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Witnesses: Texas cops fatally shot unarmed man in back as he ran away

Texas authorities shot and killed an unarmed Utah man while he was fleeing, witnesses said this week. According to KSL, Duncanville police responded on Monday after a friend reported that 28-year-old Clinton Peterson refused to leave the home of his sister, Melissa Peterson. Peterson told KSL that the officers confronted…

Police chief in Trayvon Martin’s town tells neighborhood watch: No more guns

The police chief of the town where teenager Trayvon Martin was shot and killed has ordered neighborhood watch volunteers to report to duty in their neighborhoods unarmed or not to report at all. According to News Channel 13, Sanford, Florida’s new police chief Cecil Smith is making major changes to…

Alabama man admits to hiring ‘Klansman’ to hang black neighbor ‘like an animal’

An Alabama man admitted Thursday to trying to hire a man he believed was a Ku Klux Klansman to kill his neighbor, who is black and a registered sex offender. According to court documents, 29-year-old Allen Wayne Densen Morgan told an undercover FBI agent that he wanted to see the…

Two injured and gunman in custody after shooting incident at Tennessee Navy base

Officials in the city of Millington, TN confirm reports of shots fired at Millington Navy Base. According to local station WMC-TV Channel 5, emergency personnel are responding to the scene. WMC-TV said that at least two people have been shot. WREG reported that the shooter is currently in police custody.…

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…

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