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Firearms

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  • Deerfield gun safety forum turns heated

    Deerfield gun safety forum turns heated
    Pro-gun rights advocates packed the Deerfield Village Hall at a recent forum to decry the positions of Democratic lawmakers in favor of tighter gun-control laws. The forum, hosted by U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and state Rep. Scott Drury on April 22, was...
  • China rearms Beijing beat police after series of stabbing attacks

    The guns are back in China. Armed police patrols started rolling on the streets of Beijing on Monday, the Ministry of Public Security announced, in order to protect the city from "armed mobs, sexual violence and terrorist attacks." The special...
  • Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang

    When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire. He critically wounded one officer and, despite being shot himself, kept...
  • 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...
  • Weekend project: Celebrate National Doughnut Day at home with 6 recipes

    Weekend project: Celebrate National Doughnut Day at home with 6 recipes
    Happy National Doughnut Day! And how do you plan to celebrate? There's something magical about the doughnut. You don't have to be Homer Simpson to swoon when you're greeted with all those bright colors and sparkly decorations in a doughnut shop...
  • Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court

    Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court
    A Glen Burnie man accused of endangering his neighbors by building bombs in his home pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Thursday. Todd Wheeler Jr. could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced in September. After his federal...
  • Teen protests suspension over T-shirt with image of AK-47

    Teen protests suspension over T-shirt with image of AK-47
    A Hinsdale Central High School student is challenging a suspension he said he received for wearing to school a T-shirt that depicts an AK-47. Senior Chris Borg, 18, of Hinsdale, appeared before the Hinsdale Township High School District 86 school...
  • Suit filed in wake of concealed carry permit rejection

    Suit filed in wake of concealed carry permit rejection
    A Joliet man has filed a lawsuit against a firearms instructor after his application for a concealed carry permit was rejected by state police and the instructor’s accreditation was revoked. The lawsuit, filed April 4 by John P. Ambrose in Cook...
  • Donnelly, Kashkari agree: Isla Vista killings shouldn't spur gun laws

    Donnelly, Kashkari agree: Isla Vista killings shouldn't spur gun laws
    As gun control supporters gathered for a rally at the scene of the mass shootings near UC Santa Barbara, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly said Saturday that state lawmakers should not pass any legislation curbing the sale of firearms....
  • A society obsessed with guns and violence

    After the weekend's shooting in Las Vegas, Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie asked: "What precipitated this event? We do not know." ("Las Vegas rampage leaves five dead, including two police officers," June 8) I do. With more states allowing...
  • Mixing guns and fashion

     Mixing guns and fashion
    The designer dress could have been hanging on a rack at Saks. The hooded mini, in a gray and black distorted rose print with a silver zipper up the front and shirring detail on the sides, is the kind of attire you'd expect to find in the women's...