Law enforcement officials say theft reports aid criminal investigations, and their understanding of gun-trafficking networks.
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The rampage began with a domestic shooting, police said. At least five people were killed.
Research reveals a wide gap between the facts about gun violence in America and the public's knowledge of the issue. Test your knowledge in this quick quiz.
Connecticut Got $400,000 to Add Fugitives to the Gun Background Check System. Then the Justice Department Changed the Rules.
Information on 52,000 open warrants were purged from the FBI's list of banned gun buyers earlier this year.
The shooting is the worst mass killing in Texas history.
"Burying your head in the sand won't change the truth and it won't solve the problem," a mayoral spokesman responds.
Everyday Gun Violence Did Not Let Up Between the Mass Shootings in Las Vegas and Texas. These Are the Stories of 34 Lives Lost.
In the days between the massacres in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs, Texas, at least 4,319 people were shot across the United States, 1,385 fatally.
"I don't even have a primary care doctor."
When it crosses over into "going armed to the terror of the public" — and breaks a centuries-old law that may give local governments a new tool for managing violent demonstrations.
Bump stocks are hard to find, but retailers are selling plenty of other devices that skirt the edges of federal law.
New research shines a light on an understudied, and enormous, expense.