| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:40 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has presided over a heyday for the gun industry despite predictions by the National Rifle Association four years ago that he would be the "most anti-gun president in American history." Gun buyers fear that...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 7:25 AM
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. -- Murder-suicides, by their very nature, leave a mountain of unanswered questions. When the killer pulls the trigger first on his victim and then himself, he takes with him to the grave the reasons that compelled the angry, desperate...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:54 PM
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) --
Virginia leads the nation in the number of legally owned machine guns that are fully automatic.
Federal figures show there were 30,220 registered fully automatic machine guns in Virginia as of March.
The annual report from the...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:17 PM
A dozen people who authorities say are linked to an intricate, multimillion-dollar operation involving illegal pot shops in Los Angeles and Orange counties were arrested Thursday.
Authorities believe John Melvin Walker, also known as “Pops,”...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 7:14 PM
It is now legal in Texas to use a silencer on your firearm while hunting, after the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted new rules in late March.
The main goal of a silencer is a pretty simple one: Hearing protection.
"Anything over 140...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:54 PM
About 100 U.S. Secret Service agents will take part in a two-day ethics training this week to be overseen by professors at the Johns Hopkins University — a response to the widening prostitution scandal that began in Colombia, agency and university...
| May 10, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A South Side felon has been charged in a federal complaint for peddling nearly 50 guns onto Chicago’s streets in less than two weeks.
Levaine Tanksley is accused of selling 47 guns, many of them semi-automatic pistols, to a confidential informant,...
| May 13, 2012
| 6:56 AM
PALM SPRINGS (KTLA) -- A sixth pipe bomb has been found on the streets of Palm Springs this week and federal investigators are offering a big reward for the arrest of the person responsible.
The latest pipe bomb was spotted by a jogger around 9:50 a.m....
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Federal prosecutors have charged a Butler County couple with multiple firearms violations.Jeffrey Eberhart is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction and one count of dealing in firearms without a license....
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:52 AM
A new study on guns seized by Chicago police shows that suburban gun shops are a main source of guns used in crimes in the city.
The research shows that some 29 percent of the guns recovered on Chicago’s streets between 2008 and the end of March...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:07 AM
An Army veteran suspected of setting off a pipe bomb in Blacksburg now faces a federal criminal complaint. The complaint filed last week alleges Derick Gregory Wilson illegally possessed an explosive device.
Wilson was arrested August 1 after a pipe...