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Assembly Fails to Override Christie’s Gun Veto by Three Votes

Assembly Fails to Override Christie’s Gun Veto by Three Votes

This Thursday The Assembly had voted 74-0 in the spring for the bill, S2360. That would require announcements to local police if a person who had once been involuntarily committed for psychiatric care wants a judge to erase those records so he or she can buy a gun. Governor Christopher Christie rejected it, turning it into a much broader proposal. Enacting the law without Christie’s approval would... »

More Guns Sold This Year on Black Friday Than Any Other Day in the History of America

More Guns Sold This Year on Black Friday Than Any Other Day in the History of America

According to a recent FBI report, The National Instant Criminal Background Check System processed 185,345 requests on Black Friday. Stephen Fischer, the FBI’s chief of multimedia productions wrote to USA Today, “This was an approximate 5% increase over the 175,754 received on Black Friday 2014. The previous high for receipts were the 177,170 received on 12/21/2012.” Black Friday shopping since 201... »

Two armed men robbed Port Jefferson Station Store

Two armed men robbed Port Jefferson Station Store

Two masked men carrying guns robbed the Speedy Mart in Port Jefferson Station earlier this morning, police said. Police said the men entered the food store, located at 1034 Route 112, a little after midnight, approached the clerk at the counter and demanded money. The clerk complied and the two men fled on foot with an unknown amount of money, police said. The robbers are described as white. One w... »

42 guns were found on Thanksgiving travelers

42 guns were found on Thanksgiving travelers

42 firearms were discovered last week in carry-on bags in the USA. 30 were loaded and 11 had a round chambered. Four “cat eyes” were discovered in carry-on bags around the nation. At first glance, they just look like toys, but they’re actually a dangerous punching weapon. A flare gun and two flares were discovered in a carry-on bag at Palm Springs (PSP). Firecracker was found in a carry-on luggage... »

Off-Duty and Retired Police Officers Want to Bring Their Firearms into Stadiums

Off-Duty and Retired Police Officers Want to Bring Their Firearms into Stadiums

A couple of days ago the National Fraternal Order of Police sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, requesting him to allow off-duty Police officers to bring their guns into NFL stadiums. The Fraternal Order of Police believes that if off-duty cops have their guns, they will be able to prevent an ISIS attack. This is not the first time the Fraternal Order of Police has raised the concern.... »

Students with fake guns cause highway shutdown

Students with fake guns cause highway shutdown

A group of students were arrested after officials said they caused panic when they were seen walking near the 101 Freeway with fake guns on Sunday. Police also said students were making a film for school. The 101 Freeway was temporarily shut down to protect the public as officers attempted to make contact with the men. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said deputies and the Califor... »

Man Charged over Brutal Murder of 9-Year-Old Child

Man Charged over Brutal Murder of 9-Year-Old Child

Corey Morgan has been charged with first-degree homicide, according to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. He was due to appear for a bond hearing Friday afternoon. Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and other police officials were scheduled to discuss the case at 10 a.m. Morgan has been a person of interest from the start. The week before, he was arrested on a weapons charge in Oak Lawn,... »

Six Robberies Occured in New Orleans in a Span of Ten Hours

Six Robberies Occured in New Orleans in a Span of Ten Hours

New Orleans police report six robberies happened across the city in only a 10-hour span on Wednesday. Here’s a summary of each incident: At 2 p.m., two men in their fifties in the 3300 block of Montegut Street in the Desire area were working when they both were approached by two armed subjects who robbed them of their money, clothing and other personal items. Around 4 p.m. in the 2100 block ... »

IMPD are Investigating Robbery Involving Suspects who Posed as Police Officers

IMPD are Investigating Robbery Involving Suspects who Posed as Police Officers

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police responded to an incomplete 911 call from the 7300 block of Hague Road around 8:30pm Tuesday.  When they arrived, the homeowner told them he and his sister had been tied up and robbed at gunpoint by three men who pretended to be police officers.  This man said he answered a knock at the door at 8:20 to find three white males in their twenties wearing hooded sweatshi... »

Police Officers Pointed Guns at Innocent African-American and his Son

Police Officers Pointed Guns at Innocent African-American and his Son

A highway stop in which Iowa police officers pointed guns at an innocent Afro-American and his 6-year-old son has prompted a federal lawsuit and racial profiling claims. Details of the September 2014 incident in northwest Iowa have emerged in a lawsuit filed by the driver, 32-year-old Levi Wilson of Orange City. Officers say the brothers sometimes drove the same truck. Levi Wilson denies that. He ... »

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