Gun

Gun-control supporters forced to dial back agenda in Congress
The Times-Picayune
A year after the Senate scuttled President Barack Obama’s drive for new firearms restrictions, congressional gun control supporters are significantly winnowing their 2014 legislative agenda. That’s because of a lack of Senate votes, opposition by the …
Year after Senate rejects tighter background checks, gun-control advocates Minneapolis Star Tribune

  April 16, 2014  

Boston Police Safely Detonate Suspicious Packages at Marathon Finish Line

One person in custody, charged with possession of hoax device.

A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon’s finish line on Tuesday. They say they’ve taken a man into custody in connection with them. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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  April 16, 2014  

Kristine Kirk’s murder, Richard Kirk’s arrest and debate over possible pot …

Kristine Kirk’s murder, Richard Kirk’s arrest and debate over possible pot
Westword (blog)
Update: The murder late Monday night of 44-year-old Kristine Kirk, seen here, near the DU campus (see our previous coverage below) came as a profound shock to her friends, family and loved ones — as did the arrest of her husband, Richard Kirk, for the …
Denver police want to know whether murder suspect consumed pot Los Angeles Times
Neighbors, friends shocked by murder of mother of 3 9NEWS.com

  April 16, 2014