| Jun 19, 2013
Re "End bullet-buying loophole," Column, June 17
George Skelton's support for controlling access to ammunition overlooks one plentiful source that will be difficult to police.
Untold thousands of gun enthusiasts already own ammunition "reloading"...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:59 AM
This story was originally published February 10, 2013.
The Virginia Tech shooter, Seung-Hui Cho, was diagnosed with severe social anxiety disorder as a teenager. In Aurora, Colo., the defense attorney for the accused shooter James Eagen Holmes,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Connecticut needs to help the tiny group of mentally ill people trapped in the revolving door of madness, homelessness, hospitalization and prison simply because they won't take their medication.
This state should join the 44 others that allow so-called...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:50 PM
TOPS No. 297: 8:30 a.m. weigh-in, 9 a.m. meeting, 502 S. Lincoln St.
Brown County Commission meeting: 8:45 a.m., commission chambers, Brown County Courthouse Annex, 25 Market St.
Alcoholics Anonymous: 1 and 8:30 p.m., Yellow House, 519 S. Arch St....
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Diagnosed as bipolar and off his medications, the 20-year veteran firefighter was naked in an elevator when he was first arrested in South Carolina.
Now a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) trainer for police departments throughout Hampton Roads, Bryan...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:56 AM
WASHINGTON — Disgraced former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., who pleaded guilty last week to misusing $750,000-plus in campaign money, is writing a memoir, two sources familiar with the project told the Tribune.
Jackson, 47, will be sentenced June...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Former state Rep. Robin Kelly easily won the special Democratic primary Tuesday night in the race to replace the disgraced Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, helped by millions of dollars in pro-gun control ads from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:55 AM
9:55 p.m. EST, February 26, 2013
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, was briefly hospitalized due to her bipolar disorder, the actress' spokeswoman said on Tuesday after video...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:03 PM
A South Bend man is facing felony charges, accused of running a prostitution ring. And the father of a Mishawaka teenager who was allegedly part of the ring is frustrated, sad and angry.
Police arrested Xavier McCaster, 28, last month and a deputy...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Check ahead: Inclement weather might cause some of these events to be postponed or canceled. Please call ahead.
• Alcoholics Anonymous Sixth Sense: 10 a.m. spirituality meeting (closed/nonsmoking), 422 Fifth Ave. S.E. (west door); Rich,...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Authorities are asking the public for help in locating a 40-year-old woman last seen in the West Pullman neighborhood.
Robbie Garrett, of the 4900 block of South Calumet Avenue, was last seen in the 200 block of East 115th Street.