| 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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The pedaling is set on reverse these days in Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office after he told a group of Colorado sheriffs last week that he regretted not fully vetting the state’s gun-control laws — measures he once championed.
| Jun 22, 2014
Such an amazing person, Richard Martinez. ("Father of Isla Vista victim knows he has to keep speaking out," June 18)
He has lost his child, shown his sorrow to all of us, met with the killer's parents and now wants to do something about guns. This is...
| May 21, 2014
Cook County probation officers have for years quietly teamed up with law enforcement to go into probationers' homes without warrants, looking for guns, drugs and information and leading to questionable and illegal searches, the Tribune has found....
| May 25, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Of the hundreds of handguns and assault rifles that convicted gun trafficker David "Big Man" Lewisbey bought at Indiana gun shows and pumped onto Chicago's violence-plagued streets, only seven left a paper trail.
And it didn't take long for that trail...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The designer dress could have been hanging on a rack at Saks.
The hooded mini, in a gray and black distorted rose print with a silver zipper up the front and shirring detail on the sides, is the kind of attire you'd expect to find in the women's...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:53 PM
When James E. Holmes gets his day in court, the media - and the public - will get to watch.
On Wednesday, the judge handling the criminal trial in the 2012 Aurora, Colo., theater shooting that left 12 people dead and 70 others wounded denied the...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Two 14-year-old classmates were arrested after they took guns -- one of them loaded -- to their elementary school on the Southwest Side this week, according to police.
The boys were cited in juvenile petitions with possessing a firearm at a school. One...