| Mar 18, 2015
| 4:14 PM
TALLAHASSEE — People will be able to carry guns on Florida's college campuses, and residents without a concealed-carry permit fleeing a hurricane would be allowed to bring firearms if bills moving through the Legislature make it into law.
| Mar 16, 2015
| 2:51 AM
I am the average law-abiding gun owner who values my life. My state constitution tells me I have a right to bear arms. Pennsylvania gun law tells me I can protect my individual life from death, serious bodily injury, kidnapping and rape.
And this is what...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 3:33 PM
As long as there have been guns in America, there has been regulation.
The General Assembly is considering a number of laws dealing with firearms — proposed from both sides of the political aisle — which gives the legislature a rare...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 7:07 PM
Casey, Toomey split ahead of nomination vote
The U.S. Senate could vote this week on attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, and Pennsylvania's two senators say they will be on opposite sides of that vote.
Democrat Bob Casey will be backing Lynch, the...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:07 PM
For nearly two years, the names of 1,100 severely mentally ill people in Orange County, prohibited by law from buying guns, sat in court files in the Orange County Clerk of Courts Office but were not forwarded to a state and federal registry, meaning...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 2:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE — After a similar measure died on the Senate floor nearly a year ago, the odds continued to improve Thursday for an NRA-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:34 AM
The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Chalk up another loss for public safety at the hands of the gun lobby.
Nearly 30 years ago, the federal Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act banned the manufacture and sale of armor-piercing “cop-killer” bullets that could be fired from...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 3:05 PM
HARTFORD – Lawmakers are considering the first significant gun control proposals since a sweeping package of laws was enacted two years ago in response to the Sandy Hook school shootings.
One bill would allow the removal of guns from a person...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 1:09 PM
The Coast Guard Blue Dolphins, led by Peyton Baldwin and Maddie Morello, finished in third place among 21 girls teams to top the Peninsula's showing at the Virginia Swimming Short Course Senior Championships in Christiansburg Thursday through Sunday.
| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:00 PM
End cowardly violence
The consistent, perduring violence in our Central Florida communities is alarming and depressing.
We know that those on the front lines of law enforcement are doing all they can to prevent and respond to this culture of...