| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:04 AM
When I think of General George Armstrong Custer, which admittedly I rarely do, I think Errol Flynn.
Lou Gehrig? Why that would be Gary Cooper's face that comes to mind.
Abe Lincoln? Daniel Day-Lewis.
Mary Todd Lincoln? Sally Field.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Louis DiNatale didn't intend to enter Canada when he and his wife wound up on a bridge from New York state to Ontario province one day in September, misdirected by an unreliable GPS. What began as an American couple's getaway to Vermont quickly turned...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:15 PM
WASHINGTON — "I'm hit! I'm hit!" U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry cried into the southern Arizona darkness that night, Dec. 14, 2010. "I can't feel my legs!"
The 40-year-old Border Patrol agent, who was less than four years on the job,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:50 PM
PITTSBURGH U.S. Attorney David Hickton announced Thursday that a college student from Russia, and living in Altoona, Pa., faces federal charges of unlawful receipt, possession or making of an unregistered firearm or destructive device.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:53 AM
A California Highway Patrol dispatcher and her Hells Angels husband are due to be arraigned in court on suspicion of drug, gun and bribery charges.
Dennis Killough, 42, and his 35-year-old wife, Sarah Barham Killough, were arrested after federal...
| Jan 24, 2014
Gun-rights organizations have been conspicuously reserved in their response to a proposed state regulation that would prohibit patients with medical marijuana permits from owning firearms.
"I don't think it's constitutional," said Richard Pearson,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Senseless law would say medical pot users can't have guns Friday's print column Gun-rights organizations have been conspicuously reserved in their response to a proposed state regulation that would prohibit patients with medical marijuana permits from...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:22 PM
WASHINGTON — A man arrested for speeding in Ohio on New Year's Day was traveling with several dozen explosives, a detonator and four firearms, and was carrying schematic drawings of a military training facility, authorities said Wednesday....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Ten people were taken into custody Tuesday in Orange County in a drug and firearms investigation dubbed "Operation Western Front."
The raid was part of a 16-month probe into gang activity and narcotics violations centered in Stanton, a small city in...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:26 PM
A pair of Chicago aldermen introduced a resolution today opposing a proposal to name the headquarters of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after Prohibition-era crime fighter Eliot Ness.
Alds. Ed Burke, 14th, and James...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:34 PM
WASHINGTON — The firearms dealer caught up in the Justice Department’s Fast and Furious scandal has won an early release from prison after a federal judge ruled that prosecutors overcharged him in alleging he sold high-powered weapons to...
| Dec 15, 2013
A year ago, in the days after 20 schoolchildren and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it seemed for a moment that something had changed in America's long-running cultural debate on guns. A new kind of...