Not really relevant to the thread as a whole, but amusing anyway:
She said there was a second man standing in front of her car, illuminated by her high beams. He was also wielding a .48 caliber gun.
I somehow doubt that it's a .480 Ruger. Gathering accurate, concise info and proofreading is a lost art in the journalism community.
“At the core of liberalism is the spoiled child – miserable, as all spoiled children are, unsatisfied, demanding, ill-disciplined, despotic and useless. Liberalism is a philosophy of sniveling brats.” — P.J. O’Rourke