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Daniel Webster

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  • Baltimore police make 1,000th gun arrest of 2012

    A man who allegedly entered a rowhouse in the city's Central Park Heights neighborhood uninvited, hid a handgun behind a living room sofa and then assaulted the homeowner as she was trying to get him to leave was arrested Wednesday night in Baltimore...
  • Harford County Council condemns state gun law

    Harford County Council condemns state gun law
    The Harford County Council passed a resolution Tuesday, by a 6-1 vote, criticizing the state's new gun safety bill. The resolution says the Firearms Safety Act, which bans the sale of 45 kinds of rifles and magazines and requires "law-abiding citizens"...
  • Benefactor doesn't dictate direction of research

    Editor: In response to "Harford County Council passes resolution condemning state gun law" (May 15th, 2013): The article quotes a Harford County Councilman who questioned the objectivity of gun policy research at Johns Hopkins University because New York...
  • A welcome break from the silence around gun control

    In response to the editorial on guns in The Sun ("The missing issue: guns," Nov. 5) and a recent show on gun control on WYPR with Dan Rodricks interviewing Johns Hopkins professor Daniel Webster about a report by the Center for Gun Policy and research...
  • Shooting raises questions on gun safety, policy

    Shooting raises questions on gun safety, policy
    The shotgun that Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. allegedly used in last week's shooting at Perry Hall High School wasn't registered with the state. Under Maryland law, that wasn't required. Police also say the 15-year-old Gladden should never have been able...
  • Huguely trial highlights alcohol abuse at colleges, universities

    Huguely trial highlights alcohol abuse at colleges, universities
    There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol. He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...
  • The legacy of Yeardley Love

    The legacy of Yeardley Love
    Katherine Williams, a second-year student at the University of Virginia, never had the opportunity to meet Yeardley Love. But like other students who arrived on campus after Love's death in May 2010, Williams lives with her legacy. "I took a class on...
  • President Harrison made history

    President Harrison made history
    If you want to break the boredom of a late winter Sunday, you could raise a cup of cheer to the memory of President William Henry Harrison, the nation's ninth president, who was sworn into office 171 years ago today. I'm also certain the details of...
  • Changing Maryland's gun laws may have little effect on crime, scholars say

    Changing Maryland's gun laws may have little effect on crime, scholars say
    John Josselyn stood at a gun range in Baltimore County on the warmest day of last week, ready for target practice with his .22-caliber pistol, and recalled how the simple threat of a gun once saved him from three thugs. The gun-rights advocate called it...
  • Maryland's gun permit law has served the state well

    Your front-page analysis of the recent federal court decision striking down Maryland's "right to carry" handgun law conveys the misimpression that the law is ill-conceived and too "restrictive" ("Gun ruling likely to be upheld, say legal experts," March...
  • Head of the Class: North Baltimore County college students earn degrees, honors

    Megan Uebersax, of Sparks, graduated from Berry College, Rome, Ga. with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Spanish. Lauren M. Thomas, of White Hall, graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania on May 12 with a Bachelor of Arts in...
  • Catonsville resident closing out term as president of national group of audiologists and speech pathologists

    Catonsville resident closing out term as president of national group of audiologists and speech pathologists
    On Nov. 17, Paul Rao will stand at a podium in front of about 3,000 people in San Diego and give a 20-minute speech that signals the beginning of the end of his one-year term as president. The Catonsville resident said he won't have butterflies. Rao...