Links from the Times for April 10: Boaters play it safe
After tragedy, more boaters are playing it safe
Participation in area boater safety courses has jumped locally after three boaters died in what was to be a routine fishing trip. Safety devices, especially the electronic tracking beacons known as EPIRB, are selling briskly. | Backstory: Tragedy at sea | Video: EPIRB can prevent a tragedy at sea
Where did they get those guns?
They were made for the battlefield, not the neighborhood. But more and more, authorities say, that is where they're turning up — and in the kind of hands that police say aimed two AR-15 semi-automatic rifles at a home where an 8-year-old girl slept in the early morning dark on Sunday. | Video: Police raid drug house | Backstory: Street feud's sad toll