| Jul 11, 2014
The creation and implementation of Illinois' law permitting licensed owners to carry concealed firearms has not been a graceful process. It was forced on the state, the last to forbid conceal carry, by a federal appeals court in 2012. The General Assembly...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Signaling frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers rejected a proposed one-year contract extension reached with Mayor Eric Garcetti and city negotiators.
Officials with the Police Protective League, the union...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:55 AM
Numerous people were hospitalized Wednesday night in Boston following an incident at TD Garden arena during a show by the popular DJ Avicii.
According to the Associated Press, 36 people were taken to a hospital and up to 50 others were treated or...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Kids will play with anything they can get their hands on, including guns and dildos.
That's the message that a new ad from gun safety advocacy group Evolve is promoting in an effort to reduce gun violence.
The ad, titled "Playthings," begins with a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
SANFORD - George Zimmerman has no job, no home, no income but spends $100 a month on vacations and $200 a month on psychological counseling, according to a financial affidavit he recently filed in his divorce case.
Zimmerman, 30, is the former...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Even the convicted killer now admits it was brutal and senseless: a young police officer left in the gutter, three bullets in his chest, one in his right temple, after a traffic stop.
The San Diego Police Department was shaken by the slaying of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Clifton Wilson, an inmate at the state's Eastern Pre-Release Unit, spent last week in the great outdoors, relocating oysters from cages on private piers near Thomas Point on the Chesapeake Bay to a sanctuary in nearby Glebe Bay.
To the North East...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:57 AM
A Sanford judge today put an end to George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal.
Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson ruled that the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer is entitled to no money from the media giant.
She issued a summary judgment in...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:11 PM
About a dozen Huntington Beach residents sought out police last week but not to file crime reports. Instead, they were meeting for conversation and coffee with the officers.
The residents and police chatted over a cup of joe to get to know one another...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.
Graco announced the recall Tuesday, ending a five-month battle between the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Tinley Park trustees voted Tuesday night to drop the village's longtime ambulance services provider in favor of a new company, a move village officials said would save the village about $800,000 over the life of the contract.
A new agreement, between...