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WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce the gun violence that has plagued the country. "This time, the words need...
WASHINGTON (AP) — One early focus of new gun regulations by President Barack Obama and some lawmakers would reinstate a federal ban on assault weapons, a law widely regarded as imperfect. The ban, which existed for 10 years until 2004, would...
Tags: Firearms, Barack Obama, Gabrielle Giffords, Laws, Joe Biden
WSBT-TVAnyone buying a gun has to go through an extensive background check, but one thing that's not checked is mental health. The FBI does the background checks. Those checks reveal whether someone has a criminal history. But unless a mental issue has...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, FBI, Politics, Health, Mental Health
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov.-elect Mike Pence announced plans Wednesday to conduct a thorough review of safety at Indiana schools in response to last week's school shootings in Connecticut. "As we formulate our budget, we will be pursuing resources...
WSBT-TVMISHAWAKA – It's been a part of Mishawaka since 1910 and now it's getting a new life. We're talking about the old "Mishawaka Furniture" Store on Lincolnway in the city's downtown. Next week, it will become home to 32 new apartments. The...
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- They came in the Notre Dame jackets and hoodies, Cubs hats, even a leather jacket. The smell of hot turkey and gravy and dressing permeated the small room. And people were definitely enjoying the fixin's. While in some ways this might...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana taxpayers will receive a $111 credit on their state income tax returns next year as the state distributes part of its budget surplus. Gov. Mitch Daniels on Wednesday announced the credit that will be $222 for couples...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Dozens of states have slashed spending on mental health care over the last four years, driven by the recession's toll on revenue and, in some cases, a new zeal to shrink government. But that trend may be heading for a U-...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of people have gathered outside the Michigan Capitol for a gun-rights rally, a few days after President Barack Obama called for new restrictions. MLive.com (http://bit.ly/10acIcS ) says some people freely carried...
Tags: Barack Obama, Elections, Politics, U.S. Congress, Gun Control
South Bend euthanized more than 60 percent of the animals it took in last year. A South Bend Common Council member has a plan to drastically lower that number, and she says it wouldn’t cost taxpayer dollars. In 2011, South Bend Animal Care and...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Perhaps the biggest unanswered question heading into Tarrance Lee's murder trial was whether a body found in Chicago last month was that of Lee's estranged wife, Trina Winston. Several of Lee's acquaintances had already reportedly told...
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