Va. House Votes to Keep Ban on Brass Knuckles, Other WeaponsThe Virginia House of Delegates has changed its mind on whether the state ought to continue banning brass knuckles, throwing stars and other old school weapons.
U.S. To Sign On To International Land Mine BanAdministration says United States intends to join international treaty banning land mines.
W.Va. Man Charged After Firing Gun At Va. Plant A West Virginia man faces charges of shooting a gun at a plant in Virginia where he formerly worked.
Hagel Seeks Root Cause Of Nuke Missile Problems In taking a deep look at trouble inside U.S. nuclear forces, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is searching for the root causes of recent Air Force missteps but also for ways to make the nuclear warrior's job more attractive at a time when the military has turned its attention away from such weapons.
NRA Spokesman: Obama Administration Once Again Misses The Mark On Stopping Violent CrimeStriving to take action where Congress would not, the Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a little-known loophole that lets felons and others circumvent background checks by registering guns to corporations.
Man Smoked Meth, Slept Outside Va. School With Weapons in CarA construction worker allegedly sleeping off a drug high at Stuarts Draft Middle School caused a scare Friday when weapons were spotted in his vehicle.
TSA: Increasing Amount Of Air Passengers Showing Up With Loaded GunsSeveral times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot.
Police Take About 30 Guns From Maryland HomePolice seized more than 30 guns — including seven AK-47s — along with several sets of body armor, ammunition and drugs from a Maryland house.
Feds: Defense Contractor Gave Chinese Girlfriend Info On War Plans, NukesFederal authorities say a civilian defense contractor who works in intelligence at Pacific Command gave his Chinese girlfriend information on existing war plans and U.S. nuclear weapons.
Liberal Group To Air Second Ad Attacking McConnell On Gun ControlA Washington-based group has started airing its second TV ad in Kentucky criticizing U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell on his pro-gun record.
Top Naval Officer: Expect To See Lasers On Ships Within 2 YearsExpect to see the Navy using lasers on ships within the next couple of years.
Defense Department Halts Issuing Free Weapons To PoliceThe Defense Department has stopped issuing weapons to thousands of law enforcement agencies until it is satisfied that state officials can account for all the surplus guns, aircraft, Humvees and armored personnel carriers it has given police under a $2.6 billion program, The Associated Press has learned.

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