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Jeff Katz
June 10, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Armed guards, safety assessments and now even a "Tactical Rabbi" to train volunteers on the use of weapons is the new norm today at synagogues in the United States facing a growing amount of anti-Semitic attacks. Raziel Cohen, a Los Angeles rabbi dubbed the "Tactical Rabbi," carries a 9mm pistol on...
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June 10, 2019 - 9:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The justices did not comment Monday in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of...
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Jeff Katz
May 08, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Democrat presidential hopeful Eric Swalwell (D-CA) is making clear his proposed “assault weapons” ban would explicitly prohibit current possession of commonly owned semiautomatic rifles. Swalwell tweeted this on Monday: There are 15 million assault weapons in America. A ban on future sales does...
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This combination of undated photos released by the Jefferson County, Colo., Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 shows Sol Pais. (Jefferson County Sheriff's Office via AP)
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April 17, 2019 - 11:15 am
By KATHLEEN FOODY and COLLEEN SLEVIN Associated Press LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Denver-area public schools will be closed Wednesday as authorities search for a young Florida woman who flew to the city and bought a gun after becoming "infatuated" with the mass shooting at Columbine High School. The...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2014 file photo, Jeremy Richman, father of Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting victim Avielle Richman, addresses the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission in Newtown, Conn.  (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 25, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By TERRY SPENCER and KELLI KENNEDY Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The community of Parkland, Florida, is focusing attention on its suicide prevention programs after two survivors of the Florida high school massacre killed themselves in a week. Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky...
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February 02, 2019 - 11:56 am
Richmond, VA. (WRVA) - A death investigation is underway in the city of Richmond. Richmond Police sent out the following information: The Richmond Police Department is conducting a death investigation after a male was found down and unresponsive this morning in the Fan neighborhood. At...
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January 29, 2019 - 1:07 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police chief says one of his officers accidentally shot a person inside a home while firing at an armed suspect on the street. News outlets cite a release from Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera, who says both people suffered non-life-threatening wounds on...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 04, 2019 - 1:40 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is promoting a series of gun-control measures he says promote public safety while still respecting individual gun rights. The Democratic governor announced seven proposals at a Capitol news conference Friday ahead of the start of the legislative...
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December 19, 2018 - 8:46 am
by Michael Balsamo WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The regulation gives gun owners until late March to turn...
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December 11, 2018 - 12:37 pm
RICHMOND, VA (WRVA) – Lisa Farbstein Spokesperson, Office of Public Affairs Transportation Security Administration is advising that a Stafford, Virginia, man was cited by police at Richmond International Airport on Friday, December 7th after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer...
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