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Alabama congressional candidate’s ad uses assault rifle to ‘do some damage’ to Obamacare

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) – A congressional candidate in Alabama is taking aim – literally – at the federal statute known as Obamacare in a new campaign advertisement in which he fires rounds from several weapons into a paper copy of the healthcare reform law. Will Brooke, a Birmingham businessman, is…

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…

Colorado man opens fire on officer with AR-15 at traffic stop for no headlights

A Colorado man is in critical condition on Wednesday after he used an AR-15 assault rifle to fire at an officer and then was shot himself. A Longmont Police Department press release obtained by the Coloradoan said that the 36-year-old police officer had stopped the suspect at about 2:15 a.m.…

Man fatally shot 10 times with assault rifle outside California Carl’s Jr.

Authorities on Sunday confirmed that a man in California was shot 10 times with a military-style assault rifle while he was standing outside a fast food restaurant. A county Medical Examiner’s office report obtained by KNSD indicated that a 43-year-old victim died after being gunned down in the parking lot…

Assault rifle found in car of suspected Phoenix shooter

Investigators in Arizona on Thursday reportedly recovered a military-style assault rifle in a vehicle rented by a man who they suspect of killing one person and wounding two others at an office building in Phoenix on Wednesday. Mesa police confirmed that a body found in a Bass Pro Shop parking…

Man shops at Utah JCPenney while carrying assault rifle

A man in Riverdale, Utah walked into a local JCPenney department store this week armed to the teeth, carrying a holstered handgun, a semi-automatic assault rifle and extra clips on his belt. The strange display of firepower was enough to draw a scene, with bystanders taking photos and making concerned…

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