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  • Iowa man held after arrest near White House

    November 20, 2014 4:11 PM

    WASHINGTON - An Iowa man arrested in Washington after the Secret Service found a hunting rifle, ammunition and a knife in his car parked near the White House will stay in jail for now. A judge on Thursday ordered R.J. Kapheim, of Davenport, held until a Friday hearing. He has... more »
  • Home invasion victim shoots suspect

    June 16, 2014 6:07 AM

    NEW IBERIA - Iberia Parish sheriff's deputies say the victim of a home invasion gained control of an intruder's rifle and shot him. Lt. Richard Fleming says deputies were called late Friday night to a New Iberia home. Deputies learned that three men entered the home, where three adults and... more »
  • Police: Shooter used rifle in Oregon school shooting

    June 10, 2014 2:26 PM

    TROUTDALE, OR - Officials say a lone gunman armed with a rifle killed one student and injured a teacher at an Oregon school before the shooter was found dead. Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson said Tuesday authorities have tentatively identified the gunman, but aren't ready at this point to release... more »
  • Officials consider change to Zachary gun law Play Video

    February 18, 2014 10:32 PM

    ZACHARY - City leaders want to consider changing an outdated law that allows guns to be fired anywhere in city limits. The ordinance was intended for rural areas before the city began to expand. After a couple of complaints about gunshot noises, the council and mayor are considering... more »
  • Juvenile arrested after threats with replica gun

    August 19, 2013 1:10 PM

    THIBODAUX - Police arrested a juvenile in Thibodaux after they said he threatened someone with what looked like an assault rifle early Saturday morning. Police said when they tracked down the juvenile they found out the gun was actually an Airsoft rifle meant to look like an AR-15 which... more »
  • LSP: Man arrested after BB gun brought to Capitol

    June 20, 2013 5:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested a man today who State Police said brought a BB gun which looked like a rifle to the State Capitol Building. Sgt. J. B. Slaton with LSP charged Russell W. Vaughn, 32, of Greenwell Springs with resisting arrest after he was arrested by the... more »
  • NC A&T lockdown lifted after report of armed man

    April 12, 2013 10:18 AM

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - North Carolina A&T State University has lifted a lockdown imposed after reports of a man with a rifle on campus. The university updated its website Friday afternoon to advise students and staff that the lockdown was no longer in effect. Prior to the lockdown being lifted, A&T... more »
  • NRA promises to help prevent school shootings

    December 18, 2012 4:21 PM

    WASHINGTON - The National Rifle Association is breaking its silence four days after a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., where 26 were killed, including 20 children. The nation's largest gun rights organization made its first public statements Tuesday after a self-imposed media blackout that left many wondering how it would... more »
  • Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Ore. mall shooting

    December 11, 2012 6:18 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Authorities say three people are dead, including the shooter, after a mass shooting at a packed Oregon mall. The shooting happened at the Clackamas Town Center, which was packed with holiday shoppers according to law enforcement. Officers have been going store-to-store at the Clackamas Town Center... more »
  • Shotgun wedding? Jeweler offers rifles with rings

    October 16, 2012 2:56 PM

    NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa - Have you spent your life hunting for the perfect wife? Maybe you have met the one but are feeling gun shy? An Iowa jeweler is offering free rifles for husbands-to-be who spend at least $1,999 on an engagement ring at his store near Iowa City. Jeweler... 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 »
  • Cops: NY man shoots friend in leg at his request

    May 15, 2012 12:33 PM

    STOCKHOLM, N.Y. - Authorities say a northern New York man had his friend shoot him in the leg with a rifle because he wanted to know what it feels like to be shot. State police in St. Lawrence County say the shooting occurred around 5 p.m. Sunday in the rural... more »
  • Idaho man accusded of using gun to force 'moonwalk'

    April 26, 2012 12:32 PM

    SANDPOINT, Idaho - An Idaho man has been charged with assault after authorities say he ordered another man to perform the "moonwalk" at gunpoint. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports 30-year-old John Ernest Cross was charged with the felony Tuesday in 1st District Court and appointed a public defender. Police... more »
  • Airport employee shot by passenger's rifle

    July 25, 2011 4:14 PM

    KENNER - An airport employee was accidentally shot when a hunting rifle discharged a round as it was being checked as baggage at the United Airline ticket counter at Louis Armstrong International Airport. Sgt. Larry Dyess of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says it happened about 10:30 a.m. Monday... more »
  • Child shot by 4-year-old expected to recover

    April 18, 2011 2:18 PM

    ST. AMANT - A 12-year-old boy is recovering after sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish say he was accidentally shot by a younger child. Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said a four-year-old boy was handling a loaded .22 rifle he found in a closet when the shooting happened around 6:00 p.m.... more »
  • Two arrested in suspicion of growing marijuana

    September 22, 2010 4:11 PM

    Two people were arrested at their Baton Rouge home yesterday afternoon in suspicion of growing more than 100 marijuana plants. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office said 45-year-old Cu Van Tran and 43-year-old Tina Tran were arrested after detectives found 110 budding marijuana plants with root systems, 1.69 lbs. of... more »
  • 3 people found shot to death in NW La.

    August 17, 2010 7:12 AM

    Three people have been found shot to death in a car in Caddo Parish. The shootings happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday in Spring Ridge. Investigators found an assault rifle, but don't know if it was used in the attack. Investigators have identified a person of interest in the case. No... more »
  • La. black bear found shot, killed

    April 16, 2010 5:19 AM

    Wildlife agents say a Louisiana black bear was shot and killed by a rifle near Epps, in West Carroll Parish. The dead black bear was found by a farmer and reported to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The bears are on the endangered species list and it is... more »
  • Eleven year old charged with murder

    November 3, 2009 8:43 PM

    An eleven-year-old boy in New Mexico is charged with first-degree murder for shooting his father because the man punished him. The police say evidence supports the murder charge filed by the District Attorney in Albuquerque but would not elaborate. Police contend the boy shot 42-year-old Bryon Hillburn with a rifle... more »
  • Student pleads guilty to bringing gun to school

    October 29, 2009 7:12 AM

    The 13-year-old Southeast Middle School student arrested in May for allegedly bringing a loaded, high-powered rifle onto campus has pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm on school property. Police say Anthony Haynes, a seventh-grader at Southeast Middle, was arrested for allegedly sneaking a loaded, high-powered rifle onto campus in... more »

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