01/14/2013 - While most of the measures aim to reduce this violence by controlling ammunition or access to automatic weapons, two bills take the opposite approach and would allow concealed weapons on school grounds.
12/21/2012 - More than 1,100 firearms surrendered in a New Jersey city one day after Sandy Hook. The first major storm of the season drops snow on the Midwest. One of two prisoners who escaped a federal prison is back in custody. And more.
12/17/2012 - Congress has presented a Coast Guard authorization bill and a bill on airline baggage screening to President Obama for his signature. The President is expected to sign both measures into law.
11/26/2012 - The Nassau County Police Department won’t say if it has any new information on how law enforcement sensitive documents that had previously been shredded ended up as confetti during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but it is saying it will review its policies.
11/26/2012 - The EEOC has announced that the agency recovered a record amount of money for victims of discrimination in fiscal year 2012. The EEOC released the numbers as part of its first Performance and Accountability Report.
10/19/2012 - North Korea threatens a strike if South Korean activists launch propaganda balloons into the country. The U.S. is cooperating with Japan after two Navy personnel were arrested for rape. The CIA wants more armed drones. And more.
10/17/2012 - The U.K. blocks extradition of a hacker who breached U.S. military networks. The U.S. Department of Justice fights a lawsuit brought by a House committee over the Fast and Furious program. The EU demands that Google meet privacy standards.
10/16/2012 - In response to an information request, the mayor’s office provided a fact sheet on the proposed plan to introduce an identification card that could double as a debit card for LA residents.
10/15/2012 - Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says that providing a city identification card for undocumented immigrants could help reduce crime and make immigrants more accountable to their community.