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Burkett as an expert trainer on three seasons of the History Channel’s Top Shot program and later on NBC Sports Network’s 3-Gun Nation in a similar role (Photo: Screenshot) A well-known competitive shooter and cable channel personality this week entered a guilty plea in a case involving defrauding a gun dealer of $50,000. Matt Burkett,
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ATF Firearms Specialist Richard Vasquez is surrounded by a cache of firearms in the gun vault on March 5, 2010, at the ATF National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Vasquez has since retired from the agency. (Photo: Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Gun traces spiked double digits in 2017, according to federal
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MGM Resorts International, parent company of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, sued more than 1,000 shooting victims in Nevada federal court last week. (Photo: John Locher/AP Photo) MGM Resorts International filed suit against more than 1,000 victims of the Las Vegas shooting last week, according to documents filed in Nevada federal court. The umbrella company
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A Massachusetts man could spend decades in prison after federal investigators allege he sold at least five firearms, including a sawed-off shotgun, throughout the state last year. Rathsomnang Neth, 22, faces one count of dealing in firearms without a license and two counts of possessing and transferring an unregistered shotgun with a shortened barrel, according to
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Commission chair and Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri gestures as he speaks during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission Meeting, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo) Officials reviewing the Parkland massacre described the alleged suspect’s late mother as an “enabler” who thwarted attempts to help her troubled
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Congressional Democrats and gun control groups wasted no time Thursday denouncing the nation’s gun laws after a shooter killed five in a Maryland newsroom. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, tweeted her disappointment within an hour of reports of the shooting circulating across the news. “Praying for everyone injured & the families of
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The parking lot behind the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, S.C. in June 2015. (Photo: Stephen B. Morton/AP) A federal judge on Tuesday closed a series of consolidated cases against the Justice Department and FBI over a failed background check that helped arm a white supremacist who killed nine in a mass
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Police in Washington say armed civilians brought a halt to a carjacking spree that left multiple crime scenes, two injured and a suspect dead. According to the Tumwater Police Department, the incident unfolded early Sunday evening when officers responded to a report of a carjacking with shots fired and found a 16-year-old driver with non-life
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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
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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
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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
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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
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