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.
Dayton Seeks Ban On Gun Sales To Those On Terror Watch ListsGov. Mark Dayton is urging legislators to ban gun sales to people on terrorism watch lists. Statehouses nationwide have begun exploring those measures to stop would-be extremists from buying firearms.
Record Number Of Firearm Background Checks Performed On Black FridayThe FBI ran more than 185,000 background checks on Black Friday for people looking to purchase guns from licensed dealers. That's 5 percent more than last year.
Mpls. School Locked Down Over Student's BB GunPolice say someone was taken into custody at Anwatin Middle School Tuesday morning after a student brought a BB gun to school. The incident was confirmed by Sgt. John Elder of the Minneapolis Police Department.
Gov. Walker To End Decades-Old Waiting Period For HandgunsGov. Scott Walker planned to sign a pair of bills that would loosen Wisconsin's guns laws Wednesday, legislation that had passed the Republican-controlled Legislature before last week's fatal shootings at a South Carolina church.
Wisconsin Legislature OKs Ending Gun Waiting PeriodWisconsin Republicans moved within a step Tuesday of eliminating the state's decades-old 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases, pushing a bill that would wipe out the statutes through the state Assembly to Gov. Scott Walker's desk.
Man Charged With Trying To Disarm Cop At Regions Hospital"I'm not going back to prison," the man who allegedly tried to grab a deputy's gun at Regions Hospital Thursday afternoon said a week earlier when he was spotted by officers in St. Paul, according to new criminal charges.
Man Tackled After Firing Gun On Minneapolis-Bound MegabusA man on a Megabus bound for Minneapolis from Chicago late Tuesday night fired a gun before trying to take control of the bus, authorities said. According to reports from CBS Chicago, the incident happened along Interstate 90 near a tollway Oasis in suburban Des Plaines at about 11:30 p.m.
Budget Bill Removes Disclosure For Bringing Guns To CapitolMinnesotans with gun permits could carry a gun onto state Capitol grounds without tipping off the state under a House budget bill. Current state law requires to gun owners to notify state officials before bringing a gun into the Capitol and other state buildings.
Possible Shooting Reported In BurnsvilleAuthorities responded to a shooting in Burnsville Monday afternoon. Police said they responded to a shots fired call at about 3 p.m. Officers responded to the North River Hills Area.
Gun Debate Primed To Heat Up Again At LegislatureCall it Gun Day at the Minnesota Legislature. A House panel is planning to discuss a handful of firearm-related proposals Thursday.
11 Accused Gang Members Indicted In MinneapolisLaw enforcement agencies across Hennepin County say they put a major dent in Twin Cities gang activity Friday. Friday morning, Sheriff Rich Stanek announced the arrests of 11 known gang members from two different gangs.