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  • NRA moves to new arena in fight over surgeon general

    WASHINGTON — In recent years, the National Rifle Assn. has stepped into fights over judicial nominees it views as weak on 2nd Amendment rights, but its decision to oppose a surgeon general nominee takes the powerful lobby into new territory,...
  • Obama awards Medal of Honor to veterans previously overlooked

    Obama awards Medal of Honor to veterans previously overlooked
    WASHINGTON — It took decades, congressional legislation and a review of thousands of war records, but two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday from President Obama at a somber and tearful White...
  • Russians seize Ukrainian air force base in Crimea; shots fired

    MOSCOW -- Shots were fired and at least one person was injured Saturday afternoon as Russian troops stormed a Ukrainian air force base near the Crimean port city of Sevastopol. At least six Russian armored vehicles reportedly took part in the attack,...
  • Man held on $50K bond after being charged with pointing gun at cops

    Man held on $50K bond after being charged with pointing gun at cops
    A 19-year-old man who pointed a gun at officers during a South Side chase Saturday night was charged this morning with aggravated assault with a firearm, authorities said. Junior Adziwonou of the 8900 block of South Normal Avenue was charged with one...
  • Man in standoff with police sentenced

    A Carson man responsible for a four-hour standoff with Laguna Beach police and Orange County SWAT officers last year was sentenced to two years in state prison Wednesday, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Edward Ernest Uribe, 42,...
  • Robbers ask for water, force way into Pikesville home, tie up man and his daughter

    Robbers ask for water, force way into Pikesville home, tie up man and his daughter
    Baltimore County police released pictures on Wednesday of two men they want to question in two Pikesville home invasions earlier this month, including one where a man and his daughter were tied up. Police said two men knocked on the door the home in the...
  • Sen. Yee's gun control persona clashes with picture in FBI affidavit

    SACRAMENTO -- An FBI affidavit alleging that state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) offered to set up an arms deal paints a starkly different picture of Yee than his public persona as a supporter of gun control and advocate against gun violence. In...
  • Sen. Yee charged with trafficking firearms in sweeping FBI probe

    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) was charged Wednesday with conspiring to commit wire fraud and traffic firearms, part of a sweeping public corruption case outlined by federal prosecutors. The...
  • Chan Lowe: More gun fun from the Florida Legislature

    Chan Lowe: More gun fun from the Florida Legislature
    It grieves me to say this, but I have developed a grudging admiration for the Florida Legislature’s creativity. When it comes to promoting the dissemination of firearms throughout the Sunshine State, our representatives in Tallahassee have left no...
  • Asian gang figure 'Shrimp Boy' at center of Yee scandal

    Asian gang figure 'Shrimp Boy' at center of Yee scandal
    The arrest of state Sen. Leland Yee shook California political watchers Wednesday, but for followers of Bay Area crime it was the arrest of a San Francisco figure known as "Shrimp Boy" that caught their attention. Both Yee and Raymond Chow, AKA...
  • Leland Yee corruption case filled with wild allegations

    Leland Yee corruption case filled with wild allegations
    The public corruption case against state Sen. Leland Yee reads like a bad crime novel with off-the-books firearms deals made in parking lots and confessions whispered in a booth at a karaoke bar. All told, 26 people were identified as having violated...