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  • Game Commission announced Pennsylvania #antlerless #deer tag allocation

     
    The Pennsylvania Game Commission is allocating 779,500 antlerless deer licenses statewide for the 2014-15 hunting season. Allocations by Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) are as follows, with the allocation from the previous license year appearing in...
  • Gun accidents need serious handling and solid data

    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...
  • Police sergeant faces hearing into woman's death with his gun

    Police sergeant faces hearing into woman's death with his gun
    When Chicago police broke up a drunken spat between Daniel Franzgrote and his girlfriend at a Northwest Side restaurant in 2009, he didn’t know that the fleeting glimpse of his intoxicated girlfriend venting her frustrations to a police supervisor...
  • Two 14-year-old boys accused of bringing guns to grade school

    Two 14-year-old boys accused of bringing guns to grade school
    Two 14-year-old classmates were arrested after they took guns -- one of them loaded -- to their elementary school on the Southwest Side this week, according to police. The boys were cited in juvenile petitions with possessing a firearm at a school. One...
  • Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban

     Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban
    Otis McDonald forever will be known as the man who brought down Chicago's gun ban. After a long illness, he died Friday, April 4, at the age of 80. The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that bears his name forced Chicago to fall in line with the...
  • Convicted gun trafficker left little of a paper trail

    Convicted gun trafficker left little of a paper trail
    Of the hundreds of handguns and assault rifles that convicted gun trafficker David "Big Man" Lewisbey bought at Indiana gun shows and pumped onto Chicago's violence-plagued streets, only seven left a paper trail. And it didn't take long for that trail...
  • UCSB Shooting Suspect Is Son of 'Hunger Games' Second Unit Director

    The young man who killed six people and injured seven others near UC Santa Barbara following multiple drive-by shootings was the son of filmmaker Peter Rodger, a second unit director on the first "Hunger Games" movie. ABC News confirmed that an...
  • Handgun purchase limit is worth a shot

    Handgun purchase limit is worth a shot
    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...
  • Isla Vista shooting: Read Elliot Rodger's graphic, elaborate attack plan

    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...
  • Isla Vista shootings: Some victims may have been hit by suspect's car

    Isla Vista shootings: Some victims may have been hit by suspect's car
    Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said some of those killed or injured in Friday night’s Isla Vista shooting rampage may have been struck by the suspect's vehicle. “It’s a combination of people suffering from gunshot wounds and...
  • Isla Vista shooting: 3 bodies removed from alleged gunman's apartment

    Isla Vista shooting: 3 bodies removed from alleged gunman's apartment
    Authorities on Saturday afternoon removed three bodies from the apartment of the suspect in Friday night's shooting rampage that left seven people dead in Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara. Witnesses told The Times the Santa Barbara County coroner's...