Seven Years in Prison for Union County Gun Trafficker
A Union County, New Jersey, man was sentenced Wednesday, May 25, to 84 months in prison for trafficking guns throughout Elizabeth, NJ. U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced Wednesday, May 25, that Mark Hernandez, aka “Skrap,” 26, of Rahway, NJ, was sentenced to 84 months in prison for gun trafficking offenses.
DeSantis promises to legalize openly carrying guns in Florida
Photo of Ron DeSantis at the 2021 Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USAWikimedia Commons. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently made a public vow to Floridians: By the end of his current term as governor, he will make the Sunshine State a "constitutional carry state."
Guns For Cash Events, May 14 – 15
Update: 674 weapons collected at 2 Morris County Gun Buy Back Events. The program resulted in the successful surrender of 674 weapons and participants will be reimbursed $104,675. A total of $100,025 was paid out in cash and IOU’s issued for $4,650, the value of 26 firearms.
The Philly Four: Middle schoolers getting screened for weapons in Philadelphia
Philadelphia public schools began periodically screening students for weapons on Monday. Weapons screenings were already being utilized in Philadelphia high schools but on Monday middle schools were added to the protocol. The screenings will be conducted at six schools per day and will be handled by school safety personnel who will use hand wand metal detectors and search through students' bags.
Projectiles For Inline Muzzleloader
Part 2 of the muzzleloader series. Here I talk about the different powder and projectiles for an inline muzzleloader. If you missed part 1 here is the link: <a href="https://youtu.be/WXmRxc9n5nE">https://youtu.be/WXmRxc9n5nE</a>
Gov. Murphy Recommits to New Gun Safety Laws
Package Includes Proposals to Require Firearms Safety Training, Mandate Safe Storage of Firearms, Raise the Minimum Age to Purchase Long Guns to 21, and Establish Electronic Ammunition Sales Recordkeeping.
Morris Plains Officer Cleared in Shooting Fatality
A state grand jury has voted not to file criminal charges against Sergeant Christopher Cornine, of the Morris Plains Police Department, after the killing of Timothy O’Shea on July 14, 2020.
Walmart May Be Discontinuing More Than Cigarettes in Stores Around the Country
Last month, news broke that Walmart was ceasing the sale of cigarettes in some of their stores. This announcement was the latest regarding items either no longer carried or only selectively carried by the retail giant.
The Philly Four: Thybulle to miss playoff games due to vaccination status
Feds nab Georgia to Pennsylvania gun trafficking ring. Federal agents were able to stop a gun trafficking group who were straw purchasing firearms in Georgia to be brought to Pennsylvania. The agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives tracked over 300 guns to Pennsylvania with some of them ending up at crime scenes or in the hands of felons in Philadelphia.
Shooting at American Dream Mall, East Rutherford, NJ
One Person Shot in Chest Twice at American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, NJ on Thursday Night. NJ police are investigating a shooting that took place at the American Dream Mall in East Rutherford, NJ Thursday night at approximately 5:50 PM.
New TikTok Challenge Has Police Issuing Warnings
The "Orbeez Challenge" is a new trend from the popular video-sharing app, TikTok. Participants are known to shoot water gel pellets from a toy gun at cars, people as well as property.
The Philly Four: Gun license applications up 600% in Philadelphia
Gun license applications in Philadelphia increase by 600%. Applications for gun licenses in Philadelphia increased by 600% since 2020. Between 2017 and 2020, the average amount of gun licenses sought was around 11,500. However, in 2021 over 70,000 people applied for a firearms license. This surge in people seeking the ability to purchase guns comes as the city continues to set records for annual homicides.
The Florida Gun Manufacturers Who Are Sending Firearms to Ukraine in Support of Their Fight for Freedom
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, many governments are pledging their support to the Ukrainian government in the form of financial assistance or weaponry with which to arm those defending their country. Last week, the Biden administration approved $13.6 billion in funding to be spent on humanitarian aid and security measures.
3 teens randomly shoot and injure multiple victims with BB gun in Temecula
Riverside County Sheriff’s announce the arrest of three juveniles for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Conspiracy, and Negligent Discharge of a BB/ Pellet Gun. According to the release of information, on March 4, 2022, at 7:58 p.m., deputies from the Southwest Sheriff’s Station responded to a business in the 29000 block of Rancho California, reference an adult female victim who was struck five times by an unknown projectile.
Trial Begins of Former Florida Cop Who Allegedly Shot a Man for Texting in a Movie Theatre – 8 Years Ago
Gun on theater seatPhoto by Arnav Singhal on Unsplash. The trial began this week of a former Florida police captain, 79-year-old Curtis Reeves. It is alleged that in 2014 during a screening of the movie 'Lone Survivor', Reeves got into an argument with Chad Oulson who was texting while watching the movie at a theater outside Tampa.
Denver Thursdays: Denver and Aurora plan gun buyback program, Poison control warns of teens vaping fentanyl and more
(DENVER, Colo.) Hello, top of the morning, and happy Thursday, Denver!. Welcome back to another Thursday edition of the Denver Daily Round-Up. Enjoy the sunshine and warm weather Thursday while you can before a cold front brings snow showers to the city Friday.
Denver, Aurora plan gun buyback to get weapons off the street
Denver and Aurora plan to launch a gun buyback program next month. Amanda Sawyer, Denver City Council, and Curtis Gardner, Aurora City Council, partnered to organize the buyback.
Minneapolis Bans No-Knock Warrants After Killing of Amir Locke
The Minneapolis police department is no longer permitted to raid residences without first declaring their presence, such as by knocking on the door, to the occupants. The mayor of a city in the United States has chosen to temporarily prohibit the use of so-called no-knock warrants. The cause for this is the killing of Amir Locke, who was shot and killed by police in his own house on Wednesday night.
Florida Boy Retrieves Two Sniper Rifles While Magnet Fishing in a Canal With His Grandpa
When he set out with his grandpa to go magnet fishing this weekend, 11-year-old Allen Cadwalader had no idea what he would find. He certainly didn't expect to retrieve a pair of .50-caliber M82A1 Barrett sniper rifles which were submerged in the Miami-Dade canal.
Gov. Murphy Announces Largest Violence Intervention Initiative in New Jersey State History
Governor Murphy and Attorney General Bruck announced a $7 million investment in gun detection technology and 25 grant recipients of $8.2 million community-based violence intervention funding.