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  • Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs [Editorial]

    Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs  [Editorial]
    Opponents of Maryland's gun laws are falling all over themselves to offer I-told-you-sos after the gun manufacturer Beretta announced it would be building a new plant in Tennessee rather than Maryland. Beretta had warned the state that this would happen...
  • Mall shooting victims remembered at vigil

    Mall shooting victims remembered at vigil
    Hundreds of people huddled in the cold outside The Mall in Columbia on Thursday for a candlelight vigil to remember Brianna Benlolo and Tyler Johnson, the skate shop employees killed in Saturday's shooting at the mall. The vigil was held at an impromptu...
  • Man wounded in fatal Edgewood shooting testifies he couldn't ID assailant

    Man wounded in fatal Edgewood shooting testifies he couldn't ID assailant
    A 19-year-old man, who was wounded in a January 2013 shooting during a marijuana buy in Edgewood that killed a companion, testified in Harford County Circuit Court Wednesday that he could not positively identify the shooter. Christopher Cousins, of...
  • Mall shooter could have bought shotgun legally in most states

    Mall shooter could have bought shotgun legally in most states
    When Darion Marcus Aguilar of College Park fatally shot two store employees at The Mall in Columbia and then killed himself, authorities said he did so with a Mossberg 500, a Connecticut-made pump-action shotgun that has been on the U.S. market since...
  • Two men arrested in 7-Eleven robberies

    Two men arrested in 7-Eleven robberies
    Armed with a machete and a handgun, two men robbed three 7-Eleven stores across Baltimore County in about an hour Thursday night before being arrested, police said. A 7-Eleven in White Marsh on Philadelphia Road was the first target, where shortly before...
  • Bel Air Gun Show draws steady crush of buyers, visitors of all ages

    Bel Air Gun Show draws steady crush of buyers, visitors of all ages
    As people of all ages made their way between the exhibit tables, passing through crowds with barely any elbow room, vendors of firearms, knives, collectible and antique weapons and outdoor gear pitched their wares on the floor of the Bel Air Reckord...
  • An armed society is a polite society [Letter]

    An armed society is a polite society [Letter]
    Professor of genocide studies Samuel Totten writes drivel that is more puff piece than serious commentary ("Congress capitulates to the NRA," Jan. 28). For him, evidently feelings are king, while thought or science are just annoying facts that get in...
  • Report of teen with handgun locked down North Baltimore schools Tuesday

    Report of teen with handgun locked down North Baltimore schools Tuesday
    A 16-year-old was arrested with a handgun on a Maryland Transit Administration bus in North Baltimore on Tuesday afternoon, an incident that prompted several area schools to go on lockdown.  Principals of the Roland Country School, the Gilman School,...
  • Rights and responsibilities [Editorial]

    Rights and responsibilities [Editorial]
    Among the most politically charged subjects in the American discussion is the status of guns in our society. Those on the fringes of the discussion tend to attract the most attention, even as those with more middling views are ignored or lumped in...
  • Harford man cleared in 2013 Edgewood murder, shooting

    Harford man cleared in 2013 Edgewood murder, shooting
    A Harford County man let out a sigh of relief in the circuit courthouse Thursday afternoon after being cleared of all charges in a 2013 Edgewood murder. Garfield Smith III, 22, faced charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, attempted first-...
  • Beretta's economic blackmail [Commentary]

    Beretta's economic blackmail [Commentary]
    Marylanders who recall the moving vans that absconded with the beloved Colts are all too familiar with economic blackmail from businesses whose owners threaten to leave town unless their legislative demands are met. But Ugo Beretta's tantrum against...
  • Gun control works [Editorial]

    Gun control works  [Editorial]
    If there were any doubt that Maryland's new gun control law has the potential to reduce crime, a recent study by the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health ought to dispel it. The researchers found that a handgun...