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Firearms

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  • More guns seized at OIA than at any other Florida airport

    More guns seized at OIA than at any other Florida airport
    TSA officers have stopped more armed passengers trying to board flights at Orlando International Airport than at any other Florida airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The last attempt was Sunday morning, when a St....
  • Report: Md. third-highest for guns lost and stolen from dealers

    Report: Md. third-highest for guns lost and stolen from dealers
    Nearly 1,000 guns were reported lost or stolen from federally licensed gun dealers in Maryland last year, the third-highest number of any state in the country, according to a federal report released this week. Gun dealers in the state reported 886 lost...
  • 2 killed, student hurt in shooting near Salisbury University

    2 killed, student hurt in shooting near Salisbury University
    A Salisbury University student remains in critical condition after she was shot by her ex-boyfriend, who then fatally turned the gun on her friend and himself just off the Eastern Shore campus, police said. Officers were called Tuesday evening to the...
  • Man gets 1 year for pulling gun out during soccer game

    Man gets 1 year for pulling gun out during soccer game
    An Albany Park man pleaded guilty today to a weapons charge after being arrested last summer when he pulled a gun and pointed it at players and their families during a soccer game near Montrose Harbor, prosecutors said. Jaime Gutierrez, 20, pleaded...
  • Maryland's missing guns

    Maryland's missing guns
    Maryland ranks near the top of the nation in the number of firearms its federally licensed gun dealers report as lost or stolen, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a distinction far out of proportion to the state's...
  • Factbox: Professional athletes and high-profile crime

    Factbox: Professional athletes and high-profile crime
    Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is currently standing trial in South Africa after being accused of killing his girlfriend, 29-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013. His lawyers have said the shooting was a tragic...
  • Gun Board Member Charts Own Path

    Gun Board Member Charts Own Path
    In March of 2007, a 61-year-old West Hartford man sought to renew the pistol permit he had held for 25 years. But he balked when state police asked him to produce a birth certificate or passport as proof of citizenship — an enhanced requirement...
  • George Zimmerman trial: Photos of Trayvon's body, police and neighbor testimony on Day 12

    George Zimmerman trial: Photos of Trayvon's body, police and neighbor testimony on Day 12
    SANFORD — When police Sgt. Anthony Raimondo arrived at the scene, Trayvon Martin was facedown in the grass, a bullet in his chest, his hands beneath him. Prosecutors in the George Zimmerman second-degree-murder trial showed jurors a photo of...
  • State Misfiring On Pistol Permit Process

    Who should be able to carry a handgun outside the home in Connecticut? It depends on where you live. Local authorities make the decisions, and some are more fastidious than others, as The Courant's Matthew Kauffman and Dave Altimari reported Sunday....
  • Former East Windsor Gun Shop Worker Guilty Of Federal Charge

    BRIDGEPORT — A former employee at Riverview Gun Sales in East Windsor pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to violating a federal firearms law. Krystopher DiBella, 25, of West Suffield pleaded guilty to aiding in the improper filling out...
  • Emanuel calls for tougher penalties for gun crimes near schools

    Emanuel calls for tougher penalties for gun crimes near schools
    Facing criticism from parents worried about their children traveling through dangerous neighborhoods to new schools, Mayor Rahm Emanuel staked out a get-tough stance Wednesday proposing stiffer penalties for gun crimes near schools. Whether the threat...