Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives

Riverview Gun Sales (AP Photo)

Shop that sold gun to Newtown mom loses license

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A shop that sold a gun to the Newtown school shooter’s mother has lost its federal firearms license.


Riverside police find explosive materials at home

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities have blown up highly explosive chemicals at the home of a packrat who was arrested on suspicion of firing a gun in his front yard.


LA-area couple charged in murder-for-hire scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles-area mother and a family friend were charged in federal court Monday with hiring a hit man to kill her daughter’s boyfriend.


Bullets for sale

Obama administration plan for curbing gun violence

(AP) – Here are the proposals for curbing gun violence announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama in an easy to read digest.


Children who wrote letters to President Obama about the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, watch as he signs executive orders outlining proposals to reduce gun violence. (AP Photo)

Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

WASHINGTON (AP) – Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades.


Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Gov’t spent $18 billion on immigration enforcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration spent more money on immigration enforcement in the last fiscal year than all other federal law enforcement agencies combined, according to a report on the government’s enforcement efforts.


BUSHMASTER XM15 E2S rifle (top), SIG SAUER and GLOCK 31 handguns (l-r) (AP Photo)

ATF: Gunman, mother visited shooting range

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Investigators say school shooter Adam Lanza visited an area shooting range but have not concluded whether he actually practiced shooting there.




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