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  • More than dozen assault rifles stolen from train shipment in Englewood

    More than dozen assault rifles stolen from train shipment in Englewood
    Part of a shipment of semiautomatic assault rifles was stolen this week from a freight train container at a rail yard in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, federal authorities and a railroad spokesman said. The 13 Smith & Wesson M&P15 Sport...
  • Appeals judge issues stinging rebuke in stash house case

    Appeals judge issues stinging rebuke in stash house case
    A federal appeals judge recently took aim at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' use of fictitious drug robbery schemes to secure lengthy prison sentences for would-be rip off crews, strongly criticizing the practice in a written...
  • Thomas 'Lem' Johns dies at 88; Secret Service agent for LBJ

    Thomas 'Lem' Johns dies at 88; Secret Service agent for LBJ
    Thomas "Lem" Johns, a Secret Service agent who protected Lyndon B. Johnson as he was sworn in as president on Air Force One in the chaotic aftermath of President Kennedy's assassination, has died. He was 88. Grandson Michael Johns said the former...
  • Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang

    Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang
    When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire. He critically wounded one officer and, despite being shot himself, kept...
  • 2 hurt during explosion at Long Grove home, 50 others damaged

    2 hurt during explosion at Long Grove home, 50 others damaged
    A large explosion leveled a home and damaged 50 others in a northwest suburban subdivision Friday night, prompting an emergency response from multiple jurisdictions and startling residents in neighboring communities miles away. Crews are still on the...
  • Would you take a pregnancy test at a bar? Alaska hopes so

    Would you take a pregnancy test at a bar? Alaska hopes so
    Ladies, how likely would you be to take a pregnancy test in the bathroom of a bar? Bars and restaurants in Alaska are set later this year to have home pregnancy test dispensers installed in their bathrooms.  Forget all of the awkwardly comedic...
  • Suspect extradited from Mexico to U.S. in border agent's slaying

    Suspect extradited from Mexico to U.S. in border agent's slaying
    A man charged in the murder of Brian A. Terry, a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death was at the center of the Operation Fast and Furious investigation, has been returned to the United States and is scheduled to appear in federal court on Wednesday,...
  • Dopey proposal

     
    Senseless law would say medical pot users can't have guns Friday's print column Gun-rights organizations have been conspicuously reserved in their response to a proposed state regulation that would prohibit patients with medical marijuana permits from...
  • $100,000 reward offered in Ramona Gardens firebomb attacks

    $100,000 reward offered in Ramona Gardens firebomb attacks
    Federal and local officials Wednesday announced a $100,000 reward for information in the May 12 firebomb attack of four apartments at the Ramona Gardens housing projects in Boyle Heights, saying they need the public's help in identifying the suspects....
  • Suspect in border agent Brian Terry's death extradited from Mexico

    Suspect in border agent Brian Terry's death extradited from Mexico
    It was a bloody confrontation more than three years ago in the desert brush of Arizona about 11 miles from the border with Mexico. When it was over, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was dead and two weapons found at the scene would shine a light on...
  • Felon's 'handsome' mugshot goes viral, but reaction is mixed

    Felon's 'handsome' mugshot goes viral, but reaction is mixed
    If being booked on suspicion of felony weapons charges wasn’t enough to keep thousands of admirers from fawning over a convicted felon’s mug shot in Stockton, maybe this will – he’s married. “I just visited my wife and...