| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
On a recent morning I visited Tribune’s website to check the headlines and found three terrible stories describing gun violence incidents leading the day's news coverage.
In New Mexico on Tuesday, a child with a shotgun entered a school gym and...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
After he disclosed plans to produce a new movie starring Meryl Streep that takes on the National Rifle Assn.'s polical influence, Harvey Weinstein tells CNN's "Piers Morgan Live" on Friday that he will start choosing movies that "aren't violent or as...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:03 AM
A federal judge on Monday stripped away a key element of Chicago's gun ordinance, ruling that it is unconstitutional to prohibit licensed gun stores from operating in the city.
U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang found that the city failed to convince...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The year was filled with ups and downs, good news and bad. Some things changed. The City Council welcomed a new member, Glendale Community College ushered in a new leader, and the city and college tightened smoking rules. A long-simmering dispute about...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Many people start off the New Year with resolutions.
Instead of making resolutions you may not keep, try starting 2014 off on the right (and left) foot by taking part in the 10 a.m. First Day Hike at Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center on New...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Their request may have been turned down by the state’s top lawyer, but two Glendale residents haven’t given up their efforts to unseat a councilman.
The duo, John Rando and Mariano Rodas, failed in October to get California Atty. Gen....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Last April, in response to the Sandy Hook shootings, the Connecticut General Assembly passed one of the nation's strongest and most comprehensive gun safety laws with bipartisan support.
At the same time, members of Congress — cowed by the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:44 PM
CHICAGO— A federal judge Monday stripped away a key element of Chicago's gun ordinance, ruling that it was unconstitutional to prohibit licensed gun stores from operating in the city.
U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang said Chicago had failed to...
| Jan 2, 2014
Letters to the editor for the Jan. 2 TribLocal print edition from Plainfield, Batavia, Western Springs, Elmhurst and Wheaton.
Sadly, too many people think of the right to bear arms as some sort of divine guidance that favors gun...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 2:02 AM
Every once in a while, something sexy in the news trickles down to the online water cooler level. Barack Obama’s group selfie at the Mandela funeral is one example. Nobody would have cared about the funeral at all if a photographer hadn’...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It has been just over a year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary school where 20 young children were murdered in seconds by a disturbed person with a grotesque weapon. There have been over a hundred children killed with guns and a number of...