| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:28 PM
A violent start to the year continued with three people shot on Baltimore's west side Tuesday morning, including a 17-year-old girl who died after she and a man were shot in an alley.
Though the city started the year with almost 11 days without a gun...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Anyone seeking to purchase a gun — even those buying weapons at a show or through a private dealer — should be required to pass a background check through a national database, according to recommendations drafted by a panel of violence...
| Jan 17, 2013
President Barack Obama and the National Rifle Association do agree on something: No amount of legislation can prevent every evil act. In his remarks on gun violence Wednesday, Obama acknowledged what gun enthusiasts have been saying for decades:...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Maryland has some of the toughest gun laws in the country — and Baltimore's are even stricter — yet the city continues to struggle with rampant gun violence as thousands of criminals gain access to firearms.
And for supporters and opponents...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:51 AM
— Divorce records on file in Stamford Superior Court show the parents of suspected Sandy Hook school shooter Adam Lanza had joint custody of their son and that Lanza's father paid alimony that kept him and his mother financially comfortable.
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:04 AM
When President Barack Obama talked about the violence in Newtown, Conn., in his weekly radio address on Saturday, he urged the nation to act not only to stop mass killings like that one but also those that occur on "countless street corners in places like...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
— The guns used in the last two mass murders in Connecticut were purchased at same East Windsor gun shop.
Records show that Omar Thornton, who killed eight people and himself at Hartford Distributors Inc. in 2010, purchased both the Glock and...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:58 PM
A bomb squad responded to a possible "explosive device" in College Park early Friday morning, a Prince George's County fire spokesman said.
Authorities were called to the 5000 block of Edgewood Road where they removed a suspicious package forcing the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:44 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - U.S. Marshals say Paul McElwain knows how to avoid being caught. He does it by using fake documents. In one case, he used the identity of a family friend's dead baby to buy guns at a Springfield, Missouri Walmart Supercenter.
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:17 PM
A dozen people who authorities say are linked to an intricate, multimillion-dollar operation involving illegal pot shops in Los Angeles and Orange counties were arrested Thursday.
Authorities believe John Melvin Walker, also known as “Pops,”...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 7:25 PM
Officials are trying to learn why a Saturday night house explosion and fire in a south Indianapolis neighborhood killed two people, flattened two homes, destroyed more than two dozen others and forced a whole neighborhood to evacuate.