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Council Bill Would Impose Mandatory One-Year Prison Sentence for Those Carrying Illegal Firearms

1 Written by: | Friday, Jul 14, 2017 11:58am

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A new measure going before the Baltimore City Council next week would ramp up sentencing requirements for those who illegally possess handguns in the city — the same people who police say are carrying out most of Baltimore’s murders.

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City Lawmakers Exploring App-Based ‘Guns for Bail’ Exchange

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 09, 2017 9:51am

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Last night, a resolution went before the Baltimore City Council asking members to consider letting the city  trade bail time to defendants in exchange for their firearms.

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Six Baltimore Teens Indicted for Alleged 60-Gun Heist in Park Heights in 2015

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 17, 2017 4:38pm

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A half-dozen Baltimore teenagers were indicted Monday on hundreds of combined charges related to their alleged roles in a major gun heist in the Park Heights neighborhood nearly two years ago.

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Federal Appeals Court Keeps Maryland’s Ban on Assault Weapons Intact

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 10:39am

Assault weapons are not protected by the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled yesterday in a case involving Maryland’s ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.

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TSA Caught More People Trying to Sneak Guns Onto BWI Flights in 2016

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 3:02pm

Something changed last year at BWI Airport: Transportation Security Administration officers either became more skilled at finding guns illegally stowed in carry-on bags, or more people concluded that, yes, it was a good idea to try to carry a gun onto a plane.

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Money & Power

State Senator Brings the Politically Motivated Gun Raffle Back to Maryland

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 04, 2017 2:17pm

State Sen. Michael Hough is hoping to get some early support from gun enthusiasts for his 2018 re-election bid by raffling off a semi-automatic rifle.

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Starting New Year’s Day, You Can Apply Online to Own a Gun in Maryland

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 9:08am

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Nowadays, a business, organization or agency that wants to be accessible is better off having a website than sticking with the conventional brick-and-mortar, pen-and-paper model. That includes everyone from your plumber to, now, your state gun licensing authority.

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Three Travelers Tried to Bring Loaded Guns Onto BWI Flights in Five Days

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 5:02pm

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We all have our forgetful moments when traveling — the misplaced shampoo, the left-behind toothbrush, the unpacked bathing suit. But three people flying out of BWI this past week each had a different issue: Each forgot to mention they had stashed away a loaded handgun.

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Kenwood High Junior Arrested for Pointing Gun at Another Student

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 2:27pm

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A high school junior at Kenwood High School was arrested for pulling a gun on another student after they got off the bus. Read More →

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Is Maryland Assault Weapons Ban in Trouble?

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 05, 2016 9:51am

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After the Newtown shooting left 26 people dead — 20 of them small children — the state of Maryland passed a ban on semiautomatic high-capacity assault weapons. Now that gun-control law is in trouble. Read More →

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