| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Lax U.S. gun regulations are enabling the international trafficking of high-powered weapons and fueling the spread of gun violence in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Council on Foreign Relations argues in a report urging President Obama to take...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:21 AM
More than 30 members of a powerful Los Angeles street gang have been indicted by a federal grand jury as part of two investigations involving the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and L.A. County authorities that officials said...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:52 PM
SEATTLE -- Three motels in nearby Tukwila served as dens of prostitution and drug dealing where police often had to respond to calls of robbery, drug dealing, theft and rape, authorities say.
On Tuesday, U.S. Atty. Jenny A. Durkan announced that...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:03 AM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced Thursday that it would close loopholes in the rules on acquiring machine guns and other dangerous weapons and ban U.S. military-style firearms sent overseas from returning to this country.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Abraham Pearson made it out of jail, but he never made it out of Detroit.
Pearson, 25, who was awaiting sentencing for carjacking, robbery and weapons convictions, is facing a new stack of felony charges after his jail escape spurred a 14-hour search...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
WASHINGTON—A high-powered rifle lost in the ATF’s Fast and Furious controversy was used to kill a Mexican police chief in the state of Jalisco earlier this year, according to internal Department of Justice records, suggesting that weapons from...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- The White House plans to announce Tuesday that it has improved gun safety in the country by chipping away at 21 of 23 items on an executive to-do list issued in January.
But the progress report will also highlight steps that Congress has...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:21 AM
The gunman who killed five people during a shooting rampage through Santa Monica left a note saying goodbye to his friends and that he hoped his mother would be financially cared for, police said.
Police reportedly found the three-page note with the...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The cause of the fire that triggered the deadly explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, last month remains undetermined after a $1-million investigation, officials said Thursday. Although the probe continues, the cause of the disaster may never be...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:53 AM
A special task force of fire, police and federal agencies is investigating a church fire that erupted early Friday at a Leimert Park church.
The fire was reported before 2 a.m. at Bethesda Temple Church of the Apostolic Faith on Crenshaw Boulevard....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A man was in jail Thursday after police and federal agents discovered a cache of explosives and weapons inside a Riverside home....