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The TSA said this .45 pistol was the first gun of 2013 found at JFK airport. It was recovered on Jan. 21, 2013. (credit: TSA)

Conn. Man With Gun Arrested At JFK Airport

Agents found the loaded .45 caliber pistol when the Cancun-bound man’s items were going through a metal detector Monday.

01/22/2013

Police said the student brought this .22 caliber handgun to school. Authorities also recovered a flare gun at the scene. (credit: DCPI)

Police: Mother Of Queens Boy Who Brought Gun To School Arrested

Deborah Farley, 53, was arrested Friday on criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and other charges.

01/18/2013

Police said the student brought this .22 caliber handgun to school. Authorities also recovered a flare gun at the scene. (credit: DCPI)

Police: 7-Year-Old Brings Gun To Wave Preparatory Academy In Far Rockaway

The incident happened Thursday at the P.S. 215Q campus at Wave Preparatory Academy in Far Rockaway, the Department of Education said.

01/17/2013

NYPD Crime Scene Unit vehicle (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Officer Arrested, Reportedly For Pulling Gun In Quarrel

A New York City police officer was arrested early Monday, reportedly on charges that he pulled a gun on a construction worker.

01/14/2013

Guns recovered during Bronx traffic stop (credit: NYPD)

Police: Routine Traffic Stop Leads To Drug, Weapons Charges For 3 Bronx Residents

Officers recovered a loaded .40-cal. Taurus semiautomatic handgun, a loaded 9mm Sig Sauer semiautomatic handgun, 195 tablets of Oxycodone, and four additional small Ziploc bags of marijuana in the stop.

11/28/2012

More than a 110 illegal guns that were seized by the NYPD are on display on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Officials: 16 Indicted For Gun Trafficking In NYC

More than 110 guns are off the streets of New York City in what authorities are calling the largest seizure of illegal firearms in Manhattan in recent history.

10/12/2012

Guns Turned In At Queens Buyback (credit: NYPD)

Queens Gun Buyback Event Gets Hundreds Of Weapons Of The Streets

Some of the guns turned included 245 revolvers, 168 semi-automatic pistols and 35 shotguns. An AK 47 and a tec-9 were also turned in.

08/19/2012

Ammo recovered and turned into NYPD by community leaders

Brooklyn Community Leaders Push For Increased Funding For Gun Buyback Programs

Community leaders are banding together to encourage gun buyback programs across Brooklyn.

08/01/2012

Motorcycles police say were stolen as part of a theft ring in New York City are seen on Thursday, July 26 2012 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Prosecutors: 33 Charged In NYC High-End Motorcycle Theft Ring

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the ring used the city’s streets as their showroom, “shopping” for bikes and then whisking them away in no more than 30 seconds.

07/26/2012

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Man Dies After Being Shot At Paterson House Party

Officers responded to the Summer Street home Sunday and found Sterling Hightower on the street.

03/11/2012

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Ex-NJ Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Weapons Case

Brian Hinkel faces five years in state prison after pleading guilty this week to four counts of possessing an assault rifle and 21 counts of possession of a prohibited device.

02/04/2012

Mark Meckler (credit: http://www.markmeckler.net)

Tea Party Activist Pleads Guilty In LaGuardia Gun Incident

Mark Meckler, a high-profile gun-totting founder of the Tea Party was allowed to plead guilty to disorderly conduct after he tried to carry his Glock semi-automatic pistol aboard a Delta Air Lines flight to Detroit from LaGuardia Airport last month.

01/12/2012

This weekend's gun buy-back in Brooklyn netted 108 weapons. (credit: NYPD)

In Wake Of Cop’s Death, NYPD Holding Gun Buy Back In Brooklyn

Those who turn in working guns will receive a $200 bank card, no questions asked and you do not have to give your name.

12/17/2011

Handguns

City Council Discussing Proposed Concealed Carry Federal Legislation

New York has one of the strongest concealed weapons laws in the country, but a proposed federal law would allow those with concealed permits in one state to travel with their guns to another.

12/15/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

Attorney General Schneiderman Argues Against Gun Reciprocity Bill

Schneiderman says the bill would force states like New York with tougher handgun restrictions to allow visitors to carry their weapons obtained in other states with weaker laws.

10/20/2011

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