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39 min ago | WWLP

800 bags of heroin, loaded pistol seized in Holyoke

Holyoke Police, with the help of the FBI's Western Massachusetts Gang Task Force, State Police and the ATF Task Force, arrested a Holyoke couple and seized 800 bags of heroin and a loaded 9mm semi-automatic pistol Thursday night.


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, US News

6 hrs ago |

Saginaw County officials offer free gun locks to promote gun safety

Law enforcement agencies from Saginaw County and beyond have joined together to promote gun safety by offering free gun locks to members of the public.


Related Topix: Saginaw County, MI, US News

11 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

DA retires after 22 years of "things you wouldn't believe"

It's a courtroom career that rivals the movies: a serial killer, assassination attempts, and more convictions than you can count.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chicago Tribune

14 arrested in federal gun-trafficking sting

More than a dozen people face federal gun charges after a monthslong Chicago-area sting operation led investigators to confiscate more than 100 guns, officials said today.


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ATF Expands It Authority to Regulate Short Barrel Rifle & Shotgun Manufacturing

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives recently advised a licensed manufacturer that its assembly of a short barrel rifle utilizing imported parts must comply with 18 U.S.C. A 922 .


Related Topix: US News, Prison

My FOX Chicago

Feds: 100 weapons seized, 14 area residents charged

A gun-running investigation has seized more than 100 weapons and led to charges against 14 Chicago area defendants, the feds say.


Related Topix: US News

ATF offers reward in Harahan gun range burglary

Harahan Police say the two men pictured above broke into The Shooters' Club Firing Range in Harahan on Sunday .


Related Topix: Harahan, LA, US News, New Orleans, LA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Federal agent raid leads to officer-involved shooting Updated at

A Victorville man was shot by a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agent during an operation conducted by state and federal agencies in the 12500 block of Sunny Vista Road early Tuesday morning, an ATF spokeswoman said.


Related Topix: Victorville, CA, US News, San Bernardino County, CA

WLKY-TV Louisville

Investigation continues into Mt. Eden Fire Department blaze

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire that destroyed about $1 million in equipment at the Mount Eden Volunteer Fire Department.


Related Topix: Fire, US News

Alabama Live

Birmingham man sentenced for conviction on charge of making bomb out of air bag parts

A Birmingham man on Tuesday was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his conviction in the manufacturing of a bomb made from the parts of a vehicle's air bag cylinder .


Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Federal Prisons, Prison, US News

Camden Man to Make Initial Appearance in Interstate Gun Trafficking Case

A Camden man who was among five Camden County men and a woman from South Carolina who have been charged with federal firearms violations will make their first appearance in federal court on Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney General's Office announced.


Related Topix: Camden, NJ, Camden County, NJ, US News

CBC News

ALERT investigating illegal online weapons sale in northern Alberta

ALERT is investigating after a Fort McMurray man purchased gun parts online to modify a standard glock into a fully-automatic weapon.


Related Topix: Drugs, Canada, US News,

National Review Online

Why Don Lemona s Mistake Matters

Last week, Don Lemon made a big mistake on national television, and, having been corrected, refused to acknowledge his error.


Related Topix: US News, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

American Reporter

Make My DayONCE More to the Finish Line, Dear Friends

It isn't even unusual that the Republican National Committee sent to its base a loaded questionnaire with blatantly leading and highly biased questions.


Related Topix: US News, George Bush, W., US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US Senate, Republican

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Judge May Tell FBI to Dig for Polygraph Files

A student who used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain controversial polygraph testing records is entitled to production from the FBI, a federal judge ruled.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, University of Virginia, Personnel Management, Human Resources

The Winnipeg Free Press

Police: Explosion that killed 2 at southwest Illinois recycling plant caused by mortar round

Investigators are trying to determine what went wrong at a suburban St. Louis metal recycling plant where a mortar round exploded Monday, killing two people.


Related Topix: Explosion, Granite City, IL, US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, US News


Police: explosion that killed 2 at southwest Illinois recycling plant caused by mortar round

Emergency personnel gather outside Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill., Monday morning, Aug. 25, 2014, following an explosion at the recycling plant.


Related Topix: Explosion, Granite City, IL, US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, US News

The Pitch

ATF agent says he bought more than 150 grams of meth from Tony Hong before feds busted him

An undercover agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says he paid Phuoc "Tony" Hong a visit on six different occasions, bartering cash and cigarettes to score piles of meth and cocaine from the alleged Warrensburg, Missouri, drug dealer.


Related Topix: US News, Drugs, Warrensburg, MO, Kansas City, MO

Gun lock giveaway in Saginaw organized by ATF, local law enforcement

Local law enforcement will join with federal government officials Wednesday, Aug. 27, to distribute free gun locks to the general public in Saginaw.


Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, US News, Saginaw County, MI

Network World

Feds closer to expanded search & seizure authority to remotely hack into PCs

The federal judiciary's rules committee backed the DOJ's search and seizure proposal which will expand the FBI's authority to remotely hack into PCs.


Related Topix: US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Computer Security, Science / Technology, PC, Spyware