A legislative committee votes to adopt regulations to implement the state’s new gun laws.
The gunman in the mass shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, Aaron Alexis, had a history of violent outbursts, was at least twice accused of firing guns in anger and was in the early stages of treatment for serious mental problems, according to court records and U.S. law enforcement officials.
A gun owners’ rights group has threatened to sue 35 Maryland counties or municipalities unless they repeal regulations that the group says violate state gun laws.
Celebratory gunfire stole the life of a 10-year-old girl in Cecil County. Now her family is fighting to make sure it doesn’t happen to another child.
Maryland lawmakers are calling for strengthened gun laws in wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a 20-year-old gunman killed 20 children and six adults last week.
Baltimore lawmakers take the lead on “get tough” gun legislation. The General Assembly is considering a bill to expand penalties for repeat offenders.
Most first-time gun offenders in Baltimore serve no time behind bars and top Baltimore City leaders are pushing to change that.