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  • Isla Vista victim's dad blames government 'idiots'

    Isla Vista victim's dad blames government 'idiots'
    With a California town grieving the deaths of six college students killed by a mentally ill man, one victim's father Monday blamed the killings on politicians who failed to tighten gun laws after a mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Richard Martinez,...
  • Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?

    Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?
    Mark Boughton Age: 50 Hometown: Danbury Occupation: Mayor of Danbury Background: A product of Connecticut public schools and state universities, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is running as a "blue-collar" Republican who says he understands the...
  • High schools to get enhanced security

     High schools to get enhanced security
    Security upgrades, costing $4 million and including new entrances and protections for windows, are in the works for Libertyville School District 128 in the next three years. Planning for the enhancements at Vernon Hills High School and Libertyville High...
  • Mental Crisis Training For Police Welcome

    Police frequently come into contact with people with mental illnesses. Occasionally those interactions end badly, out of misunderstanding — such as last fall's Capitol police shooting of Miriam Care. The unarmed dental hygienist from Stamford may...
  • Making 'not one more' gun death a reality

    Making 'not one more' gun death a reality
    Iwould like to thank Steve Lopez for pointing out the grim "everyday statistics" of gun violence. I have been part of a group that has worked in the L.A. area to change the culture of guns. In many ways we have been successful, with some of the...
  • Hollywood Should Think Twice About Shooting in Heavily-Armed Georgia

    Watch TV lately and it's hard to miss the little peach logo indicating the program was shot in Georgia. And shooting, of a different kind, is something with which Georgians appear particularly enamored, having just enacted the U.S.' most permissive gun...
  • Mental Illness Shouldn't Be Kept In Closet

    Mental Illness Shouldn't Be Kept In Closet
    How special it is when celebrity athletes use their gifts to "win" at causes other than sports. Royce White is a collegiate-turned-professional basketball player. Like many outstanding college players, White gained national attention in high school,...
  • Why we need background checks on more gun sales

    Whenever I write about guns, I expect my mailbag to fill up. Today is no exception after I wrote, "Our obsession with guns is killings us." Two questions from readers keep coming up. One has to do with whether gun sales at gun shows and over the...
  • Related story: Gun violence at U.S. schools continues to grow sharply

    A fatal shooting in Oregon on Tuesday was the 31st firearms attack at a U.S. school since the start of the year, marking a sharp acceleration in the rash of violence that has occurred on campuses across the nation. The incidents range from the 20 people...
  • Gun control supporters march in Brooklyn

    Nearly 1,000 people marched two miles across the Brooklyn Bridge to New York's City Hall on Saturday to rally against gun violence. Once the marchers reached City Hall, they heard speeches by Shannon Watts, the head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense...
  • Minnesota plot: To foil another Columbine, be nosy neighbors, parents

    Just how long will the ghost of Columbine haunt this country? This week, thanks in part to a tip from an observant citizen, police in Waseca, Minn., apparently foiled yet another teenager bent on a Columbine-style massacre. The details of the 17-year-...