- Gun group: Mass. lawmakers should OK fake gun bill Updated: Mar-11-14 3:04 am
- Attitudes and laws against pit bulls soften Updated: Mar-11-14 1:42 am
- Tough issues still in hopper for Indiana lawmakers Updated: Mar-10-14 6:50 pm
- NRA seeks to block gun magazine ban Updated: Mar-10-14 5:12 pm
- Gun rights rally held to oppose Burlington changes Updated: Mar-10-14 7:11 am
- City's employee concealed-gun law stirs concerns Updated: Mar-08-14 4:05 pm
- 2 cities struggle to enforce ban on gun magazines Updated: Mar-08-14 4:01 pm
- Pa. universities might scrap uniform gun policy Updated: Mar-08-14 3:20 pm
- AP Newsbreak: Deputy accused of illegal stops Updated: Mar-07-14 3:25 pm
- NY pastor to raffle rifle during Sunday service Updated: Mar-07-14 1:25 pm
- Greek doctor convicted over anti-Jew sign Updated: Mar-07-14 11:05 am
- Kansas City won't allow drunk people to carry guns Updated: Mar-07-14 7:02 am
- Correction: Sheriffs Guns On Campus story Updated: Mar-06-14 3:54 pm
- Ill. victim who backed concealed carry gets permit Updated: Mar-06-14 1:19 pm
- Pa. man appealing weapons term in dog shooting Updated: Mar-06-14 10:17 am
- State Senate OKs gun limits on some mentally ill Updated: Mar-05-14 10:11 pm
- Lawmaker seeks apology for Obama-Hitler comparison Updated: Mar-05-14 8:30 pm
- Gun owners, activists march in Springfield Updated: Mar-05-14 6:20 pm
- Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales Updated: Mar-05-14 4:10 pm
- Justices order new look at Utah gun conviction Updated: Mar-05-14 10:42 am
- Vt. voters pass 3 new gun control measures Updated: Mar-05-14 7:53 am
- Md. House bill would link gun, criminal registries Updated: Mar-04-14 6:47 pm
- Agency-by-agency summary of Obama budget Updated: Mar-04-14 11:47 am
- UA President Gamble voices concerns over gun bill Updated: Mar-03-14 8:40 pm
- Gun legislation back in the forefront for session Updated: Mar-02-14 11:25 am
BOSTON - Gun rights advocates are calling on Massachusetts lawmakers to approve a bill that would treat anyone who brandishes a fake gun during a violent crime the same as someone with an actual weapon.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - For much of the past three decades, pit bulls have been widely regarded as America's most dangerous dog - the favorite breed of thugs, drug dealers and dog-fighting rings, with a fearsome reputation for unprovoked, sometimes deadly attacks.
INDIANAPOLIS - A shutdown of the state's energy efficiency program was sent to the governor's desk Monday, but lawmakers were still mulling over other tough issues, including the proposed relaxing of gun regulations, as they entered the final week of their 2014 session.
WASHINGTON - The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The president of Gun Owners of Vermont says a weekend rally at the Statehouse was a response to proposed changes passed in Burlington last week allowing police to seize the weapons of people suspected of domestic abuse, banning guns in establishments with a liquor license, and requiring gun owners to lock up their guns at home.
PENDLETON, Oregon - The City Council of Milton-Freewater voted to allow city workers who don't have police powers to carry guns to work. But a small group of citizens have told city manager Linda Hall that they oppose the measure.
SUNNYVALE, California - Enforcement issues surround two Northern California cities' bans on high-capacity magazines.
PITTSBURGH - The agency that oversees Pennsylvania's state-owned universities might scrap a plan to institute a uniform weapons policy at all 14 campuses, its leader said.
RENO, Nevada - A rural Nevada sheriff's deputy is accused of stopping travelers on a lonely stretch of U.S. Interstate 80 and confiscating tens of thousands of dollars for the county without bringing charges, according to two federal lawsuits.
TROY, New York - The pastor of an upstate New York Baptist church plans to raffle off a rifle during a Sunday service later this month, saying giving away the weapon is "the right thing to do."
THESSALONIKI, Greece - A Greek doctor was convicted of breaking anti-racism laws for putting up a "Jews not welcome" sign outside his office and given a 16-month suspended sentence Friday.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Intoxicated people still can't legally carry guns in Kansas City.
BOISE, Idaho - In a March 5 story about a bill to allow guns on college campuses, The Associated Press erroneously reported Idaho Rep. Judy Boyle's title. Boyle is a representative, not a senator.
ST. LOUIS - A southern Illinois retiree whose legal fight helped bring about an end to the state's last-in-the-nation ban on concealed carry has become among the state's first to get her permit to have a handgun in public.
BELLEFONTE, Pennsylvania - A central Pennsylvania man serving five to 10 years in prison for illegally possessing a weapon while shooting his dog is appealing, claiming his criminal record shouldn't have barred him from owning a gun.
PIERRE, South Dakota - People with mental illnesses who are deemed a threat to themselves or others would be added to a national registry and kept from obtaining guns under legislation the South Dakota Senate passed Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO, California - A Jewish lawmaker said Wednesday that he wants an apology from a Republican candidate for California governor who compared President Barack Obama's gun control policies to those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea's Kim Jong Il.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gun owners and activists rallied Wednesday in Springfield, just days after the first concealed carry permits arrived in mailboxes across Illinois, wasting no time in turning to next steps in a battle they insist isn't over.
ALBANY, New York - Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court says defendants have to know in advance that their accomplices would use or carry a gun while committing a crime in order to be convicted under federal gun laws.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Burlington's mayor says he welcomes the voter support for three gun control measures at Town Meeting Day.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The House of Delegates is considering a bill that would link Maryland's gun registry to its criminal database.
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JUNEAU, Alaska - The president of the University of Alaska system raised concerns Monday with a bill that would allow people to carry concealed firearms on university system campuses.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's gun-friendly nature will be scrutinized during the 2014 legislative session as bills that would modify the state's "stand your ground" law and another allowing warning shots will be considered, a marked contrast from the 2013 session in which no major gun legislation was passed.