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  • Streamwood high school student charged after gun found

    Streamwood high school student charged after gun found
    A Streamwood High School student was charged as a juvenile after police found a handgun near the campus of the northwest suburban school, police said today in a press release. A handgun was recovered Friday in a residential area just off school...
  • Family of slain brothers says they still want answers

    Family of slain brothers says they still want answers
    Farheen Hakeem said her family wanted an arrest. They wanted a trial. They wanted to see the evidence and hear the reasons that someone would kill her two brothers. She and other family members got some small part of that last week. But on Saturday they...
  • Isla Vista shooting: 3 bodies removed from alleged gunman's apartment

    Isla Vista shooting: 3 bodies removed from alleged gunman's apartment
    Authorities on Saturday afternoon removed three bodies from the apartment of the suspect in Friday night's shooting rampage that left seven people dead in Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara. Witnesses told The Times the Santa Barbara County coroner's...
  • Guns used in Isla Vista rampage were legally purchased, registered

    Guns used in Isla Vista rampage were legally purchased, registered
    Authorities recovered three semi-automatic handguns that belonged to the man who launched a mass shooting Friday through the streets near UC Santa Barbara that left six people and the gunman dead. The guns – two Sig Sauer p226 model handguns and a...
  • Chicago park shooting that hurt 13 renews focus on gun violence

    Chicago park shooting that hurt 13 renews focus on gun violence
    CHICAGO — Police are searching for a gunman who used an assault rifle to fire on a pickup basketball game in a Chicago South Side neighborhood, injuring 13 people and dragging the city back into the international spotlight for its violent crime...
  • Florida man arrested for allegedly beating his dog with a sawed-off shotgun

    Florida man arrested for allegedly beating his dog with a sawed-off shotgun
    A Port St. Lucie man was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after allegedly beating a dog with a sawed-off shotgun, WPTV reports.  Port St. Lucie police responded to Kyle Romain Hall's apartment Wednesday in response to a possible domestic...
  • Chan Lowe: Florida's "Pop-Tart Bill"

    Chan Lowe: Florida's "Pop-Tart Bill"
    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...
  • Florida House advances warning shot, Pop Tart gun bills

    Florida House advances warning shot, Pop Tart gun bills
    TALLAHASSEE -- At the behest of the gun lobby, the Florida House is poised to pass two gun bills that would let people fire warning shots in the air but not get kicked out of school for biting pastries into the shape of firearms. One of the bills...
  • Chan Lowe: More gun fun from the Florida Legislature

    Chan Lowe: More gun fun from the Florida Legislature
    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...
  • After gun owner's accidental shooting, Hollywood cop offers safe handling tips

    After gun owner's accidental shooting, Hollywood cop offers safe handling tips
    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]...
  • Gift cards for guns event in Fort Lauderdale

    Gift cards for guns event in Fort Lauderdale
    UPDATE: Fort Lauderdale Police said Wednesday that 50 guns were turned in. A gun buyback event that will offer a range of Target gift cards in exchange for various weapons will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 at the New Mount Olive Baptist Church in Fort...