Jewelry store robbery goes bad - for robbers

KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AK) is reporting that one jewelry store robber was shot and killed, two are in custody, and that three or four others escaped when store owners fought back. Police told reporters the men tried to rob two jewelry merchants from Texas while at Cecil's Fine Jewelry in west Little Rock. A shootout began and the two merchants, who were also armed, shot back at the suspects...

Pilots: Gun certification moving slowly

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer is reporting that supporters of the Federal Flight Deck Officer's program say President Bush's Secretary of Transportation, a Clinton-administration holdout, is making it unnecessarily difficult for crews to take guns into the cockpit. From the story: Pilots who monitor the program estimate that between 4,000 and 4,500 have been trained and deputized to carry guns...

Aslanides: Expect ''fix-it'' legislation for Ohio CHL law this summer

The Associated Press is reporting that legislators are ready to revisit the year-old Ohio concealed handgun license law to address complaints that rules about guns in cars are too strict and journalists should not have access to lists of permit-holders. And according to the story, despite the fact that her first round of dire predictions have been proven 100% wrong, Ohio gun ban extremist Toby...

Op-Ed: Freeze! I just had my nails done!

By Ann Coulter Townhall.com How many people have to die before the country stops humoring feminists? Last week, a defendant in a rape case, Brian Nichols, wrested a gun from a female deputy in an Atlanta courthouse and went on a murderous rampage. Liberals have proffered every possible explanation for this breakdown in security except the giant elephant in the room – who undoubtedly has an eating...

Violence around ''gun-free'' Head Start safety zone threatens center

The Cincinnati Post is reporting that Cincinnati officials are "reacting quickly" to help operators of a Head Start center in Over-the-Rhine improve safety after a teacher had a gun pointed at her head Tuesday afternoon in a robbery at a store across the street. Less than 10 minutes later, another Head Start staff member was mugged near the center. The stories say the incidents are the latest in...

Tale of Two Home Invasions

WDTN-TV (NBC Dayton) is reporting that Fairborn residents are locking their doors as the search continues for a home invader who broke into a Rockdell Apartment and stabbed a woman in the stomach. Once again criminals have proven that we are no longer safe in our own homes. The police again are asking for citizen support and help in catching a criminal. Citizens have an interest in cooperating...

Philly mayor's plan on permits is criticized

The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that the city mayor's call for a moratorium on CCL-issuance in the wake of a rash of 22 murders in 9 days is being met with incredulity, even by gun control proponents. From the story: A leading gun-control lobbyist said yesterday that Mayor Street's proposal to impose a moratorium on concealed-weapon "carry permits" would not do much to reverse the sharp...

Out-of-state companies mislead Ohio businesses to peddle ''no-guns'' signs

Buckeye Firearms Association has learned that several workplace signage companies, based in states with severe gun control laws, are attempting to profit from fraudulently misleading business-owners in Ohio into believing there is a legal requirement to post "no-guns" signs. While each company words their "Compliance Warnings" a bit differently, the premise of each is similar to that of g.Neil,...

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