| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Retail gun and ammunition shops will be allowed in certain parts of Grayslake if an amendment to the village's zoning ordinance passes at the next board meeting.
The village's committee of the whole agreed on the amendment's provisions, which would allow...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:58 PM
After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:02 PM
I have been a Costa Mesa resident for eight years. My wife and I purchased a home here because we fell in love with Costa Mesa's character.
Maintaining and building this character are central to the message of my campaign for City Council, and it is...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:56 PM
On the heels of another bloody weekend in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and top local and federal law enforcement officials met privately Monday with about 40 community leaders on what needs to be done to reduce the violence.
Participants later said...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:27 AM
I don't remember why I was first drawn to Archie Comics, but I went through a phase in middle school where they were all I wanted to read.
Much to the chagrin of my mom, who had been enjoying our simultaneous reading of the "Anne of Green Gables" books,...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:24 AM
We can do better.
Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Jul 13, 2014
Sarah Palin has joined a rising drumbeat of Republicans who call for President Barack Obama's impeachment. Democrats can barely conceal their glee.
It's hard to think of anything that would give a bigger boost to the Democrats' currently gloomy...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:24 PM
In the aftermath of the Columbine High School shootings 15 years ago, passionate women from all over the country converged on Washington, D.C., to demand tougher gun restrictions. Called the Million Mom March, it was a powerful grass-roots movement that...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:20 PM
SEATTLE The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle has called for the resignation of a National Rifle Association lobbyist who reportedly linked gun control to the Holocaust.
At a news conference Tuesday at the federation's Seattle headquarters,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:34 PM
An off-duty Chicago police officer was shot in the arm shortly before fatally shooting a burglary suspect with whom he struggled near his home, Superintendent Garry McCarthy told reporters Monday.
The 19-year veteran officer was on his way to his...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:21 AM
Authorities have released the name of a 53-year-old man fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer in the Bucktown neighborhood, nearly two days after the incident happened.
The man was identified as Steven Isby by the Cook County medical...