| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:25 PM
SACRAMENTO — Man goes to work. Woman visits a mall. Child sits in class. Couple attends a movie. All have one thing in common. They are vulnerable to being shot and killed by some "innocent law-abiding citizen."
Anyone who owns a firearm is law-...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:42 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C. Wednesday marked the 30th...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:44 PM
NEWTOWN, Conn. — The firehouse is still there, just as it was on the day of the shooting, except for the 26 bronze stars adorning its roof: one for each victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
The school is still there too, a short...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:28 PM
We’re all feeling a little desensitized now, aren’t we?
Another mass shooting. Ho hum.
Nothing will change, so why bother making noises about the gun sickness that pervades this country?
Congress won’t do anything to tighten up...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:31 PM
With the nation still reeling from another mass shooting, Starbucks has made it clear that customers should enjoy their beverages unarmed.
Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz has issued a public letter "respectfully requesting" customers to...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:00 PM
WASHINGTON — This month, a leading advocate of stricter gun safety laws argued that momentum had not stalled in Congress and cited an "inevitable fact" as proof.
"There will be another mass shooting. And when it happens, members of Congress will...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:53 PM
SACRAMENTO -- State lawmakers late Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown bills that would outlaw the sale of rifles with detachable magazines and expand the list of crimes that result in a 10-year ban on possessing firearms.
Thursday’s action follows the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The state Legislature this week is expected to decide whether to require special permits to buy ammunition and could outlaw the sale of rifles with detachable magazines.
Both gun-control measures were introduced in the Democrat-controlled legislature in...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:57 PM
It was a shooting that in many ways received less publicity than others that took place last year in Aurora, Colo., and Newton, Conn. But for the Wisconsin community that lived through the rampage at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, it is a tragedy that will...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:05 AM
When students in the Los Angeles Unified School District return to school on Tuesday, they'll be met with beefed-up security in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
For the upcoming year, the nation's second-...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Residents of Newtown, Conn., have approved spending $750,000 as a first step toward building a new elementary school to replace the one that was the scene of one of the nation’s worst gun attacks on children.
At a town meeting on Wednesday night,...