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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Texas poised to pass open-carry handgun law

    Texas poised to pass open-carry handgun law
    Texas is on the verge of passing legislation that would allow handgun owners to openly carry firearms. The House approved a proposal Monday by a vote of 101 to 42 that would allow those with concealed carry licenses to openly carry handguns in a...
  • Bravo To Tim McGraw For Standing Up To Gun Extremists

    Bravo To Tim McGraw For Standing Up To Gun Extremists
    Good for country music star Tim McGraw for sticking to his July 17 concert date at Hartford's Xfinity Theatre despite a barrage of criticism by wild-firing gun enthusiasts. He is one man the gun extremists can't cow. The brouhaha over the concert...
  • Right Stuff: Clinton machine will put stop to O'Malley march

    Right Stuff: Clinton machine will put stop to O'Malley march
    A lobbyist, a writer and a political consultant walked into a bar. No, really. I met a couple of friends for libations last week, and, amazingly enough, the conversation turned to the presidential race. Shocking, I know. The lobbyist thinks former Gov....
  • Latino voters may be wary of the 'Three Amigos'

    Latino voters may be wary of the 'Three Amigos'
    Republicans should be in better shape than ever before to make an appeal to Latino voters. Two of their announced candidates for president, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, are sons of Latino immigrant parents, and another soon-to-be-announced candidate, Jeb...