| Nov 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Few states have experienced the political volatility that Colorado has over the last two decades.
Control of the Legislature flipped back and forth. The state see-sawed in presidential contests.
The last two years, though, have been particularly...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:15 PM
A community group filed a lawsuit Friday against the village of Niles in an effort to stop a gun shop and range from being built near several schools.
People for a Safer Society, an advocacy group that began in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Victor Peters was just a quiet guy in the neighborhood until he killed a bear.
Now he's a media star.
Since he shot a Florida black bear that had twice broken into his Lady Lake home, Peters, 64, has been featured on CNN, fielded interview requests from...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Law enforcement officials from across the country on Monday called for background checks on all gun purchases, including private and gun-show sales.
"We must close off all avenues for dangerous people to acquire firearms," Orlando Police Chief John Mina...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 11:12 PM
To the editor: I salute City Atty. Mike Feuer for filing criminal charges against the mother of a teenager who was found with guns at school. He has a long record of working to end gun violence in our state. He is taking an approach that works:...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Larry Hogan's drive to become governor of Maryland received an infusion of Republican star power Tuesday when New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came to Bethesda to campaign for him.
Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association and a possible...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:45 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Sarah Osborn, 15, of Hampton, keeps adding to her treasure chest of national records.
In her latest competition — the Virginia 4-H State Championships at Appomattox’s Holiday Lake on Sept. 13-14 — she set five national records in...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan brought their combative disagreement on Maryland's future to their third and final televised debate in the race for governor.
In their most wide-ranging exchange yet, Brown and Hogan disagreed...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
To the editor: Articles on mass shooters rarely explore why they are almost always men. I have a doctorate in psychology and two published books on the subject, including a study of the difference between patrilineal and matrilineal societies and their...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has called for the repeal of a local gun law that could open up the city to a costly lawsuit, thanks to a move by the state Legislature.
In the final minutes of the legislative session Monday, lawmakers approved a bill that...