Liverpool Echo: Handguns More Lethal Than Shotguns

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“A surge in the availability of handguns is blighting Merseyside’s criminal underworld and intensifying the brutality of gangland disputes,” liverpoolecho.co.uk reports. “Police fear a rise in handgun shootings is making…

UPDATE: Memphis Rapper Finese2Thymes Arrested in Birmingham

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Regular readers will have clocked our coverage of rapper Finese2Thymes (a.k.a., Ricky L. Hampton). Mr. Hampton was arrested today after fleeing the scene of the Power Ultra Lounge in Little…

17 Shot At Little Rock, Arkansas Nightclub

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“More than a dozen people were shot in Little Rock, Arkansas, after a dispute broke out at a nightclub concert,” usatoday.com reports, “At least 17 people were shot after gunfire…

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President Trump Sends 20 ATF Agents to Chicago: Gun Tweet of the Day

Crime and killings in Chicago are “epidemic”? Perhaps not the best choice of words, given that gun control advocates want people to think of “gun violence” as a “public health…

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Georgia Teens TASE, Scald, Rape Homeowner in Front of Her Children: It Should Have Been A Defensive Gun Use

“The victim told police that two young men broke into her Gwinnett County home on May 12, shocked her with stun guns and forced her into her bedroom, foxnews.com reports….

Minnesota Teen ‘Accidentally’ Shoots and Kills Stunt Man with a Desert Eagle

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It’s hard to believe that anyone would think that a book — any book — would stop a .50 caliber bullet. The idea that two people would consider that a possibility…

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Crime Under Illinois’ “Catch and Release” Justice System

Illinois has a crime problem, especially in Chicago. Unfortunately for the good people in the Land of Lincoln, criminals have no fear of the criminal justice system. Bad guys know…

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Washington Teen Pulls Gun on Jack-in-the-Box Over Missing Drink, Chicken Nugget

“The Jack in the Box on Meridian Ave. S. in South Hill was busy Monday afternoon, and there was a long wait at the drive-thru,” nypost.com reports. “When the car…

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Supreme Court Lets Stand Ex-Con Gun Rights Case

Somewhat lost in all the teeth-gnashing from both the right and left over the Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari in Peruta and its tentative upholding of the Trump Administration’s travel ban was…

Police: UPS Shooter Was Armed With Stolen “Assault Pistol”

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“A San Francisco UPS driver who killed three colleagues in a shooting rampage at a company warehouse was armed with two stolen guns and appeared to target his victims,” abcnews.go.com…

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Trying to Shoot Pitbull, LA Cops Hit and Kill Teen

“While trying to shoot a dog that had attacked an officer, deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office instead struck [ 17-year-old Amando] Garcia-Muro.” washintonpost.com reports. “Their bullets ricocheted…

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Belgian Police Shoot Bomber Before He Could Trigger Massive Explosion: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Abortive Brussels attack could have been much worse the headline at Reuters reports. Copy that (literally). “A suitcase bomb packed with nails and gas bottles could have caused heavy casualties,…