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Simpson’s Former Lawyer Said O.J. Knew His Pals Were Packing Heat Before Robbery

O.J. Simpson’s former lawyer defended himself point-by-point Friday against allegations he botched the former football star’s armed-robbery trial.

05/17/2013

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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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Lawmakers Focus On Bullets In New Proposed Gun Laws

California lawmakers are now focusing on the bullets, instead of guns, as they continue to try and curb gun violence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/02/2013

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Boy, 17, Held For Murder Of Another 17-Year-Old In Panorama City

Authorities are holding a 17-year-old boy for the shooting death of another 17-year-old in Panorama City.

03/30/2013

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Report: Police Can Confiscate ‘Public Nuisance’ High-Capacity Ammo Clips

The proposed draft ordinance would declare large-capacity ammunition magazines a “public nuisance” and authorize police to confiscate and destroy them.

03/05/2013

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Bill Would Force Calif. Gun Owners To Buy Insurance

Democratic lawmakers proposed legislation Tuesday that would require California gun owners to buy liability insurance to cover damages or injuries caused by their weapons.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2013

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Hesperia)

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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SoCal Lawmakers Throw Support Behind Assault Weapons Ban

A Burbank congressman said Thursday he expects lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to support an effort by California Senator Dianne Feinstein to renew a federal ban on assault weapons.

01/24/2013

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Fontana School PD Purchases 14 AR-15 Assault Weapons To Protect Students

The Fontana Unified School District Police Department purchased 14 AR-15 assault weapons to protect students in response to recent shootings across the country, but some school leaders and citizens think it’s a step in the wrong direction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/22/2013

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Calif. Teachers Fund Moves To Divest From Companies That Make Assault Weapons

The nation’s largest teacher pension fund took the first step Wednesday toward divesting from companies that make guns and high-capacity ammunition magazines that are illegal in California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2013

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SoCal Man Allegedly Posted On Facebook That He Had Guns, Incentive To Kill Kindergartners

A 24-year-old Pomona man’s alleged violent Facebook threats against Los Angeles elementary school students in December have been made public.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2013

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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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NRA Calls For Armed Police In Schools, Sen. Boxer Responds

The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”

12/21/2012

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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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