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  • 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...
  • Mayor, law enforcement meet privately with residents and community leaders over violence

    Mayor, law enforcement meet privately with residents and community leaders over violence
    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...
  • Christie Visits Greenwich To Stump For State GOP And Foley

    Christie Visits Greenwich To Stump For State GOP And Foley
    GREENWICH — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie swooped into one of the richest neighborhoods in this upscale town Monday to raise as much as $10,000 per person for the state Republican Party and boost the gubernatorial chances of business executive...
  • Encourage More Legal Gun Ownership

    In response to The Courant's editorial of July 15 ["He Had A Permit?"], I think it's a positive sign that two people who recently committed gun crimes had permits to carry. Apparently, the individuals were not effectively screened and/or taught gun laws...
  • Feds charge three with illegal gun possession

    Three men are facing federal charges as part of a crackdown on gun violence and drug trafficking in Broward County, U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer announced Thursday. Among 16 arrested and charged in a joint operation, Freddy Lee Gardner, 49, of...
  • Tortured gun law now protects armed felons

    Tortured gun law now protects armed felons
    On Second Amendment issues, Florida lawmakers are prone to legislate first and ask questions later. That's why the Stand Your Ground law was enacted with so many muddled provisions that the courts are still trying to straighten out. The latest attempt...
  • Christie's challenge in Iowa: Courting conservatives

    MARION, Iowa Inside a diner crammed with television cameras and national reporters in this town just outside Cedar Rapids, Joe Mallie gave a glimpse of the challenge that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could confront in wooing conservative voters to...
  • Pennsylvania's Official Firearm

     
    My column today is about a Pennsylvania bill, signed into law last month, that designates the Pennsylvania long rifle as the state's official firearm. The problem, experts on these guns informed the bill's sponsor, state Rep. Marcia Hahn, R-138th, last......
  • Pregnant woman strangled, boyfriend beheaded in Craigslist sex meeting

    When Michigan police found the body of a 25-year-old man in a park last week, they had a macabre mystery on their hands. The man's name was Charles Gerard Oppenneer, and investigators think he was killed by an injury to his head. The problem is they...
  • Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court

    Lawyers spar over Maryland assault weapon ban in federal court
    Lawyers for the state and gun rights advocates debated in federal court Tuesday about the government's power to hem in the Second Amendment to ward off mass shootings. Spectators crammed into a federal courtroom in downtown Baltimore to watch the hearing...
  • Christie Dances Around Gun Control

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to have it both ways on gun control, and he can't. He is either for sensible and lawful regulation, or he isn't. And voters should so note. Mr. Christie was in Connecticut this week to campaign for Republican...