| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:47 PM
John Wayne Rogers is a blind man who two years ago shot dead an overnight guest in his living room.
He was cleared of murder in that case, and today in a Sanford courtroom, he'll ask Circuit Judge John Galluzzo to return his .308-caliber assault rifle,...
| Feb 23, 2014
What's the best way to minimize the number of guns on California's streets? That's the question confronting gun control supporters after this month's ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals striking down San Diego's restrictions on carrying...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The first -- and so far only -- person to have his concealed carry license revoked in Illinois is a Northwest Side man accused of pulling a gun during an argument over rent money.
William P. O'Connell, 54, got into the argument with another man around...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Two downstate firearms instructors have been decertified for failing to provide the required amount of training to students seeking concealed carry firearms permits, Illinois State Police announced today.
Ninety-eight students certified by the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:29 PM
A woman who opened fire at an eviction hearing at a Native American tribal office in a California killed her brother, niece and nephew plus a fourth person, officials said on Friday, one day after the attack.
Cherie Rhoades, 44, has been arrested but...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:11 PM
MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government has set a date for the so-called self-defense militias in the troubled western state of Michoacan to dissolve and account for their weapons, a move that does not necessarily signal the end of the vigilante...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:52 AM
At homes listed for sale this spring, a prospective buyer may notice the manicured lawn, the pot of flowers by the walkway, and possibly the state’s official “no guns” sign posted by the front door.
Realty firms, like other businesses,...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Polar vortex be darned, cabin fever has to be setting in for a variety of outdoor enthusiasts, who are ready to leave the comfort of their coal stoves and take a break from tying flies to get out and about.
This weekend, they have their opportunity....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:38 AM
No matter how you count up the disparate numbers about the effects of some of our fellow Americans’ infatuation with guns, the answer is the same: Our laws are killing and maiming us.
The medical journal Pediatrics this week reported that, based...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:28 PM
A state appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that three-strikes inmates serving life in prison for being armed cannot ask for shorter sentences under a 2012 ballot initiative that softened the state's tough sentencing law.
The published opinion provides at...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:38 PM
SEATTLE — Both sides wielded persuasive statistics at the Washington state Capitol on Tuesday. Both sides made high-minded arguments about protecting constitutional rights during a packed and emotional hearing on gun control.
But only one side had...