| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Hours before a memorial for Isla Vista victims last Tuesday, a UC Santa Barbara student was, he said, playing with his Glock handgun — one of the seven guns he legally owns — when it went off accidentally. The round went through a wall, struck...
| Jun 4, 2014
At worst, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed law limiting retail firearms customers in Chicago to one handgun purchase every 30 days will be a futile, ineffective gesture — one finger in a dike that has sprung hundreds of leaks.
After all, the...
| May 25, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Elliot Rodger, the suspect in a rampage near UC Santa Barbara, outlined his intentions in a 137-page document that he sent Friday night, shortly before the killings, to someone he knew from an online body building forum.
The document was forwarded to...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:24 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- At the behest of the gun lobby, the Florida House is poised to pass two gun bills that would let people fire warning shots in the air but not get kicked out of school for biting pastries into the shape of firearms.
One of the bills...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 2:10 PM
For extraordinary acts of courage during the D-day invasion of World War II, Walter Ehlers received the nation's highest military award — the Medal of Honor. And it changed his life.
"I didn't have a life before the medal," Ehlers said in a 2004...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Chipotle Mexican Grill is stepping into a contentious national debate on firearms by asking customers to leave their guns at home.
The Denver chain, best known for made-to-order burritos and tacos, said Monday that a recent demonstration by gun...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:53 AM
A Port St. Lucie man was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after allegedly beating a dog with a sawed-off shotgun, WPTV reports.
Port St. Lucie police responded to Kyle Romain Hall's apartment Wednesday in response to a possible domestic...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:15 AM
A Facebook photo of an infant with a firearm in her lap at a gun store has prompted another kerfuffle about gun rights as well as one about parenting.
According to the owner of the Connecticut store, Woodbridge Firearms Trading Post, the baby girl's...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:04 AM
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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:20 PM
BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — The first thing you see on the drive to Cliven Bundy's ranch are the American flags — tied to roadside guardrails, flapping in a hard desert wind.
At a bend in state Route 170 sits the so-called Patriot Checkpoint,...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:16 PM
A 29-year-old Department of Juvenile Services employee and her 39-year-old boyfriend have been arrested after shots were fired Thursday night in the parking lot of a youth detention facility in Baltimore County, state police said.
Police said an...