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  • Governor proposes tighter gift caps for state lawmakers

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants state lawmakers to enact stricter limits on gifts from lobbyists they can receive as the state's elected officials continue to grapple with ethics reform in the wake of former Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption scandal....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Barts Sports World closing after 57 years

    Barts Sports World closing after 57 years
    Without Barts Sports World, Mike Smith will have to find a new place to buy shotgun shells. The Glen Burnie resident learned the store was closing last week after coming in to see if they happened to be having a sale. But what he found was a shop...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Texting law and guns on campus: Letters

    Texting law and guns on campus: Letters
    Tighten texting law Each day in the United States, more than nine people are killed and more than 1,150 people are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver, according to a study published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration....
  • Scott Walker backpedaled after supporting Wisconsin gun-control bill

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker got an A-plus rating from the National Rifle Association, but he once backed a bill that could have jailed gun dealers who sold weapons without trigger locks and the people who bought them. Walker, at the time a junior...
  • 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...
  • Cops: 13-year-old kills brother, 6, wounds another, 16

    Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco says a 13-year-old boy shot and killed his 6-year-old brother, wounded his 16-year-old brother and then fatally turned the gun on himself after an argument over food. The shooting happened shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday...