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  • Lack Of Mental Health Care Led To Tragedy

    Lack Of Mental Health Care Led To Tragedy
    Colby Sue Weathers killed her father at the insistence of the voices in her head. She shot him once in the back as he sat at the family's dining room table. A paranoid schizophrenic, Weathers had used the money from her disability check to buy the...
  • World Class' Harrison earns all-around title at Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships | Community notebook

    World Class' Harrison earns all-around title at Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships | Community notebook
    Taylor Harrison just wanted to finish her gymnastics season on a high note at the Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships in Jackson, Miss. To her, a top-10 finish in the all-around would have been acceptable. But she far exceeded her...
  • Parent of Columbine victim sees reminder of his ordeal in Isla Vista

    Parent of Columbine victim sees reminder of his ordeal in Isla Vista
    The big shootings still find their own awful way of hitting him. When he heard about the massacre of 26 children and adults in Newtown, Conn., in 2012, Tom Mauser fled to his office and cried. Two Saturdays ago, Mauser was at home when his wife,...
  • Schneider hosts talk on gun violence, mental health

    Schneider hosts talk on gun violence, mental health
    More mental health programs and treatment are needed in Chicago and Lake County, members of a panel discussion on reducing gun violence argued. The discussion — convened in Deerfield by Democratic Rep. Brad Schneider — explored the...
  • Chan Lowe: Regulating gun sales

    Chan Lowe: Regulating gun sales
    This scheme in Broward County to circumvent state law by persuading gun sellers to “voluntarily” impose sales and marketing safeguards has non-starter written all over it.   First, vendors won’t want to identify “straw buyers&...
  • Chan Lowe: Michael Bloomberg ponies up for gun control

    Chan Lowe: Michael Bloomberg ponies up for gun control
    Michael Bloomberg is one of those 1-percenters who gives his caste a good name. When he really believes in a cause, he ponies up real cash to back up his words.   Unlike the Koch brothers, Bloomberg’s efforts to influence public policy are not...
  • Senate sponsor sidelines emergency-evacuation gun bill

    Senate sponsor sidelines emergency-evacuation gun bill
    A bill that would allow gunowers legally to pack a concealed firewarm without a permit during mandatory evacuations was halted after more than an hour of Senate debate Thursday. Senate sponsor Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, requested the bill’s...
  • Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects

    Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.” But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
  • Bill curbing student discipline over gun play heads to Gov. Scott

    Bill curbing student discipline over gun play heads to Gov. Scott
    A bill that would curb schools’ abilities to discipline, suspend and expel students for simulating guns or wearing clothing depicting firearms is on its way to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature. State senators gave final approval, 32-6, to the so-...
  • Radio spot in Orlando accuses Crist of causing a 'lost generation of African-Americans'

    Radio spot in Orlando accuses Crist of causing a 'lost generation of African-Americans'
    TALLAHASSEE --  A shadowy political group called "Progressive Choice PAC" is airing a racially tinged ad on black radio stations in Orlando accusing former Gov. Charlie Crist of siding with the gun lobby and imposing sentencing and drug policies that...
  • Legislators agree on Central Florida bike trail, other hometown projects

    Legislators agree on Central Florida bike trail, other hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE -- In a $75 billion budget stuffed with hometown goodies, lawmakers Tuesday agreed to fund the expansion of a bike trail through Central Florida, a gun range in Brevard County, and a raft of other pet projects. Those two projects demonstrate...