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  • Judge: Cameras allowed in sentencing for key witness in Darien family slaying

    Judge: Cameras allowed in sentencing for key witness in Darien family slaying
    The key witness in the region’s first-ever televised trial also will face cameras during his sentencing hearing next week, a DuPage County judge ruled today. Judge Daniel Guerin agreed to allow a photographer and video camera at Monday’s...
  • Anti-gun group study: In states with 'stand your ground' laws, justifiable homicide rates soar

    Anti-gun group study: In states with 'stand your ground' laws, justifiable homicide rates soar
    A new study by a coalition of gun-control groups, including Mayors Against Illegal Guns, found that in states that have implemented "stand your ground" laws, the number of justifiable homicides has skyrocketed. The rate is up 53 percent in 22 states,...
  • Brown vetoes gun-control bills

    Brown vetoes gun-control bills
    SACRAMENTO — Declaring that California already has some of the nation's toughest gun laws, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday vetoed bills that would have further limited gun ownership and the sale of semiautomatic rifles. The Democratic governor, a gun...
  • NFL bans gun seller's gun-free ad from Super Bowl: Watch, weigh in

    NFL bans gun seller's gun-free ad from Super Bowl: Watch, weigh in
    A gun ad that was specifically designed to fit the rules that would allow it to air during Super Bowl XLVIII in February is being rejected by the NFL — and some people are crying foul. No, it's not one of those video game ads full of guns and...
  • Police: Man with gun arrested at golf tournament gate

    Police: Man with gun arrested at golf tournament gate
    A man was arrested at the BMW Championship in Lake Forest after police said he attempted to bring a concealed firearm into the golf tournament. Police said two additional firearms were later found in the man’s car. The man was stopped at the...
  • George Zimmerman acquitted of murder in Trayvon Martin shooting

    SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman was acquitted on Saturday of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was slain last year in a confrontation that touched off a national debate about race and guns. The jury of...
  • Lombard police fire at man holding gun, no one injured

    Lombard police fire at man holding gun, no one injured
    Law enforcement officials are investigating after a Lombard police officer fired a handgun while responding to a harassment complaint during the early morning hours on Friday. Lombard Police officers responded to the harassment complaint at a home in...
  • Montana's sweet spot in the Western experience

     Montana's sweet spot in the Western experience
    BIG SKY, Mont. — This place is absurdly misnamed. That's not a complaint, but it does require an asterisk. If you want truly big sky, head east of here, to the flatter, slightly more mundane plains of this state (or, say, eastern Colorado, Wyoming...
  • Streamwood high school student charged after gun found

    Streamwood high school student charged after gun found
    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...
  • Gun shop owner describes sale of gun used in mall shooting

    Gun shop owner describes sale of gun used in mall shooting
    Dan Millen remembers Darion Marcus Aguilar walking into his Rockville gun shop with an air of confidence and a wad of cash. Aguilar wanted a shotgun, which he said he planned to keep in his home for protection. Aguilar's dress was nondescript, Millen...
  • Man charged in connection with Bolingbrook shooting

    Man charged in connection with Bolingbrook shooting
    A Bolingbrook man has been charged in connection with the shooting of a man during a dispute Sunday morning, authorities said. Rolando Ibarra, 36, of Bolingbrook, has been charged with aggravated battery, aggravated discharge of a firearm, unlawful...