Fatal N. Mpls. Shooting Could Be Ruled Self DefenseA deadly shooting in Minneapolis committed by a 21-year-old man who had a permit to carry could be ruled a justified case of self-defense.
Report Shows Gun Permits Nearly Doubled In 2013A report released Friday shows permits to conceal and carry handguns in Minnesota have nearly doubled in the last year. The report from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension showed that nearly 63,000 applications for handgun permits were processed, and more than 60,000 were issued.
Mpls. Man: Police Beat Me For Gun, Despite My PermitA Minneapolis man says he was beaten by police as he left a downtown nightclub. Zachary King says he was walking to his car when police noticed his gun in his waist band. He claims he told police he had a permit to carry, but they still attacked him.
More Women Taking Conceal-And-Carry ClassesThousands of Minnesotans carry guns. The latest numbers show 20,000 people applied for permits to carry last year. A big number of those who carry are women.
Wis. DOJ Won't Meet Carry DeadlinesWisconsin residents have overwhelmed the state Justice Department with so many concealed weapon permit applications agency officials say they probably won't meet deadlines for issuing approvals this month despite pulling dozens of employees from other tasks to help.
Wis. Bishops Want Concealed Weapons Out Of ChurchWisconsin's Catholic bishops are urging parishioners to keep their concealed weapons out of church.
NRA To Wis. AG: Concealed Carry Flap Not OverThe National Rifle Association says its fight with Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen over concealed carry regulations isn't over.
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