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Man arrested in Colorado hotel with assault rifle and high-capacity magazines

A man with an assault rifle, high-capacity magazines and a stolen handgun was arrested at Colorado Springs hotel over the weekend after employees reported that he was acting threatening. The Gazette reported that Colorado Springs police were called to Staybridge Suites early Saturday in response to a man who was…

Child shoots herself at Yellowstone after Congress legalizes guns at parks

A young girl shot herself to death at Yellowstone Yellowstone National Park on Saturday morning. According to a statement from the National Park Service, a woman called 911 on Saturday morning and told dispatchers that her daughter had shot herself with a handgun at the Grant Village Campground. Emergency medical…

Chicago woman charged with raping a man at gunpoint, stealing his iPhone

A 33-year-old man told police that two women who he thought were kind strangers offering him a ride turned out to be rapists and armed robbers. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the man had been walking on the Near North Side on July 26 when 25-year-old Cierra Ross and her…

White Dallas man shoots 8-year-old black boy in the face as he plays ‘tag’

An 8-year-old African-American boy in Texas is struggling to recover after being shot in the face by a 46-year-old white man, but authorities have not been able to determine a motive. Dallas police said that Donald Maiden Jr., who had just celebrated his 8th birthday on Sunday, was playing tag…

Florida man cites ‘Bush doctrine’ after pre-emptive killing of neighbors at Labor Day cookout

Lawyers for a Florida man this week cited President George W. Bush’s pre-emptive war in Iraq and the “Bush Doctrine” as a defense after their client killed two neighbors and attempted to kill a third on Labor Day. Florida Today reported on Wednesday that attorney’s for William T. Woodward had…

Boy shoots 8-year-old brother in head after mother falls asleep next to loaded guns

An 8-year-old boy in Shippensburg, PA was shot in the head by his 6-year-old brother after the boys’ mother fell asleep with a loaded rifle and pistol lying out in the open. According to WHTM Channel 27, the older boy is in very critical condition and the younger boy in…

Florida mother fatally shoots 1-year-old daughter and then herself

Police in Florida are investigating a Sunday shooting that left a 35-year-old woman and her 1-year-old daughter dead. The Herald-Tribune reported that Sarasota police responded to a 911 call at around 9:45 a.m. on Sunday morning and discovered that 35-year-old Sarah Harnish had died of a gunshot wound. The woman’s…

Underwear-clad man with gun chasing burglars down his street shot by suspicious neighbor

An Oklahoma man is expected to recover after being shot by a neighbor who became suspicious when he saw him running down the street in his underwear. Joshua Snow was at his Owasso home early Monday morning when heard someone breaking into his car, according to KOKI. Not even stopping…

Connecticut man shoots self while biking and claims it was hoodie-wearing ‘gang’

A Connecticut man, who accidentally shot himself while riding a bicycle, was arrested this week after lying to police and saying that a “gang” of men wearing black hoodies had attacked him. The Connecticut Post reported that Stratford police were notified on Thursday that 22-year-old Wendell Docteur was being treated…

Ted Nugent’s wife ‘embarrassed’ after being arrested with gun at Dallas airport

The wife of conservative rocker Ted Nugent was arrested at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) on Thursday after baggage screeners discovered a handgun in her carry-on luggage. Dallas lawyer David Finn told the Star-Telegram that 51-year-old Shemane Nugent was “embarrassed” and sorry about the incident. Finn said that Shemane Nugent…

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