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Firearms

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  • Crime & Punishment: Log Flume-Based Discrimination

    Crime & Punishment: Log Flume-Based Discrimination
    A 52-year-old New Haven man, whose life's passion is riding the log-like flume rides in water parks, is suing Six Flags after the company banned him from its 18 locations for life. Jay Marc Harris, known as "Flumie" and "Flume Dog" to his friends...
  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history: In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
  • Crime & Punishment: Connecticut's Least Responsible Fake Gun Owners

    Crime & Punishment: Connecticut's Least Responsible Fake Gun Owners
    Connecticut's Least Responsible Gun Owners: Kevin Merchant reported a handgun had gone missing from his Hartford home and he has no idea where it is. Merchant should particularly know the importance of securing firearms; he is a police officer in...
  • Two Arrested After Marijuana Growing Operation, Gun Stash Found In Middletown

    Maintenence personnel investigating a leak in an apartment discovered a marijuana growing operation and a cache of weapons, including an AK-47, which lead to two arrests Wednesday. According to Middletown police, maintenence personnel at The Madison...
  • Colorado governor backpedals on gun-control laws he signed

    The pedaling is set on reverse these days in Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office after he told a group of Colorado sheriffs last week that he regretted not fully vetting the state’s gun-control laws — measures he once championed. Then...
  • Gun accidents need serious handling and solid data

    Hours before a memorial for Isla Vista victims last Tuesday, a UC Santa Barbara student was, he said, playing with his Glock handgun — one of the seven guns he legally owns — when it went off accidentally. The round went through a wall, struck...
  • L.A. firearms buyback nets 950 guns, including 31 assault rifles

    L.A. firearms buyback nets 950 guns, including 31 assault rifles
    Los Angeles officials collected 950 guns during the city's weapon-purchase program on Saturday. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti said that 13,000 firearms have been collected through the program since 2009, helping to decrease gun violence in the city. "We'll...
  • Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales

    Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales
    Chicago could require gun dealers to videotape sales and ban gun stores near schools and parks under Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest attempt to heavily regulate firearms sales following a federal court ruling that tossed out the city’s outright...
  • UCSB student accused of shooting gun through wall in Isla Vista

    A UC Santa Barbara student was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of accidentally discharging his firearm, causing a round to enter a nearby apartment and narrowly miss a resident, sheriff's officials said. The student, 21-year-old Kevin Tym, admitted to...
  • You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.

    You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.
    In a post Tuesday, I listed the mass shootings since January 2013 in which at least three people were killed. It’s an agonizingly, depressingly long list, and I cited it as the prime reason we need meaningful gun control. The post received the usual...
  • Car dealership owner arrested in shooting of teen burglary suspect

    Car dealership owner arrested in shooting of teen burglary suspect
    Thieves stole two cars right off the lot of Jonas Charles' Pompano Beach auto dealership, and he wasn't going to let that happen again, authorities said. When four juveniles showed up at the Dixie Highway dealership at 2 a.m. Friday, Charles is...