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October 30, 2014
Letter: Vote to protect your rights
Last week I received a phone call asking me to complete a three-minute survey. Although I rarely consent to such, I figured it was a political survey so I decided to go ahead with it. After being asked the usual political survey questions, there came one I was unprepared for. The...
October 30, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 3, 2014
Girl who fatally shot Arizona gun instructor said weapon was too powerful
PHOENIX (Reuters) - A 9-year-old girl who fatally shot a gun range instructor with an Uzi submachine gun last week told her mother immediately...
September 3, 2014 - 8:52am
April 30, 2014
House votes to keep guns away from domestic abusers
ST. PAUL — A compromise between gun supporters and those who want to protect domestic abuse victims won overwhelming approval in the House on Wednesday as representatives voted to keep guns out of the hands of abusers. “We know that the presence of a gun during a highly volatile...
April 30, 2014 - 11:30pm
April 28, 2014
Montevideo man sentenced for bomb, gun charges
MINNEAPOLIS — A man arrested a year ago in west central Minnesota and accused of terrorism was sentenced Monday on weapons and explosives charges. Buford “Bucky” Rogers, of Montevideo, was sentenced in federal court to three years and four months for illegal possession of a...
April 28, 2014 - 11:12pm
Cartoon by Benson
April 28, 2014 - 4:15am
February 24, 2014
Supreme Court declines challenges to gun laws
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into the politically volatile issue of gun control by leaving intact three court rulings rejecting challenges to federal and state laws.
February 24, 2014 - 9:41am
January 11, 2014
Montevideo man pleads guilty to possessing gun as a felon, bomb charges dropped
MINNEAPOLIS — It began on a bright spring day with the rumble of armored vehicles through the trailer park; when they rolled to a stop, they...
January 11, 2014 - 1:47am
November 22, 2013
Dawson father gets five years in prison for guns, son gets probation for June standoff with law
MADISON — The father of a boy who had an 8-hour standoff with law enforcement officers this summer in rural Lac qui Parle County was sentenced to five years in prison for wrongfully possessing guns and the boy was sentenced to probation and community service work for obstructing...
November 22, 2013 - 11:00pm
November 15, 2013
Three arrested in connection to Marshall, Minn., gun burglary
By Erin Trester Forum News Service WORTHINGTON — Three people have been arrested in conjunction with an Oct. 29 burglary in Marshall. As a result of a routine traffic stop on Sunday, the Worthington Police Department arrested Michele Lopez and Julio Hernandez, both...
November 15, 2013 - 10:17am
November 5, 2013
Update: Teens armed with BB guns arrested in Denver school standoff
DENVER (Reuters) - Denver police arrested two teenage boys early on Tuesday after they broke into a middle school carrying BB guns that looked like assault rifles and refused to leave for several hours. The two 15-year-old boys, each carrying a school bag and what a witness described...
November 5, 2013 - 12:42pm
Two juveniles, possibly armed, arrested in Denver school stand-off
DENVER (Reuters) - Denver Police early on Tuesday arrested two male juveniles who appeared to be toting rifles inside a middle school that they broke into and refused to leave for several hours. The two 15-year-old boys, each carrying what appeared to be a long rifle and a school...
November 5, 2013 - 7:19am
October 17, 2013
Willmar man gets five years in assault case
WILLMAR — Daniel Esquivel Torres, 28, of Willmar, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Thursday to 60 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm during a June 6 assault of a woman in Willmar. As part of his sentence handed down by District Judge David Mennis in Kandiyohi...
October 17, 2013 - 11:45pm
August 20, 2013
Opinions on guns continue to divide
ST. PAUL — Gun opponents testified Tuesday that they felt uncomfortable earlier this year when they knew gun advocates were packing in the Capitol, but a key opponent admitted he likely will not win a gun ban. Gun proponents far outnumbered opponents in the meeting, called to...
August 20, 2013 - 11:54pm
July 16, 2013
AG strongly criticizes stand-your-ground laws
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday strongly criticized stand-your-ground laws that allow a person who believes he is in danger to use deadly force in self-defense.
July 16, 2013 - 4:19pm
June 27, 2013
Juvenile arrested after standoff in rural Lac qui Parle County, man faces gun charges
MADISON — A male juvenile was arrested after an 8-hour armed standoff with law enforcement Monday in rural Lac qui Parle County. According to a news release from County Sheriff Rick Halvorson, officers were investigating a report that Kevin Ernest Morris, 40, of rural Dawson,...
June 27, 2013 - 10:28am