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  • Progress in Englewood

    Progress in Englewood
    On a muddy plot of land off 63rd Street and across from Kennedy-King College, Mayor Emanuel and local leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new Whole Foods slated to open in spring 2016. The 18,000-square-foot market, which is expected to generate about 100...
  • Target 'respectfully requests' shoppers leave guns at home

    Target is not banning shoppers from carting firearms through its stores, as many news outlets are reporting. "This is a request and not a prohibition," said Molly Snyder, a group manager from Target's public relations department.  In its "Bullseye...
  • Target asks customers to keep their guns out of stores

    Target asks customers to keep their guns out of stores
    Target on Wednesday asked shoppers not to bring guns to its stores after protests against a gun-rights campaign in Texas where customers brandished firearms in store aisles. "Starting today we will ... respectfully request that guests not bring firearms...
  • Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect

    Georgia's sweeping gun access law goes into effect
    Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead? A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power. Under its provisions,...
  • Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore [Letter]

    Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore [Letter]
    The Sun's recent front-page story about the substantial drop in gun homicides in Baltimore over the past few months is good news for all of us ("After an uptick, Baltimore homicides return to trend of decline," July 1). In fact, statewide in Maryland,...
  • 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...
  • Appeal court upholds 'docs vs. glocks' gun law

    Appeal court upholds 'docs vs. glocks' gun law
    TALLAHASSEE — A federal appeals court has upheld the state's "docs vs. glocks" law, overturning an earlier court ruling that had blocked part of the measure from being enforced. In a 2-1 ruling last week, a three-judge panel of the 11th U.S....
  • Guns are not the problem

    I find myself increasingly annoyed about many so-called "common sense" measures to reduce gun violence. The latest mention, in Saturday’s Tribune in a story by political reporter Rick Pearson, notes how Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and others are...
  • 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...
  • What Have Connecticut Gun Owners Lost?

    As I read the article at the top of Monday's Courant about Second Amendment rights activists mobilizing to send a message, my poached egg sank to the pit of my stomach like the rock of Gibraltar [July 28, "Aim Is To Send An Election Message"]. I am so...
  • 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...