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  • Off-duty cop fatally shoots burglary suspect after being wounded in arm

    Off-duty cop fatally shoots burglary suspect after being wounded in arm
    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...
  • Man fatally shot by off-duty officer in Bucktown identified

    Man fatally shot by off-duty officer in Bucktown identified
    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...
  • No bail for 15-year-old charged with killing another teen

    No bail for 15-year-old charged with killing another teen
    A 16-year-old Gage Park High school student was sitting next to his bedroom window watching TV when a 15-year-old opened fire from the street outside, striking him in the neck and killing him, prosecutors said today. Rasaan Price, who recently...
  • Enforce existing gun laws

    The cycle of of gun violence in Chicago continues to accelerate and is claiming more and more young innocent victims. Reading about these incidents in the Tribune often includes updates on the apprehension of suspects in these shootings. Recently I've...
  • Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats

    Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats
    Political enemies of President Obama have pretty much been calling for his impeachment since shortly after he took the oath of office in 2009. But this month, the volume of impeachment chatter rose a few notches, goosed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah...
  • Five things for Tuesday, July 29

    Five things for Tuesday, July 29
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida. 1. Let's start with weather. The National Hurricane Center reports that the tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic organized some last night and could grow into a tropical depression or storm today or...
  • State Senate race features longtime rivals

    State Senate race features longtime rivals
    The race for Florida Senate District 12 pits two longtime Democratic rivals against each other: incumbent Geraldine Thompson and former state Sen. Gary Siplin. Two Republicans, Fritz Jackson Seide and Edward DeAguilera, are competing in the Republican...
  • Pentagon audit finds poor control of weapons given to Afghan forces

    A Pentagon audit of nearly 750,000 weapons handed over by U.S. forces to Afghan soldiers and police found poor control and accountability of the arms and expressed concern that many could fall into the hands of militants. The report, released Monday...
  • Jewish group calls for resignation of gun lobbyist

    SEATTLE The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle has scheduled a news conference for Tuesday morning calling for the resignation of a gun lobbyist who reportedly made remarks linking gun control to the Holocaust. The remarks surfaced Monday on the...
  • Chan Lowe: Docs vs. Glocks the law of the land

    Chan Lowe: Docs vs. Glocks the law of the land
    Thank you, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Now, due to your two-to-one ruling, there are two things to which Florida doctors have no right under the First Amendment: to shout “Fire” in a crowded theater, and to ask any questions to a patient...
  • Congress isn't dysfunctional? You've got to be kidding.

    Former Rep. David Dreier took to The Times' Op-Ed page on Monday to assure readers that it's not as bad as it seems in Congress. The nearly unanimous response from the nearly two dozen readers who sent us letters: Are you serious? To say that...