| Feb 17, 2015
| 8:59 AM
Gov. Larry Hogan picked a career trooper to lead the Maryland State Police, announcing William M. Pallozzi Tuesday as his pick for the agency's superintendent.
Pallozzi spent 25 years in the state police including a variety of leadership roles, and...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Imagine you're a Medicare patient, and you go to your doctor for an ultrasound of your heart one month. Medicare pays your doctor's office $189, and you pay about 20 percent of that bill as a co-payment.
Then, the next month, your...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:52 PM
The last thing Jordan Baylon wants is a fake pink gun.
Baylon, 22, spends much of his free time dressed in camouflage fighting simulated battles against like-minded fantasy warriors. The custom-made airsoft gun he uses to fire small plastic...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 7:30 PM
Coming off legislative victories in recent years, gun-rights advocates pushed Kansas lawmakers Thursday to allow the state's residents to carry concealed firearms without requiring them to obtain a permit.
The Senate Federal and State Affairs...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Overruling the objections of gun-rights advocates, the U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy, a British-born, American-educated internal medicine specialist, to become the 19th surgeon general of the United States.
The 51-43 vote makes...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:39 AM
New state laws taking effect Thursday give livestock in California more living room, approve direct-to-consumer wine shipments in Massachusetts and levy the ultimate punishment on wannabe teen drivers in Nevada by denying them licenses if they skip too...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 12:31 PM
The House of Representatives handily approved the judicial nomination of a former member of the chamber despite strong pushback from gun rights groups.
Auden C. Grogins, a Democrat from Bridgeport, was nominated as a Superior Court judge by Gov....
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:10 PM
HARTFORD — Legislators handily approved a former state representative's appointment as a Superior Court judge Friday, despite strong opposition from the NRA and other gun rights groups.
Auden C. Grogins, a Democrat who represented Bridgeport in the...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:53 PM
Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 4:11 PM
State senators killed off nearly all of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's gun control package Monday, downing 10 bills in a Republican-controlled committee.
It seemed for a while, though, that they had advanced a major Democratic priority: Stripping people of...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Chris Christensen, a rough-hewn cowboy beneath a big brown hat, finished up his M-16 burrito and took a slug of coffee.
Waitresses glided past, balancing trays of bacon and eggs on their shoulders while sleek black pistols bounced on their hips.