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  • Looking back, and forward, to the Boston Marathon

    WASHINGTON — On Monday, if all goes according to plan, I'll be lining up at the start of the Boston Marathon. Let's just say this up front: I probably shouldn't be. I signed up last September, but over the last few months, training season, I've...
  • Battle lines hardening in Nevada cattle rancher standoff with feds

    The battle lines are hardening in Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's so-called range war against the federal government over his right to graze cattle on public lands. Arguments have moved from the Nevada desert to the nation’s capital, where Nevada'...
  • Handguns thought to be stolen recovered during traffic stop

    Handguns thought to be stolen recovered during traffic stop
    Five handguns believed to have been stolen were recovered during a traffic stop in Burbank on Sunday, police said. A 36-year-old North Hollywood man, identified by police as Sunny Coban, was pulled over in the area of Empire Avenue and Valpreda Street at...
  • Investigation finds Wauconda police justified in fatal shooting

    Investigation finds Wauconda police justified in fatal shooting
    Two Wauconda police officers have been cleared in a shooting that left a man dead earlier this month, authorities said. The officers — whom authorities are not naming — shot John Nightingale, 36, at his home in the northwest suburban town...
  • Georgia's sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches

    In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but...
  • Deerfield gun safety forum turns heated

    Deerfield gun safety forum turns heated
    Pro-gun rights advocates packed the Deerfield Village Hall at a recent forum to decry the positions of Democratic lawmakers in favor of tighter gun-control laws. The forum, hosted by U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and state Rep. Scott Drury on April 22, was...
  • Ft. Hood shooter had been denied leave day of rampage, source says

    When Army Spec. Ivan Lopez went on the shooting rampage Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Texas, killing three  soldiers and injuring 16 others, he had just learned that superiors in Washington had rejected his request to take a temporary leave to deal with family...
  • A Word, Please: Long-standing 'over' rule is overruled

    A Word, Please: Long-standing 'over' rule is overruled
    It was the Tweet that launched 1,000 groans from copy editors: The Associated Press Stylebook's longtime snubbing of "over" is over. "New to the stylebook: over, as well as more than, is acceptable to indicate greater numerical value," the AP style...
  • Cops: No charges for man with concealed carry permit who fired at armed male

    Cops: No charges for man with concealed carry permit who fired at armed male
    A 53-year-old South Austin man with a valid concealed carry permit was able to shoot at two men who tried to accost him outside of his home early this morning. The incident happened about 2:40 a.m. on the 5400 block of West Van Buren Street, said...
  • Ft. Hood shooting puts Army resilience training to the test

    Ft. Hood shooting puts Army resilience training to the test
    FT. HOOD, Texas — In a windowless cinder-block room at Ft. Hood on Wednesday morning, 11 soldiers closed their eyes and practiced taking deep, slow breaths. The technique is useful for gaining self-control in stressful situations, explained...
  • 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...