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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California needs a Gun Violence Restraining Order

    California needs a Gun Violence Restraining Order
    California legislators have spent much of the last two decades strengthening the state's gun laws, but last weekend's multiple killings in Isla Vista, Calif., by a young man previously identified by family to police as being a potential danger prove there...
  • Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales

    Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales
    Chicago could require gun dealers to videotape sales and ban gun stores near schools and parks under Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest attempt to heavily regulate firearms sales following a federal court ruling that tossed out the city’s outright...
  • Ignoring the insanity of gun violence

    Ignoring the insanity of gun violence
    "When will this insanity stop?" That was the question asked over the weekend by the grieving father of a 20-year-old gunshot victim in Isla Vista. The answer, tragically, is that it's not likely to end any time soon. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Gun...
  • You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.

    You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.
    In a post Tuesday, I listed the mass shootings since January 2013 in which at least three people were killed. It’s an agonizingly, depressingly long list, and I cited it as the prime reason we need meaningful gun control. The post received the usual...
  • UCSB student accused of shooting gun through wall in Isla Vista

    A UC Santa Barbara student was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of accidentally discharging his firearm, causing a round to enter a nearby apartment and narrowly miss a resident, sheriff's officials said. The student, 21-year-old Kevin Tym, admitted to...
  • Authorities: Discharged gun in Santa Barbara unrelated to rampage

    Authorities: Discharged gun in Santa Barbara unrelated to rampage
    A UC Santa Barbara student who was arrested this week after seven firearms and 1,000 rounds of ammunition were found in his apartment is not connected to last week's deadly rampage in Isla Vista, authorities said Thursday. Kevin Tym, 21, of Isla Vista...
  • Police: Robbers tied up restaurant patrons, pistol-whipped worker

    Police: Robbers tied up restaurant patrons, pistol-whipped worker
    Police in Santa Ana have released photos of two armed men who they say pistol-whipped an employee at Cafe La Me before using zip ties to bind patrons and rob the restaurant. Police say the first suspect walked into the restaurant Sunday morning armed...
  • 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...
  • 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...