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  • 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...
  • Newtown advocates' annual ride makes pit stop in New Jersey

    Advocates of tougher gun control measures have made a pit stop in northern New Jersey during their third annual bike ride from Newtown, Connecticut to Washington. The riders rolled into Morristown on Sunday and took part in a rally with some community...
  • Parents of slain children summon powerful words

     Parents of slain children summon powerful words
    Listen to what the mothers say: "The rest of my life, until I die, I will cry." — Laura DeDomenico after her 13-year-old son, Anthony Diaz, was shot and killed on a Northwest Side street in February "My baby didn't make it to the end of the...
  • Sandy Hook group's final report calls for change: 'We must do something'

    Sandy Hook group's final report calls for change: 'We must do something'
    Some things have changed since that awful day two years ago when a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and killed 20 first-graders and six employees. The school, which sat on a two-lane road up from the fire station, has...
  • Speak Out: Tax cuts should have been done a long time ago

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at 312-222-2460. Kudos to Rauner: Well, these arrangements from the state where they...
  • 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...
  • Malloy: Sandy Hook Report Will Guide Future Policy

    Malloy: Sandy Hook Report Will Guide Future Policy
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy pledged Friday that recommendations from a commission convened in response to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting would guide future policy decisions. "This is not about who, what, when, where things...
  • Gun ban in Howard makes sense

    Gun ban in Howard makes sense
    The effort by three members of the Howard County Council to keep unauthorized people carrying guns from bringing them onto Howard County government property is a common sense safety measure that keeps an important, if emotional issue before the public ("...
  • Gov. Scott Walker's miserable leadership skills

    Gov. Scott Walker's miserable leadership skills
    As he entertains a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is enjoying popularity among conservatives as a fresh face with a compelling story about "leadership." One of the staples of Walker's narrative is boasting of...
  • Reader: Tax cut should have been done a long time ago

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-2460 or email couriernews@tribpub.com. Please include "speak out" in the subject line....
  • Persistence, animals, and Obamacare: Letters

    Hats off to persistence The Sentinel's Thursday cover story about the young woman who travels two hours by bus to attend college was touching ("Working-class students conquer hurdles to get college education"). One has to admire the dedication and...