| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:39 PM
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...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:09 PM
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...
| May 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
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...
| May 24, 2014
| 7:21 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:18 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:53 AM
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...
| 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 19, 2014
| 2:24 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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]...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:46 AM
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...