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  • Off-duty cop fatally shoots burglary suspect after being wounded in arm

    Off-duty cop fatally shoots burglary suspect after being wounded in arm
    An off-duty Chicago police officer was shot in the arm shortly before fatally shooting a burglary suspect with whom he struggled near his home, Superintendent Garry McCarthy told reporters Monday. The 19-year veteran officer was on his way to his...
  • No bail for 15-year-old charged with killing another teen

    No bail for 15-year-old charged with killing another teen
    A 16-year-old Gage Park High school student was sitting next to his bedroom window watching TV when a 15-year-old opened fire from the street outside, striking him in the neck and killing him, prosecutors said today. Rasaan Price, who recently...
  • Enforce existing gun laws

    The cycle of of gun violence in Chicago continues to accelerate and is claiming more and more young innocent victims. Reading about these incidents in the Tribune often includes updates on the apprehension of suspects in these shootings. Recently I've...
  • Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats

    Republican calls to impeach President Obama? Great news for Democrats
    Political enemies of President Obama have pretty much been calling for his impeachment since shortly after he took the oath of office in 2009. But this month, the volume of impeachment chatter rose a few notches, goosed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah...
  • Five things for Tuesday, July 29

    Five things for Tuesday, July 29
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida. 1. Let's start with weather. The National Hurricane Center reports that the tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic organized some last night and could grow into a tropical depression or storm today or...
  • Jewish group calls for resignation of gun lobbyist

    SEATTLE The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle has scheduled a news conference for Tuesday morning calling for the resignation of a gun lobbyist who reportedly made remarks linking gun control to the Holocaust. The remarks surfaced Monday on the...
  • Appeal court upholds 'docs vs. glocks' gun law

    Appeal court upholds 'docs vs. glocks' gun law
    TALLAHASSEE — A federal appeals court has upheld the state's "docs vs. glocks" law, overturning an earlier court ruling that had blocked part of the measure from being enforced. In a 2-1 ruling last week, a three-judge panel of the 11th U.S....
  • John Walsh gets back in the saddle for CNN

    John Walsh gets back in the saddle for CNN
    John Walsh stresses that his new series, CNN's "The Hunt," will be different from "America's Most Wanted." "It's going to be the same mission to get the worst of the worst off the street," Walsh said in a phone interview. "It's not going to be as...
  • Updated comic Archie's death a cultural barometer

    Archie Andrews has died, felled by an assassin's bullet intended for a friend. Let's pause here to mourn an iconic figure of our childhood. If you're of a certain age, you might suspect that his murder was the result of a tormented love triangle...
  • Pennsylvania's Official Firearm

     
    My column today is about a Pennsylvania bill, signed into law last month, that designates the Pennsylvania long rifle as the state's official firearm. The problem, experts on these guns informed the bill's sponsor, state Rep. Marcia Hahn, R-138th, last......
  • Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage

    Chicago Democrats a protected species on the national stage
    Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades — as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley rode a bicycle in photo ops and put a few plants on the...