CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Nine-year-old Aiden Roberts is a graduate from a gun safety class near Mint Hill – tailored to kids like him. “There was no other class like this,” Michael Pegram of Echo Firearm Training says. “So, I decided to come up with it.” There, the children spend four hours, both in classroom […]

“I can do what I want with my possessions,” he said. The former Florida neighborhood watchman who fatally shot Trayvon Martin, a Black teenager who was walking home from a convenience store in February 2012, is auctioning off the firearm he used to kill the 17-year-old, Reuters reports. Zimmerman, who was acquitted of second-degree murder […]

CLEVELAND – Police arrested a passenger at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Friday after the Transportation Security Administration discovered a firearm in the passenger’s carry-on bag. The unloaded Bryco .25 caliber pistol was discovered by TSA Friday around 6:30 a.m. Once police were alerted the passenger was arrested. Firearms are permitted in checked baggage, however they are […]

  The popular eatery had made that change after customers have become uncomfortable around firearms.   (KUSA/CNN) – Chipotle has asked its customers to check their firearms at the door. The Mexican food chain made the request after gun rights advocates brought military-style rifles into a Texas franchise. Gun control group Moms Demand Action for […]

CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Chief of Police Michael McGrath proudly announce that the 2012 City of Cleveland Gun Buy-Back will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at Public Safety Central located at 2001 Payne Avenue.  In exchange for operable handguns, citizens will be given a $100 gas, Target or food gift card […]

CANTON, OH (WOIO) – Jury selection began Wednesday in the trial for William Bartlett. He is charged with carrying a concealed weapon. This past August, Bartlett was pulled over by embattled Canton Patrolman Daniel Harless. Bartlett did not immediately say he had a weapon, and Harless was furious. The Canton Police Officer’s tirade caught on police dash […]

A teen got shot by police, but now he’s the one facing gun charges. Ron Mitchell was shot last month on Imperial Avenue. Cleveland Police say he pointed a gun at two officers.   Now he’s been indicted for carrying a concealed weapon and two counts of felony menacing. Court records show the gun was a […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A total of 706 firearms are now off the streets, thanks to the 2011 Multi-Community Greater Cleveland Gun Buy-Back event! Citizens in the cities of Cleveland, Euclid, Lakewood, Parma, and Shaker Heights lined up on foot and in cars beginning at 8:30 a.m. to exchange firearms for incentives including their choice […]