Guns

Gun Surrendered In New Haven Buyback Event (credit: CBS 2)

Local Governments Turn Up The Heat On Gun Companies, Push For New ‘Smart Gun’ Technology

You could call it gun control without legislation. Local governments that buy handguns for their police departments are asking, as customers, for a change in the way that gun makers do business.

11/10/2014

A student has been arrested in connection with an alleged shooting threat at Woodbridge High School in Woodbridge, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Student Arrested In Alleged School Threat In Woodbridge; Guns Found

Police in Woodbridge, New Jersey said a teenager was under arrest Friday following an alleged threat, and weapons were uncovered in his home.

10/31/2014

Rye Middle School (credit: CBS 2)

Cops Investigate After Gun Reported On Rye Middle School Campus

The principal at Rye Middle School was informed that a student brought a gun on campus in a backpack, the Rye City School District superintendent confirmed.

09/24/2014

TSA: TSA officers at JFK International Airport found guns, ammunition, gun magazines, and 58 bricks of marijuana (33 pounds) in two pieces of checked baggage, all  concealed inside packages of household goods. (Photo courtesy of @TSAmedia_LisaF)

TSA: Agents Find 2 Guns, 350 Rounds Of Ammo, 33 Pounds Of Marijuana In Woman’s Luggage At JFK

Transportation Security Administration officers made quite a discovery inside two checked bags at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

09/22/2014

eBay headquart6ers in San Jose, Calif. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

eBay Survey: Firearms Are Most Popular Purchase Items In New York State

Despite strong pushes for gun control at the state level in recent years, firearms and supplies ranked as the most popular items purchased on eBay in New York State in a new survey.

08/26/2014

Police found a stash of ATVs, dirt bikes and handguns, and a separate stash of cash and heroin, after executing warrants in Brooklyn on Monday, July 14. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest 3, Find Stashes Of Dirt Bikes, Guns And Heroin In Brooklyn

Information from a man who had been stopped for allegedly riding an all-terrain vehicle on the sidewalk led police to a locker full of ATVs, dirt bikes and loaded guns – and a separate stash of heroin and cash – in Brooklyn this week.

07/15/2014

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

Police: Teacher Brought Air Rifle, Imitation Gun To Brooklyn School

A teacher was arrested Wednesday for allegedly bringing an air rifle and a fake gun to school in Brooklyn.

03/26/2014

Sunnyside, Queens Drug And Gun Bust

Man Arrested; Guns And Drugs Found In Sunnyside, Queens Bust

Police confiscated a stash of drugs, guns and cash in a bust this week in Sunnyside, Queens.

03/19/2014

Life Sciences Secondary School on the Upper East Side (credit: CBS 2)

Lockdown Lifted After BB Gun Found At Upper East Side School

Life Sciences Secondary School was locked down for about two hours Tuesday while police investigated the incident.

11/12/2013

A police officer carries a woman injured in stabbing attack on the Upper West Side on Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

City: Park Enforcement Patrol Officers Do Not Need Guns

The city has pushed back against Park Enforcement Patrol officers who are asking for guns, saying it is not necessary.

10/07/2013

Some of the 254 weapons that were seized as part of a police sting operation in New York City on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Seen At 11: Are Illegal Guns Being Sold In Your Neighborhood?

There is no denying it. In a suburban neighborhood in Midwood at least one criminal tried to sell a loaded 9-millimeter to undercover police officers while residents went about their day unaware.

09/27/2013

Nassau County Gun Buyback

Crowds Head To Church In Uniondale For Gun Buyback

People lined up an hour ahead of time Saturday at a gun buyback event in Uniondale, Long Island.

09/07/2013

Rex Maralit, Wilfredo Maralit, Ariel Maralit. (credit: United States Attorney Eastern District of New York)

U.S. Atty: NYPD Cop, Brothers Charged In Alleged Gun Smuggling Ring

The three are charged with conspiring to violate the Arms Export Control Act and unlicensed firearms dealing, U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch said.

09/06/2013

Some of the 254 weapons that were seized as part of a police sting operation in New York City on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 19 Charged In Largest Gun Bust In NYC’s History

A pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses offering cheap fares and lesser odds of getting caught, authorities said Monday.

08/19/2013

Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Arrested, Weapons And Drugs Seized In Jersey City Crime Crackdown

Mayor Steven Fulop announced Saturday that city police in conjunction with the Hudson County prosecutor’s office and federal drug agents arrested 35 people on a variety of charges.

07/27/2013

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