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D.C. Police Increasing Rewards in Bid to Recover Illegal Guns

District of Columbia leaders are beefing up rewards for people who help police recover illegal guns as they seek to turn around a spike in violent crime.


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Man Gets 1 ½ Years in Illegal Arms Export Case in Maryland

A Virginia man has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison for attempting to illegally export guns and gun sights to Lebanon.


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D.C.’s Gun Crimes Up 20% This Year

Overall, crime in D.C. is fairly consistent with where it was last year, except for one noticeable difference: a lot more crimes are being committed with a gun.


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Capitol Police Chief: No Excuse for Leaving Guns in Bathroom

Capitol Police officers are getting training after officers accidentally left their guns in the Capitol’s public bathrooms three times this year.


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Md. Bill Would Put Armed Police Officer in Every School

A former police officer turned Maryland lawmaker says it’s a matter of when, not if, a mass shooting happens in one of the state’s schools.


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Report: Gun Deaths Of Officers Jump 56 Percent

The number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent this year and included 15 ambush deaths. But gun-related police deaths still remain far below historic highs and lower than the average annual figures in the past decade, according to a report released Tuesday.


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Drugs, Cash and Guns Seized in Major Raid of Md. Home

Heroin and fentanyl patches were among the drugs seized in a Glen Burnie bust by police on Monday.


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Wis. Police Chief Wants Residents To Volunteer To Have Their Homes Searched For Guns

The police chief in Beloit, Wis., wants city residents to allow their homes to be searched for guns.


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Black Friday Opens Busiest Season For Gun Purchases

More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a day, as states fail to consistently provide thorough, real-time updates on criminal and mental histories to the FBI.


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Holder To Fast And Furious Critics: ‘Kiss My A**’

Newly released emails show Attorney General Eric Holder said that Justice Department prosecutors who were critical of the department’s handling of the fallout of the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal could “kiss my ass.”