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  • Quinn hits Rauner on gun safety

    Quinn hits Rauner on gun safety
    With the spotlight still on his troubled 2010 anti-violence grant program, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn turned to the topic of gun rights Thursday, accusing Republican challenger Bruce Rauner of putting the public at risk by refusing to support a statewide...
  • How Obama can trump Republicans and deliver good jobs

    How Obama can trump Republicans and deliver good jobs
    President Barack Obama recently defied Republican threats to file suit against him for his use of executive orders. "If House Republicans are really concerned about me taking too many executive actions, the best solution to that is passing bills," the...
  • Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA

    Anti-gun billionaire Bloomberg takes on NRA
    It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
  • Texas actress sentenced to 18 years for ricin-laced letter to Obama

    Texas actress sentenced to 18 years for ricin-laced letter to Obama
    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...
  • Data — and voters — support handgun licensing [Letter]

    Data — and voters — support handgun licensing [Letter]
    In disputing Vincent DeMarco's letter ("Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore," July 5) about the positive impact of Maryland's Firearms Safety Act of 2013 in reducing gun violence, Michael Peterson ("Gun control isn't the reason...
  • Tougher gun laws will increase violent crime [Letter]

    Tougher gun laws will increase violent crime [Letter]
    The recent comments by Vincent DeMarco ("Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore," July 5) are flawed in many respects. First he only points to New York City for statistics that support his views, but when other large cities like...
  • COMEDY

    COMEDY
    Comedy Takeover at Gigi's: This monthly event will feature headlining comedian Eric DaSilva at Gigi's Music Cafe. With jokes about gun control, driving in Miami and being chubby, DaSilva has performed at Comedy Central's South Beach Comedy Festival and on...
  • Rollin' 30s gang members arrested on drug distribution allegations

    Rollin' 30s gang members arrested on drug distribution allegations
    More than 20 gang members and associates of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips are facing federal charges on allegations of drug distribution, officials said Thursday.  Hundreds of FBI and L.A. Police Department officers were part of a coordinated effort...
  • Texas actress to serve 18 years for sending ricin letter to Obama

    Shannon Guess Richardson, a Texas actress, will serve 18 years in federal prison after she sent poison-laced letters to President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as part of a bizarre plot to frame her estranged husband, federal...
  • Tougher gun laws needed for domestic abusers [Letter]

    Tougher gun laws needed for domestic abusers [Letter]
    We recently witnessed another senseless mass shooting that injured one child and took the lives of four children and two adults ("Texas shooting suspect collapses in courtroom," July 12). The shooting in the suburbs of Houston, Texas, illustrates how...
  • Let's treat gun safety as a public health issue

    Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash? Common sense would seem to suggest the latter. Cars are everywhere. We are an auto-obsessed nation. To be American is to drive -- everywhere. Teenagers itch to get behind the wheel, and the...