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  • Car dealership owner arrested in shooting of teen burglary suspect

    Car dealership owner arrested in shooting of teen burglary suspect
    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...
  • San Diego County gun law violates 2nd Amendment, appeals court rules

    San Diego County gun law violates 2nd Amendment, appeals court rules
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court decided Thursday that a San Diego restriction on carrying concealed guns in public for self defense infringes on citizens' 2nd Amendment rights. In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Factbox: Professional athletes and high-profile crime

    Factbox: Professional athletes and high-profile crime
    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...
  • Concealed carry gun law meeting canceled

    Concealed carry gun law meeting canceled
    A scheduled meeting in Glenview about the new statewide concealed carry gun law was canceled after village officials expressed concerns over crowd control. Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) said she had planned to host a discussion of the law, which went...
  • South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting

    South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting
    A south suburban man accused of shooting two people in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood over the Easter weekend was ordered held Saturday on $300,000 bail. Prosecutors said Keithrick Childs, 23, was one of two men who walked up to a vehicle and...
  • Top cop: Fight over boy led girl to kill another girl, 14

    Top cop: Fight over boy led girl to kill another girl, 14
    A 14-year-old girl shot and killed another 14-year-old girl because of an argument over a boy, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said today as murder charges were filed. The .38-caliber handgun used to kill Endia Martin Monday afternoon had been...
  • L.A. County sheriff's deputy to plead guilty to building assault rifle

    L.A. County sheriff's deputy to plead guilty to building assault rifle
    A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has agreed to plead guilty to illegally building an assault rifle, marking the first plea agreement by one of 20 sheriff's officials charged or indicted since December in an ongoing federal investigation of the...
  • New Lenox clarifying policy on pot, guns for workers

    New Lenox clarifying policy on pot, guns for workers
    New Lenox is amending its policies to keep abreast of state law changes, retaining the ban on employees using marijuana at work but allowing them to carry concealed weapons in their personal cars. "We're just complying with the law," Mayor Tim...
  • Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands

    Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands
    Before the 14-year-old girl allegedly fired the shot that killed Endia Martin, the .38-caliber revolver had touched many hands. A south suburban gun shop known for selling weapons later used in crimes in Chicago. A Hyde Park man whose mother did not...
  • Ukraine billionaire in presidential vote intends to unite nation

    Ukraine billionaire in presidential vote intends to unite nation
    Billionaire Petro Poroshenko, who supported the people's revolution that ousted President Viktor Yanukovich in February, leads the field of 21 candidates in Ukraine's May 25 presidential election. Poroshenko, 48, amassed more than 48% of public...
  • Minnesota teen's alleged plot to bomb and open fire at school foiled

    When Chelsie Shellhas saw the young man fumbling with the lock at a Waseca, Minn., storage facility then enter and quickly shut the door, she became suspicious and called police. “He shut the door, and I thought it looked funny,” Shellhas...