- Judge orders return of Lincoln man's gun collection Updated: Jul-31-15 5:10 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A judge has ordered that a man's gun collection seized last year by police must be returned to him, but Lincoln ordinances won't let him have them in the city.
- Alabama attorney general responds to complaints on gun laws Updated: Jul-29-15 2:58 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange says several local and state agencies have started complying with gun laws after his office investigated complaints against them.
- Chicago aldermen vote to ban gun-like cellphone cases Updated: Jul-29-15 1:36 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago City Council has voted to outlaw cellphone cases made to look like real guns.
- Gun-control law overcomes amendments to pass legislature Updated: Jul-27-15 9:43 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A gun-control bill won lopsided approval in the North Carolina Senate Monday, a reflection of the bipartisan coalition formed in the House to delete a proposed repeal of the state's pistol permit requirement.
- In an Afghanistan awash in arms, a push to ban toy guns Updated: Jul-27-15 3:20 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - The weapons of Afghanistan's long decades of war can be seen almost everywhere, from the burned-out hulks of Soviet tanks to the Kalashnikov assault rifles slung over policemen's shoulders and helicopter gunships roaring overhead.
- Obama most 'frustrated' by gun control debate Updated: Jul-23-15 10:51 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says the issue that has left him "the most stymied" is the debate over gun control.
- Ohio governor authorizes arming recruiters Updated: Jul-22-15 5:56 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday authorized personnel at Ohio National Guard recruitment centers to carry weapons following the shooting in Tennessee that killed four Marines and a sailor, The Associated Press has learned.
- Veterans protest military recruiting center gun ban Updated: Jul-21-15 11:24 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - A group of veterans has been gathering outside of a Madison military recruitment center to protest a law barring active-duty members who work at such sites from being armed.
- Wisconsin governor orders Guard members to arm themselves Updated: Jul-21-15 10:12 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Republican Gov. Scott Walker has issued an executive order allowing Wisconsin National Guard's adjutant general to arm his troops in the wake of an attack on a pair of military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
- New legislation clarifies Illinois' concealed-carry law Updated: Jul-20-15 2:25 pm
DEKALB, Illinois - Legislation took effect earlier this month to clarify ambiguities in Illinois' concealed-carry law, focusing on areas including privacy, mental illness and dealing with law enforcement.
- Man sues University of Michigan over campus gun ban Updated: Jul-20-15 1:46 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A lawsuit has been filed against the University of Michigan by an Ann Arbor man who says his request to openly carry a gun on campus was denied.
- Wellsville man wants city gun law revised to allow for toys Updated: Jul-19-15 4:35 pm
WELLSVILLE, Utah - A Wellsville man is trying to make sure children's toys and recreational equipment won't be considered illegal under the city's current firearms law.
- New law benefits Florida gun clubs Updated: Jul-18-15 1:04 am
ORLANDO, Florida - Florida firearms enthusiasts will save a few dollars starting this month because of a new law that eliminates the sales tax on gun club memberships.
- Bush, Walker, Trump criticize gun ban in recruiting offices Updated: Jul-17-15 10:24 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Donald Trump called Friday for an end to a ban on service members carrying guns in military recruiting offices.
- Man sues over Columbia gun ban after Confederate flag debate Updated: Jul-17-15 11:34 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - When the city of Columbia temporarily banned guns around the Statehouse as the Confederate flag was lowered, it violated the U.S. Constitution and created a dangerous situation, a Lexington County man says in a lawsuit.
- Seattle may attempt to use taxes to combat gun violence Updated: Jul-15-15 6:17 pm
SEATTLE - A proposed gun and ammunition sales tax could make Seattle the second major U.S. metropolitan area to use taxes as an approach to prevent gun violence.
- District wants lawsuit over open-carry in school dismissed Updated: Jul-15-15 6:34 am
CLIO, Michigan - A Michigan school district wants a lawsuit dismissed that was brought by a man who openly carried his pistol to an elementary school.
- Cuomo-GOP Senate deal on gun law faulted as doing little Updated: Jul-13-15 6:11 pm
ALBANY, New York - The head of New York's National Rifle Association affiliate said Monday that a gun control deal between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republicans in the state Senate does little, and possibly nothing, to lift restrictions on ammunition sales.
- Lawmakers gear up to take on cell cases that look like guns Updated: Jul-10-15 11:43 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota lawmakers are worried about cell phone cases designed to look like handguns.
- NC Sunday hunting with guns begins Oct. 1 after McCrory OK Updated: Jul-08-15 8:39 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - With Gov. Pat McCrory's signature Wednesday, a new law ends North Carolina's long-standing Sunday ban on hunting with guns.
- Maine to allow carrying of concealed guns without a permit Updated: Jul-08-15 3:23 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Republican Gov. Paul LePage signed a bill on Wednesday that will make Maine one of a handful of states where residents are free to carry a hidden firearm without a permit.
- Chicago group sues 3 suburbs over gun store regulations Updated: Jul-07-15 5:11 pm
CHICAGO - Two mothers who lost sons to gun violence joined ministers and an activist group Tuesday in an unusual lawsuit against three Chicago suburbs, alleging that weak oversight of gun stores has allowed criminals to easily obtain weapons flowing into a metropolitan area besieged by gang violence.
- Iowa police ask people not to use gun-shaped phone case Updated: Jul-04-15 5:38 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Law enforcement officials in Sioux City are urging people not to use a cellphone case that looks like a gun, saying the device could be confused for the real thing.
- Wyoming doesn't report mental-health data to FBI database Updated: Jul-04-15 2:05 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Every once in a while Frank Gerstenkorn gets a weird feeling when someone walks into his Guns & Gear store downtown.
- Hassan likely to veto bill removing concealed gun license Updated: Jul-03-15 2:20 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire's gun laws are likely to be the center of debate next week as Gov. Maggie Hassan takes action on a bill that would make it easier for people to carry hidden guns. She has said she'll veto it.