Chicago Revolving Door: 18-Year-Old Tries Boarding a Flight With a Pistol While on Bond From Earlier Gun Charge

Chicago’s criminal justice is every bit as dysfunctional as many of its neighborhoods. Violent criminals, including those found illegally possessing and carrying guns, are released with little more than a slap on the wrist. And then they re-offend. Which makes Chicago’s notorious crime problem a mystery no one can seem to solve. Take Jaden Goldsberry, […]

Dayton Shooter Had Drugs, Alcohol in His System, Hit by ‘At Least’ 24 Rounds Fired By Police

The Dayton spree killer who murdered 10 people and injured 27 more had cocaine, alcohol and an anti-depressant in his system when he opened fire. A coroner’s report indicates that he was hit by “at least” 24 rounds during a shootout with police. According to, Betts suffered at least 24 gunshot wounds, [Montgomery County […]

Philly Mayor: It’s the NRA’s Fault a Violent Drug-Dealing Felon Shot 6 Police Officers

Philadelphia police officers attempted to execute a warrant against Maurice Hill in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia yesterday when  Hill opened fire, wounding six cops. Police said that the incident began when an officer attempted to serve a warrant. Ross said that officers were already inside and in the rear of the building when the […]

Friend of Dayton Shooter Arrested for Illegal Possession of a Firearm, Lying on 4473

An Ohio man has been arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of a controlled substance and making false statements or representations. Ethan Kollie, 24, of Kettering, was arrested Friday night in Beavercreek on suspicion of a firearms violation unrelated to the Oregon District shooting, according to Montgomery County Jail […]

The ‘Do Something’ Disease

This is TTAG’s weekly roundup of legal and legislative news affecting guns, the gun business and gun owners’ rights.  As you can probably imagine, this week has been an active one for those of us in the gun rights community. The push for national red flag laws and universal background checks in this last week […]