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Firearms

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  • Time To Put Armed Marshals In Schools

    Time To Put Armed Marshals In Schools
    Since the Sandy Hook tragedy, there have been about two dozen incidents across the United States involving firearms discharged at elementary, middle and high schools. It's time to get a handle on gun use in schools and a get-tough law passed in Texas,...
  • Masked men rob Elkridge business at gunpoint [Crime log]

    The following is compiled from police reports. The Howard County Times includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible. Elkridge/Jessup Old Waterloo Road, 6400 block, 2:51 a.m. Jan. 21. Employees...
  • Smith & Wesson joins fight against 'microstamping'

    Smith & Wesson joins fight against 'microstamping'
    SACRAMENTO — Gun maker Smith & Wesson announced Thursday that it would stop selling newly designed semiautomatic pistols in California because of a state law requiring those firearms to imprint a unique, identifying "microstamp" on bullet casings....
  • Concealed carry gun law meeting canceled

    Concealed carry gun law meeting canceled
    A scheduled meeting in Glenview about the new statewide concealed carry gun law was canceled after village officials expressed concerns over crowd control. Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) said she had planned to host a discussion of the law, which went...
  • Man robs South Side bank with semi-automatic handgun

    Man robs South Side bank with semi-automatic handgun
    A man armed with a semi-automatic handgun robbed a FirstMerit Bank branch this morning on the South Side in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood. About 9:45 a.m., a man wearing a surgical mask walked into the bank at 1715 W. 47th St., Chicago...
  • Azusa police fatally shoot gunman

    Azusa police fatally shoot gunman
    Azusa police fatally shot a man Friday night after he turned toward officers with a handgun, authorities said. The incident began when officers attempted to stop a suspected drunk driver around 9:30 p.m. in the 700 block of East Alosta Avenue, according...
  • NFL bans gun seller's gun-free ad from Super Bowl: Watch, weigh in

    NFL bans gun seller's gun-free ad from Super Bowl: Watch, weigh in
    A gun ad that was specifically designed to fit the rules that would allow it to air during Super Bowl XLVIII in February is being rejected by the NFL — and some people are crying foul. No, it's not one of those video game ads full of guns and...
  • Police: Connecticut student had AR-15, news clips on mass shootings

    Police: Connecticut student had AR-15, news clips on mass shootings
    A gun-carrying student who was arrested at the University of New Haven kept newspaper clippings about mass shootings in his home and a large ammunition cache in a padlocked bedroom, police said Wednesday. William Dong, 22, of Fairfield, Conn., was...
  • Arundel police arrest Laurel man for illegal gun, drug possession

    Arundel police arrest Laurel man for illegal gun, drug possession
    Anne Arundel police arrested a Laurel man Wednesday after a narcotics sting at his home turned up illegal guns and drugs. Police found two handguns, a Luger 9 mm and a Kimber .45-caliber, in a flak jacket with loaded magazines after a search of the 3500...
  • Cops spot package handoff, confiscate 56 pounds of drugs

    Cops spot package handoff, confiscate 56 pounds of drugs
    Police confiscated more than 50 pounds of illegal drugs after they arrested two men when they saw one giving the other a package of cocaine in the Gage Park neighborhood Tuesday, officials said. Eliseo Cabrales, 38, faces a charge of felony...
  • If only Mikhail Kalashnikov had invented the AK-47 sowing machine

    The merchant of death is dead: Mikhail Kalashnikov passed Monday at 94 in a hospital in Izhevsk, the capital of the Russian republic of Udmurtia. Of course you know his name; everyone knows his name. It’s as famous a name as Samuel Colt, maker...