-- The smartest thing I've read yet on the Newtown tragedy. Related: You might be surprised to learn that mass killings are not happening more frequently in the United States.
-- Tennessee police officer cleared of any wrongdoing after shooting a dog that was chained in its own yard. I would submit that if you're so terrified of chained dog that you feel you have no choice but to shoot it, maybe you shouldn't be a police officer.
-- Are we nearing the end of the era of Oxycontin abuse?
-- Chicago cop whose home was mistakenly raided by a SWAT team wins $565,000 in damages.
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