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  • 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...
  • The Supreme Court punts on chance to end gun-control confusion

    The Supreme Court punts on chance to end gun-control confusion
    The Supreme Court's ruling about public displays of religion Monday provoked a lot of discussion, obscuring an equally intriguing decision the court issued that day about public displays of guns. In Town of Greece vs. Galloway, the court lifted a...
  • Cliven Bundy standoff: Locals want armed militia out, lawmaker says

    Cliven Bundy standoff: Locals want armed militia out, lawmaker says
    The Nevada congressman whose district includes the ranch of a cattleman battling the federal government over grazing rights on public land says he wants the rancher’s armed supporters to leave. "The community wants them to go," Rep. Steven...
  • Albuquerque police release brief video of shooting, angering residents

    Albuquerque police release brief video of shooting, angering residents
    Residents expressed outrage Wednesday that police released less than one minute of video in an hours-long standoff that ended with an officer-involved fatal shooting — the most recent incident in a series of deadly police shootings that have...
  • Glen Burnie bomb suspect charged with federal gun crime

    Glen Burnie bomb suspect charged with federal gun crime
    Todd Wheeler Jr., the Glen Burnie man accused of making bombs in his home, has been charged with a federal gun crime. Wheeler was charged Monday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore with one count of possession of firearms by a prohibited person,...
  • More than dozen assault rifles stolen from train shipment in Englewood

    More than dozen assault rifles stolen from train shipment in Englewood
    Part of a shipment of semiautomatic assault rifles was stolen this week from a freight train container at a rail yard in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, federal authorities and a railroad spokesman said. The 13 Smith & Wesson M&P15 Sport...
  • DJS employee arrested in shooting incident outside Hickey School

    DJS employee arrested in shooting incident outside Hickey School
    A 29-year-old Department of Juvenile Services employee and her 39-year-old boyfriend have been arrested after shots were fired Thursday night in the parking lot of a youth detention facility in Baltimore County, state police said. Police said an...
  • Mexico vigilantes register weapons, are to disband

    Mexico vigilantes register weapons, are to disband
    The scent of limes in the air, Papa Pitufo shouted orders to his men and consulted by cellphone with his far-flung forces. The gray-bearded farmer has emerged as the senior leader of the vigilante movement that has taken over a large swath of wealthy...
  • China rearms Beijing beat police after series of stabbing attacks

    China rearms Beijing beat police after series of stabbing attacks
    The guns are back in China. Armed police patrols started rolling on the streets of Beijing on Monday, the Ministry of Public Security announced, in order to protect the city from "armed mobs, sexual violence and terrorist attacks." The special...
  • Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang

    Gun used by suspected Boston Marathon bomber traced to Maine gang
    When police confronted Tamerlan Tsarnaev four nights after the Boston Marathon bombing last year, he leaped from his car with a 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol and opened fire. He critically wounded one officer and, despite being shot himself, kept...
  • Parents of Oregon school shooter break their silence

    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,...