- W.Va. AG court filings: dismiss gun law question Updated: Apr-17-14 5:26 pm
- Grossman debates head of Massachusetts gun lobby Updated: Apr-17-14 5:21 pm
- Illinois medical marijuana rules drop gun language Updated: Apr-17-14 3:43 pm
- Brewer signs 1 of 4 pro-gun bills passed Wednesday Updated: Apr-16-14 11:40 pm
- Judge upholds New York's tougher gun law Updated: Apr-16-14 9:48 pm
- Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network Updated: Apr-16-14 3:46 pm
- Father joins effort to change handgun age limits Updated: Apr-16-14 12:34 pm
- A year after background check defeat, modest goals Updated: Apr-16-14 10:23 am
- Martinsburg gun law changes get preliminary OK Updated: Apr-16-14 7:19 am
- Rhode Island Senate panel mulls gun-related bills Updated: Apr-15-14 9:28 pm
- Texas candidate faces thorny death penalty choice Updated: Apr-15-14 7:34 pm
- Indianapolis council shies away from weapons ban Updated: Apr-15-14 6:30 pm
- Outdoor lovers vote to ban baiting, feeding Updated: Apr-15-14 6:27 pm
- Poll: Competing gun measures have solid support Updated: Apr-15-14 2:49 pm
- Man accused of shooting son-in-law with flare gun Updated: Apr-15-14 2:19 pm
- Override of local bans of guns in parks fails Updated: Apr-15-14 12:28 pm
- Castle Rock council approves open carry election Updated: Apr-15-14 10:53 am
- Open gun carry bill defeated in Tenn. House panel Updated: Apr-14-14 10:35 pm
- Where McCord, McGinty, Schwartz and Wolf stand Updated: Apr-13-14 9:12 am
- Idaho governor candidate spurns NRA questionnaire Updated: Apr-12-14 4:07 pm
- Students have mixed views on campus gun law Updated: Apr-12-14 2:17 pm
- Correction: Boat Race-Guns story Updated: Apr-12-14 11:01 am
- CBI: 3,800 private gun sale background checks Updated: Apr-12-14 10:43 am
- Lone candidate in debate backs Connecticut gun law Updated: Apr-11-14 4:45 pm
- Officials cancel meeting after gun ban mistake Updated: Apr-09-14 5:04 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The attorney general says a court challenge should be dismissed over whether West Virginians can bring guns to city recreational facilities that hold school events.
BOSTON - Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman faced off against the state's gun lobby director in an informal debate Thursday meant to highlight what the Democratic candidate for governor says is the failure of a party primary opponent - Attorney General Martha Coakley - to embrace tougher gun control.
CHICAGO - Illinois regulators finalizing the state's conditions for medical marijuana have removed a proposed rule that would have barred legal gun owners from becoming cannabis-using patients, a person close to the process told The Associated Press.
PHOENIX - Republican Gov. Jan Brewer wasted no time signing into law one of a series of gun bills approved by the Arizona Senate on Wednesday, one that bars local government agencies from restricting shooting on private property.
ALBANY, New York - A trial-level judge has dismissed a challenge to New York's new gun law, rejecting legal claims that the law was pushed through the legislature improperly and that its restrictions violate the Second Amendment.
NEW YORK - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, he announced Wednesday, adding a new dimension to his long-running fight for tighter firearms regulation.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A Johnston father of two young daughters is joining with gun-rights advocates in seeking a change to an Iowa law that makes it illegal for children younger than 14 to fire handguns.
WASHINGTON - Democratic worries about this November's elections, a lack of Senate votes and House opposition are forcing congressional gun-control supporters to significantly winnow their 2014 agenda, a year after lawmakers scuttled President Barack Obama's effort to pass new curbs on firearms.
MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - Martinsburg City Council has given preliminary approval to four proposed firearms ordinances designed to bring the city into compliance with a new state law.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Rhode Island Senate committee took up gun legislation Tuesday, including a bill aimed at preventing people with severe mental illness from buying weapons and a proposal to ban the sale and possession of semi-automatic weapons.
AUSTIN, Texas - The death penalty is like gun rights in Texas politics: Candidates don't dare get in the way of either. But Republican Greg Abbott, the favorite to succeed Gov. Rick Perry, must soon make a decision as attorney general that could disrupt the nation's busiest death chamber.
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis City-County Council has defeated a ban on residents discharging weapons recreationally within city limits after hearing the measure likely would attract lawsuits.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Outdoor enthusiasts say Wisconsin should ban deer baiting and feeding in the days leading up to the November gun season.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Two competing gun initiatives on the November ballot both have enough support to pass, according to a poll released Tuesday that could indicate that many voters are confused about the measures involving background checks.
CHANDLER, Arizona - A Mesa man is accused of shooting a flare gun at his son-in-law and of trying to fatally stab the other man.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A bill seeking to do away with city and county governments' power to ban firearms in parks, playgrounds and ball fields has failed for the year.
CASTLE ROCK, Colorado - The Castle Rock Town Council has agreed to let voters decide whether or not to repeal the town's ban on openly carrying firearms in town-owned buildings and parks.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A bill seeking to allow Tennesseans to openly carry firearms in public without permits was overwhelmingly defeated a House subcommittee on Monday night.
A look at where the four Democratic gubernatorial candidates - state Treasurer Rob McCord, former Clinton White House environmental adviser Katie McGinty, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz and businessman Tom Wolf - stand on some key issues:
BOISE, Idaho - Democratic gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff has refused to answer the National Rifle Association survey and has criticized the organization for pushing for concealed-carry guns on Idaho college campuses.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Starting July 1, Idaho's public college students can pack more than just homework and pencils to class - those with enhanced concealed-carry permits will be allowed to carry guns.
JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana - In a story April 11 about the Thunder Over Louisville event, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the event is a boat race. Thunder Over Louisville is an air show and fireworks display.
DENVER - The actual number of background checks for private-seller gun transactions submitted to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation is much lower than previously stated.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Senate Minority Leader John McKinney set himself apart Friday from most of his rivals for the Republican nomination for Connecticut governor by defending the wide-ranging gun control bill that was passed last year following the Newtown school massacre, a likely hot topic in this year's gubernatorial election.
GEORGE, Iowa - Officials in the northwest Iowa community of George cancelled a City Council meeting after a clerk mistakenly placed a proposed gun ban on the agenda.