| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Connecticut's Least Responsible Gun Owners: Kevin Merchant reported a handgun had gone missing from his Hartford home and he has no idea where it is. Merchant should particularly know the importance of securing firearms; he is a police officer in...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
A 52-year-old New Haven man, whose life's passion is riding the log-like flume rides in water parks, is suing Six Flags after the company banned him from its 18 locations for life. Jay Marc Harris, known as "Flumie" and "Flume Dog" to his friends...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history:
In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:54 AM
Maintenence personnel investigating a leak in an apartment discovered a marijuana growing operation and a cache of weapons, including an AK-47, which lead to two arrests Wednesday.
According to Middletown police, maintenence personnel at The Madison...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:45 PM
A 12-year-old boy in New Jersey accidentally shot his 9-year-old sister Saturday afternoon while the siblings were playing with a handgun, police said.
The young girl is in critical, but stable, condition at University Hospital in Newark, said Sgt....
| Mar 20, 2014
Letters to the editor from Naperville and St. Charles.
A recent letter writer offered an ill-informed lament on concealed carry in Illinois. I would like to address some of his issues.
One expressed concern was for children seeing...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Police have made an arrest in connection with an April 2 shooting at an apartment complex on the 400 block of North Austin Boulevard.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrested Kelsey Jones, 37, at his Chicago home Saturday...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A suburban Niles man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly tried to bring weapons and ammunition into Canada without declaring them, authorities with the Canada Border Services Agency said.
Stuart Barry Persky, 49, was stopped by border agents...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:07 PM
A Niles man has been charged with felony armed robbery after police said he used a BB gun to rob a gas station in the near northwest suburb.
The suspect, identified as Kevin M. Haufe, walked into a gas station in the 6900 block of Milwaukee Avenue a...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail Saturday on felony armed robbery charges after police in Niles say they followed a woman home from work Thursday and robbed her outside her garage.
A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Pro-gun rights advocates packed the Deerfield Village Hall at a recent forum to decry the positions of Democratic lawmakers in favor of tighter gun-control laws.
The forum, hosted by U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and state Rep. Scott Drury on April 22, was...