| May 7, 2014
| 10:38 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:29 PM
As we saw again on Saturday, it is very difficult for (some) gun rights and gun safety advocates to see eye to eye.
A year and a day after Connecticut passed one of the toughest gun safety laws in the country, a crowd estimated by police at 3,000...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:14 PM
A father and son from a remote village west of Fairbanks have been arrested in a shooting incident that left two Alaska state troopers dead and the tight-knit law enforcement community in the Last Frontier reeling.
The bodies of Sgt. Patrick "Scott"...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:51 AM
On Monday, with little fanfare, a law went into effect requiring anyone buying a rifle or shotgun to have a gun permit or eligibility certificate. Thus ended the phase-in of the multifaceted gun safety law passed in 2013 by the General Assembly and signed...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:19 PM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Can moral suasion — in the absence of tougher statutory controls — help to quell the incidents of gun violence that continue to plague this country?
That's the hope of Connecticut's congressional delegation. The lawmakers are urging...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:21 AM
The road to hell is paved with good intentions, especially when it come to homeowners' associations (HOAs).
Maybe folks who serve on HOA boards should get hazard duty pay.
Heather Roberts,32, landed in jail after she allegedly slammed the homeowner...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:50 PM
More than half a million young immigrants who were granted temporary deportation waivers can apply for a two-year extension, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday, in what may be a template for more sweeping White House action before the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Rinka Hirayama was a cheerful 9-year-old before the accident that took the lives of her parents and brother — and she still is, those who know her say.
Rinka suffered a broken arm and internal bleeding in the crash that killed the rest of her...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:53 PM
A 9-year-old Vernon Hills girl who survived a horrific car crash that killed her family is expected to make a full recovery, officials said Tuesday.
Rinka Hirayama was in fair condition at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, a spokeswoman there said. The...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Bar owners and employees crowded Libertyville's board room recently, trying to persuade officials to back off a plan that would have forced bars to close an hour earlier.
After giving preliminary approval to the plan at their last meeting,...