The first Senate-confirmed director for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is leaving the post after less than two years, the agency announced Friday.
Federal agents from across the country are in the Twin Cities training for any dangerous situations that are likely to occur. They are agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and they’re learning the art of negotiating with armed and barricaded suspects.
Convicted felons lose their rights to purchase firearms legally. That’s why they will often turn to “straw buyers” to do it for them.
When President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth.
President Barack Obama’s nomination of B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been sent to the full Senate. Obama picked Jones to lead the ATF following the mass shooting in December at a Connecticut elementary school where 20 children and six adults were killed.
President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the agency charged with enforcing national gun laws said Tuesday the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was “in distress” when he it took over on an interim basis in 2011.
An illegal firework manufacturing operation was discovered Saturday in Wyoming after a man was hospitalized for 1st-degree burns. Wyoming Police say a 30-year-old man suffered severe burns after a flashover minor explosion in the garage at 7002 Lake Blvd late Saturday morning.
An Albert Lea gun shop that’s been in business for more than 30 years will stop selling firearms next month.
A former head of the Minneapolis FBI office sent federal lawmakers a letter Thursday sharply criticizing President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has appointed a veteran agent to lead operations in Minnesota and surrounding states, the agency announced Tuesday.
Several dozen high-powered guns could be in the hands of criminals.
Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.
Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.