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Arson Investigators Honored for Eight Convictions

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is honoring law enforcement officers whose work led to the convictions of eight people for setting 42 fires in western Maryland last year.

07/08/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder: ATF ‘In Process’ Of Planning, Using Domestic Drones

Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones.

04/09/2014

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Md. Man Charged With Building Destructive Devices

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department says a Glen Burnie man has been charged with building destructive devices in home.

01/05/2014

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Person Hurt by Chemical, Mechanical Reaction in Glen Burnie

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department says authorities are investigating the possible construction of destructive devices after a person was hurt by a chemical or mechanical reaction.

01/02/2014

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ACLU: Obama Administration Blocking ATF Agent’s ‘Fast And Furious’ Book

The Obama administration is blocking a federal law enforcement agent from publishing a book about the failed “Fast and Furious” gun-smuggling sting operation because of concerns that the book would negatively affect morale, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday.

10/07/2013

When President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth.(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Despite Gun Control Debate, ATF Boxed In By Politics

When President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth.

10/06/2013

Police conduct an investigation into a shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 16, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

ATF Kept Out Of Loop After Navy Yard Shooting As FBI Took Charge

Left out of the loop was the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a surprising snub between top U.S. law enforcement agencies that comes as the ATF struggles to show its relevance in Washington.

09/22/2013

The White House is reporting progress on President Barack Obama's initiatives to reduce gun violence, but says the most important step would be getting a reluctant Congress to pass new firearms laws. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Biden Reports Progress On Gun Violence Executive Actions

The White House is reporting progress on President Barack Obama’s initiatives to reduce gun violence, but says the most important step would be getting a reluctant Congress to pass new firearms laws.

06/18/2013

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. (L) listens as B. Todd Jones, U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota, speaks during a press conference.  (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Obama’s ATF Nominee Gets Senate Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s choice to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will have a hearing before a Senate panel Tuesday, five months after he was nominated. But the confirmation […]

06/11/2013

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Court: Southwestern Border State Dealers Must Still Report When Customers Buy Multiple High-Powered Rifles

A federal appeals court panel Friday unanimously upheld an Obama administration requirement that dealers in southwestern border states report when customers buy multiple high-powered rifles.

05/31/2013

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