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  • In wake of deadly Isla Vista shootings, L.A. hosts annual gun buyback

    In wake of deadly Isla Vista shootings, L.A. hosts annual gun buyback
    Los Angeles officials will host a gun buyback program on Saturday, one week after an Isla Vista man killed six people and wounded 13 near the campus of UC Santa Barbara.  "The tragedy in Santa Barbara reminded us of the horrors of gun violence," said...
  • Man held on $2M bond after shooting couple in Broadview

    Man held on $2M bond after shooting couple in Broadview
    A 21-year-old Bellwood man was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail after being charged with shooting a man and a woman in West Suburban Broadview on Memorial Day, officials said. Shunterril D. Turner, of the 430 block of Frederick Ave., was...
  • Gun laws are one thing Donnelly, Kashkari agree on

    Republican gubernatorial rivals Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari differ on many issues, but in the final run-up to Tuesday's primary there's one they agree on: State lawmakers should resist the impulse to pass new gun restrictions in the aftermath of the...
  • Eastern Ukraine councilman mourned as a hero who met a gruesome end

    Eastern Ukraine councilman mourned as a hero who met a gruesome end
    HORLIVKA, Ukraine — Yelena Rybak sat quietly next to her husband for an hour under their carport, alone and for the last time. She touched his battered face and stroked his cold hands, as if the warmth of her fingers might still wake him. Then...
  • Downstate woman became concealed carry icon

     Downstate woman became concealed carry icon
    Long before she became the lead plaintiff in a concealed carry lawsuit against Illinois, Mary Shepard had fallen in love with guns. It was 2007 when Shepard stumbled upon a story about women and guns in the local newspaper. What piqued her interest,...
  • South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting

    South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting
    A south suburban man accused of shooting two people in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood over the Easter weekend was ordered held Saturday on $300,000 bail. Prosecutors said Keithrick Childs, 23, was one of two men who walked up to a vehicle and...
  • NRA to mix politics with gun rights at Indianapolis convention

    The National Rifle Assn. is preparing to kick off its annual convention Friday in Indianapolis, where it will mix politics with advocacy for 2nd Amendment issues, including one of its longtime goals: a national reciprocity law that would allow gun...
  • L.A. County sheriff's deputy to plead guilty to building assault rifle

    L.A. County sheriff's deputy to plead guilty to building assault rifle
    A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has agreed to plead guilty to illegally building an assault rifle, marking the first plea agreement by one of 20 sheriff's officials charged or indicted since December in an ongoing federal investigation of the...
  • Top cop: Fight over boy led girl to kill another girl, 14

    Top cop: Fight over boy led girl to kill another girl, 14
    A 14-year-old girl shot and killed another 14-year-old girl because of an argument over a boy, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said today as murder charges were filed. The .38-caliber handgun used to kill Endia Martin Monday afternoon had been...
  • Ukraine separatists hunker down and hope Putin will come to their aid

     Ukraine separatists hunker down and hope Putin will come to their aid
    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — At the epicenter of the pro-Russia rebellion in eastern Ukraine, masked men on Friday raced around in commandeered police cars, blowing through stop lights and flying over speed bumps. Although it was a warm spring day, the...
  • Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands

    Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands
    Before the 14-year-old girl allegedly fired the shot that killed Endia Martin, the .38-caliber revolver had touched many hands. A south suburban gun shop known for selling weapons later used in crimes in Chicago. A Hyde Park man whose mother did not...