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  • Gunshot from neighbors' Glendale home barely misses girl in bedroom

    Gunshot from neighbors' Glendale home barely misses girl in bedroom
    A bullet from a neighbor’s discharged handgun came within foot of striking a Glendale teen who was sleeping Friday in her bed at her parent’s apartment, police said. The bullet traveled from a neighboring apartment in the 600 block of South...
  • Prosecutors: Man beat, assaulted, threatened ex-girlfriend with gun

    Prosecutors: Man beat, assaulted, threatened ex-girlfriend with gun
    An Englewood man was ordered held without bail Sunday after he allegedly beat, sexually assaulted and threatened to kill his pregnant ex-girlfriend before going on to assault the police officers who tried to arrest him. Artez D. Jackson, 31, of the 6600...
  • Emanuel allies fill ballot with referendum questions

    Emanuel allies fill ballot with referendum questions
    The City Council Finance Committee today recommended placing three citywide questions on the March primary ballot in a move that will block a long-sought attempt by foes of Mayor Rahm Emanuel to ask voters if they want an elected school board. If the...
  • The fallacy of Maryland's gun laws

    The fallacy of Maryland's gun laws
    As The Sun's Michael Dresser reported Monday Morning, Maryland ranks 4th in the latest scorecard released by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Maryland was one of several states that enacted more restrictive gun laws in the wake of the Newtown...
  • Reducing gun deaths [Editorial]

    Reducing gun deaths  [Editorial]
    Thanks to new restrictions passed by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley this year, Maryland is now in the top tier of states when it comes to the strength of its gun laws. It had been close to the top before, but now it ranks fourth,...
  • 2 arrested at protests of deputy's fatal shooting of boy with toy gun

    2 arrested at protests of deputy's fatal shooting of boy with toy gun
    At least two people were arrested Tuesday¬†in Santa Rosa during demonstrations over the death of a teenage boy who was shot and¬†killed in October by a sheriff’s deputy who mistook his plastic gun for an AK-47. The protests temporarily halted...
  • Richmond teen with loaded Uzi submachine gun is arrested, cops say

    Richmond teen with loaded Uzi submachine gun is arrested, cops say
    A 15-year-old Northern California boy who allegedly pulled a loaded Uzi submachine gun from his waistband as police chased him on foot was arrested Monday without incident. The boy was spotted on a street in Richmond about 4 p.m. Monday by police...
  • W. Baltimore Safe Streets work suspended amid criminal allegations

    W. Baltimore Safe Streets work suspended amid criminal allegations
    The Baltimore Health Department suspended its Safe Streets anti-violence program in West Baltimore after a second outreach worker was arrested in less than two weeks. The heralded program, modeled after those in other cities and run by community...
  • Two Glendale residents face charges in shooting

    A Glendale man and woman pleaded not guilty this week to charges stemming from a shooting on Friday in which a bullet came within a foot of hitting a young woman who was asleep. Cesar Sanchez Estrada and Griselda Martinez, both 30, were charged Tuesday...
  • A year after Newtown shootings, psychologists weigh in on gun violence

    The risk that an American male will commit violence with a firearm is no easy thing to measure, says a comprehensive new report issued on the eve of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting's first anniversary. If he is to become the perpetrator in one...
  • A grand bargain on guns? Here's how.

    A grand bargain on guns? Here's how.
    A year ago, in the days after 20 schoolchildren and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it seemed for a moment that something had changed in America's long-running cultural debate on guns. A new kind of...