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Arkansas school district buying guns for 20 teachers and staff

A school district in Arkansas is responding to last year’s tragic school shooting in Connecticut by arming more than 20 teachers and other employees. The Associated Press reported on Tuesday that Clarksville School District was providing each participant with $1,100 to purchase a firearm and holster. In addition, the district…

BB gun-packing man chokes girlfriend in jealous rage over dog

A Michigan man was being held on Monday after allegedly breaking his girlfriend’s nose, choking her and shooting her dog with a BB gun because he was jealous of the animal. The Bay City Times reported on Monday that police were called to McLaren Bay Region hospital on July 23…

Michigan man shoots self in groin while target practicing

A Michigan man is recovering in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after he shot himself in the groin over the weekend. The Argus-Press first reported that a pistol tucked into the waistband of a 75-year-old Owosso man discharged, causing a bullet to be fired into his genitals. Shiawassee County…

Texas pastor shoots nephew dead at church on Sunday

A Texas pastor is being accused of murder for allegedly fatally shooting his nephew on Sunday. The Newton County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to KBMT that Pastor Luther Jones of the Belgrade Baptist Church was being held on a murder charge. Juanita Jones told KJAS that her brother, 34-year-old Curtis Jones,…

Women in combat no later than 2016: Pentagon

Female soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, train on a firing range while testing new body armor in Fort Campbell, Ky., in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan 2012 file photo. Women…  …

Sheriff quashes conservative squeal at gun buyback delay: Background checks are ‘greater good’

A Colorado sheriff says that gun rights activists who mocked background check laws that forced a gun buyback program to be canceled are missing the “bigger good” that the law is doing. The Boulder Daily Camera reported on Tuesday that a buyback event put on by the community organizing group…

Fox News rehabilitates Zimmerman with ‘car crash truthers’ report

Fox News on Tuesday extended a story about former neighborhood watchmen George Zimmerman’s rescue of passengers in an overturned truck into a second day by taking on what they called “car crash truthers.” On Monday, the conservative network had broken into regular programming for a “Fox News Alert” that Zimmerman…

Tennessee woman fires shots at kid-filled car near her driveway

A Tennessee woman is facing felony reckless endangerment charges after she allegedly fired multiple times and hit a car full of children that she thought was going to turn around in her driveway. Oscar Scott told the Times-News that his wife and five children, ages 4 to 12, had come…

Florida officials: Zimmerman resurfaces to rescue passenger from overturned truck

Officials in Florida say that former neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman briefly came out of hiding last week long enough to rescue the passenger of a vehicle that had overturned. Sanford Police Department Capt. Jim McAuliffe told ABC News that Zimmerman “pulled an individual from a truck that had rolled over”…

Watch: Camo-wearing woman guns down man at Texas store and videotapes body

Surveillance video capture a Texas woman gunning down a man at a gas station in Houston and then videotaping the body with her cellphone before fleeing the scene. KHOU reported that surveillance video recorded at a Gulf gas station on Sunday night shows a woman partially dressed in camouflage arguing…

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