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Discipline possible for ex-cop’s actions in Ferguson
A former St. Louis-area cop might be disciplined for pointing a semi-automatic rifle at Ferguson, Missouri, protesters       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Police Protest St. Louis Missouri Rifle Civil liberties Gun Profanity Constable
2nd man arrested in deadly Corpus Christi gun store holdup
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a second suspect has been arrested in the slaying of a Corpus Christi gun store owner during a robbery that left an employee wounded. Nueces (nyoo-AY'-sis) County jail records show Filamir Gomez was being held Friday on a capital murder charge. Officers on ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Murder Crime Capital punishment Corpus Christi Gun Corpus Christi Texas Firearm Crimes
LAPD honors officers for their bravery and, for the first time, their restraint
Los Angeles Police Officer Danielle Lopez and her partner were driving to a South L.A. jail when they spotted a man in the middle of the street pointing an assault rifle at other cars. The officers jumped out and drew their guns. “Drop the gun!” Lopez remembers shouting at the man. “Drop the gun!”...
1147 points by Los Angeles Times | Police Los Angeles Police Department Los Angeles Gun The Police Downtown Los Angeles Deadly force Officer
Man charged with robbing off-duty CPD officer
A man has been charged with robbing an off-duty Chicago Police officer of his gun and badge last week in Lake View.
2675 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Crime Assault Police Criminal law Judge Misdemeanor Gun Jury
Woman pleads guilty to reduced charge in factory shooting
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A woman accused of giving her former boyfriend guns that he used in a shooting at a Kansas lawn equipment factory has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. Sarah Jo Hopkins of Newton acknowledged in court Thursday that she didn't alert authorities that a convicted felon ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Rifle Firearm Handgun English-language films Gun Machine gun Semi-automatic rifle Semi-automatic pistol
Sandy Springs landscapers robbed while working

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The only attorney to force a gun maker out of business reflects on his case and the American firearms culture
For Californians, this has been a pretty good summer for gun control. In July, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a package of bills that put some common-sense restrictions on guns: background checks for ammunition purchases, outlawing the possession of magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, closing the...
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Convicted felon charged in shooting outside Charlotte mall
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Police say they have arrested a convicted felon who fired a gun outside a Charlotte mall on Labor Day, causing people inside to panic. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said in a news release that 27-year-old Antonio Gaines fired at someone in the parking lot of Northlake Mall after ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Gun Washington D.C. Firearm Crime
It’s never been so easy to pack heat and still look sexy
ATLANTA — Does this gun make me look fat? For decades, women have had few choices when it comes to the clothing they can wear to hide that they’re carrying a firearm. They could wear baggy T-shirts or coats, or put it in a purse and hope it didn’t get swiped or that they didn’t...
607 points by New York Post | Firearm Concealed carry in the United States Gun politics Gun Gun laws in the United States Clothing Woman Gender
Teen busted with gun on first day of school
A student was arrested Thursday when he showed up at his Brooklyn high school on the first day of the year with a gun in his backpack, authorities said. The 15-year-old boy was cuffed near a security checkpoint at the Brooklyn School for Career Development on Clermont Avenue in Fort Greene just before 9 a.m....
183 points by New York Post | High school Cannon Firearm Security Fort Greene Park Gun
EXCLUSIVE: Student arrested for bringing gun to Brooklyn school
A student was arrested with a loaded gun at a Brooklyn school on the first day of classes Thursday, officials said.
4853 points by Daily News | Education High school Gun School Weapon College Porcupine Tree Teacher
Michigan man, 25, shot dead by police after stealing gun
The officer was placed on paid administrative leave.        
2 points by Detroit Free Press | Firearm Handgun Semi-automatic pistol Police Gun Machine pistol Rifle Legal professions
Labor Day weekend violence continues with two nonfatal shootings
The spate of violence across the city during the Labor day weekend continued with two more nonfatal shootings Monday — and one victim appeared to have been wounded by accident. Officers who were called to the 2100 block of Aiken Street at 9:25 a.m. Monday found a 16-year-old girl who had been shot...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Labor Day Sunday Rifle Firearms Firearm Shooting Gun Patrol
East Mount Airy man shot dead at home
A 29-year-old man died late Monday after he was shot in his home in Philadelphia's East Mount Airy section. Police said they were called to the 8300 block of Williams Ave. at about 9:30 p.m. for a report of a person with a gun. When officers arrived, they found Ernest Jones in his residence with a gunshot wound to the head.
3 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Albert Einstein United States Firearm Gun Niels Bohr Species A&M Records Wound
Suspected J’Ouvert killer was intoxicated at time of shooting
Tiarah Poyau (pictured) was shot at close range above her right eye while at the overnight celebration with three friends at 4:15 a.m. at Franklin Ave. and Empire Blvd., police sources said.
842 points by Daily News | Gun Murder National Film Registry The Police Jack Lemmon Arrest Woman Police
Dancer arrested on set of French Montana rap video files $2M suit
(WARNING: EXPLICIT CONTENT) A female dancer arrested during a raid on the set of a French Montana rap video in Brooklyn has filed a $2 million lawsuit against the city.
137 points by Daily News | Gun Busta Rhymes New York City Lawyer Rapping Criminal law Brooklyn Ja Rule
NRA-backed restrictions on compiling gun sales records need to change
When police recover a gun from a crime scene, they usually check with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to determine the weapon’s history — who made it, who bought it from whom and when. But because of ludicrous restrictions that Congress has placed on the agency,...
141 points by Los Angeles Times | Firearm Gun Police Gun politics in the United States Government Accountability Office Federal Bureau of Investigation United States Congress Supreme Court of the United States
Michigan teen kills self after fatally shooting friend
The teens were found dead in a remote alley.
-1 points by Daily News | Police Firearm Firearms Kalamazoo Michigan Kalamazoo Valley Community College Gun Constable Michigan
Officer kills man suspected of stealing gun from store
The officer was placed on paid administrative leave.        
2 points by Detroit Free Press | Firearm Handgun Semi-automatic pistol Police Gun Machine pistol Rifle Legal professions
4 arrested in Brooklyn raid after cops find slew of contraband
Cops nabbed a family and their friend after raiding a Brooklyn apartment and finding a staggering stash of contraband.
1298 points by Daily News | Weapon Firearm Ammunition Projectile Gun Criminal law Eleanor Roosevelt Credit history
CEO of Va. security firm tried boarding plane at Kennedy with gun
The CEO of a Virginia security firm tried to board a plane at Kennedy Airport with a loaded gun in his carry-on, Port Authority police said.
16 points by Daily News | Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Crime Democratic Party New York John F. Kennedy International Airport National security Gun
Prisoner who tried to kill NYPD cop with officer’s gun indicted
Dante Martin, 36, was charged with attempted murder of a police officer and a slew of other offenses for his Aug. 28 escape.
210 points by Daily News | Crime Weapon Criminal law Gun Murder Attempted murder Firearm Police
Suspensions for Lochte, swimmers due Thursday
USOC and USA Swimming will jointly announce penalties for the Rio gas station incident.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Security guard Security United States Olympic Games Gun Graffiti Money Guard
Suspensions for Ryan Lochte, swimmers due Thursday
USOC and USA Swimming will jointly announce penalties for the Rio gas station incident.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Security guard Security United States Olympic Games Gun Graffiti Money Guard
Lochte, others expected to be disciplined Thursday
USOC and USA Swimming will jointly announce penalties for the Rio gas station incident.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Security guard Security United States Olympic Games Gun Money Graffiti Guard
Police say man found gun, accidentally shot self, girlfriend
SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Police in Selma say a man accidentally shot himself and his girlfriend with a gun he found. Lt. Sam Miller tells ( ) that officers responded to a report of two gunshot victims late Friday night or early Saturday morning. Miller said the man found ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Firearm Foot Gun Cannon Handgun Injury The Washington Times
Police: Man shot in head while trying to rob house in Wissinoming

-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Robbery Firearm Handgun Gun The Philadelphia Inquirer Home invasion Cannon The Inquirer
US Navy test fires futuristic railgun (VIDEO)
The US Navy has revealed a video of the first commissioning tests of a railgun, a futuristic weapon that many people hope could shift the balance of power in naval warfare away from aircraft carriers and back to surface warships. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | Projectile Railgun Coilgun Zumwalt class destroyer Gun Ammunition Advanced Gun System BAE Systems
Texas woman allegedly kills husband after confronting him about his infidelity
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | KILL Dallas Gun
Gary man charged for road rage shooting
A 23-year-old Gary man has been charged with firing a gun at another driver on Tuesday in northwest Indiana.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | English-language films Crime American films Firearm Gun Misdemeanor Cannon Criminal law
Cops fatally shoot teen robbery suspect with fake gun
Cops shot and killed an 18-year-old man in Brooklyn who was armed with a fake gun early Sunday after he walked into a bodega and robbed the clerk at gunpoint, authorities said. Sergio Reyes entered the Garden Deli and Grill at Irving Avenue and Starr Street in Bushwick at around 1 a.m. and pointed the...
2140 points by New York Post | Gun Firearm Handgun
Man in critical condition after police-involved shooting
Cops shot a man in Brooklyn early Sunday after he walked into a bodega and demanded cash, authorities said. Police said the man entered the Garden Deli and Grill at Irving Avenue and Starr Street in Bushwick at around 1 a.m. “He had a gun,” a shaken store employee told The Post. “He tried to...
1 points by New York Post | Transport Firearm Crime Gun Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center Shot glass Irving Wallace Brooklyn
Police arrest 2, seize 5 pounds of pot and $3,000
Baltimore police said Saturday they found a gun, drugs and cash, and arrested a couple in a raid in the Fallstaff neighborhood in Northwest Baltimore. Following an investigation, detectives seized 5 pounds of marijuana, a loaded 9 mm handgun, more than $3,000 and narcotic manufacturing equipment...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Firearm Gun Handgun Police Cannon Criminal Investigation Department Rifle Semi-automatic pistol
Philadelphia cops on admin duty after civilian shooting

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Firearm Police Philadelphia Police Department Constable Abuse Police brutality Gun Firearms
Delco woman sentenced to 5 years for straw purchase

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Firearm Gun Delaware County Pennsylvania Handgun Cannon Aldan Pennsylvania Louisiana Purchase Purchasing
Man pleads not guilty in road-rage killing of 3-year-old boy
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The man accused of fatally shooting a 3-year-old boy in a road-rage incident in Little Rock has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. An attorney for Gary Eugene Holmes entered the plea Thursday. He's accused of fatally shooting 3-year-old Acen (AY'-sin) ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Guilt The Washington Times Gun Conscience Plea
NYPD officer fires at suspect who aimed toy gun at police
An NYPD officer fired a shot in a Queens public housing building after a suspect pointed a toy gun at him Wednesday night, cops said.
597 points by Daily News | Firearm Gun Weapon Queens Cannon Jamaica Queens Projectile South Jamaica Queens
Man shot by police in West Oak Lane

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | England Firearm Species Gun Cannon
Lawsuit prompts repeal of Howard County's electronic weapons ban
Howard County lawmakers introduced an emergency bill Wednesday that would lift a ban on electronic weapons in response to a federal lawsuit that challenges the county's longstanding restrictions on the use and sale of Tasers and stun guns. In the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Maryland...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Firearm Police Supreme Court of the United States Maryland United States Gun Washington D.C. Anne Arundel County Maryland
Cop who shot pregnant teen with Taser was standing too close
The sergeant who used a stun gun on a pregnant 17-year-old girl in the Bronx was too close for the device to be effective.
1026 points by Daily News | Arrest Taser Electroshock weapon Resisting arrest Police Pregnancy Gun 2016
Carjackers Tasering lone female drivers, warn UK police
Criminals armed with Tasers are targeting lone female drivers while attempting to steal vehicles, police have warned. Read Full Article at
175 points by Russia Today | Taser Crime Gun Firearm Weapon Birmingham Mobile phone Gang
Dan Rodricks: Letter to a young man in jail
Dear Lee Dotson: I believe I speak on behalf of the majority of citizens of Baltimore when I say we're glad the police arrested you Monday afternoon. We're glad because it looks as if another fellow with a gun has been taken off the streets, thereby reducing the possibility of at least one shooting...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Mandatory sentencing Firearm Gun Criminal law Cannon Crime Arrest Collateral consequences of criminal charges
Police: Man robs Waukegan Papa John’s at gunpoint
An armed robbery was reported Monday night at a Papa John’s in north suburban Waukegan.
9 points by Chicago Sun-Times | United Kingdom Firearm White Race Black people Green Hoodie Gun
Student brings loaded gun to West Baltimore high school
A student brought a loaded gun to Carver Vocational Technical High School on Tuesday, though school police were able to quickly confiscate it, a city schools spokeswoman said. No one was injured. Two students had gotten into a fight at the West Baltimore school, and school police determined that...
6 points by Baltimore Sun | High school Vocational school Education Weapon Gun
Suspect at large after man shot in fight following funeral
ELGIN, S.C. (AP) - Authorities in South Carolina are searching for a suspect who they say shot a man during a fight after a funeral. Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews tells news outlets that 22-year-old Quenterio Wilson was fighting with another man on the ground when he pulled out a ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | English-language films South Carolina Weapon Columbia South Carolina Gun Combat Kershaw County South Carolina Camden South Carolina
Sheriff outraged after being forced to ditch gun before entering arena
In one Washington state arena, a sheriff effectively had to toss his gun in the penalty box. Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said he was outraged Saturday night when he was prevented from entering the Spokane Arena to promote a charity hockey game, because he was carrying his gun — even though he was on...
17 points by New York Post | Spokane Washington Washington United States Police The Spokesman-Review Ice hockey Gun Bureaucracy
Man convicted in shooting of Baltimore police officer
A jury on Monday convicted a man in the shooting of a Baltimore police officer in 2014. Gregg Thomas, 37, was convicted of charges of attempted first degree murder, using a handgun in a crime of violence and prohibited possession of a gun, according to the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office. His...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Murder Jury The Trial Crime Prosecutor Police Gun Not proven
Man, 28, shot in Belmont Central
A man was shot Sunday night in the Belmont Central neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
19 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Midwestern United States Blue Line Firearm Chicago Gun Illinois Community Chicago 'L'
Man fires gun to scare off neighbor in fight over parking spot near Pimlico
A Northwest Baltimore man has been arrested after police said he fired a gun to intimidate his neighbor in a fight over a parking space Friday night. Andolphus Covel, 33, was charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and weapons charges, police said. Online court records did not list...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Crimes Gun Weapon Firearm Crime Assault Cannon Aggravation
Police: Man shot by girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend in Old Town
A man was shot by his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend early Sunday in the Old Town neighborhood on the Near North Side.
8 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Chicago Weapon Northwestern University Gun Feinberg School of Medicine Police Near North Side Chicago Northwestern Memorial Hospital