State police are dealing with a massive backlog as they try to process thousands of background checks on people waiting to buy handguns in Maryland. And in some cases, that delay has helped guns fall into the hands of people who shouldn’t have them.
Gangs and guns. Those are the targets for Baltimore City Police as a violent summer continues to grip the city.
In Baltimore City, the frustration over the recent gun violence continues to grow after two shootings, including one in Fells Point. City leaders are now working to control a dangerous mix of gangs and guns.
The U.S. Park Police, the law enforcement agency responsible for safeguarding the National Mall and critical American landmarks, has lost track of a large supply of handguns, rifles and shotguns, according to a harshly critical report issued Thursday.
A new report finds that Maryland is among the top five states with the greatest number of guns federally licensed gun dealers reported lost or stolen last year.
Garrett County’s sheriff is asking county commissioners to support selective enforcement of Maryland’s new gun control law.
Another dangerous incident involving Baltimore City Police training, just months after a recruit was shot in the face by a training officer in a horrible accident.
A Maryland delegate launches a campaign to close what he calls a loophole in Maryland gun laws.
Vera Torres went to the Nation’s Gun Show in Chantilly last month looking for a handgun. She left with Amazing Wonder Tops.
The grandparents of a Kentucky toddler who was accidentally shot by her 5-year-old brother say they don’t believe young children should have access to guns.
Connecticut officials are setting aside millions of dollars to address backlogs in background checks that have soared into the thousands since the December school shooting in the state, which is one of several struggling with bottlenecks as people rush to buy guns ahead of new restrictions.
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.