| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Republican gubernatorial rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari differ on many issues, but in the final run-up to Tuesday's primary there's one they agree on: State lawmakers should resist the impulse to pass new gun restrictions in the aftermath of the...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Only in Texas could the neo-noir of "Cold in July" be so believable.
I say that as a fan of both the state and the style. This striking new entry in pulp fiction stars Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard and Don Johnson in a tangled tale of crime and...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:55 PM
In light of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed ordinance regulating future gun stores in Chicago, it is clear he learned nothing from his previous attempt to regulate legal ownership.
The Federal Court of Appeals struck down most of the ownership...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:20 PM
There may be a line even the National Rifle Assn. won’t cross.
The lobbying group that has defended the availability of weapons in the face of mass murders such as the one that shattered an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., apparently has...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:03 AM
After images of gun-toting activists in Target Corp. stores spread online through social media, a gun-control advocacy group is urging the Minneapolis retailer to ban firearms at its stores.
A petition launched this week by Moms Demand Action for Gun...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:40 PM
— The four Republican candidates for governor of Maryland focused their fire on the O'Malley administration and avoided criticizing each other as they met Saturday night in the first televised debate of this year's GOP primary contest.
| Jun 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A few days ago, the NRA inadvertently said something reasonable. This, in response to a series of protests in Texas. It seems advocates of the right to carry firearms openly have taken to showing up en masse at public places -- coffee shops, museums,...
| May 25, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Of the hundreds of handguns and assault rifles that convicted gun trafficker David "Big Man" Lewisbey bought at Indiana gun shows and pumped onto Chicago's violence-plagued streets, only seven left a paper trail.
And it didn't take long for that trail...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called for a multifaceted response to gun violence in Chicago as part of the kick-off of a new organization run by the parents of a young girl whose shooting became a national symbol for the city's struggle with violent crime....
| May 31, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Under clear skies Saturday, dozens of students and area residents quietly walked to the three Isla Vista sites where six UC Santa Barbara students were killed in a deadly rampage about a week ago.
At each site, Allie Clement, program assistant with...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:52 PM
What authority in his or her right mind would fail to take serious action in the case of a young man who claimed to have accidentally crossed an international border with three loaded guns and enough ammo to take out an entire town square? What...