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Research Claims Access To A Firearm Significantly Ups Risk Of Suicide, Homicide

A new study suggests people who have access to a gun are three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be murdered.

01/31/2014

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Pa. Universities Say New Weapons Policy Needs Work

A proposed policy to allow weapons in limited areas of the 14-campus Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education needs more work and won’t go before the system’s board later this month, officials said Thursday.

01/10/2014

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Stricter Sentences Coming For Straw Purchasers

A Philadelphia man and drug addict was sentenced to at least two years in prison this week for buying guns for his drug dealer last year.

12/15/2013

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Medical Research Addresses Gun Violence

Medical researchers have identified a very small population being subject to most gun violence, which may help tackle the issue.

11/19/2013

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New Castle Police Investigation Leads To Discovery Of A Firearm, Drugs And 3 Arrests

New Castle County Police arrested three individuals for drug and weapon offenses after they received information from a concerned citizen about possible drug activity taking place at a home in the community of Belvedere.

10/28/2013

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Police: Building Engineer Brought Numerous Weapons To Philadelphia School, Prompting Lockdown

Police say a Philadelphia building engineer at Lincoln High School who had been evicted from his home apparently drove to work, leaving two rifles, two handguns and ammo inside his car.

09/23/2013

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Straw Purchaser Pleads Guilty To Buying Guns For 16-Year-Old

Luke Dercole, 32, admitted in court on Wednesday to buying numerous guns for a 16-year-old drug dealer in Philadelphia.

09/11/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.20.13

Chris discusses Chris Christie’s decision to ban conversion therapy in New Jersey, Ed Schultz return to MSNBC and the fight over gay marriage in Montgomery County. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey and Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/20/2013

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Camden Police Find Guns, Drugs And Stolen Vehicles Inside Abandoned Garage

Officials say the stash — which included two assault rifles, three semi-automatic handguns and an automatic, uzi-style, Mac 10 pistol – was discovered following reports of a reckless ATV driver in the Bergen Square neighborhood.

08/08/2013

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SEPTA Bus Hits Car, Police Find 3 Guns On Woman

Police sources say a woman was found to have three guns on her after a SEPTA bus hit the vehicle she was occupying.

06/26/2013

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NJ Legislature Sends 3 Gun Control Bills To Governor Christie

The New Jersey Senate has passed 10 gun control bills, three of which received a final legislative vote and now head to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.

05/30/2013

O.J. Simpson Seeks Retrial In Las Vegas Court - Day 2

Former Lawyer Says OJ Simpson Knew About Guns

The lawyer who unsuccessfully defended O.J. Simpson against armed robbery charges testified Friday his client knew two companions had guns in a 2007 confrontation with memorabilia dealers.

05/17/2013

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Some Pa. Colleges Now Allow Students To Carry Guns

At least five Pennsylvania state-owned universities are now allowing guns on campus after the state’s lawyers concluded that an outright ban on weapons was likely unconstitutional.

05/13/2013

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West Chester Mayor Lets Assault Rifle Raffle in Chester County Move Forward

The raffle was organized by the Chester County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, and the proceeds will help pay for programs in the department’s dog units.

04/30/2013

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Gov. Christie Announces Plan To Curb Gun Violence

The proposal calls for expanding government-funded mental health treatment, requiring parental sign-off before minors can buy or rent violent video games and mandating would-be gun owners show government-issued IDs.

04/19/2013

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