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  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website...
  • Public defender: San Francisco jail inmates forced to fight

    Sheriff's deputies arranged and gambled on fights between San Francisco jail inmates and told them to lie if they needed medical attention, an official said. Public defender Jeff Adachi, an elected official, said that over the past few weeks at least...
  • Schumer gets chance to leap atop Senate Democrats' power list

    WASHINGTON This is the opportunity Chuck Schumer has been waiting for. The Democrat, who has been building a power base in the U.S. Senate for more than a decade, is the early favorite to take over for party leader Harry Reid, who announced his...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Highly opinionated, I'd never make it running for office

    The other day I was cooling my heels at the immigration office, waiting for my client's naturalization interview. To pass the time, we went over some of the questions on the civics part of the exam, most of which had something to do with politics. At...
  • Florida boy shoots, kills little 6-year-old sibling: Why it may be younger boy's fault

    Florida boy shoots, kills little 6-year-old sibling: Why it may be younger boy's fault
    Florida police say a 12-year-old boy shot his 6-year-old baby brother to death this week and then turned the gun on an older brother before killing himself. Our entire state is in mourning. We all send our sincerest prayers to that poor family in...
  • Governor vetoes gun bills, proposes lower gift limits

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants a $100 aggregate gift cap for state lawmakers and is vetoing several pro-gun bills. McAuliffe told reporters at a Capitol news conference Friday that he was amending a last-minute ethics package lawmakers passed last...
  • Appeals court to reconsider ruling against San Diego gun-control rule

    Appeals court to reconsider ruling against San Diego gun-control rule
    A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to reconsider a decision that made it easier to receive a permit to carry a concealed weapon. State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris had appealed the 2-1 decision in February 2014 by a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of...
  • Rubio seeks to strip gun-control authority from DC officials

    A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation's capital from enacting gun-control laws. The bill introduced Thursday by Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida would essentially leave the...
  • Appeals court hears arguments on Maryland gun-control law

    Appeals court hears arguments on Maryland gun-control law
    RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court will hear arguments on key provisions of Maryland's sweeping gun-control law. The hearing is set for Wednesday before a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond. U.S. District...
  • Vermont Senate advances trimmed-down gun ownership bill

    The state Senate took a key vote Wednesday to advance a bill that would set new restrictions on firearms ownership but that lacks what had been its most hotly debated provision — expanded background checks for gun buyers. The bill won preliminary...
  • House bill would give tax break to gun buyers, club members

    Guns, gun rights and gun owners are getting plenty of attention in the Florida Legislature this year, including what may be some nice tax breaks. A tax cut package proposed in the state House would exempt gun and skeet shooting club membership fees...