gun safety

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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Gun safety defense demonstration
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — At a four-hour meeting last month, Michelle Abdow's staffers got to experience some of the sights, sounds and even smells they could encounter if someone invaded their office and began shooting. Security experts and local law enforcement officers gave Abdow's 23 staffers active...
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Cory Lei Ray
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
July 29, 2019 - 1:21 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 25-year-old Levittown man has taken responsibility for the deadly shooting of his best friend earlier this year — a shooting his lawyer describes as a “tragic accident.” Cory Lei Ray and his best friend, Jacob Pfeifer-Johnson, had just gotten back to Ray’s...
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New Jersey has been releasing information on illegal guns used in crimes for about a year now, including where those weapons came from
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Mike Dougherty
June 07, 2019 - 3:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of pediatricians from St. Christopher's Hospital for Children are hosting a gun buyback on June 8, the first of what they hope will be an annual event. "We're not talking about making guns illegal. We're talking about getting rid of guns that people don't want...
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A Bucks County gun-lock program named for a 2-year-old who died in 2016 while playing with his dad’s gun is being expanded to cover seniors.
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Jim Melwert
April 23, 2019 - 1:14 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A gun-lock program aimed at keeping kids safe is expanding to protect another potentially vulnerable population. The Bucks County gun-lock program is called Ben’s Campaign. It’s named for 2-year-old Benjamin Smith. In 2016, he got a hold of his dad’s gun in...
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In this photo taken from a video shot on Nov. 28, 2018, Mike Carnevale places his hand on the back of Mark Hennesey while instructing him at the American Tactical Systems' indoor range in Green Island, New York.
AP Photo/Michael Hill
December 04, 2018 - 11:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Should hateful tweets keep you from getting a gun? That's a question many have asked after suspects in several horrific mass shootings were found only later to have left social media hints of violence that went unheeded for years. Now a New York lawmaker has introduced a bill...
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There are a number of cases where an accidental shooting occurs and children are harmed.
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November 15, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gun safety in children is a major public health concern. One of the biggest problems occurs when a child travels to another child's home, and a gun is left unattended or...
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Gun safety is a major issue in healthcare.
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October 23, 2018 - 4:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Gun safety is a major issue in healthcare. Regardless of a person's political stance on the issue, there is no doubt that safety in the home is a top priority when it...
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Set of different guns
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David Madden
August 22, 2018 - 9:00 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A directive from the New Jersey attorney general mandates all law enforcement to share information they receive from federal authorities on where guns used in crimes originate. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms routinely tells a local police department what...
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In this May 18, 2018, file photo, law enforcement officers respond to Santa Fe High School after an active shooter was reported on campus in Santa Fe, Texas.
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August 19, 2018 - 12:27 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Students in Santa Fe, Texas, will begin a new school year Monday with additional security measures in place following a mass shooting in May that left 10 people dead. The school district had metal detectors installed at entrances and hired five additional police officers, as...
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