Guns

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... »

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... »

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 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... »

Police seize pellet guns and drugs while serving warrant in Meriden

Police seize pellet guns and drugs while serving warrant in Meriden

A Meriden man is facing charges after police say they served a search warrant Monday at his Park Street residence and found drugs, pellet guns and money. Police said neighbors reported drug activity in the area. Jeff Kurtz, 48, of 80 Park St., was charged Monday with possession of narcotics, possession with intent to sell, operating a drug factory, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession o... »

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... »

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... »

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 ... »

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... »

Ten arrests in Jersey City, Guns and Drugs Seized

Ten arrests in Jersey City, Guns and Drugs Seized

Guns and drugs were seized during ten arrests when Jersey City police conducted a warrant sweep with the help of a number of law enforcement agencies on Tuesday. While executing four open warrants for Kyle Bell, 25, of Bayview Avenue, police seized a 9mm handgun hidden on a roof, and a magazine loaded with nine live rounds in Bell’s dresser drawer. Police discovered Bell was using a mobile a... »

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