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3 In Custody, 3 Victims Safe After Hostage Situation In Boyle Heights

Three suspects are in custody and three victims are safe following a potential hostage situation at an apartment complex in Boyle Heights has prompted a massive police presence.

07/05/2014

Lawmakers say failed attempts by the mother of 22-year-old Elliot Rodger (pictured) regarding concerns about her son's mental health show new measures are needed. (credit: YouTube)

Legislation Would Allow Family, Friends To Notify Authorities Of Potential Gunman

State lawmakers want to give family or friends of a potential gunman the ability to ask law enforcement to prevent them from owning or buying a firearm.

05/28/2014

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Man Will Be Sentenced To 49 Years After Pleading Guilty To Firing Upon Police Officers

A 50-year-old man charged with shooting at a friend and two LAPD officers was sentenced to nearly 50 years in state prison Wednesday.

04/23/2014

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Oxnard Man, 29, Accused Of Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend

A 29-year-old Oxnard man is behind bars accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, child endangerment and possession of a firearm by an ex-felon, according to authorities.

01/04/2014

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Officials Warn Against Celebratory Gunfire On NYE

Authorities Tuesday issued a warning to residents ahead of New Year’s Eve festivities to not discharge weapons into the air.

12/31/2013

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Ex-Con Accused Of Being In Possession Of Loaded Firearm

Authorities say an ex-con accused of being in possession of a loaded firearm was behind bars this weekend.

12/15/2013

Firearms seized during recent sweeps are shown on display at a news conference on May 17, 2013 at the Los Angeles Civic Center in Los Angeles, California. California Attorney General Kamala Harris hosted a meeting of the state's district attorneys to develop recommendations on reducing gun violence. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Calif. Senate Passes Series Of Gun, Ammunition Bills

Democrats in the state Legislature on Wednesday passed a series of firearms bills designed to reduce the chances for widespread carnage even as opponents warned that the measures would not keep weapons from those intent on committing horrific crimes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

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15-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Allegedly Bringing Unloaded Gun To Diamond Bar School

A 15-year-old boy was arrested Friday after allegedly bringing an unloaded gun to a Diamond Bar high school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/03/2013

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City Council OKs Ban On High-Capacity Ammo Clips

A ban on the possession of large-capacity ammunition clips in the city of Los Angeles was one of two gun control measures the City Council approved Friday.

05/03/2013

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Calif. Senate OKs Spending $24M For Gun Seizures

State lawmakers have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would provide more money for a state program that confiscates guns from felons, those deemed mentally unstable and others who are prohibited from owning them.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

Victor McClinton was killed on Christmas Day. (credit: CBS)

Man, 20, Charged With Murdering Pasadena Youth Mentor On Christmas Day

A 20-year-old reputed gang member was charged with murder and other counts Wednesday in the Christmas Day killing of a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department employee and youth advocate in Pasadena.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2013

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Sheriff: 93 Reported Incidents Of Celebration Gunfire Over New Year’s

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported Wednesday less than 100 incidents of possible firearms discharging over the New Year’s Eve holiday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2013

An unidentified hobbyist known only by his handle "HaveBlue" posted this photo of the lower receiver of a .22 pistol made using "an old Stratasys 3D printer" from the mid-to-late 90s.(courtesy AR15.com)

World’s First 3D-Printed Gun? Hobbyist Claims Device Used To Make Key Part

An online firearms enthusiast has claimed to have successfully assembled a working firearm by using parts made by a 3D printer.

08/02/2012

Congressman Randy Duke Cunningham walks into the U.S. District Courthouse  on March 3, 2006 in San Diego, California. Cunningham was found guilty of conspiracy and tax evasion for accepting more than 2.4 million in bribes and could face up to 10 years in prison.  (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Disgraced Ex-Lawmaker Wants Gun Rights Restored After Release From Prison

A former Southland congressman and Navy veteran wants his right to bear arms reinstated when his time in federal prison is over.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/29/2012