Crime

Gary the Gun makes its debut on Urban Carry’s live stream. (Photo: Urban Carry) Holster maker Urban Carry is determined to show gun control advocates that firearms are tools through a new streaming broadcast called “Gary the Gun.” The “Gary the Gun” project is a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week live stream
0 Comments
A NYT report suggests the ATF is reluctant to revoke gun dealers’ firearms licenses. (Photo: AP) Political pressure encourages the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to ignore non-compliant gun dealers across the country, according to a report from the New York Times published over the weekend. The newspaper combed through more than 100
0 Comments
An administration official told Senate lawmakers this week the president’s School Safety Commission won’t focus on the role firearms play in perpetuating violence. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, chair of the commission established in the wake of the Parkland massacre, said the group’s primary mission will center on bolstering safety, dodging a direct line of questioning from
0 Comments
Screenshot of SpotSpotter Flex Incident Reports Portal shows details of a gunfire incident, including the precise location of the incident on a map, aerial or birds-eye view. Baltimore is the latest city to adopt the platform (Photo: ShotSpotter) The nation’s most dangerous city is already logging gunfire through the use of a gunshot detection system
0 Comments
A liaison specialist working in the FBI’s background check e-system halted three illegal gun transfers last year. An specialist processing applications through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System caught the attempted purchases Nov. 8, just eight days after police arrested the buyer for illegal possession of marijuana and methamphetamine. According to an agency press
0 Comments
Cox, executive director of the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action, has seen his home and family targeted by anti-gun groups. (Photo: NRA) Patricia Hill, a researcher at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was hit with a $500 fine on Monday for vandalizing Chris Cox’s Virginia home. Cox, head of the National Rifle Association’s lobbying arm, the
1 Comment
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will host roundtable discussions on school safety May 22-24, 2018 at the state capitol. (Photo: Texas Governor’s office) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a schedule of roundtable discussions on school security this week in response to the state’s deadliest school shooting in nearly 50 years. Beginning Tuesday, advocates on both sides
0 Comments
Dimitrios Pagourtzis, Jr, 17, is suspected of killing 10 people and injuring another 10 at Santa Fe High School in Galvenston County, Texas on May 18, 2018. (Photo: Galveston County Sheriff’s Office) Texas authorities have released a hodgepodge of details about Friday’s shooting at a high school in Santa Fe that left 10 people dead
1 Comment
Local media in gun control-heavy Quebec are reporting on an unlicensed firearms maker that operated out of a metal fabrication shop in Montreal. The French-language Le Journal de Montreal reported prosecutors this week are trying Pierre Larivière, 63, and Jean-Pierre Huot, 61, on a series of weapons charges following a 2014 incident in which Montreal
0 Comments
Adam Jackson, founder of Edge AI, developed facial recognition software capable of detecting violent offenders before they enter a soft target. (Photo: Beacon Center of Tennessee) A military veteran in Tennessee wants to install groundbreaking facial recognition software at vulnerable targets to thwart potential attacks — except a state licensing board won’t let him, according
0 Comments
Former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman was found guilty of 23 felonies on Thursday. (Photo:Gage Skidmore/Flickr) A former congressman from southern Texas could spend the rest of his life behind bars after a jury convicted him of 23 counts of fraud last week. Federal law enforcement in Houston took former U.S. Rep. Stephen Stockman into custody
0 Comments
Typically county commissioners wouldn’t scoff at a septuagenarian receiving death threats. But then again, Marion Hammer is not your typical septuagenarian. “Who the heck would threaten her anyway? The preachers? The teachers? The nurses and doctors? The League of Women Voters? The Moms Demand Action? She’s ridiculous,” said Leon County Commissioner Mary Ann Lindley to
0 Comments
Police found an “assault pistol” and an “assault rifle” upon searching Salazar’s Bay Area home. (Photo: Contra Costa County SO) Authorities in Contra Costa County announced the arrest of a man who allegedly smuggled guns and magazines legally bought in Nevada into California where they are banned. The man, Virgilio Salazar, 50, of Antioch, was
0 Comments
New South Wales Public Order and Riot Squad officers with Colt M4 carbines (Photo: AAP via The Sydney Morning Herald) Citing threats posed by gun-armed criminals and potential terrorists, law enforcement in Australia are getting more rifles. In Victoria, a spokesman for Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton confirmed state police are considering expanding the use of
0 Comments
San Francisco’s recently appointed interim mayor, Mark Farrell, heralded increases in the city’s staff dedicated to gun recovery. (Photo: Mayor’s office) With San Francisco reportedly $10 billion in the hole, Mayor Mark Farrell announced a new push to help expand the city’s gun seizure squad. The $800,000 initiative, approved by the City, would expand efforts to
0 Comments
Gov. Tom Wolf was joined by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale at Penn Wynne Elementary School in Montgomery County March 15 to announce the creation of a School Safety Task Force that brings together government officials, statewide education organizations, law enforcement, community members, school officials, teachers, parents, and students to talk to about ways to improve
0 Comments