Guns

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Xinhua
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 15, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Schools across New York began the academic year with a new tool intended to prevent student suicides and violence: the ability to ask a court to remove a troubled person's access to firearms.
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Democratic presidential candidate former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke answers a question Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 14, 2019 - 6:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's "hell yes" moment at the Democrats' presidential debate is scrambling his party's message on guns. The Democrats have long contended their support of gun control laws does not mean they want to take away law-abiding citizens' firearms. But on Friday, they struggled...
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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before departing on Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Washington. Trump is en route to Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 12, 2019 - 11:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pledged Thursday to protect the Second Amendment, hours after huddling with top advisers to discuss gun control measures he might be willing to publicly stand behind. Speaking to reporters before flying to Baltimore for a Republican retreat, Trump insisted "...
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Handguns
Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 6:24 pm
New Jersey is joining New York as the latest state to institute a “red flag” law.
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Brandon Wagshol
Norwalk Police Department
August 16, 2019 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Police seized weapons and body armor at the home of a man they say was plotting a mass murder. Internet postings on Facebook about mass murder by the man initially rasied concerns. The FBI credits a vigilant citizen for disrupting what could have been a mass killing spree plot...
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In this undated booking photo provided by the Greene County, Missouri, Sheriff's Office shows 20-year-old Dmitriy Andreychenko. Five days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, panicked shoppers fled a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, after Andreychenko, carrying a rifle and wearing body armor walked around the store before being stopped by an off-duty firefighter. Police on Friday identified the man as Andreychenko, who lived in the Springfield area. (Greene County Sheriff via AP) .
August 09, 2019 - 7:37 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just...
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Bump stock
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer
December 18, 2018 - 12:12 pm
The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.
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Gun
AP Photo/Michael Hill
December 04, 2018 - 7:26 am
Should authorities be able to deny handgun licenses for hateful tweets?
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Guns file image
Dreamstime
June 02, 2018 - 12:39 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Illegal guns, drugs, and fake law enforcement gear were all found inside of a Queens home. Kevin Nugent's home stands out on a block of 245th Street. Three black security cameras surround the home's front entrance, pointing not only at whoever would be trying to get in, but...
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Dreamstime
April 30, 2018 - 4:31 pm
An effort has been launched make it easier for New Yorkers to track down where guns used in crimes are coming from.
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