Handguns

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10 Handguns, 5 Assault Weapons Collected At L.I. Gun Buyback

Authorities in Suffolk County collected 10 handguns and five assault weapons at a gun buyback in Bellport Saturday.

03/22/2014

Keenan Draughon  was arrested Saturday morning trying to board a flight to Charlotte, N.C., after Port Authority police found the weapons. (Credit CBS 2)

Authorities: Passenger At JFK Caught With Multiple Weapons

Police say a Tennessee man has checked luggage containing a loaded, defaced rifle at New York’s Kennedy International Airport.

10/26/2013

These are some of the guns that were turned it at a gun buyback in Brooklyn on March 30, 2013 (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Announces ‘Cash For Guns’ Event In Harlem

Operable handguns and assault rifles will net $200 and rifles and shotguns will earn $20 each. The event was scheduled to run from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

08/24/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kelly On ‘Face The Nation:’ In NYC Crime, ‘The Problem Is The Handgun’

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly touted new technology to detect illegal guns on “Face the Nation” Sunday, while noting that handguns – not assault weapons – are responsible for most of the homicides and non-fatal shootings in New York City.

01/27/2013

Image from a recent test conducted with an officer carrying a hidden handgun.(credit: NYPD)

NYPD Testing Body-Energy Tech That Detects Concealed Weapons

The device, which resembles body scanners used at airports, reads terahertz — a specific form of natural energy emitted by people and objects.

01/23/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Lauds Michigan Decision In Favor Of Background Checks For Guns

Mayor Michael Bloomberg lauded a decision in Michigan Wednesday that rejected a proposal to allow people to buy handguns without undergoing criminal background checks.

12/12/2012

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Court Upholds NY Law Requiring Individuals To Show ‘Proper Cause’ To Carry Handguns

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued its ruling on Tuesday.

11/27/2012

N.J. Sen. Stephen Sweeney (credit: NJLegDistrict3.com)

Sweeney Talks Impeachment, New Laws For New Year

The New Jersey Senate President said he’ll push for new laws to force towns to share services and to change some gun laws in the new year.

12/22/2010