Bill Targeting Those Who Lie On Firearm Purchase Applications Heads To Texas GovernorIt's already a federal crime to lie on an application to buy a firearm, but the state is now increasing its own penalties.
48-Year-Old Accused Of Killing Man Who Was Walking Dog In Dallas Faces Federal Firearms ChargeThe man accused in the murder of James Faith, who was shot while walking his dog with his wife in Dallas, has now been charged with a federal firearms offense, officials said.
DFW Near Top Of List For Airports Where TSA Confiscated Most Firearms At Security CheckpointsDespite fewer airline passengers in 2020, officials with the Transportation Security Administration say they detected twice as many firearms at airport security checkpoints in Texas and nationwide compared to 2019.
American Among Major US Airlines Banning Guns In Luggage For Washington DC FlightsFort Worth-based American Airlines is among major U.S. airlines that are prohibiting passengers flying to the Washington D.C. area from putting guns in their bags as they aim to step up security ahead of the inauguration.
Prison For Man Who Sold Texas Shooter Seth Ator AR-15 Used In Midland-Odessa MassacreThe man who sold the AR-15 used to gun down 32 people in Midland and Odessa, Texas in 2020 is headed to federal prison.
Boom In 2020 U.S. Gun Sales Leads To Record-Breaking YearThe winter holidays aren't even here and sales of firearms have hit a new high in the U.S., already topping the prior record set in 2016.
Walmart Pulls Guns And Ammunition From Displays, Citing Potential Risk For "Civil Unrest"Days before the election Walmart has pulled guns and ammunition from the sales floors of its U.S. stores. The company said it made the move in hopes of keeping firearms from being stolen if social unrest erupts.
10 Suspected Cocaine Dealers Charged In Texas Following 'Large-Scale Federal Operation'Operation Los Perros De Nieve targeted nine locations in Lubbock and resulted in the seizure of approximately $40,000 in cash, more than 5 kilograms of cocaine and 13 firearms.
Lubbock Man Allegedly Plotting Mass Shooting Pleads Guilty To Making False StatementsA Lubbock man who allegedly plotted a mass shooting pleaded guilty today to making false statements to a federally-licensed firearms dealer.
Man Who Brandished Assault Rifle At BLM Protest Pleads GuiltyAccording to plea papers, Emmanuel Quinones admitted he brought a loaded Smith & Wesson .223 caliber semi-automatic rifle to a protest decrying the death of George Floyd.
2 Charged With Burglarizing Gun Range During Dallas Protests, 1 Suspect At-LargeTwo men who allegedly burglarized a Dallas firearms business during protests Sunday have been charged with federal gun crimes.
Arsenal Found In Home Of Texas Man Accused Of Making Online Walmart ThreatsWhen federal agents went to the West Texas home of a man accused of making online threats that included a reference to Walmart they allegedly found a machine gun and other firearms.
Gun Background Checks Smash Records Amid Coronavirus FearsFBI figures show that March had the most background checks since the system began in 1998.
During The COVID-19 Pandemic Some Question, 'Are Gun Shops Really Essential Businesses?'In recent weeks, firearm sales have skyrocketed. Background checks — the key barometer of gun sales — already were at record numbers in January and February.
Gun, Ammo Sales Spike In US During Coronavirus Outbreak: 'Busier Than Christmastime... Black Friday'Gun sellers across the United States are reporting major spikes in firearm and ammunition purchases as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread throughout the country.