Texas Lawmakers Push Forward With 'Permitless Carry' Bill That Drops Handgun License RequirementTexas already has some of the loosest gun laws in the U.S., and now state lawmakers are considering making it legal to carry a handgun in public without a permit, background check or training.
Texas House Passes Constitutional Carry BillAfter nearly seven hours of debate, the Texas House has passed a Constitutional Carry bill by a vote of 84-56.
Texas Gov. Abbott Challenges President Biden's Executive Actions On GunsIn response to President Joe Biden's executive actions, Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted that the president is "threatening our 2nd Amendment rights” and that "we will not allow this in Texas."
Convicted Felon Keldric Walker Thomas Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison For Gun CrimeLaw enforcement recovered a .45 caliber magazine containing rounds of ammunition, a green tipped rifle round, cocaine and methamphetamine on Keldric Walker Thomas.
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.
Tarrant County Narcotics Taskforce Takes Large Quantities Of Fentanyl, Illegal Guns, Marijuana, Codeine And Cash Off Streets The Tarrant County Narcotics Taskforce has wasted no time in 2021 ridding the streets of harmful drugs.
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.
North Texas Gun Shop Owners Say Spike In Sales Not Related To Capitol RiotGun dealers in North Texas say demand has been building since long before the assault on the U.S. Capitol.
Traffic Stop Leads To Firearm Arrest For Convicted Felon Matthew Michael GrottalioA traffic stop in Hood County led to the firearm arrest of 33-year-old Matthew Michael Grottalio on Dec. 31, 2020.
Dallas Police Targeting 7 Zip Codes To Try To Stop Gun ViolenceDallas Police appear to have new plan to address violent crime. CBS 11 has learned it involves sending more officers to the most violent neighborhoods.
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.
Ammo Shortage Impacting North Texas, Much Of Country During Uncertain TimesA Fort Worth gun shop owner says factors like the pandemic, social unrest and the presidential election have contributed to people buying lots more ammunition.
Burleson Teen Dies After Police Find Him Near Basketball Court With Gunshot WoundDetectives in Burleson are searching for a killer after police found a 17-year-old near a basketball court with a gunshot wound who later died.
Houston Woman, 20, Killed By Gunshots Fired Through WindowA 20-year-old woman was shot and killed as she slept in her bed after dozens of gunshots were fired into her home near Houston, authorities said.