| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Santa Monica police said Thursday night that the gunman who killed five people last week had been denied a firearm in 2011.
The revelation raises more questions about how John Zawahri got the semi-authomatic weapon he used in the attack.
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:16 AM
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is taking 23 executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence that don't require congressional action, including measures to encourage schools to hire police officers, increase research on gun violence and improve...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style...
| Jan 17, 2013
President Barack Obama and the National Rifle Association do agree on something: No amount of legislation can prevent every evil act. In his remarks on gun violence Wednesday, Obama acknowledged what gun enthusiasts have been saying for decades:...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Martinsburg police shot and killed a woman Friday morning after she called police saying another woman was holding her at gunpoint.
Tiffany Lee Overholser, 45, of 108 S. Georgia Ave., was taken to Martinsburg City Hospital, where she was pronounced...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The state's attorney on Thursday would not give a time frame for the investigation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
But Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III said he will continue to work with local, state and federal agencies on...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:28 PM
When his son turned 14 a year ago, Jonathan Hardy bought the teen a gift that was both a coming-of-age badge and a hot item: an AR-15 rifle.
To Hardy, the matte-black weapon is not a dangerous assault rifle. His son's model shoots the same small, low-...
| Jan 28, 2013
President Barack Obama's recent announcement of a broad gun violence agenda included an interesting nugget of news: He has given up on his nomination of Andrew Traver to head the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Traver, who...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Marines Corps League thanks ball attendees
To the editor:
The Antietam Detachment of the Marine Corps League, Hagerstown, Md., wishes to thank all the attendees, Marines, associates and friends of Marines for their attendance at the 237th Marine Corps...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
— The guns used in the last two mass murders in Connecticut were purchased at same East Windsor gun shop.
Records show that Omar Thornton, who killed eight people and himself at Hartford Distributors Inc. in 2010, purchased both the Glock and...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 5:30 PM
A Coral Springs firefighter/paramedic is locked up on allegations that he provided armed protection for what he thought was a drug dealer picking up cocaine on four occasions in Broward and Miami-Dade counties.
Santiago Gonzalez, 49, of Davie, was...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The cause of the fire that triggered the deadly explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, last month remains undetermined after a $1-million investigation, officials said Thursday. Although the probe continues, the cause of the disaster may never be...