Across the Nation

OAK CREEK, Wis. | Officials at the Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee are treading carefully as they figure out how to distribute hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations that have poured in from around the world after a deadly shooting rampage last month. The Sikh community in suburban Milwaukee has always been close-knit, and […]

CLEVELAND  | An Ohio man arrested with a loaded gun, ammunition and knives at a showing of the latest Batman movie has been placed on house arrest while awaiting trial. A prosecutor says 37-year-old Scott A. Smith will wear an electronic ankle bracelet while he awaits his next court date Sept. 24. He appeared in […]

KINGS POINT, N.Y. | A professor at the United States Merchant Marine Academy faces dismissal for joking about the Colorado movie theater shootings in front of his students, including one whose father was among the victims. According to an internal personnel document obtained by The New York Times ( ), Gregory F. Sullivan was suspended from […]

MIAMI  | Mitt Romney says gun laws are not the answer to the recent string of mass shootings. Romney says it’s not about the weapons used in the attacks, but about the individuals who choose to commit violence against others. The Republican presidential candidate spoke hours after a police officer, a gunman and a third […]