Marino Withdraws As Drug Czar Nominee, Trump Says

Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) was featured in a Washington Post-“60 Minutes” report on how he helped steer legislation making it harder to act against giant drug companies. President Trump said he will make a “major announcement, probably next week” about how his administration plans to tackle the “massive problem” of opioid addiction.

Alarming Rash of Gun Thefts Reported in Kansas City

Firearms thefts rose 37 percent increase, and the higher rate is continuing this year, says the Kansas City Star. Many gun owners are making it easy for criminals to propel the city’s high rate of gun violence. They are stowing their guns carelessly in cars, not securing them in locked boxes, and failing to record serial numbers to help law enforcement if they are stolen.

Police Experiment With Cameras on Guns

“It’s kind of cutting-edge technology now,” said Assistant Chief Michael Kovacsev of St. Petersburg, Fl.,  which tested gun cameras this year. “One thing about the gun camera is you can actually see what’s going on. You actually get to see the viewpoint of the officer where the weapon is pointed.”