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Takoma Park man convicted on drug, gun charges

A Takoma Park man has been convicted of drug and gun charges.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 03:48am EST

Tags: Takoma Park, drugs,

Gun show loophole bill back before Va. Senate panel

Legislation to close the so-called "gun show loophole" is back before a Virginia Senate committee.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 02:08pm EST

Tags: Bob Marshall, Virginia General Assembly, Bob McDonnell,

FBI looks to build firing range in Prince William County

It's not a new headquarters, but the FBI is looking to build something in Prince William County: A firing range.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 03:22pm EST

Tags: FBI,

Fairfax to create formal gun give-back program

Fairfax County is working on a formal gun give- back program to get unwanted weapons off the street.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 04:36am EST

Tags: gun violence, Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County Police Department, Hank Silverberg,

Moran's gun control bill faces tough opposition in Congress

A gun control bill that's one of the first pieces of legislation to be introduced in the 113th Congress is likely to face tough opposition.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 10:53am EST

Tags: gun control, Jim Moran, National Rifle Association

Panel on mentally ill gun access releases report

Gun should be taken away from anyone who is found by a licensed health care provider, educator or police to be a threat, a panel studying firearms access by the mentally ill recommended Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 06:00pm EST

Tags: mental health, gun control, Maryland General Assembly, Martin OMalley

Va. gun sales brisk in wake of Newtown

Gun sales have increased in the wake of the Connecticut shootings that gave rise to talk about new guns restrictions. And Friday morning, business was brisk at local gun shops in Virginia.

Friday - 12/21/2012, 08:24pm EST

Tags: gun laws, gun sales, newtown, conn., Kathy Stewart

PG police buy back guns with special urgency this weekend

Some area gunowners who exchanged guns for gift cards Saturday in Prince George's County said that the Friday shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., factored in their decision to turn in their guns.

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 07:14pm EST

Tags: Crime, Ari Ashe, Sandy Hook

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