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Firearms

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  • Chipotle to customers: Don't bring guns into our restaurants

    Chipotle to customers: Don't bring guns into our restaurants
    Chipotle Mexican Grill, which has multiple locations in Hampton Roads, is stepping into a contentious national debate on firearms by asking customers to leave their guns at home. The Denver chain, best known for made-to-order burritos and tacos, said...
  • Police sergeant faces hearing into woman's death with his gun

    Police sergeant faces hearing into woman's death with his gun
    When Chicago police broke up a drunken spat between Daniel Franzgrote and his girlfriend at a Northwest Side restaurant in 2009, he didn’t know that the fleeting glimpse of his intoxicated girlfriend venting her frustrations to a police supervisor...
  • Two 14-year-old boys accused of bringing guns to grade school

    Two 14-year-old boys accused of bringing guns to grade school
    Two 14-year-old classmates were arrested after they took guns -- one of them loaded -- to their elementary school on the Southwest Side this week, according to police. The boys were cited in juvenile petitions with possessing a firearm at a school. One...
  • 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...
  • UCSB Shooting Suspect Is Son of 'Hunger Games' Second Unit Director

    The young man who killed six people and injured seven others near UC Santa Barbara following multiple drive-by shootings was the son of filmmaker Peter Rodger, a second unit director on the first "Hunger Games" movie. ABC News confirmed that an...
  • Isla Vista shootings: Some victims may have been hit by suspect's car

    Isla Vista shootings: Some victims may have been hit by suspect's car
    Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said some of those killed or injured in Friday night’s Isla Vista shooting rampage may have been struck by the suspect's vehicle. “It’s a combination of people suffering from gunshot wounds and...
  • Warrantless searches draw criticism

     Warrantless searches draw criticism
    Cook County probation officers have for years quietly teamed up with law enforcement to go into probationers' homes without warrants, looking for guns, drugs and information and leading to questionable and illegal searches, the Tribune has found....
  • 4 charged with robbing Niles woman at gunpoint

    4 charged with robbing Niles woman at gunpoint
    Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail Saturday on felony armed robbery charges after police in Niles say they followed a woman home from work Thursday and robbed her outside her garage.   A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned...
  • 327 denied concealed carry licenses because of poor training

    327 denied concealed carry licenses because of poor training
    John Ambrose hoped to be among the first people in Illinois licensed to carry a concealed gun when the state’s new law took effect this year. Instead, Ambrose, 38, of Joliet said he learned Monday that his application had been denied because he...
  • 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...
  • 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...