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  • Shaneen Allen may get justice after all

    Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain wrote a letter last week to Superior Court Judge Michael Donio that his office would review Allen's case, following criticism that he was treating her unfairly.

  • VIDEO: Challenges face police one year after Navy Yard shooting

    Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the shooting at the Navy Yard complex in Washington that left 12 dead.

  • Obama calls for 'common-sense' gun restrictions

    President Obama on the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard made a fresh call for additional gun reforms, saying such violence "shatters too many American families every day."

  • Kentucky Democrat shoots skeet, criticizes Obama in ad

    "I'm not Barack Obama. I disagree with him on guns, coal and the EPA," the Democratic nominee, who is up against incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, says after shooting multiple clay pigeons.

  • Mom arrested for carrying licensed firearm slams NJ prosecutor who let Ray Rice off but is throwing book at her

    Allen was arrested last October after she was pulled over for a minor traffic offense and informed the officer she had a gun in her car and presented her concealed-carry permit.

  • Grant approved for move by ammo magazine maker

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A maker of ammunition magazines for guns said Wednesday it will move its manufacturing and warehouse operations from Colorado to Cheyenne as quickly as possible, after the Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board approved a lowered financial package to aid the move. The...

  • Domestic violence report: Over 1,700 women slain by men in one year; 93% knew killer

    Despite a nationwide effort to curb domestic violence, 1,700 women were slain in 2012 -- and virtually all knew their killer.

  • New Jersey prosecutor who let Ray Rice off the hook is throwing the book at a young mother of two

    Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain approved an application for admitting Rice into New Jersey's Pre-Trial Intervention program that allowed the NFL star to avoid jail time.

  • $1.9M in incentives for suburban Chicago gun club

    OAK FOREST, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago suburb is using nearly $1.9 million in sales tax and other incentives to lure a developer to build a gun club with shooting ranges, a gun store and a hotel and restaurant. Oak Forest community development director Adam Dotson and city planner Jake Melrose...

  • Legislators wrap up with water, ethics, guns bills

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A year marked by the worst drought in a generation, the arrest of two state senators on federal corruption charges and a deadly rampage in a Santa Barbara college community drove support for legislation sent to Gov. Jerry Brown in the final weeks of the legislative...

  • Lawmakers send gun restraining order bill to Brown

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Judges would be able to temporarily take firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown. The legislation was sparked by the deadly rampage earlier this year of a 22-year-old man near the University...

  • Teen's death leads to safeguards for some air guns

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Last year's fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy carrying a replica weapon prompted state lawmakers to approve a bill Thursday requiring bright markings on certain air guns. Andy Lopez of Santa Rosa was killed in October when a sheriff's deputy mistook the boy's BB gun...

  • Police release Bakersfield vice principal with gun

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Bakersfield police say they arrested a vice principal for taking a gun on to the campus of his junior high school, but later released him after determining he broke no laws. Sgt. Joe Grubbs says 51-year-old Kent Williams was released Thursday afternoon when police...

  • California Senate passes gun restraining order

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Motivated to act after a deadly rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara, state lawmakers advanced a bill Wednesday that would allow judges to temporarily take firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others. The Senate...

  • Correction: California Legislature story

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a story Aug. 22 about firearm safety bills, The Associated Press reported erroneously that SB505 would require law enforcement officers to check California's gun database when conducting welfare checks on individuals. In fact, the bill had been amended to require...



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