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  • Why Washington is broken: Partisan legislation to authorize American research is the wrong approach

    We've heard it for several years now: Washington is broken. Progress has ground to a halt due to partisan politics. Partisanship dominates the headlines for many of the issues that come before Congress, be it immigration, tax reform, gun control or...
  • Hobart grandfather throws hat into ring for president

    Hobart grandfather throws hat into ring for president
    Michael Petyo has as much chance of becoming the next U.S. President as this column has of earning a Pulitzer Prize, but he remains undeterred. "I have PMA," he told me. "Positive mental attitude." The 66-year-old Navy veteran from Hobart proudly...
  • Louisiana weapons charges dismissed against Robert Durst, federal case remains

    Louisiana weapons charges dismissed against Robert Durst, federal case remains
    Louisiana authorities dismissed weapons charges against real estate heir Robert Durst -- who faces a murder charge in Los Angeles -- on Thursday as federal authorities moved forward with their case against him. Orleans Parish District Leon A. Cannizzaro...
  • Lawyer: Louisiana gun case against millionaire Robert Durst dropped

    Lawyer: Louisiana gun case against millionaire Robert Durst dropped
    Louisiana gun charges against real estate heir Robert Durst were dismissed, lawyers said Thursday, clearing the way for federal proceedings in New Orleans in a similar case. Durst, who faces a murder charge in an unrelated California case, remains...
  • 11 Newtown families: No ties to group behind McGraw concert

    The families of 11 people killed in the Newtown school massacre distanced themselves Wednesday from a Sandy Hook advocacy group, saying they want to clarify that victims' families are not receiving money from a Tim McGraw concert planned this summer. The...
  • There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it

    There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it
    After the Sandy Hook tragedy, reporters often called me to ask for information on firearms. They wanted to know whether strong gun laws reduced homicide rates (I said they did); and, conversely, whether permissive gun laws lowered crime rates overall (I...
  • Celebrate National Poetry Month by taking time for a few verses

    Editors' Note: In honor of National Poetry Month we offer the following Daily Press editorial, which originally ran April 3, 2012. "Poets aren't very useful/Because they aren't consumeful or very produceful." — American poet Ogden Nash (1902-1971)....
  • Man sentenced for burglary, gun possession cases

    Man sentenced for burglary, gun possession cases
    A Westminster man was sentenced to serve five years in prison for breaking into a Union Bridge home and illegally possessing guns. Drew Pennington Berkheimer, 23, pleaded not guilty but agreed not to challenge the state's version of the facts to first-...
  • 11 Sandy Hook Families: We're Getting No Money From Tim McGraw Concert

    11 Sandy Hook Families: We're Getting No Money From Tim McGraw Concert
    Families of 11 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims Wednesday distanced themselves from the upcoming Tim McGraw concert in Hartford and the group that will benefit from the money raised, Sandy Hook Promise. In a three paragraph statement, the...
  • Mom of fatally shot boy, 11, upset about court punishments

    The mother of a fatally shot 11-year-old boy from the town of Sharon says punishments handed down in the case lessen the value of his life. Eric Gutierrez died in July after he was shot in the head by a 14-year-old friend. Authorities say the two were...
  • Ohio gun rights group challenges Cleveland's new legislation

    An Ohio gun rights advocacy group has filed a lawsuit challenging legislation recently passed in Cleveland that requires gun offenders to register with the city. Ohioans for Concealed Carry filed the suit in Cuyahoga County Tuesday, requesting an...