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San Francisco Pride Shooting Case Heads to Trial

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 7
Organizers of San Francisco's LGBT Pride celebration, who are being sued by a gay man who was shot at the 2013 festival, are headed to trial after last-minute settlement talks collapsed Tuesday.

9-Year-Old Shot Becomes Chicago's 40th Murdered Child

CRIME | Nov 4
Police are still searching for a suspect and a motive in the death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was shot multiple times in the head and neck Monday.

Poll: Support for Tighter Gun Laws Ticks Up

NATIONAL | By Kathleen Hennessey and Emily Swanson | Oct 28
After a steady string of mass shootings and a revival of the political fight over gun control, Americans are slightly more likely than they were two years ago to say gun laws should be made stricter, a new Associated Press-GfK poll found.

Gun Shop Ordered to Pay Millions to Injured Police Officers

FINANCE | By Greg Moore | Oct 17
Jurors ordered a Wisconsin gun store to pay nearly $6 million on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by two Milwaukee police officers who were shot and seriously wounded by a gun purchased at the store.

Urban Outfitters' Blood Spattered Kent State Sweatshirt Causes Uproar

Irony took a sharp right turn into bad taste in the world of sportswear when multinational clothing retailer Urban Outfitters released a limited edition faux vintage blood-spattered sweatshirt bearing the Kent State seal.

SF Pride Sued Over Shooting

PRIDE | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 7
A man who was shot at last year’s San Francisco Pride celebration is suing organizers, claiming they were negligent because they failed to provide adequate security.

Newtown Residents Want Adam Lanza House Torn Down

NATIONAL | By Dave Collins | Apr 2
Some Newtown residents are calling for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter’s home to be torn down and replaced with a park or nature preserve, according to a new community survey.

High Court Bolsters Domestic Violence Gun Law

HEALTH | Mar 28
People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support the domestic violence charge, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Go Ahead Sinners, Make My Day: FRC VP Says Jesus is Packing Heat

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 20
Retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin feels the scriptures need a Rambo-style reboot. The Executive VP of the anti-gay Family Research Council told a group of pro-family legislators Tuesday that Jesus is coming back with a gun.

Jurors: Zimmerman Not Guilty of 2nd Degree Murder

NATIONAL | By Mike Schneider and Kyle Hightower | Jul 13
Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

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