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  • Lake Co. man charged in 8 North Shore armed robberies

    Lake Co. man charged in 8 North Shore armed robberies
    A Grayslake man has been charged in an armed robbery spree across the North Shore that authorities say netted him more than $1,700 over the course of 10 days last August. Leroy Regan, 38, was indicted this week on federal charges related to eight...
  • 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...
  • Local Voices West: March 20 edition

     Local Voices West: March 20 edition
    Letters to the editor from Naperville and St. Charles. Conceal carry A recent letter writer offered an ill-informed lament on concealed carry in Illinois. I would like to address some of his issues. One expressed concern was for children seeing...
  • Teen protests suspension over T-shirt with image of AK-47

    Teen protests suspension over T-shirt with image of AK-47
    A Hinsdale Central High School student is challenging a suspension he said he received for wearing to school a T-shirt that depicts an AK-47. Senior Chris Borg, 18, of Hinsdale, appeared before the Hinsdale Township High School District 86 school...
  • Obama to award Medal of Honor to 24 after discrimination review

    Obama to award Medal of Honor to 24 after discrimination review
    WASHINGTON — President Obama will seek to right a historical wrong next month when he awards two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam — including 17 Latinos — the Medal of Honor after a lengthy Pentagon review into racial...
  • U.S.-born killer shoots guards, is slain in Israeli prison

    U.S.-born killer shoots guards, is slain in Israeli prison
    JERUSALEM -- A U.S.-born inmate in an Israeli prison shot and wounded three guards Sunday before being killed by a SWAT team that responded to the attack. Israeli media identified the shooter as Samuel Sheinbein, convicted of the killing of 19-year-...
  • Drug lord Guzman confined to underground cell in his former prison

    Drug lord Guzman confined to underground cell in his former prison
    MEXICO CITY -- Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has spent his first night in prison, confined to an underground cell in a maximum-security facility with fellow accused drug traffickers with names like El Hummer, officials said Sunday. The capture...
  • For women, guns in the home prove especially deadly

    For women, guns in the home prove especially deadly
    So much for the argument that a gun in the house makes you safer. And it’s especially not true for women. Atlantic Cities has a roundup piece Monday of recent studies of gun ownership and violence. It concludes that women living in homes in...
  • Facebook in talks to crack down on illegal gun sales

    Facebook in talks to crack down on illegal gun sales
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is in talks with two gun control groups that are pressuring the giant social network to crack down on illegal gun sales and trades. "We are talking with a number of organizations around our policies on guns," a Facebook...
  • Gun Donnelly had at airport wasn't registered to him, records show

    Gun Donnelly had at airport wasn't registered to him, records show
    The handgun that GOP assemblyman and gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly attempted to take through airport security in 2012 was not registered to him, according to a police report reviewed by The Times. Donnelly told officers who questioned him that he...
  • King City police arrests: Latino immigrants victimized, D.A. says

    SAN FRANCISCO — In a predawn sweep that stunned the Salinas Valley town of King City, the acting police chief, a former chief, other police employees and a towing company owner were arrested Tuesday, some on charges connected to a scheme to steal...