Police say a Tennessee man has checked luggage containing a loaded, defaced rifle at New York’s Kennedy International Airport.
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.
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.
The device, which resembles body scanners used at airports, reads terahertz — a specific form of natural energy emitted by people and objects.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg lauded a decision in Michigan Wednesday that rejected a proposal to allow people to buy handguns without undergoing criminal background checks.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued its ruling on Tuesday.
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.