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  • Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban

     Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban
    Otis McDonald forever will be known as the man who brought down Chicago's gun ban. After a long illness, he died Friday, April 4, at the age of 80. The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that bears his name forced Chicago to fall in line with the...
  • Pro-Russia protesters declare independent republics in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia demonstrators who seized the regional administration building in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk announced Monday that they were declaring an independent republic and would hold a referendum about joining the region with Moscow. The...
  • 'Emotional' Dianne Feinstein: At least she's not hysterical

    Hillary Rodham Clinton’s comment last week that women face a double standard in politics raised eyebrows. And then came former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden to prove her point. It happened in reference to Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California,...
  • A Word, Please: Just get over the AP style change

    It was the tweet that launched a thousand copy editor groans: The Associated Press Stylebook's longtime snubbing of "over" is over. "New to the stylebook: Over, as well as more than, is acceptable to indicate greater numerical value," the AP style...
  • Man arrested in connection with Oak Park shooting

    Man arrested in connection with Oak Park shooting
    Police have made an arrest in connection with an April 2 shooting at an apartment complex on the 400 block of North Austin Boulevard. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrested Kelsey Jones, 37, at his Chicago home Saturday...
  • Authorities: Man with butcher knife shot to death by police

    Authorities: Man with butcher knife shot to death by police
    Police shot and killed a knife-wielding man in a Gage Park home after officers were unable to subdue him with a Taser, officials said. Police were responding to a possible violation of an order of protection around 5:45 p.m. Monday when they found...
  • Motive behind shooting in LAPD station remains unclear, officials say

    Motive behind shooting in LAPD station remains unclear, officials say
    Los Angeles police said they are still trying to determine what prompted a man to open fire at an LAPD station in Mid-City station Monday night, wounding an officer. The shooting suspect, 29-year-old Daniel C. Yealu, remained hospitalized in critical...
  • LAPD shooting suspect wanted to be police officer, father says

    LAPD shooting suspect wanted to be police officer, father says
    The father of the 29-year-old man accused of opening fire at a Los Angeles police station Monday night said his son was working as a security guard and aspired to be a police officer. Danny Yealu, 58, told The Times that his son — Daniel C. Yealu ...
  • Suspect in LAPD shooting had been rejected by L.A. Police Academy

    Suspect in LAPD shooting had been rejected by L.A. Police Academy
    The man who police say opened fire at a Los Angeles Police Department station Monday night had tried to become a Los Angeles police officer but was rejected, officials said. LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith said Daniel C. Yealu had applied to join the LAPD academy...
  • LAPD shooting suspect showed no signs of violence, father says

    LAPD shooting suspect showed no signs of violence, father says
    Daniel Yealu was upbeat when he talked to his father last year. The 29-year-old said he was making good money as a security guard, had applied to get into the Burbank police academy and hoped to soon buy a condominium. But on Monday night, Yealu...
  • Details emerge on suspect in LAPD station shooting

    Details emerge on suspect in LAPD station shooting
    Daniel Yealu was upbeat when he talked to his father last year. He told him that he was making good money as a security guard, had applied to get into the Burbank police academy and hoped to soon buy a condominium. But on Monday night, the 29-year-old...