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3 kids hurt when student fires AR-15 during anti-drug event at California elementary school

Three children were hurt Wednesday after a student pulled the trigger of a police officer’s AR-15 rifle during an anti-drug demonstration at a California elementary school. An 11-year-old told KCAL-TV that police officers were playing four square with students about 11:40 a.m. Wednesday and handing out stickers when one student…

Authorities seek dozens of AR-15 rifles that disappeared en route to Louisiana

Police are still seeking dozens of high-powered rifles that disappeared earlier this month from a Louisiana-bound truck. A shipment of AR-15 Colt Law Enforcement Carbines left the manufacturer in Hartford, Connecticut, on Oct. 9, but an internal law enforcement memo showed that 63 of the weapons were missing when the…

AR-15 rifle stolen from GOP congresswoman’s unlocked garage

A Republican lawmaker who advocates responsible gun ownership had a rifle stolen from her home last week. Police said an AR-15 rifle was among items stolen Oct. 15 from the unlocked garage of U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) after some family members went target shooting. Officers said the rifle, which…

NC 2-year-old fatally shoots self after finding loaded handgun under couch

A North Carolina man was in jail on Sunday after his 2-year-old daughter found a loaded handgun under the couch and shot herself to death. Fayetteville police responded to a call at around 12 p.m. on Saturday and found Samarri Tyana Beauford suffering from a gunshot wound, according to WTVD.…

Video refutes police report claiming mentally ill man had knife when shot by Dallas officer

A Dallas police office is under criminal investigation after a surveillance video surfaced that indicated he may have lied on a police report about shooting a mentally ill man who he claimed had a knife. Joyce Jackson said that she called the Dallas Police after getting in an argument with…

GOP candidate for NJ Senate: ‘Get your gun’ if my opponent knocks on your door

A Republican candidate for the New Jersey state Senate suggested to a group of gun rights activists they should grab their weapons if his Democratic opponent knocked on their doors. Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles was addressing the New Jersey Second Amendment Society on Oct. 7 when he started discussing…

Members of white supremacist family arrested on weapons charges at Arizona ranch

Two members of a purported white supremacist family who apparently once tried to set up a whites-only nation were arrested Monday in a weapons raid on their central Arizona ranch. Federal authorities said they were tipped off that Kirby Kehoe, 65, had a weapons cache on his 40-acre property near…

AR-15 rifle and ammo still missing after theft from off-duty cop’s vehicle

Authorities in southwest Ohio are investigating the theft of a semiautomatic rifle from an off-duty police officer’s vehicle. A Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, two ammunition magazines, a laptop and a camera with lenses were stolen overnight on Oct. 4 from an Oxford police officer’s unmarked vehicle, reported WLWT-TV. Butler County sheriff’s…

Ted Cruz: Obama will ‘start quartering soldiers in people’s homes soon’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Friday said that President Barack Obama was trying to violate all of the Bill of Rights and would “start quartering soldiers in people’s homes soon.” Speaking to the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., Cruz told the audience that the country was facing “extraordinary times.”…

Kentucky woman accused of shooting half-sister in the head over Facebook feud

Investigators say a northern Kentucky woman shot her half-sister in the head Wednesday afternoon over a Facebook feud. The Mason County sheriff told WLEX-TV the women had been arguing on the social media site prior to the shooting, but investigators still aren’t sure what the dispute was about. The sheriff…

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