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Bladenboro man sentenced to 7 years after confrontation with deputy

A Bladenboro man is sentenced to seven years behind bars after he raised a rifle to confront a deputy. Marcus Theodore Hill, 30, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon on March 18.

Trump insists US has ‘very strong’ gun background checks

President Donald Trump is insisting that the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases. It's the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind changes to the system that are opposed by the powerful gun lobby.

Dick’s Sporting Goods is testing if it should stop selling guns

Dick's Sporting Goods considered stopping all gun sales in early 2018. A shooting at the high school in Parkland, Florida, had killed 17 people. And the company was shocked into action.

Trump insists he and GOP want stronger gun background checks

President Donald Trump is insisting that he and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell want to "do something" to strengthen the nation's firearm background check system in the wake of two mass shootings earlier this month.
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Tillis would support anticipated bipartisan ‘Red Flag’ law

The “Red Flag” process allows law enforcement and family members to petition a court to temporarily restrict access to firearms by individuals deemed to pose an imminent threat to themselves or others.

Republican Ohio governor urges gun sale background checks after shooting

Gov. Mike DeWine said Ohio needs to do more while balancing people's rights to own firearms and have due process during a press conference Tuesday.

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks but gives no details

President Donald Trump on Monday condemned weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio as "barbaric" attacks and crimes "against all humanity" as he called for bipartisan cooperation to strengthen the nation's gun laws.

Supreme Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers

The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers Monday, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia.

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy

Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn't allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring because the deputy was wearing his service weapon.

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