firearms

Philadelphia police show what they confiscated during a three-day anti-crime initiative.
Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
February 21, 2020 - 7:59 pm
More than $1 million worth of drugs and weapons are now off the streets of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announces a new partnership with Pennsylvania that's aimed at getting illegally trafficked guns off the street
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
January 27, 2020 - 5:06 pm
Pennsylvania and New Jersey officials have a new partnership aimed at getting illegally trafficked guns off the street. They say their joint efforts already helped take down a gun trafficking ring, and where one of the guns was allegedly used to kill a Philadelphia toddler last year. Read more here.
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Guns collected at Taylor Memorial Baptist Church as part of a giveback event.
Courtesy of G. Lamar Stewart
Cherri Gregg
January 10, 2020 - 1:53 pm
Community leaders will continue the citywide gun giveback effort this year. This weekend, there are two Philadelphia locations where people can turn in firearms, no questions asked.
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“Ghost gun” parts
Tony Romeo/KYW Newsradio
Tony Romeo
December 16, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has issued a legal opinion that determines law enforcement can now treat “ghost guns” the same as those that are purchased fully assembled. Read more here.
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Alex Seligson pens a note of condolence Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 in Jersey City, N.J. at the boarded up kosher grocery store where three people and two gunmen were killed on Tuesday.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo
AP News
December 15, 2019 - 1:46 pm
A New Jersey man whose number was found in the back pocket of one of the perpetrators of last week's fatal attack on a Jewish market has been arrested for illegally possessing a weapon, federal authorities said. Read more here.
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Guns collected at Taylor Memorial Baptist Church as part of a giveback event.
Courtesy of G. Lamar Stewart
Cherri Gregg
December 15, 2019 - 9:31 am
Organizers of a home gun check and give-back campaign tripled their collection of illegal guns on Saturday, the second day of their effort, and they are hoping to continue the campaign in the new year. Read more here.
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Anti-violence advocates at City Hall
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
December 09, 2019 - 8:35 am
Saturday marked the launch of a citywide gun giveback program where Philadelphians could turn in guns "no questions asked." The first week of the effort has now passed, and officials are hoping to do even better next week. Read more here.
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Anti-violence advocates at City Hall
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
December 05, 2019 - 4:17 pm
After the recent rash of gun deaths involving children, anti-violence advocates are joining forces with police, City Council members and faith leaders to ask Philadelphians to search their homes for illegal guns. Read more here.
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Gun demonstration
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 11:03 am
The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mike DeNardo
September 10, 2019 - 4:55 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order requiring that gun vendors the state buys from follow public safety principles. Read more here.
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