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  • You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.

    You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.
    In a post Tuesday, I listed the mass shootings since January 2013 in which at least three people were killed. It’s an agonizingly, depressingly long list, and I cited it as the prime reason we need meaningful gun control. The post received the usual...
  • Outsider could end 100-year tradition by becoming L.A. County sheriff

    The last time an outsider was elected Los Angeles County sheriff, posses tracked bandits into the hills of Glendora, Charlie Chaplin had just hit movie screens and Angelenos were watching anxiously as World War I began in Europe. Since the election of...
  • Homeland Security chief to review release of immigrants convicted of crimes

    Under pressure from lawmakers, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday he was reviewing the release from jail of thousands of immigrants in the country illegally who were convicted of crimes and faced deportation. The Department of...
  • Former instructor accused of lewd acts with minor pleads no contest

    Former instructor accused of lewd acts with minor pleads no contest
    A former public safety instructor at Hoover High School accused of sexually assaulting an underage student on-campus entered a no-contest plea on Tuesday that entails some jail time and registering as a sex offender for the rest of his life. Delvon...
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers say FBI violated his rights

    FBI agents violated the rights of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by continuously questioning him while he lay in pain in a hospital bed, even after he had asked for a lawyer 10 times and authorities had determined there were no other...
  • Connecticut Taxi Companies Seek Injunction To Stop Uber, Lyft

    Connecticut Taxi Companies Seek Injunction To Stop Uber, Lyft
    Fifteen taxi companies in Connecticut asked a federal court Wednesday to stop ride-sharing services Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc from operating in the state. The coalition of taxi companies claim the services, which are used to call cars through a...
  • Puppy mill sales ban discussion continues

    Puppy mill sales ban discussion continues
    Orland Park trustees put a decision on prohibiting the sale of pets from commercial breeders on hold, saying they want additional time to consider their options. "I don't see any point in rushing this because we want to get it right," Trustee Pat Gira...
  • Bloomberg's The Wrong Guy To Lead Gun Safety Push

    Please, Mr. Bloomberg, leave the checkbook open, but step away from the podium. Your efforts to curb gun violence and improve firearms safety are notable. The National Rifle Association thanks you. For years, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg...
  • Drug disposal sites set up

    Police departments across Orange County will collect expired and unneeded prescription medications Saturday. Irvine, Newport Beach and Costa Mesa police will all host collections from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone who wants to dispose of unused...
  • Boston waits to see whether security hampers marathon festivity

    Boston waits to see whether security hampers marathon festivity
    BOSTON — There's a tense excitement running through this city as it prepares for the 118th Boston Marathon, a uniquely Bostonian event, held on Patriots' Day, the third Monday of April, which celebrates the first battles of the Revolutionary War....
  • Justice Department plans for wave of crack-cocaine clemency requests

    Justice Department plans for wave of crack-cocaine clemency requests
    WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Monday that the Justice Department will announce new clemency criteria aimed at freeing potentially thousands of prisoners convicted of using crack cocaine. To prepare for the expected flood of...