Guns

Imam Ibrahim Abdul Halim of the Linwood mosque, center left, is embraced by Father Felimoun El-Baramoussy, center right, from the Coptic Church at the site of Friday's shooting outside the Linwood mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, Monday, March 18, 201
Vincent Thian/AP Photo
March 18, 2019 - 7:58 am
By Juliet Williams, Stephen Wright and Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — A Christchurch gun shop on Monday acknowledged selling guns online to the 28-year-old white supremacist accused of killing 50 people in mosque shootings that have upturned New Zealand'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
Dreamstime
David Madden
March 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey has been releasing information on illegal guns used in crimes for about a year now, including where those weapons came from. The state announced an expansion of that effort at an event in Jersey City. Eighty percent of the illegal weapons come from out...
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Dick's Sporting Goods
Dick's Sporting Goods/CNNMoney
March 14, 2019 - 4:58 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) — Dick's Sporting Goods will stop selling guns and ammunition at 125 stores where firearm sales have struggled. The company removed firearms and hunting accessories from 10 stores last fall as a test. The test went well and sales grew in those stores, Dick...
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This image provided by the U.S. District Court in Maryland shows a photo of firearms and ammunition that was in the motion for detention pending trial in the case against Christopher Paul Hasson.
U.S. District Court via AP
February 21, 2019 - 3:35 pm
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words and deeds of infamous bombers and mass shooters while also stockpiling weapons, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Lt...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
February 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
WASHINGTON, DC (KYW Newsradio) -- Democrats in Washington are attempting to place limits on the number of bullets that can be loaded into a gun at any one time. New Jersey is one of a handful of states with a ten bullet limit for gun magazines. Now a measure in congress would make that law across...
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Larry Krasner
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Steve Tawa
January 24, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham is slamming the current DA, Larry Krasner, for resurrecting a 10-year-old gun law. She calls the move grandstanding, and she says it will definitely be thrown out when challenged in court. When City Council passed a...
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District Attorney Larry Krasner stands with City Council President Darrell Clarke and Police Commissioner Richard Ross
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Steve Tawa
January 23, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — District Attorney Larry Krasner is likely to be challenged by the gun lobby, but he's going forward with a push to require Philadelphians to report to police within 24-hours of a firearm being lost or stolen. The ordinance was passed by City Council 10 years ago, but...
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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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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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