Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requiring Background Checks For Ammunition PurchasesA federal judge on Thursday blocked a California law requiring background checks for people buying ammunition, issuing a sharply worded rebuke of “onerous and convoluted” regulations that violate the constitutional right to bear arms.
20-Year-Old Suspect Arrested In More Than 50 San Mateo County Residential Burglaries; Guns, Ammo SeizedA lengthy investigation into a series of residential burglaries in San Mateo County has led to the arrest of a man believed responsible for more than 50 burglaries.
Berkeley Police: Alleged Shoplifter Arrested For Carrying Loaded Gun, Violating ProbationA man was charged by prosecutors Thursday on separate counts of carrying a loaded gun and carrying a loaded gun in public after being stopped by police for allegedly stealing from a Berkeley grocery store.
Man Carrying Pellet Gun Near SJ Homeless Encampment Sets Off County Building LockdownSeveral Santa Clara County buildings in San Jose were put on lockdown Monday morning after reports of a firearm nearby turned out to be just a pellet gun, the county sheriff's office said.
'I Do Worry': U.S. Gun Sales Surge As Coronavirus Fears SpreadAmericans are not just lining up to buy toilet paper over coronavirus concerns. They're also flocking to stores to buy guns and ammunition.
2 Men Shot In Struggle Over Firearm In HaywardTwo men were shot during an argument and subsequent struggle with a firearm in Hayward late Sunday night, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
Proposal Permanently Banning Cow Palace Gun Shows Approved By State SenateA bill to ban gun shows at the Cow Palace permanently has passed the California State Senate.
California Joins Coalition Of States Suing Over Rules Governing 3D-Printed GunsAttorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal regulation that could allow blueprints for making guns on 3D printers to be posted on the internet.
Bloomberg Sees California As Model On Climate Change, GunsThe Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City mayor likes a lot of what he sees in the Golden State.
Oakland Hires Anti-Violence Czar With Proven Track Record To Stop CrimeThere has been a spike in violent crime in Oakland and the city has is getting help to reverse the trend.
Gilroy Gun Buy Back Program Nets Nearly 500 WeaponsIt was impossible to ignore the backdrop against which Saturday's gun buyback program in Gilroy took place.
Contra Costa County Norteno Gang Crackdown Ends With 15 ConvictionsA Contra Costa County gang crackdown, launched in 2016 and targeting violent Norteno gang members and their associates, has resulted in 15 individuals being convicted of felony offenses including attempted murder, transporting weapons and selling drugs, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Family Struggling With Senseless Death Of Richmond Dad Killed By Stray BulletSix months ago, we at KPIX 5 lost a coworker to gun violence. Miguel Ramirez was just heading out to grab the newspaper when he got hit by a stray bullet outside his Richmond home.
Two Dozen Arrested In Massive San Mateo County Gun And Drug BustOver two dozen suspects were arrested and more than 130 firearms, 39 pounds of methamphetamine, and about 20 pounds of marijuana were seized in a huge San Mateo County bust led by the ATF this week.
Gilroy Garlic Festival Mass Shooting Lawsuit: Security Lapses Led To Deadly AttackNegligent security measures allowed a gunman to sneak in and fatally shoot three people and wound 13 others at the Gilroy Garlic Festival last summer, five of the injured victims claim in a lawsuit.