Federal court deals blow to ATF pistol brace rule ahead of gun accessory registration deadline
Gun rights groups argue the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives lacks the authority to force millions of gun owners to register their weapons equipped with stabilizing braces.
Judge rules banning gun sales to young adults under 21 is unconstitutional
The judge's ruling, if not overturned, would allow firearms dealers to sell guns to 18- to 20-year-olds.
Rockville business owner warns of criminals targeting gun stores
A Montgomery County gun shop owner, while grateful criminals did not get into his business, is warning other business owners to be on alert.
DC man sentenced to 102 months in prison for unlicensed weed dispensary, firearm charges
A D.C. man was sentenced Tuesday to 102 months in prison for possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Fox News Poll: Voters favor gun limits over arming citizens to reduce gun violence
Half of the people polled worry about being a victim of gun violence, including many in gun-owning households.
'Tennessee Three' member Rep. Gloria Johnson vows to keep gun reform fight going
One of the Tennessee state lawmakers at the center of controversy, amid calls for new gun laws, says she has no plans to give up her fight — even if it nearly cost her a seat in the state House.
Can sheriffs be impeached in Maryland? Not yet, says Maryland AG Brown
Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins is currently facing federal criminal charges related to purchasing machine guns and says he won't be stepping down. But could he be removed from his position as sheriff?
Lawmakers get into hallway shouting match over gun violence as Democrat calls Republicans 'cowards'
Rep. Jamaal Bowman was shouting in front of a throng of reporters before Rep. Thomas Massie challenged him
Federal judge rules Missouri gun law is unconstitutional
The Justice Department says the law wreaked havoc with crime-fighting partnerships with Missouri law enforcement. The state's Republican-led legislature passed the law in 2021.
West Virginia governor signs new carry bill, allowing for guns on public college, university campuses
West Virginia’s governor has signed a bill allowing people with concealed carry permits to take firearms onto public college and university campuses.
New gun restrictions spark debate in Maryland legislature
If passed, Senate Bill 1 would block Marylanders from carrying a firearm onto someone else's property without express permission and stops them from carrying a firearm within 100 feet of a place of public accommodation.
Virginia Walmart shooting survivor files lawsuit for $50 million
A Walmart employee impacted by last week's fatal shooting filed a lawsuit against Walmart.
Chesapeake Walmart shooter Andre Bing left a 'death note,' officials say
The Chesapeake, Virginia Walmart employee who shot and killed six people before turning the gun on himself Tuesday night wrote a "death note" prior to the attack, according to officials.
Watch FOX 5 DC's "Beyond The Lens" Best of 2022 Special featuring our talented photojournalists
In FOX 5's “Beyond The Lens,” Shirin Rajaee takes a look back at the unique stories our talented photojournalists put together throughout 2022.
Parents question campus safety protocols in the wake of UVA shooting
University of Virginia parents across the Washington, D.C. area and nationwide are navigating a nightmare after receiving notice Sunday night the campus was on lockdown after a shooting that left three students dead and two others injured.
Supreme Court rejects bump stock ban cases
The Supreme Court says it won't take up two cases that involved challenges to a ban enacted during the Trump administration on bump stocks, the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.
After school shootings, are states making classrooms safer?
Here is what several states have done to implement school safety in the wake of the Uvalde elementary school massacre.
2 in 10 Americans report experience with gun violence, AP-NORC poll finds
CDC data has shown a spike in gun violence since the pandemic, with gun-related homicides increasing across the country in large and small metro areas and in rural areas.
'Fund the police': Biden outlines crime plan, pushes assault weapons ban
Democrats and Republicans worked together in a rare effort to pass gun safety legislation earlier this year after massacres in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas.
Most in US want stricter gun laws, AP-NORC poll finds
The poll found that 71% of Americans say gun laws should be stricter, including about half of Republicans and a majority of those in gun-owning households.