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  • '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...
  • Governor candidate calls for changing Stand Your Ground gun law

    Governor candidate calls for changing Stand Your Ground gun law
    Original post | 12:45 p.m. Updated | 1:58 p.m. Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich of Weston called Tuesday for changes in Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law. “The sad reality is that laws...
  • Chan Lowe: The real reason for Stand Your Ground

    Chan Lowe: The real reason for Stand Your Ground
    ¬† A gun is like no other object on earth. There’s the chill of its metal, which warms upon embracing. There are its sensuous curves; the smooth edges you can run your fingers along; the roughness of the butt’s checkering against your palm....
  • Guns have different significance in Israel

    It is inconceivable to me that an individual like Dale Sprusansky can be so blind as to not realize there is no inconsistency in U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch's view on gun control. The difference between carrying a gun in Israel and one here is simply survival....
  • San Diego County gun law violates 2nd Amendment, appeals court rules

    San Diego County gun law violates 2nd Amendment, appeals court rules
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court decided Thursday that a San Diego restriction on carrying concealed guns in public for self defense infringes on citizens' 2nd Amendment rights. In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Law allowing backyard gun ranges needs to be changed, South Florida officials say

    Law allowing backyard gun ranges needs to be changed, South Florida officials say
    Care to set up your own shooting range in the backyard? Go right ahead, state law says. That has local leaders in an uproar, with Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan leading the charge. On Tuesday, the Sunrise commission approved a resolution urging the state...