How Feds Are Working To Crack Down On Crimes Committed With Illegal FirearmsAs the metro has seen an uptick in violent crime this summer, recently released Bureau of Criminal Apprehension statistics point to staggering numbers in 2020.
Wisconsin Republicans Seek To Shield State Gun OwnersFuture federal laws that would ban or restrict the use of guns could not be enforced in Wisconsin under a Republican-backed bill up for approval in the state Assembly Wednesday.
Where Minnesota Lawmakers Stand On Solutions For Gun ViolenceAfter the mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado, the question of how to stop such violence is once again part of the national conversation.
6-Year-Old Boy Dies Of Gunshot Wound After Unsupervised Children Find HandgunA 6-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound Sunday evening after he and several other children found a handgun in a Moorhead apartment.
BCA: Minnesota Issued Record Number Of Handgun Permits In 2020In 2020, Minnesota sheriffs issued nearly twice as many permits to carry as the year before.
Minneapolis City Councilmember Calls For Solutions To Northside Violence
'We Have To Do Something': North Minneapolis Bishop Hosts Gun Buyback Amid Rising HomicidesIt's one of the most troubling statistics of 2020: homicide is up in Minneapolis. There were 48 in 2019, but there have already been 59 this year.
Gun Sales Up In Minnesota, Ammo Supplies Reportedly LimitedThe National Shooting Sports Foundation says there were about 21,900 background checks for gun purchases in Minnesota in August of 2019. This year, there were nearly 35,000 in the same month.
Gun Safety Group To Spend $1M To Flip GOP-Controlled Minnesota SenateGOP senators have blocked legislation supported by the Democratic-controlled House and Democratic Gov. Tim Walz for universal background checks on gun sales and a “red flag law."
Philando Castile's Mother To Join DPS Officials For Announcement On Changes To Minnesota Driver's ManualChanges will be announced to the Minnesota Driver's Manual Monday after the mother of Philando Castile pushed for updates after his killing.
'People Are Really Scared': George Floyd Unrest, Pandemic Fueling Minnesota Gun Sales SurgeHealth and safety concerns appear to be contributing to a surge in gun sales.