Guns

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January 23, 2019 - 5:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A disgraced former commander in the New York Police Department's gun licensing bureau says President Donald Trump and his eldest son were among celebrities and donors who got licenses without proper credentials. Former Lt. Paul Dean pleaded guilty in August to a conspiracy to bribe...
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December 18, 2018 - 12:13 pm
The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.
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December 04, 2018 - 10:28 am
Should authorities be able to deny handgun licenses for hateful tweets?
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Dreamstime
November 23, 2018 - 11:09 am
If you apply for a pistol permit in New York State, a new law could open your social media accounts and browser history to scrutiny.
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A hunter with a rifle walking on a dirt road.
Dreamstime
November 05, 2018 - 2:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Conservatives are slamming a piece of proposed legislation that would let the government dip into a person's social media background before allowing them to purchase a gun. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and state Senator Kevin Parker are pushing for a state law that...
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October 29, 2018 - 4:56 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is calling for a new round of gun-related legislation. The freshman Democrat said at a news conference he was pushing for ``gun safety package 2.0'' Monday in light of the attack over the weekend at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead...
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October 15, 2018 - 7:42 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Not one person was shot in New York City this weekend, the first time that's happened since 1993. Officials said Monday there were no shootings with victims reported in the five boroughs for all of Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The last shooting before the weekend was on...
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Dreamstime
June 07, 2018 - 1:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is touting several big arrests over the last couple of days. There were three year-long cases. one was called Operation Triple Play, another was called Operation Southern Steel, and the third was called Operation Wild Side. More than 40 of the most violent...
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Police say they found a cache of weapons, ballistic vests, and law enforcement IDs during a raid in Queens.
NYPD
June 01, 2018 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops say they found quite the cache of weapons during a raid in Queens. A search of a home on 254th Street in Rosedale netted a loaded .380 Ruger, a loaded Mossberg shotgun, 370 cartridges, a pair of police style ballistic vests, police style ID cards, police IDs, 41...
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New York lawmakers are pushing legislation that would prevent teachers from carrying guns.
Dreamstime
April 28, 2018 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A Queens man is facing a long list of charges after police say they found an arsenal in his home. Cops from the 105th Precinct went to 44-year-old Keith Harvey's home on 218th Place in Queens Village on Friday afternoon and said they came away with 16 rifles, a crossbow, and...
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