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Always in Conflict With Others'
Jul 11, 2020 8:30 AM CDT
Paper: Gun-Wielding Homeowners 'Almost Always in Conflict With Others'
Cops seize rifle pointed at BLM protesters by St. Louis homeowner Mark McCloskey: sources
- There's a new wrinkle in the case of the Missouri couple who stood outside their St. Louis mansion and pointed guns at Black Lives Matter protesters last month. KSDK reports a search warrant was executed Friday night by St. Louis police officers at the home of Mark and Patricia...
Science Teacher on Leave After
Greta Thunberg Comment
Oct 7, 2019 7:58 AM CDT
Science Teacher on Leave After Greta Thunberg Comment
'Dont have my sniper rifle'
- Matt Baish is a science teacher at Iowa's Waterloo West High School, but he apparently doesn't like the science that Greta Thunberg is promoting—and he's now been placed on administrative leave over an online comment. The
Des Moines Register
reports that, in advance of a visit...
137-Year-Old Rifle Found
by a Tree Has New Home
May 26, 2019 3:15 PM CDT
137-Year-Old Rifle Found by a Tree Has New Home
It's going to the "Forgotten Winchester" exhibit
- A 137-year-old rifle found five years ago leaning against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in Nevada is now part of an exhibit dedicated to the "Forgotten Winchester" at the park visitor center near the Utah border, the AP reports. The weathered Winchester Model 1873 is in...
She Was Walking
Puppy. Then, a 'Pop'
Oct 1, 2018 9:15 AM CDT
She Was Walking Her Daughter's Puppy. Then, a 'Pop'
Miami man accused of shooting Chihuahua to death with sniper rifle
- An evening stroll with her 8-year-old daughter's puppy ended in tragedy Saturday for a Florida woman. WPLG and the
report that a 19-year-old Miami man was arrested Saturday and hit with felony animal-cruelty charges after cops say he trained a sniper rifle on an 8-month-old Chihuahua, then...
Marilyn Manson: Pointing Fake
Rifle at Audience 'a Statement'
Nov 7, 2017 1:12 PM CST
Marilyn Manson: Pointing Fake Rifle at Audience 'a Statement'
Rocker's move came on day of Texas mass shooting
- On Sunday night—the same day 26 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Texas church—Marilyn Manson pointed a fake assault rifle at the audience during his performance at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest and pretended to fire. The rocker is now defending the move, which took place in...
Mar 7, 2016 11:01 AM CST
Lawmaker: Let SEALs Keep Their Combat Rifles
SEALs are made to 'share' their customized weapons after deployment ends
- The tip of the spear may be losing its edge. Navy SEAL teams don't have enough combat rifles to go around, even as these highly trained forces are relied on more than ever to carry out counterterrorism operations and other secretive missions, according to SEALs who have confided in...
46 Miles in
Feb 5, 2015 4:50 PM CST
Guy Walks 46 Miles in Minus-35 Cold
'He had been drinking,' says Alaska police officer
- An Alaska man who attempted to walk 50 miles between two villages at 35 below zero was found in good shape 4 miles from his goal by searchers called by his family. Lawrence James, 52, wore heavy winter gear and carried water and a .22-caliber rifle. He walked nonstop for...
Rifle Found in
Jan 15, 2015 7:24 AM CST
Mysterious 132-Year-Old Rifle Found in National Park
Who left the Winchester Model 1873 in Great Basin National Park?
- It was "the gun that won the West"—and it may have been leaning against a tree for more than a century. While surveying Nevada's Great Basin National Park in November, an archaeological crew spotted a Winchester Model 1873 in the woods. It was a lucky sighting:...
Man With Loaded
Rifle in Luggage
Arrested at JFK
Oct 26, 2013 2:44 PM CDT
Man With Loaded Rifle in Luggage Arrested at JFK
Bag had defaced rifle, 2 handguns
- A Tennessee man has been arrested at New York's Kennedy International Airport after checking luggage containing a loaded, defaced rifle and other firearms, authorities say. Keenan Draughon was caught this morning trying to board a flight to Charlotte, North Carolina, after Port Authority of New York and New Jersey...
Man Shoots Friend
—at His Request
May 15, 2012 12:58 PM CDT
Man Shoots Friend —at His Request
24-year-old wanted to know what being shot feels like
- A good friend has your back—and your leg? That was apparently the case in northern New York, where authorities say a man shot his friend in the leg with a rifle because said friend wanted to know what it feels like to be shot. State police say the shooting...
Mar 16, 2012 9:53 AM CDT
False Alarm: Student's 'Rifle' Actually Umbrella
Rochester Institute of Technology lifts lockdown
- Looks like the campus lockdown wasn't necessary after all. After a bus driver reported a gun-toting student at Rochester Institute of Technology, police rapidly directed students and staff to stay inside and bolt doors. But within an hour, officials had spoken to the student—a freshman photographer—to learn...
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