Minnesota Mother Invited To Obama's Gun Control SpeechA Minnesota mother was there while President Barack Obama laid out his plan for executive action on gun control Tuesday. Diane Sellgren listened to the president speak in person, along with Gabby Giffords and other gun-violence survivors.
Good Question: How Much Of A Threat Are Biker Gangs?On Monday, prosecutors in Texas charged 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs with engaging in organized crime. So, how much of a threat are these biker gangs? Good Question.
Fmr. US Attorney For Minn. Resigns As ATF's DirectorThe 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.
ATF Agents Train For Next StandoffFederal 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.
ATF Rounds Up Gang Members And Alleged Gun Buyers Convicted felons lose their rights to purchase firearms legally. That’s why they will often turn to "straw buyers" to do it for them.
Despite Gun Debate, ATF Still Boxed In By PoliticsWhen 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.
Obama's ATF Nomination Sent To Full SenatePresident 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.
Obama's ATF Nominee Gets Senate HearingPresident 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.
1 Injured In Illegal Firework Factory ExplosionAn 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.
Albert Lea Gun Shop Forced To Stop Selling FirearmsAn Albert Lea gun shop that's been in business for more than 30 years will stop selling firearms next month.
Letter To Senate Judiciary Critical Of ATF Nominee 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.
New Leader Appointed To ATF's St. Paul OfficeThe 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.

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