Offering perspective on today's issues
The Indianapolis 500 always will be the fastest race in the state, but in even-numbered years the legislative sprint by the Indiana General Assembly runs a close second.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker will hold considerable sway in deciding the future of state laws on gaming, alcohol, abortion, guns and other controversial issues.
A Walkerton man was critically injured Sunday after attempting to launch a starburst grenade from a rifle in Marshall County, officials said.
I watched a video on my home page of a woman ranting and raving about the violent killer “guns” in Chicago.
On the Sept. 21 front page was an article about high-powered guns allegedly sold to some clown at an Indiana gun show. I thought only law enforcement officers had access to these weapons.
SPRINGFIELD | The number of instructors approved to train Illinoisans applying to carry concealed weapons jumped to more than 450 this week.
ST. JOHN TOWNSHIP | Police said they arrested two men who were target shooting Saturday after a 45-caliber bullet broke through a neighbor's glass door and lodged in a staircase.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich on Friday showcased evidence seized in two drug raids in Gary in an effort to curb gang violence in the city.
COOK COUNTY | The Cook County Sheriff's Gun Suppression Team confiscated its 200th illegally owned gun Friday in Harvey.
DYER | A Dyer man was hospitalized early Wednesday after alleging firing five rounds from a handgun in his backyard into his home, police said.
Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher says ongoing discussions on curbing the gang violence plaguing northern Lake County need to include a look at gun laws.
HAMMOND | A Gary man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of selling a firearm to a convicted felon.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has rejected an appeal that sought to have Hammond's voided gun regulations deleted from the list of city ordinances.
In response to Mike Dancula's letter, he conveniently sidestepped the main point of my letter about background checks being needed at gun shows where you can walk in, lay your money down, and walk out with a gun, no questions asked. If that isn't an invitation to gun-toting gangsters, I don'…
It never gets through some of the thick heads of some people.
DOLTON | A Chicago man was arrested on multiple charges Monday night after police stopped him in Dolton with a loaded gun, drugs and cash in his car with his 5-year-old daughter in the backseat, authorities said.
MERRILLVILLE | Gander Mountain’s new focus on firearms debuts Friday at the Westfield Southlake Mall store.
I own guns. I've been the captain of a competitive rifle team and an NRA member. Still, I can't understand why any responsible U.S. senator would vote against such a common-sense requirement as background checks on gun buyers.
MICHIGAN CITY | The Michigan City Police Department brought in 69 weapons over the weekend in the city's seventh annual gun drive.
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