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Handgun Likely Fired Bullet That Killed 7-Year-Old Boy

Police believe a handgun fired a stray bullet that killed a 7-year-old boy in Chesterfield County.


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Woman Shot By Officer Was Carrying Replica Gun

Baltimore County police say a woman shot by an officer was carrying a metallic replica of a large-caliber handgun.


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Md. Woman Plans Referendum Petition on Gun Bill

A Montgomery County woman says she is planning a petition effort to get Maryland’s gun control bill put to a popular vote.


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Va. Handgun Permit Secrecy Bill Wins Final Approval

Legislation keeping the names of concealed handgun permit holders secret is headed to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s desk after winning final legislative approval Thursday.


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Va. Second Grader Brings Handgun To School

Henrico County police say a second-grader brought a handgun to an elementary school.


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Bow Hunter Who Accidentally Shot Himself Could Face Charges

Maryland Natural Resources Police say a bow hunter who accidentally shot himself could face charges.


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Handgun Suit Settled In DC, City Agrees To Pay $1.5 Million In Legal Fees

The District of Columbia and lawyers for a man who sued the city over its gun laws have agreed on attorneys’ fees in the landmark case.


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Md. Handgun Law Found Unconstitutional

Maryland’s requirement that residents show a “good and substantial reason” to get a handgun permit is unconstitutional, according to a federal judge’s opinion filed Monday.

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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Signs Repeal Of 1-Handgun-A-Month Law

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed a bill Tuesday that repealed a 19-year-old law that limited individuals to one handgun purchase every 30 days.


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Wilder: Senate Dems Sold Out On Virginia’s Gun-A-Month Repeal

The nation’s first elected black governor said he knew Democratic Sen. Creigh Deeds would support repealing the law enacted during his term 19 years ago when Virginia was a gun-runner’s paradise. Deeds opposed it back then.