| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
A Texas actress was sentenced to 18 years in a federal prison on Wednesday for mailing the toxic agent ricin in letters to President Barack Obama, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control advocate.
Shannon Guess Richardson whose career...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Displaying stunningly bad reasoning, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that because states traditionally adopt codes of conduct to regulate doctors, the Florida Legislature can threaten to impose a hefty fine and take away the medical...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:38 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A shadowy political group called "Progressive Choice PAC" is airing a racially tinged ad on black radio stations in Orlando accusing former Gov. Charlie Crist of siding with the gun lobby and imposing sentencing and drug policies that...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed the “warning shot” bill into law last Friday, as if there were any doubt that he would. Strategically, it made sense for Scott’s re-election bid, because no Crist supporters were going to switch their...
| Jun 8, 2014
How should you feel about Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Gov. Rick Scott and their well-publicized fight against same-sex marriage?
So glad you asked.
No. 1, you could be insulted.
Insulted that one of the top elected officials in the state has...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Frustration over continued mass shootings prompted Palm Beach County Commissioner Shelley Vana Tuesday to take aim at the National Rifle Association and its opposition to Florida gun control measures.
She criticized Florida lawmakers for this year...
| Aug 3, 2014
Gun control advocates are learning the downside of getting their way. Recently, a federal judge struck down the District of Columbia's ban on the carrying of concealed handguns. Anti-gun forces have been losing in legislatures for a long time. Now they...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Palm Beach County this week won a key round in its legal fight aimed at reinstating local gun control laws across the state.
A judge on Monday sided with the county by finding it unconstitutional for the governor to remove a county official from...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
With the other world news taking precedence, the death of James Brady didn’t get quite the play it should have this week.
Because James Brady was a true American hero in the most basic of ways. He saved lives.
Brady, injured in the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday.
Introducing himself as...