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  • Niles man accused of trying to smuggle weapons into Canada

    Niles man accused of trying to smuggle weapons into Canada
    A suburban Niles man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly tried to bring weapons and ammunition into Canada without declaring them, authorities with the Canada Border Services Agency said. Stuart Barry Persky, 49, was stopped by border agents...
  • NRA criticizes gun-toting demonstrators at Texas fast-food places

    NRA criticizes gun-toting demonstrators at Texas fast-food places
    There may be a line even the National Rifle Assn. won’t cross. The lobbying group that has defended the availability of weapons in the face of mass murders such as the one that shattered an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., apparently has...
  • In wake of deadly Isla Vista shootings, L.A. hosts annual gun buyback

    In wake of deadly Isla Vista shootings, L.A. hosts annual gun buyback
    Los Angeles officials will host a gun buyback program on Saturday, one week after an Isla Vista man killed six people and wounded 13 near the campus of UC Santa Barbara.  "The tragedy in Santa Barbara reminded us of the horrors of gun violence," said...
  • Colorado governor backpedals on gun-control laws he signed

    The pedaling is set on reverse these days in Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office after he told a group of Colorado sheriffs last week that he regretted not fully vetting the state’s gun-control laws — measures he once championed. Then...
  • Gun laws are one thing Donnelly, Kashkari agree on

    Republican gubernatorial rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari differ on many issues, but in the final run-up to Tuesday's primary there's one they agree on: State lawmakers should resist the impulse to pass new gun restrictions in the aftermath of the...
  • Parents of Oregon school shooter break their silence

    The family of the Oregon high school shooter who killed another student before turning the gun on himself have broken their silence, saying they are "deeply confused and shocked" by their son's actions. Michael Padgett and his ex-wife, Kristina,...
  • Man held on $2M bond after shooting couple in Broadview

    Man held on $2M bond after shooting couple in Broadview
    A 21-year-old Bellwood man was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail after being charged with shooting a man and a woman in West Suburban Broadview on Memorial Day, officials said. Shunterril D. Turner, of the 430 block of Frederick Ave., was...
  • Jury selection in Aurora, Colo., theater shooting trial will be open to media

    When James E. Holmes gets his day in court, the media - and the public - will get to watch. On Wednesday, the judge handling the criminal trial in the 2012 Aurora, Colo., theater shooting that left 12 people dead and 70 others wounded denied the...
  • Ohio man arrested after son, 2, is shot during family argument

    A Cleveland man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of fatally shooting his 2-year-old son when he fired a gun at the home of the child’s mother during an argument, police said. The unidentified boy by was standing on the landing of the home when he...
  • A society obsessed with guns and violence

    After the weekend's shooting in Las Vegas, Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie asked: "What precipitated this event? We do not know." ("Las Vegas rampage leaves five dead, including two police officers," June 8) I do. With more states allowing...
  • Glen Burnie bomb suspect charged with federal gun crime

    Glen Burnie bomb suspect charged with federal gun crime
    Todd Wheeler Jr., the Glen Burnie man accused of making bombs in his home, has been charged with a federal gun crime. Wheeler was charged Monday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore with one count of possession of firearms by a prohibited person,...