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Virginia gun show attendees no fans of President Obama

Virginia gun show attendees no fans of President Obama

President Barack Obama is expected to meet with Attorney General Loretta Lynch Monday to discuss ways he could use executive action to expand gun restrictions. Many gun owners, collectors, and advocates are showing their disapproval by heading out to the nearest gun show. “Nah, me and my daughter shoot and collect guns and because of his policies — and you never know what the heck he is going to d... »

Airsoft gun incident in eastern Kalamazoo County

Airsoft gun incident in eastern Kalamazoo County

A teenager playing with an airsoft pistol in the middle of a street in eastern Kalamazoo County prompted calls to the sheriff’s office Tuesday from citizens who reported seeing two young people with a gun, authorities said. Deputies responded to the calls at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Shirley Drive and Proctor Avenue in Comstock Township, according to a news release issued by the sheriff... »

Don’t fire guns as part of your New Year’s celebration

Don’t fire guns as part of your New Year’s celebration

Every New Year’s Eve, around midnight, some people will undoubtedly pull out some guns and shoot them into the air in celebration. Police say if you get caught doing it, you can be charged with a felony and even go to jail. Above all, you could hurt someone, possibly even kill them. There are plenty of national news stories of people who have been critically injured by falling bullets fired ... »

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... »

Intoxicated Man Carrying Guns at Danbury Shooting Range Arrested

Intoxicated Man Carrying Guns at Danbury Shooting Range Arrested

Patrick Straub, 38, of Danbury is facing charges after state police said he was handling guns while intoxicated at a gun range in Danbury in the presence of dozens of people including children, state police. State police responded to the Wooster Mountain gun range at 74 Sugar Hollow Road after the manager of the state-operated facility reported to authorities that there was an intoxicated man ther... »

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... »

Cops Recovered Three Stolen Museum Guns

Cops Recovered Three Stolen Museum Guns

Police have recovered three pistols taken in November from a glass case in the Museum of the West in downtown Grand Junction. Grand Junction police say their investigation is continuing. The three pistols included two Glock semiautomatic handguns carried by Mesa County sheriffs Stan Hilkey and Riecke Claussen and a gold-plated Colt Bisley .38 caliber revolver carried by Leo Carillo as Pancho in a ... »

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 ... »

Police arrested two boys, ages 12 and 13

Police arrested two boys, ages 12 and 13

Two boys, ages 12 and 13, were arrested Tuesday afternoon after they reportedly drank cough syrup, huffed rubber cement and pointed realistic-looking replica guns at vehicles in eastern Sioux Falls. Police caught up with the boys at the KFC at 3601 E. 10th St. at 2:38 p.m. after an employee noticed them drinking cough syrup with their water, Lt. Dave McIntire said. Though witnesses reported seeing... »

Police Confistated over 100 Guns from Warren Man

Police Confistated over 100 Guns from Warren Man

In Warren, Mass. Police confiscated over 100 firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition from a man who allegedly made threats. Members of a SWAT team and other officers arrested 45-year-old Daniel Peristere, around 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Warren police said they obtained a warrant for his arrest and a search warrant for his home at 528 Reed St. in Warren. Daniel Peristere had been reported to police... »

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