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778 Firearms Taken Off The Street During City Of LA’s Annual Gun Buyback

More than 750 guns were taken off the streets of Los Angeles during the city’s annual Gun Buyback program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/15/2014

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LA Ordinance Would Require Gun Owners To Store Firearms In Locked Containers

A half-dozen City Council members are calling for gun owners to put a lock on it.

11/07/2014

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Man Says Deputies In La Quinta Pointed Service Weapons As He Recorded Friend’s Arrest

Alejandro Natividad says he was unarmed when he pulled out his cell phone and began recording a La Quinta police officer who then turned his service weapon on him Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/27/2014

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Police: Rapper ‘Too Short’ Flees Burbank Airport After Taking Loaded Handgun Through Security

Police say they arrested a rapper who goes by the name “Too Short” after he brought a loaded handgun through the security check at Bob Hope Airport.

10/02/2014

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Report: Relaxed Restrictions Will Have More OC Residents Packing Heat

The number of concealed weapons permits issued this year in Orange County could double after officials implemented a more relaxed standard earlier this year, according to a report.

09/01/2014

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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

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