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Senate rejects expanded gun background checks

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The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control. Full story...
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NC House OKs making permit records confidential

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The North Carolina House has voted to bar the public from reviewing the detailed records of concealed weapons and pistol permit holders issued in the name of safety. Full story...
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Gun control supporters rally outside NRA fundraiser

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videoThe National Rifle Association held a fundraiser this weekend near the Wilmington Convention Center, and some folks had a few things to say about it with signs that protested the event. Full story...
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NHSO: Stepdad shoots 3-year-old while putting safety on rifle

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a Wilmington man shot his three-year-old stepson yesterday while trying to put a safety lock on a rifle. It happened at a home on Yulan Drive. Full story...
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Bill in legislature would allow guns at private schools

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video A Senate bill filed this week would give administrators in private schools the power to allow weapons on school grounds. The administrator and governing body could give written approval to anyone trained and with a permit to carry a gun, teargas or a stun gun. Full story...
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Deputies: Man who wanted to buy gun tried to steal gun with gun

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Investigators in Bladen County say a man who wanted to buy a gun instead tried to use it to steal it. The Sheriff's Office says Rodney Autry Jr., 22, of Elizabethtown, told the victim he was interested in buying his handgun. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Sheriff responds to questions about 2nd amendment

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Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram is joining the growing chorus of law enforcement leaders around our area and across the country in responding to concerns from gun owners about second amendment rights. Full story...
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UPDATE: Two people in custody after shots fired in Wilmington

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video Two people, one adult male and one juvenile male, are in custody tonight after a shots were fired on Montgomery Avenue. Full story...
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Bill would let permit holders take guns into restaurants with alcohol

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video How well do guns and alcohol mix? A new bill in the General Assembly would allow people with concealed carry permits into restaurants where alcohol is served. Full story...
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Prosecutor won't file charge in gun show shooting

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video Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby said Tuesday he can find no law that was broken in an accidental shooting last weekend at the NC State Fairgrounds that left three hurt. Full story...
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Obama speech sets stage for looming policy fights

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President Barack Obama has prepared a second inaugural address that broadly lays out his vision for the country's future while leaving the details of the policy fights over taxes, guns, immigration and other divisive issues for another day. Full story...
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Wilmington man's gun goes off at gun show, hurts three

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video Law enforcement officials have confirmed a shooting at the Dixie Gun and Knife Show at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Gun shop says Time Warner Cable anti-gun policy violating rights

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video A local gun store says a cable company is violating its rights. Surf City Guns and Ammo had been running commercials on Time Warner Cable. Now, the company will not allow the small business to run the ads it wants. Full story...
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Local shooters react to Obama plans on gun control

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videoPresident Obama went on record today saying he wants large-scale changes to the nation's gun laws. While the president wants to control guns, gun owners feel he has them in his sights. Full story...
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Shallotte church starts gun control petition drive

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video A Shallotte church is getting involved in the gun control debate. St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church has begun a campaign to curb the epidemic of gun violence. Full story...
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