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Factchecking Clinton's Vermont gun statistic

Hillary Clinton claimed that Vermont was the source of the “highest per capita” number of guns that come from out of state and were “used in crimes and violence and killings in New York.” As we are fond of saying, one statistic rarely tells the entire story.... Read more»

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Obama administration turns over Fast and Furious documents

The White House on Friday turned over documents to a House committee investigating the botched Operation Fast and Furious gun-trafficking probe, months after a federal court said executive privilege did not shield the records.... Read more»

21 charged in alleged gun-smuggling plot

Federal prosecutors have charged 21 people over an alleged conspiracy to smuggle illegally purchased guns from Arizona across the border into Mexico. About 100 weapons and more than 80,000 round of ammunition were involved in the plot, authorities said.... Read more»

Gun control, immigration central issues at Clinton rally

Former President Bill Clinton used gun control and immigration to get voters to cast a vote for his wife during a Hillary Clinton campaign rally held at Sunnyside High School in Tucson on Sunday afternoon. ... Read more»

Az Rep. Matt Salmon, gun industry want looser rules on silencers

Salmon, who introduced legislation that would replace the silencer screening process with a simpler background check, said silencers could allow soldiers and hunters to avoid the kind of hearing damage that has forced him to wear a hearing aid after 50 years of shooting guns.... Read more»

Factchecking the 7th Democratic debate

Clinton and Sanders stretched the facts on the auto bailout, fracking, trade deals and more. ... Read more»

Factchecking the 11th GOP debate

Claims by and about Donald Trump dominate this FactCheck report. ... Read more»

Phoenix man kills parents, siblings, shot dead by police

A 26-year-old man shot his parents and two sisters to death at a house in Phoenix early on Tuesday before he was killed by police who entered the residence as it was on fire, law enforcement officials said.... Read more»

FactCheck: Clinton’s ‘Charleston Loophole’ claim

Hillary Clinton said the FBI needed “just one more day” to stop Dylann Roof from being able to purchase the handgun that he allegedly used to kill nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year. ... Read more»

Two girls fatally shot at Glendale high school in apparent murder-suicide

GLENDALE — Two 15-year-old girls who were believed to have been romantically involved were found shot dead on Friday at an Arizona high school in an apparent murder-suicide that initially triggered a security lockdown of the campus, police said.... Read more»

CBP: 3-D-printed full-auto rifle seized at Lukeville crossing

Border officers in Lukeville arrested a U.S. citizen Saturday after they found a cache of weapons in his car, including an semi-automatic rifle modified with a 3-D-printed receiver, allowing the weapon to fire in full automatic mode.... Read more»1

Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makers

Barack Obama might seem an unlikely investor in the firearms industry. But the U.S. president, a fierce advocate for gun regulation, has money in a pension fund that holds stock in gun and ammunition companies. ... Read more»

Plan allowing shooting in Sonoran Desert Nat'l Monument advances

Federal officials are moving forward with a proposal to allow target shooting on more than 470,000 acres of the Sonoran Desert National Monument – a stark change from a 2012 plan that would have limited shooting to just 84 acres. ... Read more»

Introducing the gangster warlords of Latin America

In an excerpt from his new book, former GlobalPost correspondent Ioan Grillo finds his way to a Brazilian cocaine party.... Read more»

Az regents oppose campus-carry bills; mayors talk guns in D.C.

The Arizona Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to oppose two bills in the Arizona legislature one Arizona House bill that would allow students and faculty to carry on guns while on campus.... Read more»

.50-cal rifle seized during El Chapo raid connected to Fast & Furious

A .50-caliber rifle sold by a U.S. gun dealer during the botched law enforcement operation known as "Fast and Furious" was seized in the coastal hideout of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman following a raid by Mexican marines. ... Read more»

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