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Gun Control

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  • NC handgun bill prompts gun control TV ad campaign

    RALEIGH, N.C. Two national gun control groups launched a TV ad campaign in North Carolina on Tuesday, pushing for the defeat of a handgun bill in the state legislature. Everytown for Gun Safety Action, backed by former New York City Mayor Michael...
  • Gun violence prevention group runs TV ad opposing NC bill

    A gun violence prevention group is running a North Carolina television ad urging viewers to tell legislators to oppose a General Assembly measure it says could eliminate criminal background checks of some pistol buyers. The national Everytown for Gun...
  • Oregon governor signs bill expanding gun background checks

    Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill Monday requiring background checks on firearm transfers between private parties, making Oregon the eighth state to require screening on nearly all gun sales. The law, which takes effect immediately, requires gun...
  • Annapolis police arrest man on drug, gun charges

    A Prince George's County man was arrested on gun possession and drug charges after a citizen complaint early Sunday morning, city police said. Police officers were called to 1130 Madison St. in Eastport at 6 a.m. after receiving a report of a man with a...
  • Anti-violence youth rally promotes positive activities to keep kids safe

    Anti-violence youth rally promotes positive activities to keep kids safe
    Getting down to the "real" talk about the importance of a good male role model in the home for kids, as well as how uncool violence is, were police officers, faith-based leaders and representatives of community organizations and government during a...
  • Hundreds march across Brooklyn Bridge for stricter gun laws

    Hundreds of men, women and children including fashion designer Donna Karan marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday demanding stricter gun laws and offering a litany of violent stories to show why such laws are needed. Held on the eve of Mother's...
  • Hundreds march in New York for stricter gun laws

    Hundreds of protesters have marched across the Brooklyn Bridge demanding stricter gun laws. Saturday's third annual march across the bridge was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Organizers said the proliferation of guns...
  • May 8 Letters: Gun controls, Baltimore mayor

    Too many guns Lately several reasons for increased random shootings in our neighborhoods have been cited as a response to what has become the norm. These reasons include: a lack of parental involvement, lack of a father in the home and gang-related...
  • Four Cook County leaders agree criminal justice remains flawed

     Four Cook County leaders agree criminal justice remains flawed
    Four leaders of Cook County's criminal justice system agreed the system remains flawed but sparred briefly at a joint appearance Thursday after the county's chief judge said some people languishing in jail for minor offenses like retail theft had...
  • University of Rhode Island police to start carrying guns

    University of Rhode Island campus police will start carrying guns Friday, making it the final public university in the nation to arm its officers. The move to arm police came after a false alarm in 2013, when some students in a lecture hall thought...
  • Newport News man accused of threatening two, firing gun after argument

    Newport News man accused of threatening two, firing gun after argument
    A 37-year-old Newport News man was accused of threatening two people with a gun and firing a shot after an argument Monday, police said. Tariq Timmons, of the 200 block of Woodhaven Drive in Newport News, was charged with two counts of firing or...