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Man arrested and firearms seized in Dublin search
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Man arrested and firearms seized in Dublin search

Feb 8th 2013, 1:46 PM 6,717 Views 5 Comments

Three firearms and a small amount of cannabis was seized by gardaí.

LA police launch manhunt for fired policeman over killings
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LA police launch manhunt for fired policeman over killings

Feb 7th 2013, 6:29 PM 7,067 Views 5 Comments

The ex-cop had posted warnings online about ending the life of a colleague he blamed for his dismissal.

US gun owners most likely to be white, male and married - study
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US gun owners most likely to be white, male and married - study

Feb 1st 2013, 8:45 PM 4,850 Views 48 Comments

The Gallup research found 30 per cent of Americans own a gun, with people in the south of the country most likely to be gun owners.

New York police try out high-tech tool to detect hidden guns
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New York police try out high-tech tool to detect hidden guns

Jan 24th 2013, 5:44 PM 11,068 Views 27 Comments

The device can detect hidden metal from a distance and will allow police officers to scan people who may be concealing a gun.

Court hears of harrowing scenes at Aurora cinema shooting
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Court hears of harrowing scenes at Aurora cinema shooting

Jan 7th 2013, 9:52 PM 10,211 Views 10 Comments

One police officer recalled finding the youngest victim, a six-year-old girl, with no pulse.

Court to hear details of Colorado theatre massacre
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Court to hear details of Colorado theatre massacre

Jan 7th 2013, 12:02 PM 5,822 Views 14 Comments

A week-long preliminary hearing will determine whether James Holmes, 25, will stand trial for the fatal shootings of 12 people last July.

The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)
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The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)

Jan 5th 2013, 7:53 PM 26,097 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Gunman kills three in Swiss village
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Gunman kills three in Swiss village

Jan 3rd 2013, 8:43 AM 6,544 Views 18 Comments

A man armed with an assault rifle launched the attack in the village of Daillon in southern Switzerland late Wednesday.

Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings
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Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings

Dec 30th 2012, 4:00 PM 6,366 Views 35 Comments

The most murders New York City recorded in a single year? 2,245 in 1990. In 2012? That number is down to 414.

US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses
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US newspaper publishes map showing gun owners' names and addresses

Dec 27th 2012, 12:11 PM 11,540 Views 47 Comments

The New York newspaper published the names and addresses of people who are licensed to own guns across two counties in the state – but were they right to do it?

Petition to deport Piers Morgan from the US now at over 70,000
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Petition to deport Piers Morgan from the US now at over 70,000

Dec 26th 2012, 5:31 PM 17,538 Views 84 Comments

The CNN host is coming under severe criticism for his outspoken views on gun control in the United States.

NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work
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NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work

Dec 23rd 2012, 5:12 PM 7,348 Views 93 Comments

The NRA’s executive vice presidents said planned legislation to outlaw military-style assault weapons wouldn’t work.

One of Pennsylvania slain had been decorating hall for children's party
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One of Pennsylvania slain had been decorating hall for children's party

Dec 22nd 2012, 11:31 AM 6,762 Views 8 Comments

Police still trying to discover motive behind shooting of three people in a rural area of Pennsylvania.

First two funerals held after US school shooting
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First two funerals held after US school shooting

Dec 17th 2012, 6:55 PM 7,616 Views 36 Comments

Two six-year-old boys are being laid to rest. The first of the girls, also aged six, are due to be laid to rest tomorrow.

Obama due to attend interfaith vigil for Newtown victims
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Obama due to attend interfaith vigil for Newtown victims

Dec 16th 2012, 10:38 AM 4,726 Views 20 Comments

The President will visit the scene of Friday’s school massacre to sympathise with the families of the 27 victims.

Named: The 27 victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings
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Named: The 27 victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings

Dec 16th 2012, 7:52 AM 11,907 Views 89 Comments

The names and ages of the victims have been released, as officials say each victim was struck more than once.

Connecticut school shooter ‘forced his way in’
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Connecticut school shooter ‘forced his way in’

Dec 15th 2012, 3:55 PM 23,625 Views 73 Comments

Candlelit vigils and prayer services for the victims have been held in Newtown Connecticut and in Washington.

Police confirm 20 children killed in Connecticut shooting
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Police confirm 20 children killed in Connecticut shooting

Dec 14th 2012, 10:00 PM 28,798 Views 141 Comments

The shooter was pronounced dead at the scene and it is reported that he took his own life.

Firearms seizure in south Dublin linked to robbery of Wicklow gun shop
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Firearms seizure in south Dublin linked to robbery of Wicklow gun shop

Sep 17th 2012, 8:40 PM 7,657 Views 9 Comments

Details of the incidents, which occurred last week, are only now emerging.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 26th 2012, 11:00 AM 64 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Police shoot dead a man near Times Square in NYC
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Police shoot dead a man near Times Square in NYC

Aug 12th 2012, 1:32 PM 15,289 Views 68 Comments

Police say the man lunged at them with a knife.

Notorious 'Son of Sam' serial killer speaks out against guns
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Notorious 'Son of Sam' serial killer speaks out against guns

Aug 10th 2012, 8:16 PM 8,947 Views 15 Comments

David Berkowitz, who carried out 13-month shooting spree in the 1970s, said his hope was for young people to realise “just how terrible this violence is.”

Ohio man brings weapons to Batman screening for 'protection'.
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Ohio man brings weapons to Batman screening for 'protection'.

Aug 8th 2012, 12:15 PM 4,700 Views 23 Comments

Scott A Smith brought guns, ammunition and knives into the theatre in Westlake in Ohio.

Sikhs express shock after six killed in shooting at Wisconsin temple
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Sikhs express shock after six killed in shooting at Wisconsin temple

Aug 6th 2012, 10:37 AM 3,794 Views 7 Comments

Sikh leaders have suggested that American Muslims may have been the intended target of the mass shooting.

7 people dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin
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7 people dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin

Aug 5th 2012, 6:59 PM 10,692 Views 61 Comments

The suspected gunman is among the dead at the mass shooting at the temple.

UN fail to reach agreement on arms trade
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UN fail to reach agreement on arms trade

Jul 28th 2012, 10:37 AM 1,738 Views 13 Comments

After a six year campaign and four weeks of talks, there is still no Arms Trade Treaty to regulate the sale of guns and other weapons.

In pictures: 100,000 illegal guns seized across China
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In pictures: 100,000 illegal guns seized across China

Jun 13th 2012, 11:50 AM 3,165 Views 3 Comments

Around 250 tons of explosives were also seized in the nationwide coordinated operation targeting gun crime.

Armed gardaí now in operation across Ireland
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Armed gardaí now in operation across Ireland

May 9th 2012, 9:55 PM 12,217 Views 53 Comments

The roll-out of special response units is complete after the last was deployed in the south-east of the country.

Man arrested and two guns seized in Swords
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Man arrested and two guns seized in Swords

Mar 4th 2012, 11:47 AM 3,375 Views 8 Comments

The arrest was made as part of an operation targeting the activities of a north Dublin criminal gang.

Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives
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Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives

Feb 21st 2012, 6:18 PM 2,261 Views 2 Comments

The country’s embassy in Athens has given a large stash of Gaddafi-era weaponry up to authorities.

Man charged over Dublin shooting incident
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Man charged over Dublin shooting incident

Jan 21st 2012, 10:00 AM 3,405 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances in which a firearm was discharged at a property in Crumlin on Thursday night.

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports
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Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports

Nov 17th 2011, 4:19 PM 2,264 Views 0 Comments

Report was phoned in but police are now investigating.

'It's embarrassing': SWAT team lose their guns
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# Backfired

'It's embarrassing': SWAT team lose their guns

Oct 19th 2011, 9:03 PM 1,134 Views 7 Comments

The elite LA unit arrived for a training session, only to find that all their weapons had been stolen.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Aug 24th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,940 Views 0 Comments

In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?

Gunman dead after attack at Estonian defence ministry - reports
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Gunman dead after attack at Estonian defence ministry - reports

Aug 11th 2011, 3:53 PM 227 Views 0 Comments

Estonian news agencies report that an “incident involving guns” has taken place in downtown Tallinn.

One in six in Fermanagh own a legally-held firearm
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One in six in Fermanagh own a legally-held firearm

Jul 25th 2011, 7:15 AM 801 Views 20 Comments

The county has the highest per-resident ratio of firearms – there are 140,000 of them legally owned across Northern Ireland.

Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun
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Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun

Jul 12th 2011, 3:34 PM 638 Views 12 Comments

However the state senator in Arizona was merely showing off her weapon to the local journalist.

Poll: Should the Garda Síochána be armed?
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Poll: Should the Garda Síochána be armed?

Jul 4th 2011, 9:17 AM 16,103 Views 114 Comments

An incident in which a young Garda was splashed with boiling oil has highlighted the dangers faced by officers on duty – so should they be given guns to protect themselves?

Explosives and guns found in Galway outhouse
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Explosives and guns found in Galway outhouse

Jan 27th 2011, 5:52 PM 985 Views 0 Comments

Three people arrested in relation to that find and the discovery of a gun in a house in Tuam.

Man charged over arms find
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Man charged over arms find

Sep 26th 2010, 4:23 PM 57 Views 0 Comments

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