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Police chased three burglary suspects from Chino to downtown LA Wednesday. One of the suspects is still at-large. (credit: CBS)

Chino Burglary Suspect Remains At-Large After 2 Alleged Accomplices Are Nabbed

Detectives recovered two shotguns, an assault rifle, an M1 rifle and at least one handgun.

04/02/2014

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Applications For Concealed Gun Permits Surge In California

About 56,000 Californians have a concealed-weapons permit in a state of 38 million residents.

03/12/2014

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350 Guns Seized, 2 Men Held For Alleged Gunrunning

State agents have seized some 350 guns and arrested two California men on suspicion of illegal firearms trafficking.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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OC Sheriff Eases Restrictions For Concealed Weapons Permits

In a controversial move, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens Thursday reacted to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion, and loosened requirements for obtaining a concealed weapons permit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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Smith & Wesson Says They’ll No Longer Sell Their Newest Gun In Calif.

Microstamping is the latest battleground in the national debate over gun control. The law requires guns to mark the bullet casings with a serial number imprinted in the firearm.

01/25/2014

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Calif. Bill Seeks To Regulate Homemade Guns

A state lawmaker proposed Monday that California extend its requirement that gun buyers undergo background checks and register their weapons to anyone who assembles a firearm in their home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2014

Just a few of the weapons seized by Sheriff's in Littlerock. (credit: LA Sheriff's Dept.)

Sheriff Announces Arrest Of 3 For Having Huge Weapons Cache

Sheriff’s Deputies have announced the arrest of three men in Littlerock for weapons possession.

01/12/2014

Hundreds gathered in Pomona Sunday to pray for peace and an end to gun violence. (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Pray For End Of Gun Violence In Pomona

More than 200 people gathered in Pomona Sunday for a day of prayer that is hoping to stem gun violence in that community.

11/10/2013

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Passengers At Terminal 3 Recount Stories Of Fear, Terror

Passengers at LAX Terminal #3 Friday were going to different places but all of them could meet at one place — fear.

11/01/2013

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Starbucks CEO Asks Customers Not To Bring Firearms Into Stores

Amid an ongoing debate regarding guns in America, Starbucks has asked customers not to bring weapons into its stores.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2013

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SoCal Senator Pushes For Ammunition Buying License

A controversial gun measure proposed by a Southern California lawmaker that would require background checks for all ammunition purchases statewide is moving forward in Sacramento.

08/13/2013

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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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Ordinance Aimed At Protecting Police Would Require BB Guns To Be Painted

Will colorfully painted BB and pellet guns help police protect themselves from officer-involved shootings?

08/08/2013

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2nd Fatal Shooting Reported On Western Ave In Less Than A Week

A second fatal shooting in more than a week has been reported along Western Avenue in the unincorporated area of Westmont.

08/04/2013

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. Law Takes Effect On Microstamping Guns

A California law that requires all semiautomatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps a code with the weapon’s make, model and serial number on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.

05/18/2013

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