Mpls. Group Repurposes Guns As Art To Combat ViolenceArt has always had the power to change society and show us the path to a better place. Now a group of community leaders hope to use art in the fight to end gun violence.
Police: 212 Guns Recovered From 4th Precinct This YearMinneapolis police say so far this year, 212 guns from the Fourth Precinct have been placed into evidence.
Guns Handed Over In Mpls. Buyback To Be Used In Art ProjectA gun buyback will be held Saturday in Minneapolis, and the weapons collected will be used, after they are no longer operable, in an art project to raise the public’s awareness to the devastation caused by gun violence.
Parents Angry After Savage Gun Shop Opens Next To SchoolParents of some children at a Savage elementary school are worried about safety after a gun shop opened close to the school. The Modern Sportsman opened in a strip mall along Egan Drive in May.
A Look Into Minnesota's 'Permit To Carry' LawsThe girlfriend of the man who police shot and killed at a traffic stop in Falcon Heights said he had a permit to carry and had a weapon on him when the shooting happened.
Wis. DNR Delays Shooting Range Rules After PushbackDepartment of Natural Resources officials chose Thursday to delay plans to impose uniform rules on state-owned shooting ranges in the face of pushback from the public, pulling the regulations from their board's agenda.
St. Paul Schools: Gun Found In Student’s LockerFor the second time this school year, a St. Paul student brought a gun to school, according to officials in the city’s school district.
St. Paul Man Indicted For Selling Guns Without A LicenseA St. Paul man is charged with illegally selling guns that have been linked to at least three crime scenes in the Twin Cities. Federal investigators arrested 29-year-old Eitan Feldman on Thursday morning.
Minnesota Tightening Gun Laws For Domestic AbusersMinnesota is part of an early wave of states passing laws to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers.
Wis. Gov. Walker Asks AG To Challenge Obama's Gun PlanGov. Scott Walker is asking Wisconsin's attorney general to challenge President Barack Obama's gun control plan. Walker said in a statement Wednesday that he believes Obama overstepped his authority when he announced an executive action to expand mandatory background checks to gun shows, flea markets and online sales.
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.
‘That’s It?’: Minn. Gun Owners React To Obama’s Executive ActionPresident Barack Obama unveiled his plan Tuesday to take unilateral action on gun control.
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.