Crime

Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson dismissed allegations that he molested an underage girl during a press conference this week. (Photo: WLKY) Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson, who had built a reputation for himself as a gun-toting, motorcycle-riding preacher, committed suicide on Wednesday following allegations that he molested an underage girl and other crimes. Details of
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After last week’s not guilty verdict, prosecutors in the Kate Steinle murder case are crying foul that jurors were not allowed to inspect the firearm tied to her death. The jury asked to pull the trigger on the unloaded weapon — which had been described as having an “extremely light” trigger and no safety —
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From left; Cliven Bundy and his sons Ammon Bundy and Ryan Bundy, together with co-defendant Ryan Payne in this undated combination file photo. (Photo: Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office) More than three-and-a-half years since the so-called Battle of Bunkerville, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, his two sons, and a fourth defendant are facing a jury of their peers
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The gun industry’s top trade association brought its national campaign targeting straw purchases to Boston this week. The National Shooting Sports Foundation partnered with state and federal agencies Monday to raise awareness across the city about the stiff penalties facing those who buy a gun for a prohibited person — a crime punishable by up to
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The counterterrorism supervisor was still drunk when another agent called police to report the missing firearm. (Photo: Matt McClain/Washington Post) An FBI supervisor is being investigated after a woman stole his firearm following a night of drinking over the summer. The agency has opened an internal investigation into Robert Manson, a counterterrorism supervisor who had
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Authorities determined that a 29-year-old man who shot and killed his uncle in self defense at his Wellford, South Carolina, home last week. Deputies with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about the shooting around 9:25 p.m., the Tryon Daily Bulletin reported. Responding deputies found Cody Lawrence suffering from what was described
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Authorities investigate after a liquor store robbery that left one suspect dead. (Photo: ABC7) An attempted robbery at a liquor store in Whittier, California, on Monday night left one suspect dead and a second suspect on the run. The incident unfolded just after 10 p.m. at Bottle House Liquor, the Whittier Police Department said in
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