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  • Lil Durk pleads guilty, vows never to be in court again

    Lil Durk pleads guilty, vows never to be in court again
    Rapper Lil Durk vowed Tuesday this would be his last visit to Cook County criminal court after pleading guilty to gun possession charges in exchange for probation. “The key word is I'll be staying out of trouble,” Lil Durk, whose real name...
  • Concealed carry shooting reignites debate

    Concealed carry shooting reignites debate
    A man who attempted to help police foil an armed robbery at a Crestwood phone store by firing at the fleeing suspect may not have broken the law, but firearms trainers say he ignored a basic rule of carrying a gun in public: Don't try to be a hero....
  • A killer's rampage in Isla Vista

    A killer's rampage in Isla Vista
    At first, when it began, it was lost to the soundtrack of another Friday night in this bluff-top college town: screeching tires and what sounded like fireworks. But then — shattered glass. Sirens. Screams. Within 10 minutes, it was done —...
  • Another NRA victim [Editorial]

    Another NRA victim  [Editorial]
    Learning more about the causes of injury and death and recommending policies that might lengthen people's lives has long been the mission of the public health community. Under those circumstances, it's hardly surprising that those in the field are...
  • L.A. Times Ethics Guidelines

    L.A. Times Ethics Guidelines
    The goal of the Los Angeles Times is to publish a newspaper of the highest quality. This requires The Times to be, above all else, a principled newspaper. Making it so is the responsibility of every staff member. In deed and in appearance, journalists...
  • 'Handsome' felon faces federal gun charge in new indictment

    'Handsome' felon faces federal gun charge in new indictment
    A Stockton man whose police mugshot went viral and earned him the nickname "handsome felon" faces a federal gun possession charge, according a new indictment. Jeremy Meeks, 30, was charged Thursday with being a felon in possession of a semi-automatic...
  • N.J. teen sues parents, but I'm not worried 'cause I'm an A- dad

    There are bad parents, and there are ungrateful teenagers, and then there are the battling Cannings of New Jersey. And what they’ve unleashed, if you’ll excuse the cliche, is the “Mother (and Father vs. Daughter) of All Lawsuits.”...
  • Writer releasing novel on 'Trayvon's Revenge'

    Writer releasing novel on 'Trayvon's Revenge'
    A new writer is releasing a novel later this month that offers an alternate view and dramatization of the night Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman in Sanford. The book, titled "No Justice No Peace: Trayvon's Revenge," is the first published...
  • Suicide and Older Adults

    Suicide and Older Adults Suicide rates have become noticeably higher in both middle age and older adult populations in the last few years.  According to the National Institutes of Health “white males age 85 and older consistently have had the...
  • 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...
  • Radio spot in Orlando accuses Crist of causing a 'lost generation of African-Americans'

    Radio spot in Orlando accuses Crist of causing a 'lost generation of African-Americans'
    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...