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  • Man charged with making threatening calls to schools, hospital

    Man charged with making threatening calls to schools, hospital
    Gerardo Cortez, a 26-year-old man who allegedly threatened to shoot an AK-47 assault rifle at schools and a hospital, was charged Thursday with multiple counts of making criminal threats and falsely reporting an emergency. Cortez, 26, was taken into...
  • Daytona man heading to prison after crack bust

    Daytona man heading to prison after crack bust
    A Daytona Beach man is heading to prison Friday after police caught him with 21 baggies of crack and a gun last year. Anthony V. White, 31, was fleeing police at the La Quinta Inn on West International Speedway Boulevard in Daytona Beach on March 29,...
  • Officials vote to fire foul-mouthed Pennsylvania police chief

    Officials vote to fire foul-mouthed Pennsylvania police chief
    Leaders of a Pennsylvania borough voted this week to fire their foul-mouthed police chief while the embattled cop’s attorney vowed Friday to seek a public hearing for his client. The Borough Council of Gilberton voted 6 to 1 to “suspend...
  • Police: Charges filed following Waukegan standoff

    Police: Charges filed following Waukegan standoff
    A 37-year-old man wanted on a warrant for a shooting and on parole for robbery has been charged after he holed himself up in his home prompting authorities to release gas into the building in a failed attempt to make him come out on his own after a nearly...
  • Marylanders flock to buy guns at rate of 1,000 a day

    Marylanders flock to buy guns at rate of 1,000 a day
    Marylanders have been rushing to buy guns at a rate of 1,000 a day over the past two weeks, hastening the pace of an unprecedented surge in gun sales. More than 102,000 gun purchase applications have been submitted so far this year — twice the...
  • Maryland gun laws would not have stopped Navy Yard shooter

    Maryland gun laws would not have stopped Navy Yard shooter
    Maryland's gun laws are widely considered tougher than those of neighboring Virginia, but they would not have stopped the Navy Yard shooter from buying a shotgun and walking out of a store with it the same day. Authorities said Aaron Alexis' Monday...
  • Employee at Hampden sports bar arrested after pointing gun, police say

    Employee at Hampden sports bar arrested after pointing gun, police say
    A 47-year-old employee of a Hampden sports bar was arrested early Sunday morning after police say he pointed a handgun at the head of another employee and was found pacing outside of the bar.  Police charged David Dennis Morgan Jr., 47, of Parkville...
  • 2 charged in mass shooting at South Side park

    2 charged in mass shooting at South Side park
    Two suspects in their early 20s were charged Monday night in the shooting last week at a park in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood that left 13 injured, including a 3-year-old boy, Cook County prosecutors said. The break in the case came as the...
  • Police to waive handgun license for buyers hit by delays

    Police to waive handgun license for buyers hit by delays
    Maryland's new handgun licensing law will be waived for the nearly 50,000 gun buyers still waiting for background checks, the state police said Tuesday. The department also deployed a new team of two dozen data-entry workers to help address the backlog,...
  • After return to Mexico, she fights crime, runs afoul of law

    After return to Mexico, she fights crime, runs afoul of law
    OLINALA, Mexico — Surely, this is not the returning-immigrant experience that Nestora Salgado imagined. At first, the 41-year-old mother of three was, in the words of a supporter, "a sensation" in her mountainous Guerrero homeland, where she...
  • County police move to keep their old guns off the street – but at a cost

    County police move to keep their old guns off the street – but at a cost
    As Baltimore County police replace nearly 2,000 service weapons, they won't allow the old ones to be sold in gun shops — a decision that will prevent firearms from entering the open market but could triple the agency's cost. Officials will instead...