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  • In 'Guns,' King targets gun violence

    In 'Guns,' King targets gun violence
    In 1977, Stephen King published the slender novel, "Rage," under the pseudonym Richard Bachman. The book centered on Charlie Decker, a disgruntled high school senior who shoots his algebra teacher and holds his classmates hostage. In 1988 in San...
  • Why we should ban assault weapons

    Why we should ban assault weapons
    In 2002, John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo terrorized the Washington region for three weeks by firing bullets at innocent people in parking lots and at gas stations, ultimately killing 10 people and wounding three others. They used a Bushmaster XM-15...
  • Texting argument leads to fatal theater shooting, police say

    A dispute over texting in a Florida movie theater left a man dead, a woman wounded and a retired police officer charged with second-degree murder on Monday, officials said. A spokesman for the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office told The Times that...
  • Movies with PG-13 ratings contain the most 'gun violence per hour'

    Movies with PG-13 ratings contain the most 'gun violence per hour'
    Movies aimed at teenagers now include more scenes of gun violence than films made for adults, new research shows. In 2012, box office hits that received a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Assn. of America contained an average of more than 2.5...
  • The God Squad: Can we forgive insane killers?

    Q: In my local newspaper today, there were articles about Jared Loughner, who shot and killed six people and wounded 12 more in Arizona in 2011, and James Holmes, who is linked to the fatal shooting of 12 people and wounding of an additional 58 in a...
  • James Holmes' Colorado theater shooting trial postponed so he can be tested

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- The judge in the Colorado theater shootings case on Thursday indefinitely postponed the trial of James Holmes so attorneys can argue whether he should undergo another psychiatric evaluation. Holmes' trial had been set to begin in...
  • Police: Connecticut student had AR-15, news clips on mass shootings

    Police: Connecticut student had AR-15, news clips on mass shootings
    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...
  • Ruling backs Fox reporter who shielded sources in James Holmes case

    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...
  • Man gets 40 months for hate crime against Sikh cabdriver

    Man gets 40 months for hate crime against Sikh cabdriver
    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...
  • SAG nominations out! Discovery dreams of Scripps.

    SAG nominations out! Discovery dreams of Scripps.
    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...
  • Sandy Hook 911 debate pits privacy against public's right to know

    Sandy Hook 911 debate pits privacy against public's right to know
    The same day the FBI released video showing Aaron Alexis hunting down people in the halls of the Washington Navy Yard, Connecticut law enforcement officials were defending their refusal to make public 911 recordings from December’s Sandy Hook...