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Firearms

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  • Convicted gun trafficker left little of a paper trail

    Convicted gun trafficker left little of a paper trail
    Of the hundreds of handguns and assault rifles that convicted gun trafficker David "Big Man" Lewisbey bought at Indiana gun shows and pumped onto Chicago's violence-plagued streets, only seven left a paper trail. And it didn't take long for that trail...
  • Authorities: Discharged gun in Santa Barbara unrelated to rampage

    Authorities: Discharged gun in Santa Barbara unrelated to rampage
    A UC Santa Barbara student who was arrested this week after seven firearms and 1,000 rounds of ammunition were found in his apartment is not connected to last week's deadly rampage in Isla Vista, authorities said Thursday. Kevin Tym, 21, of Isla Vista...
  • 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,...
  • Ignoring the insanity of gun violence

    Ignoring the insanity of gun violence
    "When will this insanity stop?" That was the question asked over the weekend by the grieving father of a 20-year-old gunshot victim in Isla Vista. The answer, tragically, is that it's not likely to end any time soon. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Gun...
  • Jury selection in Aurora, Colo., theater shooting trial will be open to media

    When James E. Holmes gets his day in court, the media - and the public - will get to watch. On Wednesday, the judge handling the criminal trial in the 2012 Aurora, Colo., theater shooting that left 12 people dead and 70 others wounded denied the...
  • Ohio man arrested after son, 2, is shot during family argument

    A Cleveland man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of fatally shooting his 2-year-old son when he fired a gun at the home of the child’s mother during an argument, police said. The unidentified boy by was standing on the landing of the home when he...
  • 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...
  • Police: Robbers tied up restaurant patrons, pistol-whipped worker

    Police: Robbers tied up restaurant patrons, pistol-whipped worker
    Police in Santa Ana have released photos of two armed men who they say pistol-whipped an employee at Cafe La Me before using zip ties to bind patrons and rob the restaurant. Police say the first suspect walked into the restaurant Sunday morning armed...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Niles man accused of trying to smuggle weapons into Canada

    Niles man accused of trying to smuggle weapons into Canada
    A suburban Niles man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly tried to bring weapons and ammunition into Canada without declaring them, authorities with the Canada Border Services Agency said. Stuart Barry Persky, 49, was stopped by border agents...