Sandy Hook Elementary School

President Barack Obama speaks at the Treasury Department in Washington on Tuesday after meeting with his National Security Council to get updates on the investigation into the attack in Orlando, Fla., and review efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Shooters sometimes exploit limited weapons laws, blind spots

Mass shooters from Aurora, Colorado, to Orlando, Florida, have sometimes obtained guns…


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Congress ready to extend ban on plastic firearms

A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable…


Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

San Mateo County officials look to fund services for at-risk youth

Seven months have passed since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School,…