Guns

March 06, 2019 - 11:42 am
(KNX 1070) -- An African American man was confronted at gunpoint by Boulder, Colorado police while he was picking up trash in his front yard. Boulder police have launched an internal investigation into the incident. The event began when police observed the man sitting in a partially enclosed patio...
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February 11, 2019 - 5:40 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A school in Palmetto, Florida has hired two combat veterans to protect students from mass shootings. The two hired guns, as it were, will carry semi-automatic rifles and handguns and patrol the campus of the Manatee School for the Arts -- a charter school. The principal of the school...
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January 14, 2019 - 10:22 am
(CBS News) -- A passenger managed to slip a gun past screeners at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and fly with it all the way to Tokyo, federal officials confirmed to CBS News. He alerted Delta Air Lines workers when the plane got to its destination, the carrier confirmed. The...
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December 18, 2018 - 2:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The regulation gives gun owners until late March to turn in or destroy the...
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December 14, 2018 - 8:44 am
(CBS News) - The TSA has topped last year's record number of guns found at airport checkpoints. Screeners spotted more than 4,000 firearms in carry-on bags so far this year – nearly 300 in Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport alone. Last year, the TSA saw the numbers jump 17 percent...
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September 13, 2018 - 1:52 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Do a crime with a gun in Los Angeles County and you can count on serving a full sentence for that crime in the County Jail. Sheriff Jim McDonald is laying out new rules on which inmates will be held for longer terms. The change in protocols involves the adding of 50 charges to ones...
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July 05, 2018 - 11:57 am
(KNX 1070) - A six-month undercover investigation by LAPD’S Hollywood detectives and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agents resulted in 10 arrests and the recovery of more than 40 weapons. Authorities laid out all the weapons that were seized on two tables at the...
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