Guns

Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All 49 of the School District of Philadelphia's high schools currently have walk-through metal detectors, but three schools don't use them. The School District of Philadelphia is considering making metal detectors required at the entrances to all district high schools...
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law library
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
January 02, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the new year begins, a raft of new laws go into effect in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Pennsylvania school districts will now receive state help to install cameras on the exterior of school buses to help catch drivers who speed around stopped buses...
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Semi-automatic rifles fill a wall at a gun shop.
Elaine Thompson/AP
January 01, 2019 - 5:22 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington on Tuesday joined a handful of other states that ban anyone under 21 from buying a semi-automatic assault rifle after voters passed a sweeping firearms measure in November that has drawn a court challenge from gun-rights advocates. The ballot initiative seeks to curb gun...
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Riot police officers are seen on the Champs Elysees avenue with the Arc de Triomphe in the background, during a demonstration, in Paris Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018.
AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu
December 23, 2018 - 11:45 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Sunday defended aggressive police actions to contain violence at yellow vest protests after a policeman was seen briefly brandishing a gun at a surging crowd in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron called for "the most severe" legal repercussions against...
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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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Dreamstime
November 25, 2018 - 9:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Police are investigating after gunfire in the Haddington section of the city leaves three boys hospitalized. Authorities say the victims, an 8-year old boy and two teenagers, were shot just before 8 p.m. on Ludlow Street, about a block away from SEPTA's...
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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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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
November 10, 2018 - 11:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A school in Bucks County is the first in the nation to use an artificial intelligence security camera system that would recognize an active shooter before any shots are fired. For about a month now, Archbishop Wood High School in Warminster has been using a camera...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
October 09, 2018 - 3:02 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A bill that would tighten up gun regulations in domestic violence cases is already awaiting the governor's signature, and now more legislation aimed at curbing domestic abuse could be on the way. The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee Tuesday advanced several...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Tony Romeo
October 03, 2018 - 4:52 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf said he is eager to sign a bill that is intended to get and keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers more quickly and effectively. The bill, which is on its way to Wolf's desk and will soon to become law, will require people convicted of...
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