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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... »

Nevada prisons add tools to avoid shootings, but keep guns

Nevada prisons add tools to avoid shootings, but keep guns

Nevada prison officials say they’re adding more guards and training officers how to use rubber bullets in an effort to end deadly shootings behind bars. But they defended the presence of shotguns in prisons during a meeting today of the Board of State Prison Commissioners. Nevada Department of Corrections Interim Director E.K. McDaniel gave an update on how the state is responding to recomme... »

California Bill Would Require Police Officers To Keep Guns Secure In Cars

California Bill Would Require Police Officers To Keep Guns Secure In Cars

A bill introduced to the California Senate Tuesday would step up safety measures for handguns left in vehicles by law enforcement, according to state officials. Senate Bill 869, introduced by state Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, would require law enforcement officers to securely stow any handgun they leave in vehicles. According to state officials, under current state la... »

Marlboro man accused of pulling stun gun at Hudson restaurant

Marlboro man accused of pulling stun gun at Hudson restaurant

A Marlboro man was arrested Friday after police said he threatened another man with an illegal stun gun during a dispute in the parking lot of a Chinese restaurant. Police received a call around 7 p.m. Friday from a man who claimed that a man with long hair and wearing a long sleeve blue shirt and a neck chain had threatened him with a stun gun, according to Police Chief Michael Burks According to... »

Ex-cop must give up guns but gets no further punishment for Cicero road-rage shooting

Ex-cop must give up guns but gets no further punishment for Cicero road-rage shooting

49-year-old Mark J. Miller, the former Oswego police officer was forced to surrender his guns tonight after a road-rage shooting in December on East Circle Drive. Miller was sentenced to a one-year conditional discharge by Cicero Town Justice David Bruffett. There was no fine and a $255 surcharge, including DNA. Miller said he was acting in self-defense Dec. 2 when he pointed his licensed semi-aut... »

Mary Wolfe says Obama’s gun order won’t have great effect

Mary Wolfe says Obama’s gun order won’t have great effect

While tighter gun restrictions are underway nationwide, Iowa citizens shouldn’t see much of an influence when it comes to buying weapons. State Rep. Mary Wolfe, D-Clinton, said the gun rules that President Obama plans to implement are going to re-define who can sell firearms. Wolfe said this will require private sellers to require background checks on those buying guns. “It might have a big impact... »

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... »

Two Live Oak Men Arrested for Gun Theft and Housebreaking

Two Live Oak Men Arrested for Gun Theft and Housebreaking

Two Live Oak men arrested in connection to a burglary where several firearms were stolen, according to reports. 21-year-old Richard E. Touchton and 21-year-old Dylan Troy Pennington were booked into the Suwannee County Jail for a Jan. 6 burglary on 161st Road. Pennington was arrested last Thursday while Touchton was arrested three days after. The two men broke into the home and stole six rifles an... »

Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

Two lawmakers from Florida have filed bills which would permit people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry their firearms in airport terminals. The identical bills, filed by Sen. Wilton Simpson of Trilby and Rep. Jake Raburn of Lithia, will be considered during the legislative session that starts next Tuesday. Under current law, people with concealed-weapons licenses are barred from carrying g... »

Walmart Sued in Sale of Ammo Used in Pennsylvania Murders

Walmart Sued in Sale of Ammo Used in Pennsylvania Murders

Wal-Mart Stores faces a lawsuit in Pennsylvania claiming store employees negligently allowed an underage, intoxicated customer to buy a box of bullets used to commit three murders. The lawsuit, filed in Philadelphia by families of the victims, seeks compensatory and vindictive reparations from Wal-Mart and several workers at its Easton, Pennsylvania, store, where the ammunition were bought by Robe... »

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