Politico: Comedian Chris Rock, long outspoken about the issues of guns in American culture, is heading to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to support President Barack Obama's new gun control package in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings.
Rock, along with singer Tony Bennett, actress Amanda Peet, actor Adam Scott and actress Anna Deavere Smith will join a coalition featuring Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.), Mayors Against Illegal Guns and the Law Center to Prevent Violence at a press conference in the U.S. Capitol.
KLAS-TV Las Vegas: An man is dead after a homeowner shot at intruders trying to break into his house about 7:45 a.m. Monday, according to Metro Police.
The homeowner, a 72-year-old man who was a recent burglary victim, went into his bedroom and grabbed a handgun. When the intruders entered his bedroom, he fired at least one shot from his gun. The intruders then ran from the house.