| 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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:26 PM
In a strongly worded opinion that backed a robust interpretation of reporters’ rights to protect confidential sources, New York state’s highest court has ruled in favor of a Fox news reporter and said she does not have to appear in a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A Washington man who attacked a Sikh cabdriver, beating him until he suffered kidney failure, will go to prison for more than three years for committing a federal hate crime.
On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour in Seattle sentenced...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before getting over being snubbed for Man of the Year.
The Skinny: If you haven't seen HBO's documentary "State of Play" about the parents of child athletes, check it out. It's very disturbing and made me grateful for my absentee...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:52 PM
All Tricia and Bill Lammers wanted was to get their son, Blaec, help to deal with his mental illness. Tricia went so far as to call police in 2012 and tell them her son had just purchased an AR-15 and another semi-automatic weapon.
It was Blaec who told...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:29 PM
James Holmes, the defendant in the Aurora, Colo. movie theater massacre, has been scheduled to stand trial Oct. 14, a judge ruled Thursday.
The date, however, may be delayed by pretrial actions over Holmes' psychiatric evaluations, according to the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:29 AM
It took a suburban New York jury less than two hours Friday to acquit human rights activist Kerry Kennedy of a misdemeanor charge of drugged driving after she accidentally took a sleeping pill instead of her thyroid medicine.
Kennedy, the former wife of...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:58 PM
DENVER — Eerie self-portraits that Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes took with his cellphone hours before the attack could be shown to jurors after the judge ruled that prosecutors could use evidence from the phone at his trial....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:34 PM
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others:
| Jul 25, 2012
Politicians haven't always been allergic to gun control, not even Republicans.
In 1968, after the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and the Rev.Martin Luther King Jr., Congress — on a bipartisan vote — outlawed guns sales to felons...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:37 AM
In spite of calls from gun control advocates after the shootings last week in Aurora, Colo., Congress is unlikely to revisit the assault weapons ban, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer said Wednesday.
The Clinton-era ban on the manufacture of assault...