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Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said they were disappointed by the ruling but would decide on whether to appe…

September 12, 2014 11:08 am

Saddam had WMD and used them as well

Anybody who thought we were wrong to go in and get Saddam Hussein, read this.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

Two Indiana governors damaged public schools

What were they thinking? Who gains by making a law to legalize bringing weapons onto school grounds?

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

Harvey police find 6 firearms, 500 rounds of ammunition

HARVEY | Police recovered three handguns, three rifles and more than 500 rounds of ammunition Thursday from a house in Harvey.

January 30, 2014 7:45 pm
Harvey man charged with unlawful use of a weapon

Harvey man charged with unlawful use of a weapon

HARVEY | A 30-year-old Harvey man is charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon after sheriff's police found a sawed-off shotgun while executing a search warrant at his home, police said.

June 14, 2013 6:30 pm
Harvey man charged with unlawful use of a weapon

Harvey man charged with unlawful use of a weapon

Kristopher Buchanan

June 14, 2013 11:12 am

Who are real criminals with depleted uranium?

Sister Megan Rice, 83, and two other peace activists, Michael Walli and Greg Boertje-Obed, were convicted and could be sentenced to 20 years for breaking into a Tennessee storage facility for depleted uranium weapons and splashing them with blood.

May 23, 2013 12:00 am

Parolee faces gun charges after guns, ammo found at his home

GARY | A 53-year-old Gary man currently on parole is likely heading back to prison after police said they found firearms at his residence in the 900 block of 32nd Avenue Thursday afternoon.

February 22, 2013 2:23 pm
Law enforcement, public must work together

Law enforcement, public must work together

Guns, knives, cash and pills were recovered by Portage police after SWAT team members served an arrest warrant for an alleged gang member.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am

Second Amendment should not protect assault weapons

The Second Amendment needs to be redefined. We can't defend ourselves from the federal government with guns, nor can we defend ourselves from an invading army. That is the job of the federal government.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am

Switchblade knives could be legalized in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | If the musical "West Side Story" makes a comeback, with its singing and dancing street gang members wielding switchblade knives, Indiana may be ready.

January 15, 2013 6:15 pm Related


Focus on foreign issues takes eyes off domestic problems

Sandy Hook Elementary School came under terrorist attack on Dec. 14.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am

Police, DEA confiscate record amount of drugs, weapons in Chicago Heights raid

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Authorities said Wednesday that a record-setting amount of narcotics and firearms were recovered from a drug raid that occurred recently in the south suburb.

January 09, 2013 3:37 pm

Guns don't kill people; people kill people

I am trying to figure out what these people are talking about in saying that only the police and the military should have certain weapons.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am

Gov. Quinn vows to pursue assault weapons ban

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | An aide says Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn will "vigorously pursue" a ban on assault weapons even though the Senate rebuffed his attempt on Wednesday.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am

U.S. is rewriting rules of future military engagement, warfare

It must be earnestly noted that the United States is the only nation to have ever exploded nuclear weapons on foreign cities during warfare. The U.S. is also the forerunner of attacking targets with drone weaponry in civilian areas.

August 19, 2012 12:00 am

Congress is showing why there should be term limits

I find it amazing that U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa has spent more than a year and a half investigating this gun-running game that started under George Bush in Mexico. It is a shame we lost one U.S. border agent over it.

July 08, 2012 12:00 am
M'ville man charged with pointing gun at ex-girlfriend

M'ville man charged with pointing gun at ex-girlfriend

VALPARAISO | A Merrillville man was arrested Thursday after police said he battered his ex-girlfriend, pulled a gun and threatened to kill her.

March 02, 2012 12:15 pm
Two indicted sheriff's officers change to guility pleas in federal court

Two indicted sheriff's officers change to guility pleas in federal court

HAMMOND | Two of three indicted Lake County sheriff's officers changed their pleas to guilty Tuesday in Hammond federal court, acknowledging they could face maximum sentences ranging from 11 to 33 years in prison.

September 27, 2011 7:30 pm Related

Ind. Senate votes to pre-empt local gun laws across the state

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate voted 38-12 on Monday to pre-empt all local gun regulations across the state of Indiana.

February 14, 2011 6:44 pm
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