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Drunk teen shot and killed after friends drop him at wrong house

A teenager who was shot and killed in Sterling, Virginia over the weekend may have accidentally entered the wrong home after a night of drinking. Law enforcement officials told The Washington Post that the drunk teen had been dropped off by friends at a house just two doors down from…

Police say gunman who killed 4 in upstate New York is dead after shootout

The man who allegedly killed four people and wounded two others in a shooting rampage in upstate New York died Thursday morning in a shootout with police. According to CBS News, officers closed in on the 64-year-old suspect around 8:00 a.m., shooting and killing him after he fired his own…

Christian academy student shoots parents in head after grounding from video games

A 14-year-old student at a Christian academy in Washington state has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting both of his parents in the head after they restricted him from playing violent video games. Grant County prosecutors on Monday said that they were asking that 14-year-old Nathan Brooks be…

Armory: Little league’s AR-15 raffle ‘going gangbusters’

An Illinois armory that has partnered with a local little league to raffle off an AR-15 military-style assault rifle says that tickets are selling like “gangbusters.” Atwood Armory co-owner Charidy Butcher told The Raw Story that her phone had been “ringing nonstop” since the raffle for Atwood-Hammond Little League began…

Nugent claims to have killed 455 pigs with machine gun ‘for Bill Maher’

Gun rights activist and musician Ted Nugent claimed in a radio interview on Monday that he killed more than 450 pigs with a machine gun while shooting from a helicopter. According to the website RumorFix, Nugent made the claim in an interview with Brett Winterble on Sirius XM Radio and…

North Carolina teachers flock to free concealed carry class

Educators in North Carolina gathered at a gun range on Saturday to attend a free concealed carry class. So many teachers arrived for the class that the gun range was forced to turn many of them away, according to local news station WSOCTV. The Rowan County Wildlife Association hosted the…

Armed protesters rally at Washington State Capitol

A group of protesters brandished their guns at the Washington State Capitol on Saturday to defend their right to bear arms. Though the armed protesters shocked some onlookers, the demonstration was legal. Washington’s “Open Carry” law does not prohibit carrying firearms on the capitol grounds. “Usually, we’re up here debating…

Maryland lawmaker introduces bill pushing back on ‘zero tolerance’ gun suspensions

A Maryland state Senator has introduced legislation he said would counter local schools’ “zero tolerance” policies regarding mimicking of firearms. WJZ-TV reported on Friday that state Sen. J.B. Jennings (R) would prohibit school administrators from suspending students for making their food or fingers into the shape of a gun, or…

Georgia Republican proposes relaxing gun restrictions on mentally ill

A Republican state lawmaker in Georgia on Thursday introduced a bill that would relax gun restrictions on people who have been treated for mental illness. State Rep. Rick Jasperse (R) told The Associated Press that his bill — titled the “Safe Carry Protection Act” — would allow people who have…

District suspends police-in-schools program after officer discharges gun

A school district in New York has put a program to put armed officers in schools on hold after a policeman’s handgun went off at Highland High School. At a Wednesday meeting with parents, Highland Central School District and police officials explained that Officer Sean McCutcheon had been suspended after…

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