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  • One gun every 30 days is more than enough to allow for the exercise of 2nd Amendment rights, so Chicago ought to go ahead and impose that limit

     
    At worst, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed law limiting retail firearms customers in Chicago to one handgun purchase every 30 days will be a futile, ineffective gesture — one finger in a dike that has sprung hundreds of leaks. After all,......
  • The death of Marcus Lesane

    The death of Marcus Lesane
    After days of furious searching for Marcus "Chip" Lesane, missing and presumed dead, Baltimore homicide detectives brought his childhood friend -- the last person to see him alive -- into an interrogation room. They spent eight hours questioning him,...
  • Four-alarm fire damages Northeast Baltimore church

    Four-alarm fire damages Northeast Baltimore church
    His parishioners call him a visionary leader and a strong man, but nothing could have fully prepared the Rev. Cecil Gray for what he first saw late Friday afternoon. The house of worship he directs, Northwood-Appold United Methodist Church in Northeast...
  • Man charged with making bombs in Glen Burnie house

    Man charged with making bombs in Glen Burnie house
    Investigators from the Anne Arundel Fire Department and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives say they have found a significant amount of suspected bombs and bomb-making materials inside the home of a Glen Burnie man....
  • Glen Burnie man accused of making explosives had potential for 'destruction and terror'

    Glen Burnie man accused of making explosives had potential for 'destruction and terror'
    Along with chemicals, fuses, guns and bomb-making materials, police say Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. had how-to manuals in his Glen Burnie home with titles such as "Boobytraps," "Deadly Brew," "Highly Explosive Pyrotechnic Compositions" and "The Poor Man's...
  • Guard intelligence analyst held on $1-million bond in bomb case

    WASHINGTON — A man arrested for speeding in Ohio on New Year's Day was traveling with several dozen explosives, a detonator and four firearms, and was carrying schematic drawings of a military training facility, authorities said Wednesday....
  • 10 arrested in O.C. drug and firearms raid

    Ten people were taken into custody Tuesday in Orange County in a drug and firearms investigation dubbed "Operation Western Front."  The raid was part of a 16-month probe into gang activity and narcotics violations centered in Stanton, a small city in...
  • Pair of aldermen oppose effort to rename ATF HQ after Eliot Ness

    Pair of aldermen oppose effort to rename ATF HQ after Eliot Ness
    A pair of Chicago aldermen introduced a resolution today opposing a proposal to name the headquarters of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after Prohibition-era crime fighter Eliot Ness. Alds. Ed Burke, 14th, and James...
  • Congressman calls for federal inquiry into McCook blasts

    Congressman calls for federal inquiry into McCook blasts
    A blast at a quarry in suburban McCook was well within safety limits, according to state officials who said Wednesday they cannot explain a subsequent tremor seconds later that rattled windows and frazzled nerves throughout the Chicago area. The...
  • Baltimore Black Guerrilla Family indictments hit 48 suspects

    Baltimore Black Guerrilla Family indictments hit 48 suspects
    Baltimore police, prosecutors and federal agents launched a massive strike against the Black Guerrilla Family gang this week, after indicting 48 suspects in an alleged eight-year campaign of drug dealing and violence that claimed 10 lives. The breadth...
  • 'Inglorious end' for convicted cop: 2½ years in prison

    'Inglorious end' for convicted cop: 2½ years in prison
    Cigarette smuggler Mustafa Mohd Shaikh was caught in June 2011 on an undercover recording describing how having the protection of a longtime sheriff's investigator meant his enterprise could operate with impunity. "Anything happens to you in Chicago,...