Detective Caught Stealing Dead Man’s Guns

An Oregon detective was arrested on theft and misconduct charges last month stemming from a number of shotguns taken from the home of a deceased man. Sean Thomas Banks, 49, was placed on administrative leave and...

2,600 Guns, Swords Found Under Japanese School

A Tokyo suburb is working on clearing a cache of long-buried ordnance unearthed while working on a local elementary school. The Nishitokyo Municipal Government has released details of stacks of seriously deteriorated military rifles, machine guns, swords, and...

Gun Sales Sink To Lowest Level Of 2018

Estimated gun sales in July hit the lowest level recorded this year, according to federal data. Dealers processed 1.8 million applications through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System last month, a 4 percent increase over...

Ruger Is Beginning To Recover

Executives for Sturm, Ruger and Company sounded optimistic this week while discussing the gun maker’s latest earnings, down just 3 percent over 2017. Chief Executive Officer Chris Killoy told investors Thursday Ruger’s 28 percent work-force reduction...

Gun Control Advocate Gets 7 Years Prison

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a key player in the adoption of sweeping gun control laws, was sentenced to seven years in prison last week. For the second time since 2015, Silver, a Manhattan...

Court rejects bid by groups to block 3-D firearm files, states step in

A judge in a Texas federal court last week declined to side with gun control groups trying to stop the planned release of downloadable firearm files as states are mobilizing to block the information themselves. U.S....

Federal Court Goes After Open Carry Regulation

A three-judge panel on Tuesday said that Hawaii’s restrictions on the open carry of firearms in public were not in line with the Second Amendment. In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. 9th Circuit this week...

Sig Sauer Unvails M-17 Commemorative Pistols

After announcing the launch of its civilian version of the U.S. Army’s M-17 pistol, Sig Sauer has decided to release 5,000 M-17 Commemorative Edition pistols to civilians. The limited release pistol shares the same parts, coatings...

Trader Joe’s Manager Killed In Standoff

A store manager at a Trader Joe’s in southern California was shot dead this weekend during a three-hour standoff with police. Melyda Corado died after an armed man fleeing law enforcement barricaded himself inside the grocery...

Firefield Delivers Verge Series M-LOK Rails For MSR Platform

Firefield continues to dole out new accessories this summer, debuting the Verge Series rail system now configured for M-LOK. Ideal for MSR platform rifles and pistols, the Verge M-LOK Series features a slim handguard that is of...