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Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns on Wisconsin’s School Grounds

Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns on Wisconsin’s School Grounds

A bill proposed by a Republican leader in the Wisconsin Legislature would allow residents with concealed weapons permits to carry guns on school grounds. Senate President Mary Lazich and Rep. Robert Brooks unveiled their bill Wednesday and hope to get it through the Legislature in the next two months. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Lazich has said the bill is intended to ensure weapon... »

Father of Washington school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges

Father of Washington school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges

Raymond Fryberg, the father of a teenager who used his dad’s gun to kill four classmates and then himself at a Washington state high school was sentenced Monday to two years in prison on firearms charges. Fryberg apologized for his son’s actions in U.S. District Court. He was convicted in September of illegally owning six firearms, including the gun that his 15-year-old son, Jaylen, us... »

Oklahomans rush to buy guns at mention of tighter controls

Oklahomans rush to buy guns at mention of tighter controls

Oklahomans are keeping an eye on gun sales as President Barack Obama advocates for tighter gun controls. In a yesterday speech, Obama cited mass shootings like the December 2012 killings in Newtown, Connecticut, as demonstrating the need to close loopholes that allow some to avoid background checks. A total of 60,628 Oklahomans went out and obtained gun licenses in 2013, a 50 percent increase over... »

Two men stole 14 guns from Fort Mill gun store

Two men stole 14 guns from Fort Mill gun store

Authorities in Fort Mill are asking for the public’s help identifying duo who stole guns from a store overnight. At 4:30 a.m. Monday, police responded to JJ Aim Right Gun Shop on the 100 block of Massey Street for an alarm going off. When they came, they found the front door glass broken. A camera shows two young African-American males getting out of a dark-colored Jeep Grand Cherokee and th... »

2,500 guns seized by security at airports in 2015

2,500 guns seized by security at airports in 2015

According to The Transport Security Administration, more than 2,500 firearms had been found by December, up 200 on last year. The TSA has revealed some of the most lethal weapons intercepted this year. The items include a meat cleaver confiscated from a passenger’s hand luggage in New York, an ice pick hidden inside a walking cane and even a sickle. According to the TSA, passengers caught wi... »

H-E-B will not permit customers to openly carry guns

H-E-B will not permit customers to openly carry guns

Supermarket chain H-E-B in Texas will not permit customers to openly carry guns in its stores even when the new state law legalizing open carry starts in January. H-E-B has started to post signs at its entrances prohibiting open carry. A H-E-B spokeswoman says the company is maintaining a long-held policy to only permit concealed carry in its stores. Texas will become the 45th state to legalize we... »

Woman charged in army gun theft release under a series of strict conditions

Woman charged in army gun theft release under a series of strict conditions

26-year-old Ashley Bigsbee from Boston charged in connection with the theft of guns from a Worcester Army Reserve Center has been released pending trial. The Telegram & Gazette reports that a federal judge on Wednesday allowed Bigsbee to go free under certain conditions, including a curfew, GPS monitoring, following a job training and education program, and staying drug-free. Bigsbee has been ... »

Bus stopped for report of teens with guns

Bus stopped for report of teens with guns

A Madison Metro bus was pulled over and cleared Wednesday as police ordered two teens to the floor after a passenger said the teens had guns, according to a release. Police pulled the bus over just before noon on Shopko Drive, and after getting several uninvolved passengers off the bus, they ordered the teens to the floor, officials said. The 15- and 17-year-old boys had multiple BB guns, BBs and ... »

Man Accused of Stealing Guns Waived Preliminary Hearing

Man Accused of Stealing Guns Waived Preliminary Hearing

41-year-old Carlos Bejarano-Rodriguez accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of guns is headed to district court. Bejarano-Rodriguez was arrested in November following a month-long investigation involving the Stanton County Sheriff’s office as well as Columbus and West Point police. Rodriguez waived his preliminary hearing in Stanton County Court Tuesday. Bejarano-Rodriguez and 38-year-old... »

Son and Father Charged with Gun and Drug Possession

Son and Father Charged with Gun and Drug Possession

Father and son from Pittsburgh will stand trial on drug and gun possession charges after waiving their right to a preliminary hearing this morning. 49-year-old Keith Byrd and his son 29-year-old Keith Byrd Jr have been in the Allegheny County Jail since police searched their apartment Thursday and recovered two guns and drugs. Police said they reacted to gunshots in the 500 block of Winfield Stree... »

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