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GUNS Magazine The Sacred Church of Rifle Collecting

original material The M1 carbine was the most produced American military firearm of World War II. In 1938, the Chief of Infantry asked the Artillery Department to develop a lightweight rifle with which to arm mortarmen, radio operators, truck drivers and similar support troops. The formalized requirement was approved two years later. At that time, […]

Hiking

Hike Bob: Trailhead Heist Turns Hiker Into Detective | Hike bob

File photo Linda B. (she asked that we not use her full name) has scheduled a regular hike for the afternoon of Feb 16th. She parked her car and started down a trail in the Monument Preserve when, minutes later, she heard what sounded like glass breaking. Although she could still see her car, nothing […]

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Have Guns, Will Travel – Texas Monthly

This story comes from Texas monthlyarchives. We’ve left it as it was originally published, with no updates, to keep the history clear. In states in the South, Midwest, and Southwest where gun laws are the most lenient, gun shows form a continuous circuit of weekend fairs. Advertised as portable museums, they function as hardware flea […]

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Night hunting, illegal deer harvesting: NorthEscambia.com

The Florida FWC Division of Law Enforcement reported the following activity: ESCAMBIA COUNTY Officer Ramos was on patrol targeting night hunting violations. He observed a truck drive past him and intermittently shine a spotlight on fields and areas known to be home to deer. After seeing the truck shine in various places, Officer Ramos conducted […]

Humor

NJ cops use humor to warn drivers during monstrous snowstorm

By Amy Kuperinskynj.com JERSEY CITY, NJ — Local police departments across the state took to Facebook in the hours leading up to the major snowstorm expected to hit New Jersey Friday through Saturday. Most shared weather reports and sent reminders about snow removal, alternative parking solutions, shoveling around fire hydrants and staying home in dangerous […]

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Dentist accused of killing his wife on a hunting trip in Africa

A Pennsylvania dentist is accused of killing his wife of 34 years on a big game hunting trip to Africa – part of a scheme to collect millions in life insurance payouts. A Pennsylvania dentist and big game hunter is accused of killing his 34-year-old wife during a hunting trip in Zambia in 2016 as […]

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‘Huge problem’: Passengers bringing record number of guns to airport, TSA says | Archive

By Gregory Wallace and Pete Muntean, CNN (CNN) – Airline passengers are bringing firearms to the airport in numbers never seen before, and it’s a “huge problem,” the head of the Transportation Security Administration told CNN. At the same time, security and law enforcement officials are facing an unprecedented increase in the number of belligerent […]

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Smart weapons could be coming to the US this year

(NewsNation now) — Custom smart guns, which can only be fired by verified users, could become available to Americans after more than two decades of questions about reliability and worries about possible government regulation. This type of gun has been promised for years and has the potential to disrupt the industry, especially in states where […]

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Smart weapons are finally coming to the US, looking to shake up the gun market: Reuters

Custom smart guns, which can only be fired by verified users, may finally become available to US consumers after two decades of questions about reliability and concerns they will usher in a new wave of government regulation. Four-year-old LodeStar Works unveiled its 9mm smart handgun to shareholders and investors in Boise, Idaho on Friday. And […]

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FBI still hunting suspects on Jan.6, suicide bomber a year later

WASHINGTON – The suspect was covered from head to toe, prowling the dark streets of the nation’s capital before methodically placing two explosives outside the offices of the Republican and Democratic National Committees. Only 17 hours later – and just before the U.S. Capitol was stormed by a sea of ​​pro-Trump rioters – the homemade […]

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Northern Idaho man sentenced to months in jail, decade-long hunting ban for poaching

The following is a press release from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. ST. MARIES – Paul D. Coward of St. Maries was sentenced to months in jail, thousands of fines and a 10 year hunting revocation for various wildlife crimes. In early 2021, Coward was charged with numerous misdemeanor and felony violations resulting […]

Humor

This Day in History – January 2 – Hijinx, humor and insight

*** NewsWhistle is pleased to present “This Day In History” column by Gary Jenneke. You can read the original at Gary’s Blog THIS DAY IN HISTORY – or scroll down to enjoy Gary’s unique take on the comings and goings of life. *** THIS DAY IN HISTORY… JANUARY 2 *** 1791 – Big Bottom Massacre. […]

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Texas police chief uses humor to connect with community

When a shoplifter steals dandruff shampoo from a local store or a motorist is arrested on multiple felony charges, Lytle Police Chief Richard “Richey” Priest keeps his community informed with a wry humor and folksy, unassuming demeanor. For at least 10 years, Priest has published weekly written reports summarizing crimes, arrests and traffic stops in […]

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Gainesville’s father and son charged with buying guns and transporting them to Mexico

No member of management was available from Outdoor Depot or Dawsonville Gun and Pawn when contacted by The Times on Dec. 28. The Times emailed the property after calling Georgia Gun Store, and no representative answered the phone at Academy Sports. Foxhole owner Jon Lipscomb did not recall details of the deal earlier this year […]

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Lytle Police Chief Uses Humor To Connect With Community

When a shoplifter steals dandruff shampoo from a local store or a motorist is arrested for multiple misdemeanors, Lytle Police Chief Richard “Richey” Priest keeps his community informed with wry humor and folkloristic and unpretentious behavior. For at least 10 years, Priest has published weekly written reports recapping crimes, arrests and traffic stops in his […]

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Rapid City police save Christmas by finding stolen guns

RAPID CITY, SD (KOTA) — Rapid City police saved Christmas for a family, quickly returning stolen gifts, while stopping four guns from reaching the streets. On Tuesday morning, police investigated three reports of vehicle break-ins: one including a stolen van. Police were told a gun and rifle were in the van when it was stolen […]

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Delhi Police Increase Reward for Information on Illegal Firearms Trade | Latest Delhi News

Last month, a team of Delhi police arrested two suspected criminals, Shailesh Kumar and Mohammad Hanif, with seven domestically made pistols, a motorcycle, a machine and materials used to make firearms. During questioning, the two defendants revealed that they, with their associates, made illegal firearms and sold them in the nation’s capital. In another case, […]

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CrimeStoppers program offers rewards for gun tips in schools

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Multiple firearms have been found on school campuses in Montgomery, Dallas County and Pike County in recent weeks, raising concerns among educators, parents and law enforcement. Central Alabama CrimeStoppers has an initiative to keep schools safe in Alabama. “Our program is designed for empowerment,” explained Tony Garrett, Central Alabama CrimeStoppers, Executive […]

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US detects record number of firearms at airport checkpoints

A Christmas week traveler stands near a security gate at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., December 22, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Monday security personnel confiscated more than 5,700 firearms at […]

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Denver plans to ban home-made, untraceable “ghost guns” as they become more common across country

Top Denver leaders want to ban home-made “ghost guns” that cannot be found in the city in a bid to stop the influx of guns as they become more common across the country. Ghost guns are guns without a serial number that can be assembled at home from kits purchased online or created using 3D […]

Hiking

Brian Laundrie’s parents seen hiking in Myakkahatchee Creek after son’s death

Parents of late fugitive Brian Laundrie, Chris and Roberta Laundrie, were spotted walking in the park on Tuesday where their son’s remains were found in October. Chris and Roberta Laundrie spent about three hours hiking in the park in North Port, Florida, where, a month earlier, they helped law enforcement find their son’s remains and […]

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Los Angeles City Council bans ghost weapons – NBC Los Angeles

The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance prohibiting the possession, purchase, sale, receipt and transportation of “phantom weapons” in Los Angeles. The ordinance was requested by a motion from councilors Paul Koretz and Paul Krekorian, which was also passed unanimously by council. It will then go to Mayor Eric Garcetti, whose office has […]

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How New Zealand has used humor to diversify its policy

Every year, American police kill around 1,000 people. By comparison, New Zealand police officers kill, on average, around eight people per decade. Even if you adjust for differences in population size, the gap in police violence is staggering. If American officers killed at the same per capita rate as those in New Zealand, about 50 […]

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Humor brightens the day of every game warden

People working in wildlife law enforcement see some pretty serious and sometimes ugly violations. But on the other hand, every once in a while there’s an incident or two that makes even the oldest gamekeeper smile. I thought I would recount a few of these for your enjoyment. Take, for example, an incident that happened […]