipated results

    Imagine this scenario: the sound of shattering glass echoes through your condo building as you watch two boisterous teenagers bolt down your street. Much later, after you've helped to clean up the mess and cut your hand on the shard-crusted baseball...
  • Three common-sense bills worth supporting

    Three common-sense bills worth supporting
    Thousands of bills get introduced each legislative session, and most are sops to special interests or simply silly. But here are three no-brainers that should be passed. They're not Earth-shattering, just sensible. Not everyone will agree, naturally....
  • Virginia Tech tight end Bucky Hodges arrested Sunday and charged with public swearing/intoxication

    Virginia Tech tight end Bucky Hodges was arrested Sunday in Blacksburg and charged with public swearing/intoxication, according to a filing on the Virginia Courts Case Information website. Hodges, a 6-foot-6, 244-pound graduate of Salem High in Virginia...
  • Feds should investigate shooting by PBSO deputy

    Feds should investigate shooting by PBSO deputy
    The FBI, which is reportedly investigating whether the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office violated the civil rights of minorities, should expand its inquiry to include the shooting death of Seth Adams by a deputy whose superior had questioned his...
  • A juvenile GOP succeeds so far in producing epic fails

    Bang. Bang. Crash. That was the sound of the Republican majority in Congress shooting itself in both feet, then tripping over them. At a moment of heightened concern that terrorists in the Middle East might stage or inspire attacks on U.S. soil, the...
  • It's Too Easy For Police To View Private Cellphone Data Under Connecticut Law, ACLU Says

    Under a little-noticed state law passed in 2005 to keep pace with rapidly advancing telecommunication technology, police departments in Connecticut have obtained at least 13,500 court orders to gain access to citizens' cellphone records without meeting...
  • Going after the enablers of 'bad guys with guns'

    Going after the enablers of 'bad guys with guns'
    Where do criminals get guns? I'll explore that question a lot this year because the supply of guns to people prohibited from having them remains a principal cause of Baltimore's violent eruptions. When a convicted felon can allegedly walk out of his house...
  • True-crime documentary 'The Jinx' may leave mystery intact

    True-crime documentary 'The Jinx' may leave mystery intact
    "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," which premieres Sunday on HBO, is a seductive six-part series about a murder, maybe two murders, maybe three. It is not the first true-crime documentary to be presented at such length — there was...
  • WWII vet's family upset by 'false statements' at cop's trial

     WWII vet's family upset by 'false statements' at cop's trial
    Angered by watching defense lawyers argue that 95-year-old John Wrana wanted to die, the family of the World War II vet killed by police have decided to break their silence and condemn such talk as lies. They're expected to do so around 10 a.m. before...
  • Partners in terror

    "Je suis Charlie. Tout est pardonne." Muhammad in tears adorns the new cover of Charlie Hebdo: "I am Charlie. All is forgiven." This is bigger than satire. I take a deep breath, uncertain how to write about last week's insane shooting spree in Paris. My...