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How a temporary restraining order for guns could help stop mass shootings
One relatively unknown tool for stopping gun violence may soon get a lot more attention. An Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) empowers family members and police to take guns away from a person who may pose a danger to themselves or others. The person's access to firearms is blocked until they
Church shooting in rural Texas now among top 5 deadliest gun massacres in US history
Sunday morning's shooting in a rural Texas church is among the deadliest gun massacres in modern U.S. history. At least 27 people were killed at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, about 40 miles southeast of San Antonio. That makes it the fourth deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S.
Derrick Rose no longer 'in dark place' playing 'revenge basketball,' happy with Cavs
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Derrick Rose admits that his mental approach in the past -- not just his physical ailments -- started to lead his career astray and says he is determined to get back on track with the Cleveland Cavaliers . "I was in a dark place years ago, man," Rose said Saturday. "By a dark
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What to see and what to skip in Cape Town
If Cape Town is on your to-do list, you’re not alone: South Africa forges forward to attract visitors all over the world, and the word is out -- its second most populous city is diverse, eclectic and notoriously laid-back. For many, it’s the threshold to bucket list-style and world-class safari
For children who survive gun violence, healing from a bullet wound is just 'the beginning of their suffering'
Three children have died from gun violence in Chicago this week, a city that has seen a record number of shootings and homicides in the last year. There were 762 homicides and 4,367 shootings in Chicago in 2016, police said. Of those shot, 76 where children younger than 15 years old, according to
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J.R. Smith plans to skip Cavaliers minicamp this week
J.R. Smith will not attend the Cleveland Cavaliers minicamp this week in California as he and the team remain at an impasse in contract talks, sources told ESPN.com. Cavs players and coaches are gathering for workouts for several days this week in Santa Barbara ahead of the start of training camp
Recruiting starts early, but is it worth the cost?
SAN DIEGO -- Calen Lightford smirks as he scans the competition at San Diego's Junior Phenom Camp, a national youth basketball showcase that has made a millionaire of its founder. Then the 12-year-old sixth-grader announces his mission. "I want," he says, "to destroy everybody in front of me."
Sources: Knicks strong favorites to sign free agent Joakim Noah
The New York Knicks have emerged as strong favorites to sign free-agent big man Joakim Noah , according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that multiple teams interested in Noah have all but conceded already that the Knicks are his runaway preferred destination in free agency. No deals can be