Weapons

Boxes of ammunition inside a vehicle's air filter housing. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Feds Bust Ammunition Smuggling Attempt At Port Of Oakland

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents recently seized roughly 2,300 rounds of ammunition and the cars used to try to smuggle them out of the country from the Port of Oakland, an agency spokesman said Thursday.

02/07/2013

(CBS)

5 Jailed In San Mateo For Meth, Pot, Weapons, Counterfeiting, ID Theft

An alleged attempt to use fraudulent gift cards in a downtown San Mateo store this week led to the arrest of five San Jose residents on counterfeiting, drug and weapon charges.

02/02/2013

Hand Gun

Weapons Made By 3-D Printers Concern Gun Control Advocates

At least one group, Defense Distributed, is claiming to have created downloadable weapon parts that can be built using the increasingly popular new-generation of printer that can create 3-D objects with moving parts.

12/21/2012

Bullet button

Fallout In Sacramento Over Bill To Ban ‘Bullet Button’

A CBS 5 investigation prompted Bay Area State Senator Leland Yee to close what gun control advocates called a giant loophole. But the effort to ban the so-called “bullet button” became a bureaucratic mess and eventually fizzled out.

09/25/2012

A man checks a rifle a the reception desk of a gun show in Del Mar, California. (Hector Mata/AFP/Getty Images)

Limited California Ban On Carrying Rifles Heads To Gov. Brown

A bill that would ban the public display of rifles and shotguns in most California cities and towns is on its way to the governor over stiff objections from numerous lawmakers.

08/29/2012

(CBS)

NorCal Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty To Illegally Selling Weapons Used By Criminals

A former Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded guilty to a federal charge stemming from the illegal sale of dozens of weapons, some of which were used by criminals.

08/28/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California State Senate Approves Banning Open Carry Of Rifles

California would prohibit the public display of rifles and shotguns under a bill approved by the state Senate.

08/27/2012

gun generic, shooting,

Alleged Gang Member Accused Of Bringing Gun Into Walnut Creek Wendy’s

A suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday afternoon after bringing a concealed gun into a Wendy’s restaurant in Walnut Creek, police said.

08/23/2012

Candlestick Park exterior

Man Arrested For Pointing Gun In Candlestick Parking Lot After 49ers Game

A man was arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at another car while driving out of the San Francisco 49ers preseason football game at Candlestick Park on Friday night, police said.

08/14/2012

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Vallejo Police Arrest 2 Cal Maritime Students On Weapons Charges

Two men were arrested Saturday night for firing hunting rifles in the backyard of a Florida Street residence, a Vallejo police sergeant said.

08/14/2012

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