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Bank robbery suspects and hostage die in wild shootout with California police

Two suspected bank robbers and a female hostage died on Wednesday in a shootout with California police after a car chase sparked by a bank robbery in which thieves seized three women as hostages, firing assault rifles as they fled. The incident began with a mid-afternoon armed robbery at a…

Road-raging NM man shoots at carload of kids in cross-town chase over traffic disagreement

A New Mexico mother said that she was lucky to be alive this week after an angry stranger began firing a gun at her car full of children. Theresa Lechuga told KOAT that the incident began when she pulled her car over to avoid a crash on Saturday, and then…

Armed mob carrying ‘Second American Revolution’ flags protests MI immigrant plan

More than 50 people carrying firearms and anti-government flags protested a proposal to temporarily house Central American children and teenagers in Vassar, Michigan. The group, organized by anti-immigration activist Tamyra Murray, carried AR-15 rifles, handguns, Gadsden “Don’t Tread On Me” flags, and a “Second American Revolution” flag – which combines…

Seattle women’s group threatened with gun violence after supporting background checks

A Seattle women’s group said this week that a bullet-riddled target left outside their offices was meant to intimidate them over their support for a bill that would close background check loopholes. Seattle-King County League of Women Voters Administrative Manager Allison Feher told KIRO that she believed the threat was…

Utah man gets five years for shooting into synagogue

A Utah man was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for shooting into an unoccupied synagogue in Salt Lake City in what federal authorities said was an attack motivated by religious bias. Macon Openshaw, 22, pleaded guilty in a federal court in Utah in April to the civil…

Michigan woman pulls shotgun to ‘make a point’ and shoots self in face

A 51-year-old Michigan woman shot herself in the face after pulling a shotgun to “make a point” during an argument. According to Michigan Live, police in Fremont Township responded to reports of a gunshot victim around 10:00 a.m. on Monday. The Tuscola County Sheriff’s Department said that in the midst…

Never mind those dead kids, check out our NRA gunbunnies

In the wake of the Sandy Hook slaughter, where Adam Lanza watered the Tree of Liberty with the blood of 20 small children between the ages of six and seven, the NRA saw that they had their work cut out for them. If you thought by ‘work cut out for…

WATCH: Off-duty security guard opens fire after CT bar fight, wounding five people

A 22-year-old Connecticut man was arrested on Sunday and charged with firing a handgun into a crowd leaving a nightclub, injuring five people, police said. Dayron Wills of Stamford, who works as a security guard, was charged with five counts of first-degree assault, reckless endangerment, unlawful discharge of a firearm,…

Decorated CA deputy whose 3-year-old shot herself with his gun charged in teen sex case

A decorated California sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on teen sex charges. Ken Skogen was placed on leave in May after prosecutors began investigating claims that the Placer County sheriff’s deputy had engaged in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old volunteer with the sheriff’s department. The claims against the 35-year-old…

MI teen makes up drive-by shooting claim after accidentally shooting younger brother

A Michigan teen accidentally shot his younger brother and then falsely claimed the boy had been wounded in a drive-by shooting, police said. Officers said the 14-year-old was handling the firearm with his 12-year-old about 1 a.m. in the basement of their Grand Rapids home when the gun discharged, reported…

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