Saturday, January 19, 2013
With more than 300 comments between two stories, Patch readers are up in arms over the guns or no guns debate surrounding schools. If President Barack Obama's kids are constantly protected, some say, everyday American's should be as well.
Last year marked the deadliest year in mass shootings in United States history, with incidents at an elementary school, movie theater and religious temple leaving hundreds of people dead or injured. The recent rash in mass shootings has ignited passionate debates and sparked hundreds of comments on Patch among those who are both for and against tighter gun control laws. Two stories in particular generated more than 300 comments: One on President Barack Obama's proposed gun control measures and one on an ad by the NRA that referred to the president's children. On Wednesday, Obama proposed a comprehensive gun policy reform that included a series of executive actions. Under the proposals the president is recommending: The package will cost…
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Obama unveiled a number of recommendations based off work done by a task force, and also issued 23 executive actions that don't require congressional approval.
Following a series mass shootings last year, President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed comprehensive gun policy reform that included a series of executive actions. The set of proposals is based on a month-long review by a task force spearheaded by Vice President Joe Biden. The proposals address giving addtional tools to law enforcement, school safety, mental health and the availability of dangerous firearms and ammunition. Under the proposals the president is recommending: The package will cost about $500 million, reported the Huffington Post. Obama said in a Wednesday press conference that most Americans agree with universal background checks. He also said that more than 40 percent of gun purchases are done without background checks. …
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Suspect told the woman he would shoot her in the head for bringing another man into their children's lives.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Petrie
Saturday, February 18, 2012
A Muskego man is facing charges after he threatened to shoot her for allowing another man into their children’s lives. Anthony N. Reyes, 28, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Thursday with one count of telephone harassment, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of knowingly violating a domestic abuse order. If convicted, he faces up to nearly three years in prison and $4,500 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: The victim contacted police on Dec. 30 after Reyes told her he was going to kill her by “placing a bullet in the back of her head.” While she was talking with officers, Reyes called her cell phone and she put it on speaker phone so the officer could listen in on the conversation. Reyes …