| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:56 PM
It's that time of the year again.
The air is crisp. The kids are back in school. Football is on the tube. And the fools in Washington are threatening to shut down the government because they can't agree on a budget.
So I guess it's time to show,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:14 PM
WASHINGTON – Operating with almost no public notice, the FBI has spent more than $3 million to operate a fleet of small drone aircraft in domestic investigations, according to a report released Thursday by a federal watchdog agency.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Federal authorities arrested a man last week wanted in connection with the 2011 Anchorage death of a 14-year-old girl, after she was allegedly injected with a fatal dose of heroin by a former Navy medic.
A Monday statement from the U.S. Marshals...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Leaders of a Pennsylvania borough voted this week to fire their foul-mouthed police chief while the embattled cop’s attorney vowed Friday to seek a public hearing for his client.
The Borough Council of Gilberton voted 6 to 1 to “suspend...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:25 PM
American Exceptionalism: Which is more characteristically American — that a Texas company could invent an ordinary rifle that mimics a machine gun or that America's incomparable legal minds could find a loophole in existing anti-machine-gun laws...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:58 PM
The partial federal government shutdown is being hotly contested in Washington D.C., but its impacts will be felt locally, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Tuesday — the first day many federal workers were furloughed.
The shutdown came about when...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:21 PM
NOGALES, Ariz. — Gun runners once were so nonchalant about driving into Mexico that one smuggler stashed a .50-caliber rifle on the top of the engine block of a sedan, the weapon visible to anyone who bothered to pop the hood.
It was 2010 and word...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:03 AM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced Thursday that it would close loopholes in the rules on acquiring machine guns and other dangerous weapons and ban U.S. military-style firearms sent overseas from returning to this country.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:52 PM
SEATTLE -- Three motels in nearby Tukwila served as dens of prostitution and drug dealing where police often had to respond to calls of robbery, drug dealing, theft and rape, authorities say.
On Tuesday, U.S. Atty. Jenny A. Durkan announced that...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Monday sought to move past a controversy that flared over his call for mass arrests of gang members by pushing for new federal gang-apprehension initiatives to assist local law enforcement.
Earlier this year, Kirk had...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:08 PM
ROCHESTER -- We're following new developments into the investigation of that massive fireworks store blaze in Rochester last month.
Investigators announced Thursday they've concluded the fire was arson. That's according to the Indiana State Fire...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:46 AM
KILLEEN, Texas -- Police said Thursday were holding a man they believe killed at least four people and injured four others, including two boys, in a pair of shootings in the Dallas area.
The alleged gunman, who police have not identified to The Times,...