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  • Gun instructors lose certification after students report too-short training

    Gun instructors lose certification after students report too-short training
    Two downstate firearms instructors have been decertified for failing to provide the required amount of training to students seeking concealed carry firearms permits, Illinois State Police announced today. Ninety-eight students certified by the...
  • Obama awards Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, cites 'unimaginable' valor

    Obama awards Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, cites 'unimaginable' valor
    WASHINGTON - It took decades, congressional legislation and a review of thousands of war records, but two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday from President Obama at an emotional White House ceremony....
  • Obama awards Medal of Honor to veterans previously overlooked

    Obama awards Medal of Honor to veterans previously overlooked
    WASHINGTON — It took decades, congressional legislation and a review of thousands of war records, but two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday from President Obama at a somber and tearful White...
  • Chicago voters want gun limits, no taxi fare hikes

    Chicago voters want gun limits, no taxi fare hikes
    Chicago voters weighed in on three city referendums Tuesday, with a majority coming out in favor of keeping firearms out of restaurants that serve alcohol and limiting the size of gun magazines, and most taking a dim view of raising taxi fares,...
  • Repealing Md.'s gun laws is bad policy and bad politics [Letter]

    Repealing Md.'s gun laws is bad policy and bad politics [Letter]
    It is unfortunate that Republican gubernatorial candidate David Craig recently called for the repeal of the life-saving Firearms Safety Act of 2013 ("Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods," March 12). The key provision of...
  • Two charged in killing Annapolis taxi driver in Crownsville

    Two charged in killing Annapolis taxi driver in Crownsville
    Two men have been arrested and charged in the shooting and robbery of an Annapolis taxi driver found dead in Crownsville earlier this month, prosecutors said. Michael Juvan Wallace, 23, of Fort Meade, and Trevor Allen Snead, 17, of Faulkner, face...
  • Man in standoff with police sentenced

    A Carson man responsible for a four-hour standoff with Laguna Beach police and Orange County SWAT officers last year was sentenced to two years in state prison Wednesday, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Edward Ernest Uribe, 42,...
  • NRA moves to new arena in fight over surgeon general

    WASHINGTON — In recent years, the National Rifle Assn. has stepped into fights over judicial nominees it views as weak on 2nd Amendment rights, but its decision to oppose a surgeon general nominee takes the powerful lobby into new territory,...
  • Russians seize Ukrainian air force base in Crimea; shots fired

    MOSCOW -- Shots were fired and at least one person was injured Saturday afternoon as Russian troops stormed a Ukrainian air force base near the Crimean port city of Sevastopol. At least six Russian armored vehicles reportedly took part in the attack,...
  • Man held on $50K bond after being charged with pointing gun at cops

    Man held on $50K bond after being charged with pointing gun at cops
    A 19-year-old man who pointed a gun at officers during a South Side chase Saturday night was charged this morning with aggravated assault with a firearm, authorities said. Junior Adziwonou of the 8900 block of South Normal Avenue was charged with one...
  • Mom sought girl's protection from ex-boyfriend before Romeoville shooting

     Mom sought girl's protection from ex-boyfriend before Romeoville shooting
    Time and again Alicia Guerrero had sought protection from the man accused of shooting her in the neck and fatally wounding her 15-year-old daughter last month in the driveway of their Romeoville home. A Tribune review of court records captures the...