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Abbott: Armed School Employees OK Under Texas Law

Attorney General Greg Abbott says Texas school districts that authorize employees to carry handguns aren’t violating state law.

04/18/2014

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Facebook Does About Face On Private Gun Sale Policy

A gun deal going down in minutes, the CBS 11 I-Team showed you how easy it is to buy and sell guns on social media sites, with very little oversight. Now, Facebook, which also owns Instagram, says they’re making some big changes.

CBS 11–03/05/2014

An woman holds a SIG Sauer SP 2022 9mm pistol. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Booming Social Media Gun Groups Make Private Sales Easy

No waiting, no hassle, and no background checks… If you want to buy a gun you could go to a store and jump through hoops or you just jump online.

CBS 11–02/18/2014

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Local Collectors Help Keep Veterans’ Memories Alive

As the years pass there are fewer and fewer World War II veterans left to tell their stories. But some dedicated collectors are using weapons of war as a window into the past, to keep the veterans’ memories alive.

CBS 11–11/11/2013

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TSA To Allow Small Knives, Bats, Clubs On Planes

Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.

03/05/2013

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Recent Mass Shootings Prompt Weapons Check At Sci-Fi Convention

The Comic Con Sci-fi Expo is coming to North Texas this weekend. But for any Sci-fi fans planning on going, be prepared to check your light saber at the door.

02/08/2013

An assortment of seized assault rifles, shotguns, pistols and ammunition. (credit: Getty Images/Norberto Duarte/AFP)

Competing Texas Gun Buyback Events This Saturday

This weekend there will be two competing gun buyback events being held in North Texas. One meant to take guns out of circulation, and the other strictly for profit or personal acquisition — but both will be giving cash for the weapons.

KRLD–01/17/2013

Arrest photo of Azeez Ahmed, charged with Tampering with a Government Record after weapons and suspected forged documents were found in his vehicle in Hurst. (credit: Hurst Police Dept.)

Alleged Forgeries In Hurst Lead To Arrest Of Former U.S. Soldier

A former U.S. soldier is officially under arrest after North Texas police discovered forged documents and weapons in his truck. For now, Azeez Ahmed is facing state charges of tampering with a governmental record.

CBSDFW.COM–10/02/2012

An image of a handgun inside a briefcase is displayed on the screen of an x-ray machine. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Love Field Breaks Carryon Handgun Violation Record

A new record set at Dallas Love Field Airport has the facility’s Federal Security Director concerned. Director Amy Williams said in April alone agents have found six handguns in carryon bags, at TSA checkpoints.

04/27/2012

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Report: Cops Seized 2.7 Pounds Of Pot In TCU sting

Fort Worth police seized about 2.7 pounds of marijuana in the TCU-related drug sting that led to the arrests of four football players and a dozen other students.

02/29/2012