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Gun Control

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  • Newtown school shooting panel will recommend banning guns that can fire more than 10 rounds

    An advisory panel charged with looking at public safety in the wake of the deadly Newtown school shooting agreed Friday to include in its final report a recommendation to ban the sale and possession of any gun that can fire more than 10 rounds without...
  • Men accused of cocaine trafficking, gun possession

    Men accused of cocaine trafficking, gun possession
    Two men were arrested for trafficking cocaine and gun possession after they were pulled over by Boca Raton police, according to an arrest report. Officers were patrolling at noon Thursday around the BP Gas Station, 5440 W. Glades Road, when they saw a...
  • Hogan names Democrat Keiffer Mitchell as special adviser

    Hogan names Democrat Keiffer Mitchell as special adviser
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan reinforced his vow of bipartisanship while also signaling a potential fight with Democrats over mass transit as he announced more staff appointments Tuesday. Hogan said a prominent Baltimore Democrat, former Del. Keiffer Mitchell,...
  • Norment: "Kind of intrigued" about closing gun show loophole

    Just because Gov. Terry McAuliffe's bid to renew Virginia's old one-handgun-a-month law is a non-starter in the General Assembly doesn't mean his entire gun control package is a goner. As a refresher, last month the governor also proposed: - new...
  • NRA uses new state law to sue Pennsylvania cities over gun measures; mayors vow fight

    Armed with a new state law that opponents denounce as a gift to the gun lobby, pro-gun groups are rapidly scaling up their attack on municipal firearms ordinances throughout Pennsylvania, with the National Rifle Association filing suit over gun-control...
  • Impeachment warranted, but for other reasons

    It is too early to judge Attorney General Kathleen Kane on the possible criminal charges. If it goes to trial, this must await findings by a jury, which should be pursued. Resignation or a leave of absence at this point would be tacit admission of her...
  • NRA suing Pennsylvania cities over gun laws

    NRA suing Pennsylvania cities over gun laws
    Armed with a new state law, pro-gun groups are rapidly scaling up their attack on municipal firearms ordinances in Pennsylvania, with the National Rifle Association filing suit over gun-control measures in three cities. Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and...
  • Reader feedback Dec. 17: Norfolk shooting, McAuliffe proposal, SS United States plans

    Man detained in shooting A man was taken to the hospital after he was shot in Norfolk on Tuesday morning, according to a police department news release. Police do not believe the man's injuries are life-threatening. A 21-year-old man is detained in...
  • As Australia mourns siege victims, prime minister launches inquiry

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott called Wednesday for an investigation to determine how self-proclaimed Muslim cleric Man Haron Monis, an Iranian immigrant with a long and volatile history, slipped through the cracks of the nation’s law...
  • New York bans fracking after health report

    New York bans fracking after health report
    New York governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday it will ban hydraulic fracturing in the state after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas production process poses health risks. New York Environmental Commissioner...
  • New York to ban fracking after health report

    New York to ban fracking after health report
    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday. New York Environmental...