Rowlett Officers Arrest Teen Found Near School With RiflePolice say Diego Horta initially insisted he didn’t have weapons and lied about his age, saying he was 16, before saying, “I’m 17. I forgot I turned 17."
US Companies Take A Stand, Raise Age To Purchase GunsKroger and L.L. Bean said Thursday they will no longer sell guns to anyone under 21, becoming the third and fourth major retailers this week to put restrictions in place that are stronger than federal laws. The announcements follow those by Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart, emphasizing the pressure companies are facing to take a stand.
Trump Endorses Raising Minimum Age To 21 For More WeaponsPresident Trump endorsed stricter gun control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader range of weapons than at present.
5 Years After Sandy Hook, Mental Health Care Worries LingerThe massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary sounded alarms nationally about gaps in mental health care and led to calls for better screening and services, but some key reforms have yet to be delivered by Congress.
Different Laws And Databases Affect Gun Background ChecksThere are a lot of complexities in the laws when it comes to buying and carrying guns.
FBI Releases Documents On 2012 Newtown School ShootingThe FBI has released more than 1,500 pages of documents related to its investigation of the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Official: US Approves 1st Arms Sale To Taiwan Under TrumpA U.S. official tells The Associated Press that the State Department has approved arms sales to Taiwan worth a total of $1.3 billion.
FWPD Holding Gun Buyback Event This WeekendFor the first time since 2009, the Fort Worth Police Department is holding a gun buyback event. Anyone who turns in a gun will get a $50 gift card -- no questions asked.
Texas Bill Would Let Firefighters, EMTs Carry Guns On DutyParamedics would be able to pack more than just medical supplies if one state lawmaker gets his way. State Representative John Wray wants all first-responders in Texas to be able to carry guns.
Rule On Guns And Mentally Ill People Faces A GOP RollbackIn a sign of the new climate taking hold on gun issues under a Trump administration with a Republican-led Congress, a rule to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people is on its way to being scrapped.
TSA Discovers 80 Firearms In Carry-On Bags Around Nation Last WeekOf the 80 firearms discovered, 65 were loaded and 26 had a round chambered, according to a weekly TSA blog.
US Halts Some Saudi Arms Sales To Over Yemen Deaths ConcernsThe Obama administration is terminating some sales of military arms to Saudi Arabia over concerns about the killing of civilians in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition.