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  • Sheriff's Office teaches children and parents gun safety

    Sheriff's Office teaches children and parents gun safety
    The image of children holding shiny firearms may have been jarring, but the guns were only replicas and the demonstration was done for safety. At the Broward Sheriff's Office, Deputy Trainer Gene Nardi showed the group of children, one of them as...
  • Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales

    Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales
    Chicago could require gun dealers to videotape sales and ban gun stores near schools and parks under Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest attempt to heavily regulate firearms sales following a federal court ruling that tossed out the city’s outright...
  • Fire at South Korean nursing home leaves 21 dead

    Fire at South Korean nursing home leaves 21 dead
    A fire broke out at a nursing home in South Korea early Wednesday, leaving 21 dead and 8 injured, the latest in a series of high-casualty incidents. The fire took place overnight in Jangseong, a few hours south of the capital, Seoul. The semi-official...
  • 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...
  • Homeland Security chief to review release of immigrants convicted of crimes

    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...
  • Outsider could end 100-year tradition by becoming L.A. County sheriff

    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...
  • FBI searching for S.F. man suspected of possessing explosive materials

    FBI searching for S.F. man suspected of possessing explosive materials
    The FBI is searching for a San Francisco man who is suspected of possessing explosive materials at his home and should be considered armed and dangerous, authorities said Sunday. The FBI's announcement came after an extensive search of 42-year-old...
  • Gun accidents need serious handling and solid data

    Gun accidents need serious handling and solid data
    Hours before a memorial for Isla Vista victims last Tuesday, a UC Santa Barbara student was, he said, playing with his Glock handgun — one of the seven guns he legally owns — when it went off accidentally. The round went through a wall, struck...
  • Governor's rail safety task force to meet

    Virginia's secretaries of transportation and public safety will co-chair a new task force on railroad safety, and it will meet for the first time early next month, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday. McAuliffe created the task force in the wake...
  • Scofflaws on two wheels (and sometimes one) [Editorial]

    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts is right to crack down on the city's notorious dirt bike riders by using social media and undercover officers to prevent them from disrupting traffic and putting motorists and pedestrians at risk. The...
  • City Council candidates talk 'McMansions,' utility transfers at forum

    City Council candidates talk 'McMansions,' utility transfers at forum
    During a candidate forum on Wednesday, Glendale City Council candidates said they support copying a Los Angeles ordinance that limits building so-called McMansions on steep hills. "That's just common sense. I have no problem with that," said Vartan...