Starting Wednesday, the records of anyone who has asked to be exempt from the state Freedom of Information Law will be kept secret. But the information will be available for gun owners who haven’t acted.
A National Rifle Association released the results of its sponsored study on gun violence in schools on Tuesday.
The state child welfare agency and local police went to the Carneys Point home of Shawn Moore on March 14 following what police said were anonymous calls expressing concern about the safety of a child.
A Pennsylvania man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday, after security screeners found a loaded gun in his carry-on bag.
Agents found the loaded .45 caliber pistol when the Cancun-bound man’s items were going through a metal detector Monday.
Deborah Farley, 53, was arrested Friday on criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and other charges.
The incident happened Thursday at the P.S. 215Q campus at Wave Preparatory Academy in Far Rockaway, the Department of Education said.
A New York City police officer was arrested early Monday, reportedly on charges that he pulled a gun on a construction worker.
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.
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.
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.
Community leaders are banding together to encourage gun buyback programs across Brooklyn.
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.
Officers responded to the Summer Street home Sunday and found Sterling Hightower on the street.
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.