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  • State not budging on issue of backyard gun ranges

    State not budging on issue of backyard gun ranges
    Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan wanted to know whether he and his fellow commissioners can ban backyard gun ranges in their city without running afoul of state law. The answer came this week in a two-page letter that refers to previous Attorney General opinions...
  • San Diego County gun law violates 2nd Amendment, appeals court rules

    San Diego County gun law violates 2nd Amendment, appeals court rules
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court decided Thursday that a San Diego restriction on carrying concealed guns in public for self defense infringes on citizens' 2nd Amendment rights. In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Fort Lauderdale, Orlando airports among top 10 for intercepted guns

    Fort Lauderdale, Orlando airports among top 10 for intercepted guns
    It was guns galore at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Orlando international airports, as both cracked the nation's top 10 for intercepted firearms in 2013. Orlando International was eighth in the nation and first in Florida with 47 guns caught. The...
  • Stray bullet nearly hits sleeping teen

    A bullet from a neighbor’s discharged handgun came within foot of striking a Glendale teen who was sleeping Friday in her bed inside her parent’s apartment, police said. The bullet traveled from a neighboring apartment in the 600 block of...
  • 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...