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  • Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales

    Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales
    Chicago could require gun dealers to videotape sales and ban gun stores near schools and parks under Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest attempt to heavily regulate firearms sales following a federal court ruling that tossed out the city’s outright...
  • Ignoring the insanity of gun violence

    Ignoring the insanity of gun violence
    "When will this insanity stop?" That was the question asked over the weekend by the grieving father of a 20-year-old gunshot victim in Isla Vista. The answer, tragically, is that it's not likely to end any time soon. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Gun...
  • You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.

    You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.
    In a post Tuesday, I listed the mass shootings since January 2013 in which at least three people were killed. It’s an agonizingly, depressingly long list, and I cited it as the prime reason we need meaningful gun control. The post received the usual...
  • UCSB student accused of shooting gun through wall in Isla Vista

    A UC Santa Barbara student was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of accidentally discharging his firearm, causing a round to enter a nearby apartment and narrowly miss a resident, sheriff's officials said. The student, 21-year-old Kevin Tym, admitted to...
  • Authorities: Discharged gun in Santa Barbara unrelated to rampage

    Authorities: Discharged gun in Santa Barbara unrelated to rampage
    A UC Santa Barbara student who was arrested this week after seven firearms and 1,000 rounds of ammunition were found in his apartment is not connected to last week's deadly rampage in Isla Vista, authorities said Thursday. Kevin Tym, 21, of Isla Vista...
  • Police: Robbers tied up restaurant patrons, pistol-whipped worker

    Police: Robbers tied up restaurant patrons, pistol-whipped worker
    Police in Santa Ana have released photos of two armed men who they say pistol-whipped an employee at Cafe La Me before using zip ties to bind patrons and rob the restaurant. Police say the first suspect walked into the restaurant Sunday morning armed...
  • Niles man accused of trying to smuggle weapons into Canada

    Niles man accused of trying to smuggle weapons into Canada
    A suburban Niles man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly tried to bring weapons and ammunition into Canada without declaring them, authorities with the Canada Border Services Agency said. Stuart Barry Persky, 49, was stopped by border agents...
  • 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...
  • Man held on $2M bond after shooting couple in Broadview

    Man held on $2M bond after shooting couple in Broadview
    A 21-year-old Bellwood man was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail after being charged with shooting a man and a woman in West Suburban Broadview on Memorial Day, officials said. Shunterril D. Turner, of the 430 block of Frederick Ave., was...
  • 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....
  • Gun laws are one thing Donnelly, Kashkari agree on

    Republican gubernatorial rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari differ on many issues, but in the final run-up to Tuesday's primary there's one they agree on: State lawmakers should resist the impulse to pass new gun restrictions in the aftermath of the...