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  • Congress capitulates to the NRA [Commentary]

    Congress capitulates to the NRA [Commentary]
    "Guns don't kill, people do." What a flip response to the horrific epidemic of gun violence in the United States. Just this past weekend in Maryland, three young people, including the gunman, were shot to death in a mall in Columbia, and others were...
  • No, it's not time yet to move on from Columbia mall coverage

    No, it's not time yet to move on from Columbia mall coverage
    By the middle of last week, just four days after the shooting at The Mall in Columbia that left three people dead, some in TV news wanted to move on. This was especially true at NBC, which was the first and most powerful voice to say that the killing of...
  • In a word: spree

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  SPREE You may face temptations this week and next to go on...
  • FBI investigating apparent bomb threat left at Rep. Elijah Cummings' office

    FBI investigating apparent bomb threat left at Rep. Elijah Cummings' office
    Staffers at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore office arrived Wednesday to find gobs of putty and wiring on the door, raising fears of an explosive attack and drawing emergency crews from around the region. Though the suspicious objects turned out to be...
  • $2,000 sought for police security for mayor while on family vacation in San Diego

    Baltimore police are requesting about $2,000 to send an officer to California to provide security for Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on her family vacation next week. Officer Kyle E. Gooden, who is on the mayor's executive protection team, is...
  • Md. man accused in cannibal case deemed incompetent to stand trial

    Md. man accused in cannibal case deemed incompetent to stand trial
    Alexander Kinyua, the college student accused of killing a family friend and ingesting his heart and brain, has been declared incompetent to stand trial, according to court records. Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly said in an Aug. 13...
  • The false politicization of the Family Research Council shooting

    The false politicization of the Family Research Council shooting
    We do not yet know exactly what led a young man to carry a semi-automatic pistol into the lobby of the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian advocacy organization, and to instigate a confrontation that left a security guard with a gunshot...
  • We deserve a vote

    We deserve a vote
    Much of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address this week was a fairly ho-hum affair, with the usual laundry list of programs and goals (most so familiar that it could have been a recycled campaign speech from 2012, or maybe 2008) and the...
  • A voice of reason on guns

    A voice of reason on guns
    Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson added a much-needed voice of reason to the national debate over gun control last week when he appeared before Congress to testify in favor of universal background checks for gun purchases and a ban on assault...
  • Havre de Grace council members urge action, dialogue after Newtown shooting

    Havre de Grace City Council members sent their sympathies to the people of Newtown, Conn., during Monday's meeting, and several said they want to see mental health and gun safety better addressed as a result of the shooting at an elementary school that...
  • Bealefeld: What we must do about gun violence

    Bealefeld: What we must do about gun violence
    After 31 years in local law enforcement, I'd often tell myself that I had seen and experienced every act of cruelty man can inflict. In light of the despicable act of violence this month in Newtown, Conn., I was clearly wrong. We are learning more,...
  • Astronaut Capt. Mark Kelly speaks at SCALE fundraiser

    Astronaut Capt. Mark Kelly speaks at SCALE fundraiser
    Donald Cormack hasn't driven a car since his stroke last spring. He walks with a crutch. Most frustrating, he can hardly speak, because the words seem stuck in his head and it takes all of his energy to get them out. "I talk so much, I have a headache,"...