ATF Says Auto Sears Are Becoming More Common In Twin CitiesThe sound of automatic gunfire is becoming all too common in some Twin Cities neighborhoods.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Sees Record Spike In Gun Purchases“Our number one seller is home-defense shotguns,” said Kory Krause, who owns Frontiersman gun store in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
Magazine Leads To Explosives Charges Against Minnesota ManKenneth Miller of Brownsville was indicted Feb. 25 on charges of manufacturing, selling and transporting explosives as well as being a felon in possession of explosives and firearms.
Kenneth Ray Miller Indicted For Manufacturing And Dealing ExplosivesThe case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, along with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office, the St. Paul Police Department, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the State Fire Marshal.
Minnesota's New US Attorney Plans New InitiativesMinnesota's new chief federal prosecutor says he's launching initiatives to combat human trafficking, heroin, fraud, violent crime and identity theft. It's an ambitious agenda for U.S. Attorney Andy Luger, who was sworn in Feb. 14. He filled a post last held by B. Todd Jones, who juggled dual roles for two years as both U.S. attorney in Minneapolis and acting head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Washington until the Senate finally confirmed him as director last July.
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.