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  • James Brady, former White House press secretary, dies at 73

    James Brady, a former U.S. presidential press secretary who became a leading gun control crusader after he was critically wounded in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died, a family spokeswoman said on Monday. He was 73. The attack...
  • Bacchiochi Seeks To Be GOP's Lieutenant Governor Candidate

     Bacchiochi Seeks To Be GOP's Lieutenant Governor Candidate
    Ever since Rep. Linda Marie "Penny'' Bacchiochi stepped into the political spotlight more than two months ago, she has been involved in controversies. These have included charges of racism and have led to sharp clashes with both of her opponents in a...
  • Republicans Challenge New Malloy Ad

    Republicans Challenge New Malloy Ad
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's opponents jumped on the governor's newest campaign commercial on Monday for featuring the Newtown tragedy and using a disputed number to describe the state's debt situation. Released on Monday morning, the 30-...
  • No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns

    No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns
    TIJUANA -- Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine who has been charged with violating Mexican gun laws, arrived at a federal courthouse here Monday morning in a dramatic, and slightly ironic, motorcade of armored vehicles, blaring sirens and black-clad men...
  • 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...
  • 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...