| Sep 16, 2013
And so it goes, our nation is faced with yet another mass shooting and innocent people are dead as a result.
Whatever happened to those sensible gun-control laws that President Barack Obama had promised? Not only is President Obama letting down the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Efforts to keep Connecticut schools safe have escalated since a lone gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown last year and shot to death 20 first-graders and six adults. But not all threats to school safety come from outside the...
| Sep 15, 2013
In Colorado, the gun lobby has taken its revenge.
The NRA and other pressure groups financed and helped organize the first recall campaigns allowed under Colorado law to take out two key Democratic state senators, John Morse — the upper chamber&...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:53 PM
SACRAMENTO -- State lawmakers late Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown bills that would outlaw the sale of rifles with detachable magazines and expand the list of crimes that result in a 10-year ban on possessing firearms.
Thursday’s action follows the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:39 AM
On those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks.
Doctor ducks, military ducks, postal worker...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:52 AM
DENVER (AP) — The last time Colorado enacted gun control measures was in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, and once the laws were on the books there was little acrimony.
The state's latest batch of gun control laws —...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 11:50 AM
GREENWICH -- Tom Foley is back and hoping for a Republican turnaround that will become Connecticut's own Wisconsin moment.
After coming within less than 1 percentage point of becoming governor in 2010, in Connecticut's closest gubernatorial election...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Northbrook trustees have been asked to provide free gun locks for residents and to pass an ordinance banning assault weapons.
Resident Johannah Hebl, who has been advocating for local gun control since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Republican John McKinney, a veteran state lawmaker and a former congressman's son, declared his 2014 run for governor in a press release emailed to reporters at 7:33 Tuesday morning.
It was a low-profile way to announce a high-stakes gambit: McKinney'...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Calling "campus violence a reality" to prepare for, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced plans Thursday to spend $60,000 on the Clark Kent of teacher supplies: an innocuous-looking white board that can stop bullets.
The high-tech tablet...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:28 PM
A former Costa Mesa police officer and a cadre of other law-enforcement veterans say they believe they've come up with a viable plan to prevent violence in schools
Jess Gilman, a 27-year police veteran, retired from Costa Mesa's department in October....