| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:06 PM
A federal judge handed a major defeat to gun-rights supporters in New York on Tuesday, ruling that most of the state's wide-ranging new gun restrictions do not violate gun owners' 2nd Amendment rights.
New York's so-called SAFE Act, enacted in January,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy didn't take the cookie-cutter approach in choosing a new commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection to succeed Reuben F. Bradford.
This week Mr. Malloy introduced Dora B. Schriro, 63, who has no...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:05 PM
TUCSON — He held her in an upright position against his chest to keep her from drowning in her own blood and applied pressure to her head wound.
It was then that Daniel Hernandez Jr. remembered a television show he watched when he was 10 years...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:50 AM
A 12-year-old boy accused of opening fire with a shotgun at a New Mexico middle school and seriously wounding two students, has been charged with three counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, authorities said on Thursday.
The boy, Mason...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:50 AM
When Jimmy Greene and his quartet take the stage at Jazziz Thursday night, his sets may include “Ana Grace,” a song Greene wrote in 2008 about his then pre-school-age daughter.
The song awakens slowly, with piano and Greene’s tenor sax...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Jimmy Greene: On Thursday night, jazz saxophonist Jimmy Greene will perform to benefit a fund he and his wife, Nelba Marquez-Greene, created in honor of their daughter, Ana Grace, after she died in 2012 in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:32 PM
As it struggles to deal with the latest deadly school shooting, Colorado finds itself in a familiar place, enmeshed in the ongoing debate over how to control gun violence.
On Saturday, police continued their investigation into the latest attack, the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:13 PM
There is renewed conversation about whether schools should arm teachers and administrators or let them carry concealed weapons. A school shooting in New Mexico last week in which two students were injured was the 30th since the Newtown massacre on Dec....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:39 AM
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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When the first "Die Hard" and "Terminator" movies landed in theaters in the 1980s, both were rated R. But their sequels arrived with PG-13 marks — even though the level of violence had actually escalated.
Critics have blasted Hollywood's movie...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Details from the timeline of police response to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting from a report issued Monday by State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky III:
9:35:39 a.m. — Initial 911 call reporting shots fired in school.