The closure was extended until next Sept. 30 or until rescinded.
Legislation that would allow Arizona schools to keep a gun on campus and give one person access to it offers the illusion of doing something to further safety rather than taking concrete steps to protect children.
In a time of instant communication — much of it reaction to what someone else did or said — deadly force is the most potent instant communication of all.
We know what won’t change gun laws in the United States:
I commend the Star for reprinting the Washington Post editorial on the need for research on accidental firearm deaths of children (“Info vital on scope of gun accidents involving kids,” Dec. 3).
For decades, many of America's finest minds have searched for that single idea, or perhaps set of them, that would ameliorate the growing instances of gun violence that have increasingly blighted our landscape. I don't count myself among the great minds, but I am observant. I notice ideas wh…
A man was arrested Thursday after an investigation found that he was selling firearms, even though he was not supposed to possess guns.
The husband of former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords says he bought an AR-15 rifle in Tucson to make a point about the ease of background checks for gun owners.
Buying a gun for a person who can't legally possess a firearm would be a federal felony under legislation now headed toward the Senate; Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake should support this bill.
Ian Moeller, an employee at On Target firearms in Valley Park, helps a customer as a newly purchased Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle rests on a countertop on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. The new owner of the gun, who did not want to be identified, was waiting to finish paperwork before tak…
James Winkler of Manchester takes a peek at a newly purchased Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle resting on the countertop at On Target firearms in Valley Park as its new owner, who did not want to be identified, waits to finish paperwork on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Since Friday's shootin…
A newly purchased Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle rests on a countertop at On Target firearms in Valley Park as its new owner, who did not want to be identified, waits to finish paperwork on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Photo by Christian Gooden, firstname.lastname@example.org
A Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle
A Ruger P345 sits on display in a case at Metro Shooting Supply in Belleville on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Photo by Christian Gooden@post-dispatch.com
PHOENIX — An admitted straw buyer was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his part in a gun smuggling ring that was targeted in the botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.
PHOENIX — A federal judge is scheduled to sentence a woman today who admitted to aiding at a gun smuggling ring that was monitored in the government’s botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.
PHOENIX — Two men charged with participating in a gun smuggling ring are expected to change their pleas in the federal government’s botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.
PHOENIX — A woman who’s a convicted felon and not allowed to
possess a firearm has been arrested after telling Mesa police that
she had a handgun concealed in her bra.