| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:29 PM
As the Howard County trial of a man accused of shooting a police officer began Tuesday, federal authorities also waded into the case by filing a gun charge against the defendant.
State authorities are seeking to prove Stephon Prather, 30, exchanged...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Two weeks after Chicago's rampant gun violence shot back into the national spotlight with a bloody Fourth of July weekend, federal authorities are scheduled to announce Thursday that seven new ATF agents are being deployed to the city to try to help...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:26 AM
A recent Your View by gun-rights activists Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman accused Everytown for Gun Safety of cloaking its intentions "in a fabric of lies."
Every year about 31,000 Americans are killed by gun violence. But look to the scientific...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:48 PM
More than a dozen people face federal gun charges after a monthslong Chicago-area sting operation led investigators to confiscate more than 100 guns, officials said today.
Fourteen people, 12 of them convicted felons, were charged in the investigation,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Several law enforcement agencies have formed a task force to investigate a spate of recent arson fires in Central Florida, the Orlando Police Department said Friday.
In a press release, the Police Department said the task force would consist of eight...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:02 PM
An alleged longtime heroin and crack dealer, described by authorities as a patriarch of a Gangster Disciples gang faction, was arrested today along with dozens of others during a crackdown on two open-air drug spots on Chicago’s West Side. ...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:16 PM
A Mexican man accused of assembling the crew of drug robbers who killed a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a 2010 shootout in Arizona was indicted this week, the seventh person to be charged in the case.
Rosario Rafael Burboa-Alvarez, 30, faces federal...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Jermal Chambers likely will be safer in federal prison than home in Apopka, where he survived two gun battles last year, records show.
Chambers, 26, received a 15-year sentence on Friday for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition by a convicted...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:48 PM
More than three dozen alleged members and associates of a San Gabriel Valley gang said to be controlled by the Mexican Mafia were indicted on a range of murder, robbery, drug trafficking and other charges, federal officials announced Wednesday.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:40 AM
State and local investigators said Wednesday that they want to question a man who may know about a string of 11 arson fires that have occurred in the Sanford area since June.
When authorities began investigating a handful of fires in downtown Sanford...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:06 AM
A Sanford felon prohibited by law from possessing a firearm was sentenced to 15 years in prison for having a handgun in November.
Bobby Deon Horn, 32, pleaded guilty on May 28 to a federal charge of illegally possessing a firearm.
Senior U.S. District...