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Gun Control

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  • Reader Feedback April 27: Lane closures in bridges, tunnels; FBI office to investigate violent crime

    Drivers must deal with lane closures in bridges, tunnels A number of highly traveled bridges and tunnels that feed into the Peninsula will experience periodic lane closures, according to officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation. Many of...
  • Polls of anti-gun researchers don't indicate scientific consensus

    To the editor: Harvard public health Professor David Hemenway's research is a prime example of a scientific determination by a show of hands. ("There's scientific consensus on guns -- and the NRA won't like it," op-ed, April 22) Without giving any...
  • As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles

    When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control. That argument gained intensity...
  • The Bradys and the N.R.A.

    The Bradys and the N.R.A.
    After reading the April 4 Sun Sentinel, my wife asked if I read the Sarah Brady article who died at age 73. I don't read the obituaries pages - even the thought of thinking of finding my name bothers me. I was surprised it wasn't front page news....
  • Brazil VP says government is 'paying attention' to protests

    The Brazilian government is "paying attention" to demonstrations demanding the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, the vice president says. Demonstrators angry about a massive corruption scheme at state-run oil company Petrobras, as well as a...
  • Female victims of homicide often know their killers

    Female victims of homicide often know their killers
    The victims vary in age. They were killed in upscale Stevenson Ranch and on the most dangerous streets of South L.A. The specifics may differ, but the homicides of women in Los Angeles County this year take on a deadly rhythm. On Jan. 14, Mary...
  • 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...
  • Rockland legislator charged with election fraud is sentenced

    A Rockland County lawmaker has been sentenced to eight weekends in jail on election fraud charges. Frank Sparaco will serve the sentence at the county jail, beginning Friday. The Journal News (http://nwsdy.li/1I3i42S ) says following the jail time, he...
  • Law will let some foreign agents carry weapons in Mexico

    Mexico's congress approved on Thursday a reform that lets some foreign agents carry arms inside the country, a significant change in a nation that has historically said the practice would violate its sovereignty. Under the law, foreign customs and...
  • Durst's Louisiana gun case dropped; federal case still there

    Louisiana gun charges against real estate heir Robert Durst were dismissed Thursday, clearing the way for federal proceedings in New Orleans in a similar case. Durst, a millionaire who also faces a murder charge in an unrelated California case, remains...
  • 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...