| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:39 PM
A Streamwood High School student was charged as a juvenile after police found a handgun near the campus of the northwest suburban school, police said today in a press release.
A handgun was recovered Friday in a residential area just off school...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:29 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:52 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 1:35 PM
In posts on gun message boards and gaming chat rooms, a user who authorities believe was Newtown gunman Adam Lanza showed a technical prowess about weapons and computers, a "fetish" for a certain bullet and a near-fixation with correcting Wikipedia...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:13 PM
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:35 PM
Ten harrowing minutes.
That's how long it took a lone gunman to cut a deadly path Friday through Santa Monica, starting in a residential neighborhood just south of the 10 Freeway.
Before it ended, a mile away at Santa Monica College, five were dead,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:51 AM
When government is given a job to do in seven days and it takes 10 weeks instead, anger and frustration is likely to be heard. Such is the case with the background checks for gun purchases. The Maryland State Police has a backlog, and gun dealers and...
| Jun 12, 2013
Conservative Republicans in our nation's capital have managed to accomplish something they only dreamed of when tea partiers streamed into Congress at the start of 2011. They've basically shut down Congress. Their refusal to compromise is working just...