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Secret Service: Cop-killing bank robber shot dead in Phoenix had threatened Obama

Federal authorities said a man suspected in a weeklong bank robbery spree that stretched across the U.S. and the shooting death of a Mississippi police officer had been previously arrested for making online threats against President Barack Obama. Mario Edward Garnett was shot and killed by a detective just after…

Two bald eagles shot and killed near D.C.

Police in Maryland are investigating the death of two bald eagles that were shot near Washington, D.C. in the last week. According to D.C. Crime Stories, one of the birds was shot on Christmas day while it was feeding on a deer carcass in Brookville. On Saturday, the second bird…

No charges after family member’s gun fatally shoots 2-month-old on Christmas Eve

An autopsy was being conducted on Thursday after a 2-month-old girl was shot to death in Pennsylvania on Christmas Eve. The Lancaster Intelligencer Journal reported that the infant had been killed by a single gunshot wound in East Lampeter Township on Tuesday just after 2 p.m. Investigators said that the…

George Zimmerman vents on Twitter after freelancer shoots video of him picking up guns

George Zimmerman got his guns back after police dropped domestic violence charges against him. TMZ posted video of Zimmerman, who gained notoriety after shooting and killing an unarmed teen in his Florida neighborhood, picking up weapons with the girlfriend who told police that he’d pointed a gun at her face…

Texas Gun Club grand opening goes wrong when employee shoots own hand

The grand opening week of the Frisco Gun Club of Frisco, Texas was marred by an accident at the shooting range when an employee shot his own hand while trying to clear a jammed Ruger 9-millimeter handgun. According to Claire St. Amant of CultureMap Dallas, the shooting club opened on…

Rush Limbaugh: ‘Liberalism’ mental illness causes ‘practically every’ school shooting

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh asserted on Monday that nearly every school shooting had been caused by the “mental health problem” of liberalism. Classmates of the teen gunman killed at a school shooting last week in Colorado had told the Denver Post that he disliked Republicans and “described him as…

Kentucky man shot and wounded after setting his gun on a toilet paper dispenser

A Kentucky man accidentally shot himself after setting his pistol on a toilet paper dispenser while using a restaurant bathroom. Police in Elizabethtown said the man, whose name was not released, was shot in the leg after the firearm fell from the dispenser at a Fazoli’s restaurant and accidentally fired.…

TSA agent seizes ‘John Wayne’ sock monkey’s toy gun from woman’s sewing bag

Airport security agents confiscated a toy pistol from a sock monkey based on a John Wayne’s character in “True Grit.” Phyllis May, of Redmond, Wasington, said she and her husband were traveling from St. Louis to Seattle with some of her hand-made dolls and sewing supplies stowed in her carry-on…

Unarmed man charged with assault after NY cops shoot at him but wound bystanders instead

A grand jury indicted an unarmed, emotionally disturbed man on assault charges after police opened fire on him near New York City’s Times Square and wounded two bystanders. Investigators said 35-year-old Glenn Broadnax, of Brooklyn, created a disturbance Sept. 14 by lurching into traffic and lunging toward oncoming cars. Police…

Tea party radio host misses felony court date because he was in jail for extortion and drugs

A Michigan tea party activist missed a scheduled court appearance in Wisconsin because he spent Thanksgiving weekend in jail on felony charges in the Upper Peninsula. Doug Sedenquist was arrested last week and charged with extortion, using a computer to commit a crime, aggravated stalking and possession of a drug…

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