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  • 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...
  • Resigned to guns

    When President Obama addressed the families and colleagues of victims of the mass shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington last week, he lamented what he called a sense of "creeping resignation" among Americans toward the epidemic gun violence that...
  • Youngest victim of park shooting leaves hospital: 'May the good Lord bless you'

    Youngest victim of park shooting leaves hospital: 'May the good Lord bless you'
    Three-year-old Deonta Howard, the youngest victim of last week's mass shooting in a South Side park, sang a little hymn and even imitated a TV reporter as he met the media after being released from the hospital Wednesday. “May the good Lord bless...
  • Student discharged assault rifle on Chino police motorcycle at school

    Student discharged assault rifle on Chino police motorcycle at school
    Three students at a Chino elementary school were injured Wednesday after a student discharged an assault rifle mounted on a police motorcycle that was on display, an official said. The AR-15 assault rifle was mounted on the motorcycle that was on...
  • Parents want answers after police officer's rifle discharges at school

    Parents want answers after police officer's rifle discharges at school
    Counselors were at a Chino elementary school Thursday where three students were injured after a student discharged a rifle mounted on a police motorcycle on display, district officials said. Around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, a child at Newman Elementary...
  • Dwyer sentenced to 60 days for driving impaired, boating under influence

    Dwyer sentenced to 60 days for driving impaired, boating under influence
    When state lawmakers go home for the weekend during the General Assembly session that begins in January, Del. Don Dwyer Jr. won't. He'll go to jail. The Anne Arundel County Republican was sentenced Friday to 60 days in jail, to be served on weekends,...
  • Boy, 13, was shot seven times by Sonoma County deputy, report finds

    Boy, 13, was shot seven times by Sonoma County deputy, report finds
    A 13-year-old boy killed by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy while carrying a pellet gun that resembled an assault rifle was shot seven times, according to a preliminary coroner's report. Two of the rounds that struck Andy Lopez were fatal. One hit...
  • Deputies who shot, killed boy thought his fake gun was 'authentic'

    Deputies who shot, killed boy thought his fake gun was 'authentic'
    The sheriff's deputies who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy who was carrying a pellet gun that resembled an assault rifle thought it was an "authentic weapon" when they opened fire, a Santa Rosa police official said. Andy Lopez was shot seven times...
  • Prather charged in shooting of Howard County officer

    Prather charged in shooting of Howard County officer
    The owner of the AutoMax car dealership on Washington Boulevard said one of his salesmen felt something was wrong when Stephon Prather came there Wednesday and asked to test-drive a Cadillac. "When you look at someone who has nothing to lose and is ready...
  • FBI to probe deputy shooting of boy with fake assault rifle

    FBI to probe deputy shooting of boy with fake assault rifle
    The FBI will conduct an independent probe into the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy carrying a replica assault rifle by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy, officials said Friday. Andy Lopez was shot seven times on a Santa Rosa sidewalk Tuesday by a...
  • More than 1,000 mourn boy who was killed while holding replica rifle

    More than 1,000 mourn boy who was killed while holding replica rifle
    More than 1,000 people attended a service Sunday for a 13-year-old boy who was shot dead by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy. The youth was walking with a pellet gun in Santa Rosa at the time. Andy Lopez, an eighth-grader, was shot seven times last week...