Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says a person deemed mentally ill and dangerous should never be allowed to buy a gun.
Thousands of Minnesota gun advocates joined nationwide rallies in support of gun rights.
Hundreds of people visit the State Capitol every day. What’s impossible to know is how many are carrying a concealed weapon.
The first firearms bill introduced in the Minnesota Legislature this session would make it harder for convicted felons who’ve served their time to regain the right to own a gun.
Stepping inside Bill’s Gun Shop in Robbinsdale, there’s a buzz of activity, with people buying ammunition, guns and signing up for classes.
As lawmakers in Washington discuss how to keep guns out of the hands of disturbed individuals, gun sales are setting records the New York Times reports.
Many lawmakers, including Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan say banning assault weapons is “common sense legislation.”
Authorities say four people are dead, including the suspect, after an hours-long police standoff at a Colorado townhome.
Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature’s new Democratic majorities have made it clear: The session that starts Tuesday will be all about the state budget.
Minneapolis Police say a 5-year-old boy pulled a toy handgun from his backpack on the school bus and pointed it at students and staff.
Northland gun dealers are reporting a spike in military-style gun sales. Pat Kukull, owner of Superior Shooters Supply, says they are out of semi-automatic rifles due to people “panic buying.”
Hennepin County Sheriff Rick Stanek says he raised the issue of untreated mental illness in a meeting with Vice President Joe Biden on curbing gun violence.
A Minnesota man told police he feared two teenagers breaking into his home had a weapon when he shot and killed them on Thanksgiving Day.
Several dozen high-powered guns could be in the hands of criminals.
A search warrant of a Maple Grove residence turned up 46 firearms and methamphetamine, police say.
Police are investigating after a man robbed a hotel in St. Cloud at gunpoint. According to the police report, the incident happened at the Hampton Inn & Suites on 37th Avenue North at about 2:30 p.m. Friday.
No one knew what James Holmes was up to: buying four guns and 6,000 rounds of ammunition over a period of two months. No federal agency was alerted, no red flag was raised. So, why aren’t large ammunition purchases tracked?
A 59-year-old Hopkins man was arrested and charged with three felonies after after authorities recovered marijuana and 24 firearms from his home during a drug bust.
If you’re one of the many game and fish law breakers who’ve had gear confiscated by a state conservation officer, pay attention.
Minnesota prosecutors have new authority to arm themselves on duty.
The Minnesota Legislature has given overwhelming approval to legislation allowing prosecutors to carry a firearm on duty as long as they have a permit.
Minnesota lawmakers have been meeting in St. Paul for just over two months, and are likely to wrap up the 2012 session in a month or less. Though legislators are nearly done, there’s not a lot of final product to show.
The Minnesota House has passed two bills that would increase personal security for county attorneys, including one that would let them carry guns.
Thousands 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.
A bill that would allow citizens more freedom to use deadly force is now on a fast track to Gov. Mark Dayton.