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  • Divided government: Washington is closing, states are moving in opposite directions

    Conservative Republicans in our nation's capital have managed to accomplish something they only dreamed of when tea partiers streamed into Congress at the start of 2011. They've basically shut down Congress. Their refusal to compromise is working just...
  • Long waits for gun background checks are more than an inconvenience; they're a sign of incompetence

    Long waits for gun background checks are more than an inconvenience; they're a sign of incompetence
    Regarding your recent editorial on the long wait gun buyers must endure while state police background checks are completed, I can agree that the Maryland gun community is very unhappy and that the government can't work miracles. But beyond that, there are...
  • War of 1812: A bloody battle rages on the York

    Like any other savvy skipper on the Chesapeake Bay, Capt. Samuel Travis took extra care when he moored his ship in the York River on the windless evening of June 12, 1813. For more than four months, the sailors and marines of a relentless Royal Navy...
  • Rifle used in Santa Monica College shooting may have been altered

    Rifle used in Santa Monica College shooting may have been altered
    The rifle a gunman used to kill five people during a rampage in Santa Monica last week appears to have been modified accommodate large-capacity magazines. During the assault, John Zawahri, 23, had 40 magazines capable of holding 30 rounds each,...
  • Santa Monica shooter said goodbye to friends in farewell note

    The gunman who killed five people during a shooting rampage through Santa Monica left a note saying goodbye to his friends and that he hoped his mother would be financially cared for, police said. Police reportedly found the three-page note with the...
  • The lawless sheriffs of Maryland

    The lawless sheriffs of Maryland
    From Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Maricopa County, Ariz., to Garrett County Sheriff Robert Corley, a handful of law enforcement officials across the country have garnered national media attention by putting politics in front of law enforcement and ignoring...
  • Santa Monica shooting brings calls for gun regulations

    Santa Monica shooting brings calls for gun regulations
    Local officials are calling for better systems to identify and treat mental health problems and for stronger gun-control lobbyists and legislation in the wake of last week's rampage that left five dead. Police on Thursday said that John Zawahri, 23,...
  • 20-Time Killer: Bulger 'Broke My Heart' By Informing To FBI

    20-Time Killer: Bulger 'Broke My Heart' By Informing To FBI
    Confessed 20-time killer John Martorano left no doubt during his testimony against James "Whitey" Bulger Monday that he was settling a score for the decision made decades ago by Bulger and another former partner, Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi, to become...
  • More guns seized at OIA than at any other Florida airport

    More guns seized at OIA than at any other Florida airport
    TSA officers have stopped more armed passengers trying to board flights at Orlando International Airport than at any other Florida airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The last attempt was Sunday morning, when a St....
  • Report: Md. third-highest for guns lost and stolen from dealers

    Report: Md. third-highest for guns lost and stolen from dealers
    Nearly 1,000 guns were reported lost or stolen from federally licensed gun dealers in Maryland last year, the third-highest number of any state in the country, according to a federal report released this week. Gun dealers in the state reported 886 lost...
  • Monrovia man arrested in San Gabriel Valley AK-47 threats

    Monrovia man arrested in San Gabriel Valley AK-47 threats
    Authorities believe that they have ended the mystery of who threatened to shoot an AK-47 assault rifle at schools and a hospital in the San Gabriel Valley. Gerardo Cortez, 26, was arrested Tuesday afternoon as he was leaving his Monrovia home, Los...