| 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...
| 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...
| 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
| 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-...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:17 PM
AURORA, Colo. -- In a somber ceremony Friday -- just hours from the one-year anniversary of the exact moment a gunman opened fire in a nearby theater -- family and friends of those lost in the massacre begged for the end of gun violence in this country....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Don’t look for Jim Carrey to promote his “Kick-Ass 2.”
The “Bruce Almighty” star has taken to Twitter to distance himself from Aug. 16’s sequel because Carrey said that he “cannot support that level of violence&...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
This time, we dodged a bullet. Another mass shooting – the sort of bloody event that seems to happen on a weekly basis – was averted Monday when James Oliver Seevakumara chose to shoot himself before he could carry out his plot to shoot a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The rifle a gunman used to kill five people during a rampage in Santa Monica last week appears to have been modified accommodate large-capacity magazines.
During the assault, John Zawahri, 23, had 40 magazines capable of holding 30 rounds each,...