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Firearms

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Top Firearms Articles

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  • Minnesota teen's alleged plot to bomb and open fire at school foiled

    When Chelsie Shellhas saw the young man fumbling with the lock at a Waseca, Minn., storage facility then enter and quickly shut the door, she became suspicious and called police. “He shut the door, and I thought it looked funny,” Shellhas...
  • Father and son arrested in shooting deaths of two Alaska troopers

    Father and son arrested in shooting deaths of two Alaska troopers
    A father and son from a remote village west of Fairbanks have been arrested in a shooting incident that left two Alaska state troopers dead and the tight-knit law enforcement community in the Last Frontier reeling. The bodies of Sgt. Patrick "Scott"...
  • Republicans criticize O'Malley, but rarely each other, in GOP primary debate

    Republicans criticize O'Malley, but rarely each other, in GOP primary debate
    Republican candidates for Maryland governor criticized the O’Malley administration - but rarely each other – in a tame radio debate today that touched on the state’s handgun permit law and 2013 death penalty repeal. The 60-minute,...
  • Argument leads to shooting, stabbing on Northwest Side

    Argument leads to shooting, stabbing on Northwest Side
    A Friday evening argument on the Northwest Side ended with a shot fired and the alleged gunman stabbed, police said. Joshua Guerrero, 28, faces three felony charges after a verbal spat led to a violent exchange at about 5 p.m. Friday, police records...
  • Downstate woman became concealed carry icon

     Downstate woman became concealed carry icon
    Long before she became the lead plaintiff in a concealed carry lawsuit against Illinois, Mary Shepard had fallen in love with guns. It was 2007 when Shepard stumbled upon a story about women and guns in the local newspaper. What piqued her interest,...
  • Parents of Oregon school shooter break their silence

    The family of the Oregon high school shooter who killed another student before turning the gun on himself have broken their silence, saying they are "deeply confused and shocked" by their son's actions. Michael Padgett and his ex-wife, Kristina,...
  • 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...
  • Richard Martinez: an example for all

    Richard Martinez: an example for all
    Such an amazing person, Richard Martinez. ("Father of Isla Vista victim knows he has to keep speaking out," June 18) He has lost his child, shown his sorrow to all of us, met with the killer's parents and now wants to do something about guns. This is...
  • Handgun purchase limit is worth a shot

    Handgun purchase limit is worth a shot
    At worst, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed law limiting retail firearms customers in Chicago to one handgun purchase every 30 days will be a futile, ineffective gesture — one finger in a dike that has sprung hundreds of leaks. After all, the...
  • Weekend project: Celebrate National Doughnut Day at home with 6 recipes

    Weekend project: Celebrate National Doughnut Day at home with 6 recipes
    Happy National Doughnut Day! And how do you plan to celebrate? There's something magical about the doughnut. You don't have to be Homer Simpson to swoon when you're greeted with all those bright colors and sparkly decorations in a doughnut shop...
  • A society obsessed with guns and violence

    After the weekend's shooting in Las Vegas, Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie asked: "What precipitated this event? We do not know." ("Las Vegas rampage leaves five dead, including two police officers," June 8) I do. With more states allowing...