Displaying items by tag: firearms

Wednesday, 27 October 2021 18:31

OPINION: Who's to blame for the 'Rust' shooting?

On Oct. 21, actor Alec Baldwin shot and killed one person (cinematographer Halyna Hutchins) and wounded another (director Joel Souza) on the set of "Rust," a western film he was making in New Mexico.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 10 June 2021 16:08

Concealed carry bill heads to Cooper’s desk

RALEIGH — The N.C. legislature has passed a bill that would allow someone with a concealed carry permit to carry a handgun onto property that is both a church and a school, but only during non-school hours. The bill heads to the desk of Gov. Roy Cooper.

Published in Local News

WASHINGTON — A conservative group within the U.S. House of Representatives is backing Rep. Richard Hudson’s plan to strengthen protection for gun owners who carry concealed firearms in public.

Published in Local News

People tell me all the time local cops would never enforce any kind of federal gun grab. I call B.S.

Published in Opinion

GREENSBORO — Today, the Department of Justice announced it has  charged more than 14,200 defendants with firearms-related crimes during Fiscal Year 2020, despite the challenges of COVID-19 and its impact on the criminal justice process.

Published in Local News
Friday, 02 November 2018 17:34

Police Say Hamlet Man Had Weed, Stolen Handguns

HAMLET — A man is facing drug and stolen weapons charges following an undercover narcotics investigation.

The Hamlet Police Department served a search warrant at 804 Ridge Drive Friday morning, finding 14 grams (nearly a half-ounce) of marijuana, five bongs, baggies and rolling papers, according to court documents.

Published in Local News