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Thousands Of Firearms Destroyed In Annual ‘Gun Melt’ Event

Authorities say nearly 5,000 handguns, rifles and other weapons were destroyed Wednesday as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s 21st annual Gun Melt.

08/13/2014

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Angelenos Surrender 950 Firearms During City’s Annual Gun Buyback

More than 900 firearms were taken off the street during the city’s annual Gun Buyback program over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2014

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UC Santa Barbara Student Arrested After Allegedly Firing Gun Inside Apartment

A UC Santa Barbara student was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly fired a gun inside his apartment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2014

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New Effort Underway To Take Guns Away From Domestic Violence Offenders

The Los Angeles Police Department and city officials Wednesday announced a new domestic violence/firearms policy aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of domestic abusers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2013

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817 Firearms Collected During Annual LA Gun Buyback

More than 800 firearms were collected over the weekend during the city’s annal gun buyback program, the mayor’s office announced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2013

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Bill Would Expand State’s Gun-Storage Requirements

A bill that appears headed to the governor would require gun owners to lock up their weapons if they live with a convicted felon or anyone else who is prohibited from owning a firearm.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2013

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Alleged Cockfighting Operation Busted In Lancaster

Authorities say they’ve arrested two men and recovered 27 roosters while executing a search warrant at a home in unincorporated Lancaster.

08/10/2013

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Firearms Banned At All LA Community College Campuses

All campuses in the Los Angeles Community College District are now gun-free zones.

08/09/2013

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6 Cold Case Murders Solved, Dozens Charged In Montebello Gang Sweep

A joint investigation targeting criminal street gangs in more than a dozen separate locations in the East Los Angeles area resulted in several arrests, authorities said Wednesday.

05/15/2013

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Poll Finds More Than Half Of Californians Back Gun Control Measures

Californians say it’s more important to protect people from gun violence than to protect their right to own a firearm, according to the largest statewide poll of registered voters.

03/25/2013

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Glendale Council Bans Gun Shows From City Property

The City of Glendale has voted to ban the Glendale Gun Show after hosting it for 20 years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2013

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Hesperia Lawmaker Backs Bill To Fund Firearms Training For Teachers

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly is expected to introduce a “School Marshal Plan” that would allow educators to pay for firearms training for teachers, janitors, and school administrators.

01/30/2013

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Glendale Council Bans Gun Shows From City Property

City Council members voted 4-1 in favor of banning gun shows from city-owned property Tuesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/22/2013

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LA County Sheriff’s Department’s ‘Gifts For Guns’ Program Set For Monday

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will hold its annual “Gifts for Guns” program on Monday, Jan. 21.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/18/2013

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Authorities Discourage Individuals From Firing Guns During NYE Celebrations

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and a few other law enforcement officers discouraged individuals Thursday from firing guns in the air during New Year’s Eve celebrations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2012

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