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Spokane Grandmother Of 10 Holds Burglar At Gunpoint At Her Home

Spokane police say a grandmother held a burglar at gunpoint at her home until authorities arrived.

04/04/2013

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South Dakota Gov Signs Into Law Bill Allowing School Districts To Arm Teachers

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill Friday allowing the state’s school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns.

03/08/2013

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Local Lawmakers Alter Gun Control Bill

In order to ease the concerns of gun owners, Washington lawmakers seeking to expand background checks for gun sales have made a series of changes to their proposal.

CBS Seattle–02/13/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on proposals to reduce gun violence. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sheriffs And State Push Back Against Gun Control

From Oregon to Mississippi, President Barack Obama’s proposed ban on new assault weapons and large-capacity magazines has struck a nerve among rural lawmen and lawmakers, many of whom vowed to ignore any restrictions — and even try to stop federal officials from enforcing gun policy in their jurisdictions.

01/17/2013

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Mayor To Seattle Gun Owners: Turn In Your Piece, Get $100 From Amazon

The Seattle-based online retailer is kicking in $30,000 to start the gun buyback program announced Tuesday by Mayor Mike McGinn and other city leaders to reduce firearms in the community.

CBS Seattle–01/09/2013

A mall security officer stands at the entrance to the Clackamas Town Center mall on December 13, 2012 in Clackamas, Oregon. Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office identified Jacob Tyler Roberts, 22, as the gunman who entered the mall with a AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle, killing two and wounding another before taking his own life. (Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images)

Ore. Mall Reopens 3 Days After Attack

The Clackamas Town Center shopping mall reopened Friday, three days after a gunman killed two people and wounded a third amid a holiday crowd estimated at 10,000 people.

12/14/2012

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Military-Themed Breast Cancer Photo Shoot Leads To Arrests

Two men were arrested after taking part in a photo shoot for breast cancer awareness that involved rifles and body armor.

08/31/2012

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CBS News: Spike In Gun Sales Over Fear Of Gun Control Laws

National sales figures show a dramatic increase in the rate at which Americans are purchasing firearms.

08/17/2012

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Cops: 3-Year-Old Kills Self With Gun Found In Car

A 3-year-old boy shot and killed himself with a gun he found in a car as a family made a stop early Wednesday at a gas station, police said.

03/14/2012

Occupy Oakland protesters gather at the Port of Oakland toshut down the facility as they call for a citywide general strike on Nov. 2, 2011 in California. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Seize Gun, Sword From Occupy Portland Protesters

Police made three arrests and seized a gun and sword from people who said they were on the way to Monday’s Occupy Portland action to shut down the port.

12/12/2011

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