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Jay LeBlanc

Jay LeBlanc

Articles by Jay LeBlanc

"If detectable weapons can make it through security checkpoints, how can we expect to catch wrongdoers carrying undetectable plastic firearms?" Rep. Steve Israel, New York Democrat and one of the legislation's chief supporters, told The Hill. "It's time to modernize our airport security so the American people can count on it." (Associated Press)

Democrats push ban on plastic guns

Congressional Democrats are pushing legislation that would ban the production of guns made entirely of plastic, The Hill reported. Published June 8, 2015

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after scoring in front of Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland, Calif. (Associated Press)

Warriors pull away in overtime, beat Cavaliers in Game 1

Stephen Curry scored 26 points and Klay Thompson added 21 to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 108-100 overtime victory over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Published June 4, 2015

A sign marks the entrance to a gender neutral restroom  at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. (Associated Press)

Transgender employees get OSHA backing on bathroom access

The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued guidelines Monday suggesting that employers allow transgender employees access to the restroom that corresponds to their gender identity. Published June 1, 2015

Daron Dylon Wint, suspected in the killing of a Northwest D.C. couple, their young son and their housekeeper, was captured Thursday night in Northeast, according to multiple news reports. (Associated Press)

D.C. killings suspect Daron Dylon Wint captured in Northeast

Daron Dylon Wint, suspected in the killings of a Northwest D.C. couple, their young son and their housekeeper, was captured Thursday night in Northeast, bringing a manhunt that stretched as far as New York City to a close. Published May 21, 2015