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  • Mall shooting shows cost of America's obsession with guns [Letter]

    Mall shooting shows cost of America's obsession with guns [Letter]
    Our nation is carving its niche history with its firearms, and as citizens our lives are evolving into a state of constant vigilance ("No answers in Columbia mall shooting motive," Jan. 26). We can no longer go to the movies, the mall or to the fast-...
  • Congress capitulates to the NRA [Commentary]

    Congress capitulates to the NRA [Commentary]
    "Guns don't kill, people do." What a flip response to the horrific epidemic of gun violence in the United States. Just this past weekend in Maryland, three young people, including the gunman, were shot to death in a mall in Columbia, and others were...
  • Columbia mall shooter was 'ready to die,' police say

    Columbia mall shooter was 'ready to die,' police say
    Columbia mall shooter Darion Marcus Aguilar wrote in a journal about killing people, claimed he was "ready to die" and alluded to an unspecified plan that was "set," police revealed Wednesday. Investigators say the 19-year-old wrote sporadic entries...
  • 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...
  • Bullet struck wife, young son in Frederick County murder-suicide, police say

    Bullet struck wife, young son in Frederick County murder-suicide, police say
    A New Market man fatally shot both his wife and their young son with one bullet last week, then turned his gun on himself, the Frederick County sheriff's office said Monday. Police said Benyam Asefa 40, shot Barbara Giomarelli 42, who was holding their...
  • As TSA reviews safety, weapons keep piling up at BWI

    As TSA reviews safety, weapons keep piling up at BWI
    The armed gunman walked up to a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport and fatally shot a TSA officer and wounded three other people before being shot by responding police. The events earlier this month...
  • Baltimore police seeking suspect in string of armed robberies last week

    Baltimore police seeking suspect in string of armed robberies last week
    Baltimore police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected in a string of armed robberies in Baltimore last Thursday. A news release with surveillance photos of the man, dressed in a dark blue zip-up hoodie and beanie, said he...
  • Navy Yard shooting refutes 'good guy with gun' claim

     Navy Yard shooting refutes 'good guy with gun' claim
    In the aftermath of the horrible shooting in Newton, Conn., Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association forcefully declared that "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." However, the last two shooting tragedies our...
  • Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby

    Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby
    If there was any doubt about how cowed America is by the gun lobby, it was erased today by Howard Schultz, the president, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company. After months of controversy over whether patrons should openly be allowed to carry...
  • Maryland gun laws would not have stopped Navy Yard shooter

    Maryland gun laws would not have stopped Navy Yard shooter
    Maryland's gun laws are widely considered tougher than those of neighboring Virginia, but they would not have stopped the Navy Yard shooter from buying a shotgun and walking out of a store with it the same day. Authorities said Aaron Alexis' Monday...