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  • Ponchatoula woman arrested after shooting boyfriend with assault rifle

    November 25, 2015 1:11 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Sheriff’s deputies in Tangipahoa Parish reported the arrest of a Ponchatoula woman accused of shooting her boyfriend in the stomach with an assault rifle late Tuesday afternoon. 32-year-old Winter Flowers was booked into the parish prison on one count of second degree aggravated battery. While deputies were... more »
  • Florida arms maker creates 'Tactical Crusader' assault rifle

    September 8, 2015 3:03 PM

    APOPKA, Fla. - A Florida assault rifle manufacturer has released a firearm aimed specifically at combating Islamic extremism. The Spike's Tactical Crusader is a new version of the AR-15 assault rifle with the Bible verse Psalm 144:1 laser-etched into the weapon and is adorned with shield and cross decorative... more »
  • Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s and similar weapons

    August 26, 2015 2:32 PM

    NEW YORK - Wal-Mart says it will stop stocking the AR-15 and other semi-automatic weapons at its store because fewer people are buying them. The retailer says it will replace them with more hunting rifles and shot guns. A Wal-Mart spokesman says the semi-automatic weapons were sold at fewer... more »
  • Police say armed man at NC mall is a soldier

    July 3, 2015 9:36 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, NC- Authorities say a Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a North Carolina mall after appearing there with an assault rifle and other military gear. Fayetteville police say Bryan Scott Wolfinger, 25, was arrested and charged with "going armed to the terror of the... more »
  • Police find rifle carried by ambush suspect check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 22, 2014 2:00 AM

    CANADENSIS, PA - Authorities don't have the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks, but they say they've found the AK-47-style assault rifle that he was carrying. Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Sunday that police believe their massive manhunt is hot... more »
  • Official: Ga. school suspect had assault rifle

    August 20, 2013 3:47 PM

    DECATUR, Ga. - A police chief says the suspect in a Georgia elementary school shooting fired from inside the school and officers returned fire. DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric L. Alexander said at a news conference that the gunman who had an assault rifle was able to get into Ronald... more »
  • BRPD training with new military surplus weapons

    January 30, 2013 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police started training recently with military surplus assault rifles purchased through a federal grant to help arm officers dealing with gun violence on the streets of Baton Rouge. Chief Dewayne White told News 2 earlier this month the weapons would help "outfit our officers with the... more »
  • Stephen King writes post-Newtown essay on guns

    January 25, 2013 4:33 PM

    BANGOR, Maine - Horror writer Stephen King is seeking to provoke a discussion on gun control and gun rights following the school shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn. The Maine native is a gun owner. He calls for three "reasonable measures" to curb gun violence in an essay titled "Guns," released... more »
  • Angry over denial for disaster aid, man pulls gun

    September 13, 2012 3:55 PM

    LAPLACE - A man who allegedly got a fully loaded AR-15 assault rifle from his pickup truck after being turned down for disaster food stamps is jailed in St. John the Baptist Parish. Louisiana State Police say a claims processor in LaPlace told officers that a man had become irate... more »
  • EBRSO: DNA, shell casings connect suspect to murder

    July 17, 2012 5:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators arrested a Baton Rouge man in connection with a shooting last month that killed one person and injured another. Casey Rayborn Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested Gary Davis, 22, on July 12 for the shooting which happened early the... more »
  • Details announced for second Gas for Guns exchange

    November 2, 2011 11:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge authorities announced their plans for the parish's second "Gas for Guns" buyback program today. Police will collect weapons anonymously at two churches in the parish. In return, people get gas certificates worth $50 to $300 at Circle K stations for each qualifying handgun or... more »

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