High Demand, Tight Supply Impacting New York Gun SalesDuring the coronavirus pandemic we've seen high demand and tight supply for so many goods, from cleaning products to personal protective equipment. And now, firearms and ammunition.
Walmart Announces It Will No Longer Sell Ammunition For Handguns, Short-Barrel RiflesThe announcement comes just days after a mass shooting claimed seven lives in Odessa, Texas, and follows back-to-back shootings last month, one of them at a Walmart store.
Police: Shoplifter In Riverhead Found With Knife, Guns & AmmunitionPolice in Riverhead said Nicholas Kieltyka, of Kings Park, was arrested Saturday after he was spotted removing and concealing ammunition at a Walmart on Route 88.
Police Raid Turns Up More Than A Dozen Weapons At Queens HomeVictor Rivera, who had been arrested for murder in 1982, is facing numerous weapons charges.
Some Conn. Gun Control Provisions To Go Into Effect MondayBeginning Monday, people can begin applying for new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition. Such credentials will eventually be required to buy ammo, rifles and shot guns.
Gun Control Laws, Rumors Have Ammo Flying Off Store ShelvesGun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked.
Bill Would Tax Guns, Ammo In New Jersey To Fund Safety UpgradesA proposed bill in the New Jersey State Assembly would place an extra tax on guns and ammunition to fund public safety improvements.
Blumenthal Seeks To Close 'Black Hole' Of Gun Violence With Background Checks For AmmoSen. Richard Blumenthal said that while convicted felons and others are prohibited from purchasing guns, there is nothing to stop them from buying ammunition.
Assault Rifles, Ammo Flying Off Shelves After Newtown MassacreGun enthusiasts have been stocking up in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre – flocking to gun shows to get their hands on parts and weapons out of fear that lawmakers will take a harder stance on gun control in the coming year.
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.
Wars Creating Ammo Shortage For Tri-State Police DepartmentsThe two wars being fought in the Middle East are causing a shortage of ammunition for local police departments back home.