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  • Man found dead of gunshot wound in Johns Hopkins Hospital bathroom

    Man found dead of gunshot wound in Johns Hopkins Hospital bathroom
    A man entered Johns Hopkins Hospital with a gun early Tuesday morning and is believed to have fatally shot himself inside an emergency room bathroom, an incident that came days after the medical center held a national symposium on safety inside hospitals....
  • Vigilantes to disarm in Mexico's Michoacan state

    Vigilantes to disarm in Mexico's Michoacan state
    MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government has set a date for the so-called self-defense militias in the troubled western state of Michoacan to dissolve and account for their weapons, a move that does not necessarily signal the end of the vigilante...
  • Man who fired gun 54 times at Fashion Island gets 12 years in prison

    Man who fired gun 54 times at Fashion Island gets 12 years in prison
    A 42-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to firing a Glock more than 50 times at the Fashion Island shopping center in Newport Beach and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. Mark Gurrola, of Garden Grove, pleaded guilty to 54 felony counts of shooting at...
  • Looking back, and forward, to the Boston Marathon

    WASHINGTON — On Monday, if all goes according to plan, I'll be lining up at the start of the Boston Marathon. Let's just say this up front: I probably shouldn't be. I signed up last September, but over the last few months, training season, I've...
  • Battle lines hardening in Nevada cattle rancher standoff with feds

    Battle lines hardening in Nevada cattle rancher standoff with feds
    The battle lines are hardening in Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's so-called range war against the federal government over his right to graze cattle on public lands. Arguments have moved from the Nevada desert to the nation’s capital, where Nevada'...
  • Handguns thought to be stolen recovered during traffic stop

    Handguns thought to be stolen recovered during traffic stop
    Five handguns believed to have been stolen were recovered during a traffic stop in Burbank on Sunday, police said. A 36-year-old North Hollywood man, identified by police as Sunny Coban, was pulled over in the area of Empire Avenue and Valpreda Street at...
  • Georgia's sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches

    Georgia's sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches
    In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but...
  • Ft. Hood shooter had been denied leave day of rampage, source says

    When Army Spec. Ivan Lopez went on the shooting rampage Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Texas, killing three  soldiers and injuring 16 others, he had just learned that superiors in Washington had rejected his request to take a temporary leave to deal with family...
  • A Word, Please: Long-standing 'over' rule is overruled

    A Word, Please: Long-standing 'over' rule is overruled
    It was the Tweet that launched 1,000 groans from copy editors: The Associated Press Stylebook's longtime snubbing of "over" is over. "New to the stylebook: over, as well as more than, is acceptable to indicate greater numerical value," the AP style...
  • Cops: No charges for man with concealed carry permit who fired at armed male

    Cops: No charges for man with concealed carry permit who fired at armed male
    A 53-year-old South Austin man with a valid concealed carry permit was able to shoot at two men who tried to accost him outside of his home early this morning. The incident happened about 2:40 a.m. on the 5400 block of West Van Buren Street, said...
  • Ft. Hood shooting puts Army resilience training to the test

    Ft. Hood shooting puts Army resilience training to the test
    FT. HOOD, Texas — In a windowless cinder-block room at Ft. Hood on Wednesday morning, 11 soldiers closed their eyes and practiced taking deep, slow breaths. The technique is useful for gaining self-control in stressful situations, explained...