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I do not, necessarily, propose to make owning such weapons illegal. Instead, I propose we adopt an aggressive buy-back program that is funded through a tax on gun and ammunition sales.
It's easy in our busy lives to overlook the carnage -- but not if it's human toll is staring us in the face every day. We have to keep the dialogue alive if we ever hope to find real solutions.
SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco police are renewing an investigation into a man briefly detained decades ago in connection with the high-profile disappearance of a...
CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago says he dressed as a nun to help him find a defendant guilty of bank robbery. Navahcia (nah-vah-CEE'-ah)...
Unfortunately, rehabilitation (the adult word for "learning a lesson") is often not at the heart of criminal justice reform. In fact, the harshness of a punishment is frequently not determined by the possibility of recidivism, but rather by public opinion.
t's one thing to compare yourself to Jesus. Lots of people do that - egomaniacs, drama queens, Chris Brown - but it's a whole different...
There is still no wall on what was once dubbed the "longest undefended border in the world." But don't let that fool you. The U.S.-Canadian border is increasingly a national security hotspot watched over by drones, surveillance towers, and agents of the Department of Homeland Security.
LOS ANGELES -- A badge and identification belonging to a former Los Angeles police officer suspected in a killing spree have been found in San...
He's not the brightest star in the Solar System. Brett Eric Drachenburg, 51, is accused of stealing a towel, then trying to disguise himself as...
Two days before the fatal shooting of 'American Sniper' author Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield, suspected killer Eddie Ray Routh was released from...
KEARNEY, Neb. — A Nebraska woman accused of prostituting her 7- and 14-year-old daughters has been given up to 20 more years in prison. The...
Quashing all "are they or aren't they" rumors, pop princess Rihanna accompanied her man Chris Brown to court yesterday. The two singers attended court for...
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Background checks on all gun buyers are supported by 92 percent of voters, including 91 percent of gun-owning households, a Quinnipiac poll released Thursday finds,...
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Want to try a double backflip off of a 5ft. wall? Don't....
The body of a man who held a 5-year-old boy hostage for nearly a week before dying in a shootout with the FBI has finally...
Within hours after an armed, angry man shot a school bus driver and kidnapped a 5-year-old boy, workers feverishly unloaded boxes packed with percussive grenades,...
NEW YORK -- A 21-year-old Bangladesh native accused of trying to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in New York with what he thought was...
TULSA, Okla. -- An Illinois man charged with plotting to firebomb dozens of churches in northeastern Oklahoma with Molotov cocktails will be tried in federal...
GEORGETOWN, Texas -- A former Texas prosecutor who worked for an ex-district attorney at the center of a wrongful conviction case said Wednesday that his...
PHILADELPHIA — An assault trial over a fight that cost a man his left eye ended in a mistrial Wednesday when his prosthetic eye popped...