Police Uncover Assault Rifle, Other Illegal Handguns During Credit Card Skimmer Investigation In BrooklynDetectives who were investigating reports of credit card skimmers ended up uncovering a stash of guns.
LI Man Who Allegedly Posed As Federal Air Marshal Indicted On Gun ChargesMark Vicars, of Syosset, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to weapons possession, criminal impersonation and other charges.
Nassau County Man Found With Loaded Assault Rifle, Tactical Vest, Body Armor In CarMark Vicars pulled out a fake badge and fake credentials identifying him as a Federal Air Marshall when he was pulled over, authorities said.
Man Charged In University of New Haven Gun Scare In CourtWilliam Dong, 22, was charged with illegal possession of an assault weapon, illegal transport of an assault weapon, breach of peace and illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle.
Nearly 16,000 Guns Netted In Recent N.J. Buyback EventsGun buyback events held in Middlesex County, N.J. last weekend netted more than 1,800 weapons, state officials announced Wednesday.
Staten Island Buy Back Event Nets 55 GunsThe assault rifle was an SKS .762 with a 30-round magazine.
Senate Dems Acknowledge Tough Road Ahead In Push For Restored Assault Weapons BanNew York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who favors the assault weapons ban, expressed skepticism that it would be returned to law.
Second Amendment Advocates And Gun Owners Rally In Hartford In Response To Increased Gun Control EffortsHundreds rallied Saturday at the state Capitol, many carrying signs of protest, as part of demonstrations across the nation to express concern about increased gun control efforts since last month's deadly school shooting in Newtown.