ATF

gun control

Owning a bump stock can now get you 10 years in prison

And a $250,000 fine.
Tess Owen
3.26.19
bump stocks

Gun rights groups are ready to fight Trump's ban on the accessory that fueled the Las Vegas massacre

“In the coming days, an estimated half a million bump stock owners will have the difficult decision of either destroying or surrendering their valuable property"
Tess Owen
12.18.18
true crime

A Dirty Ex-Cop-Turned-Gun Dealer Fueled Brutal Violence on the Mexico Border

A gun-trafficking case involving ex-law enforcement exposed the lie at the heart of Trump's race-baiting over the migrant caravan.
Francisco Alvarado
12.12.18
Breaking News

At least 5 dead after shooting at newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland

Anne Arundel County Police and ATF confirmed they're responding to an active shooter.
Tess Owen
6.28.18
crime

The Alarming Proposals One of America's Top Gun Regulators Pitched to Trump

On inauguration day, a senior official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) made his case for looser gun laws in a bizarre internal memo.
Alex Yablon and Ann Givens
2.7.17
News

How the Government Makes Gun Records Impossible to Trace

The agency gets more than 1,000 requests for gun traces each day. But even small-town libraries have better record-keeping systems.
Dan Friedman
9.6.16
americas

The US Government Accidentally Helped Arm El Chapo

A military-grade weapon found at a hideout used by El Chapo shortly before he was captured was one of about 2,000 guns that the failed ATF operation Fast and Furious allowed into Mexico.
Andrea Noel
1.22.16
officer involved

Video Shows Seattle Cops Gunning Down Driver After 'Grand Theft Auto' Crime Spree

Dashcam footage from police cruisers shows the suspect headed the wrong way on a one-way street, crossing over a median, and generally driving like a madman before he dies in a hail of gunfire.
Keegan Hamilton
12.8.15
americas

Arson Suspected After Five Fires in Ten Days at Black Churches in St. Louis

Federal authorities are investigating after a string of suspicious incidents that have involved the front doors of churches in predominantly black areas of St. Louis being set ablaze.
Atoosa Moinzadeh
10.18.15
Crime & Drugs

Bodies Are Piling Up in Baltimore — But Fears of a US Crime Surge Might Be Overblown

Five federal law enforcement agencies have dispatched agents help combat Baltimore’s spike in homicides, but some experts are skeptical that crime is rising nationwide.
Colleen Curry
8.5.15
americas

Violent US History Looms Large as Feds Investigate String of Black Church Fires

White supremacist groups and black history experts agree that the burning of black churches could be one minor part of violent reaction to civil rights progress.
Colleen Curry
6.30.15
guns

Tip: If You’re Selling Guns on the Dark Web, Don’t Get your Prints on Them

Getting caught.
Joseph Cox
6.26.15
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