Assault rifle

July 26, 2002: Russian weapon designer Mikhail Kalashnikov presents his legendary assault rifle to the media while opening the exhibition "Kalashnikov - legend and curse of a weapon" at a weapons museum in Suhl, Germany. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)

AK-47 designer Kalashnikov wrote penitent letter

MOSCOW (AP) — In a regretful letter penned a few months before his death, Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the AK-47 assault rifle, asked the head of the Russian Orthodox Church if he was to […]

01/13/2014

Sheriff says deputy who shot teen followed procedure

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials in Northern California say their preliminary review shows a deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy did not violate department procedure governing the use of deadly force. […]

12/11/2013

Woman at a gun store (AP Photo)

Fearful of ban, frenzied buyers swarm gun stores

NEW YORK (AP) — The phones at Red’s Trading Post wouldn’t stop ringing. Would-be customers from as far away as New York wanted to know if the Twin Falls, Idaho gun shop had firearms in stock.

12/28/2012

Cops: Man plotted attack during 'Twilight' movie

BOLIVAR, Mo. (AP) – A southwest Missouri man is accused of plotting to open fire inside a movie theater during a screening of the new “Twilight” film. Twenty-three-year-old Blaec Lammers of Bolivar was charged Friday […]

11/16/2012

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