| Apr 21, 2014
| 11:58 AM
A Hollywood man who was cleaning his .38 caliber handgun accidentally shot himself in his buttocks, police in that city said Monday.
“An adult male in his 20s was cleaning his firearm when it fell to the floor and discharged, [the bullet]...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Thieves stole two cars right off the lot of Jonas Charles' Pompano Beach auto dealership, and he wasn't going to let that happen again, authorities said.
When four juveniles showed up at the Dixie Highway dealership at 2 a.m. Friday, Charles is...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:41 PM
One of the more bizarre bills rearing its head during this year’s Florida legislative session is the “Pop-Tart Bill,” so named because under his state’s no-tolerance policy, a Maryland schoolchild was suspended from school for...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:12 AM
It grieves me to say this, but I have developed a grudging admiration for the Florida Legislature’s creativity. When it comes to promoting the dissemination of firearms throughout the Sunshine State, our representatives in Tallahassee have left no...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is currently standing trial in South Africa after being accused of killing his girlfriend, 29-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013. His lawyers have said the shooting was a tragic...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Interviewers always asked Mikhail Kalashnikov the same question and he always gave the same answer: Yes, he could sleep at night. Quite easily, thank you.
Kalashnikov, creator of the AK-47, a cheap, simple, rugged assault rifle that became the weapon of...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A UC Irvine student was sentenced to 40 days in jail and three years' probation after pleading guilty to carrying a loaded gun on campus last month, the Orange County district attorney's office said Tuesday.
Manas Moole Reddy, 28, of Irvine was...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:11 PM
About 10 people huddled in a third-floor women’s restroom on the Renown Regional Medical Center campus. Scared and out of breath, they struggled to describe what was happening.
“We believe there is a shooter,” a panicked man told the...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:09 PM
A man fired shots at a Fort Lauderdale police early Christmas morrning and then attempted to flee from officers, only to fall from the two-story balcony of a townhouse.
Police subdued the gunman, Jacobo Bernstein-Firum, 40, who was arrested and...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:12 AM
After a hard-fought battle, Illinois residents next month can begin applying for permits to carry concealed guns in public. But those who do could face another challenge: figuring out where it's legal to carry a firearm and where having a gun could land...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday named former federal prosecutors, FBI agents and judges to a seven-member panel to review objections raised by law enforcement to people who apply to carry a concealed firearm under the state’s new law.
The move is the...