Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff’s Offices
The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.
As Berkeley plans a study on potentially equipping police officers with Tasers, a coalition opposed to the use of the stun guns is holding a forum Thursday night to discuss the topic.
A 7-year-old Bay Area boy was accidentally shot in the chest Saturday while shooting target practice at his family’s property in El Dorado County.
A Daly City dentist accused of participating in a conspiracy with indicted state Sen. Leland Yee to import illegal weapons from the Philippines died early Tuesday, his attorney said Wednesday.
California prosecutors say platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has pleaded not guilty to possessing an illegal assault weapon during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert.
Bill Requiring Toy Guns To Be Brightly-Colored Passes California Assembly, Spurred By Andy Lopez Shooting
The state Assembly approved legislation on Tuesday that would require certain replica guns to be sold in bright colors or transparent to avoid deadly mix-ups with police officers.
A federal judge has overturned part of a California law requiring a 10-day waiting period for gun buyers, ruling that it does not apply to those who already own firearms.
The federal judge hearing the organized crime and corruption case involving suspended state Senator Leland Yee and convicted Chinatown gang leader Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow on Wednesday denied a request to lift a gag order.
The deadly Isla Vista shootings last spring has prompted state lawmakers to consider an anti-gun violence restraining order. Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner’s bill is modeled after California’s domestic violence restraining order laws.
Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting in East Palo Alto that killed one person and sent three people to the hospital.