| Jan 17, 2013
Political trends come and go in response to events. Gun control was the rage during the Clinton administration, but over the past decade or so it became an obsolete cause. After the horrific crimes in Newtown and Aurora, though, it's staging a comeback....
| Jan 17, 2013
President Barack Obama and the National Rifle Association do agree on something: No amount of legislation can prevent every evil act. In his remarks on gun violence Wednesday, Obama acknowledged what gun enthusiasts have been saying for decades:...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Like many of Gov. Martin O'Malley's constituents, I strongly urge him to withdraw any legislation to ban so-called "assault weapons" and "high capacity" magazines. He should stop any legislation that creates gun-free zones and not make laws that hurt law-...
| Jan 22, 2013
In the early 1980s, transit officials in Washington couldn't figure out why traffic on the Beltway would grind to a near halt every day around the exact same time. The usual explanations didn't fit.
Then it was discovered that a single driver was to...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A strange thing happened at Taft Union High School in Fresno, Calif. this month. A student brought a gun to school and shot a classmate, but no one died. A teacher and school supervisor talked the gunman into surrendering. Both were unarmed.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:06 AM
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...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2013
At the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour today, PBS announced that in response to the tragic shootings in Newtown, Conn., last month, it will be airing a week of special programming under the banner “After Newtown” that...
| Mar 12, 2013
James Holmes, who is accused of murdering 12 people and injuring 59 others at an Aurora, CO movie theater screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" last summer, has plead not guilty....
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:38 PM
A statement from James Holmes' family was released this afternoon by the family's attorney, Lisa Damiani, who is representing the family, but not the suspect.
Holmes appeared in court for the first time this morning, where he appeared with orange hair...