Reading police found the children on Tuesday when they raided a suspected drug house after getting complaints from neighbors.
Pennsylvanians are lining up to buy firearms in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shootings, but dealers say gun owners’ anxiety over a potential gun-control crackdown was driving up sales before the Sandy Hook massacre.
A statement posted on Dick’s website expresses sympathy for the victims’ families. It says sales of modern sporting rifles will be suspended during “this time of national mourning.”
Authorities say a gun buyback program in Camden this month brought in a record number of weapons.
The FBI says firearms dealers nationwide swamped call centers with nearly 155,000 required buyer background check requests, a roughly 20-percent increase from last year’s previous one-day record.
Philadelphia police have arrested two people in connection with the straw purchases of six different handguns.
Delaware State Police have arrested a 28-year-old Wilmington man on gun and heroin charges.
A stray bullet hit a woman’s car while she drove on Route 73 near New Hanover Township.
Authorities say a first time offender who admitted buying guns for criminal acquaintances has been sentenced and the judge sends a strong message to him and other potential straw purchasers.
An anti-violence art project, long housed at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, has been kicked out and left in limbo.
Nearly 250 guns confiscated from the streets of Upper Darby (Delaware County) are being destroyed in an effort to keep the community safer.
The suspects, 26-year-old Kevin Wilson and 31-year-old Timothy Ballard, were armed and four out of the five victims were Temple students.
After a failed bid for Congress, a former Delaware County State Representative has landed on his feet as the new head of a unit designed to reduce gun violence on the streets of the Philadelphia region.
A 28-year-old Hunting Park man with a license to carry a handgun will be charged with murder for allegedly shooting and killing an 18-year-old man who, according to police, was breaking into vehicles in Olney.
Detectives have recovered nearly 50 guns from the house of a man who drove to a Northeast Philadelphia police station in a gun-packed car on Monday, warning of trouble at an area shopping center.