Firearms

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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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More Than 2K Firearms Voluntarily Surrendered During LA’s Gun Buyback Program

The city’s annual Gun Buyback program collected more than 2,000 firearms Wednesday, Los Angeles officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2012

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Officials Run Out Of Gift Cards During Gun Buyback Event

A gun buyback event held Wednesday was so popular that LAPD officials ran out of the gift cards they were using as an incentive.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2012

(credit: City Of San Juan Capistrano)

OC School District Rejects Councilman’s Request For Teachers To Carry Guns

An Orange County school district has rejected a plan made by a local city councilman asking for teachers to carry guns in classrooms in the wake of Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/20/2012

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Calif. Treasurer Eyes Pension Divestment From Gun Manufacturers

State Treasurer Bill Lockyer is calling for a review of state pension fund investments connected to a company that manufactures firearms – including a type of rifle used in the Connecticut school shootings.

12/18/2012

An undated photo of Christy Wilson, one of eight people killed in what was the worst mass shooting ever in Orange County. (courtesy Paul Wilson/Facebook)

Husband Of Seal Beach Massacre Victim Pushes Gun Control Reform

One year after the worst mass slaying ever in Orange County, one Seal Beach man hopes to prevent another tragedy like the one that claimed the life of his wife.

10/12/2012

(courtesy Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives)

$10,000 Reward Offered In Corona Gun Store Burglary

ATF officials and Corona police are asking the public for help after an unidentified number of firearms were stolen from Turner’s Outdoorsman.

08/30/2012

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When Chuck E. Cheese Doesn’t Do It: How About A Gun Range?

No more Grand Theft Auto for little Cletus: give him a real .45 and see how he does. As long as he can see over the ammo. counter.

06/13/2012

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SWAT Team Called In After Firearms Stolen From Burbank Gun Store

Police believe at least one suspect may have fled with some firearms after a gun shop in Burbank was burglarized.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/24/2012

This military-grade rocket launcher was among nearly 1,700 weapons recovered in Saturday's buyback. (credit: CBS)

‘Military-Grade’ Rocket Launcher Exchanged In LA Gun Buyback

Hundreds of handguns, rifles and dozens of assault weapons are now off the streets of L.A. as part of the city’s annual gun buyback program.

05/14/2012

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Los Angeles Man Faces Federal Charges Of Selling Heroin, Guns To ATF Informant

Federal agents have arrested a Los Angeles man on charges of heroin possession after he sold 31 firearms to confidential informant.

05/03/2012

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Gun Rights Advocates Likely To Challenge Calif. Handgun Ban

Will a statewide ban aimed at California gun owners firearms backfire on lawmakers?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/20/2012

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Thieves Use Van As Battering Ram In Attempt To Burglarize Cerritos Gun Store

A stolen van, used as a battering ram by thieves, crashed into ammunition store early Monday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2011

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TSA Reports Increase Of Illegal Items At Ontario Airport Checkpoints

TSA officers at Ontario Airport say that they are seeing an increase in the number of people attempting to take guns and other dangerous devices on planes. Four guns have been found so far this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/06/2011

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9 Arrested In Undercover Probe Of Weapons Trafficking Ring

Federal authorities have arrested nine men in the San Fernando Valley as part of a yearlong investigation into a firearms trafficking ring.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

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