Newly released court documents reveal that investigators of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 dead and hundreds wounded identified two people of interest in the early phases of the case.
Thieves stole an alarming number of firearms from gun stores and other licensed dealers in 2017, setting a new record for the fifth consecutive year, according to annual statistics compiled by the ATF.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ zealous opposition to marijuana has placed the gun-loving Trump administration in the crosshairs of many firearm supporters.
ATF stings have come under fire because they’re predominately targeting African Americans and prompting allegations of racial profiling and entrapment.
By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com Two months after the Las Vegas shooting, ATF said it has begun reviewing whether it has the authority to ban bump stocks, a device that allowed the shooter to essentially convert weapons into automatic ones, the Sacramento Bee reports. Lawmakers have called on ATF officials to determine whether the agency has…
The names of tens of thousands of people wanted by police have been purged from the FBI criminal background check database this year after the FBI narrowed its legal interpretation of “fugitives from justice.”
The ATF and FBI have joined the hunt for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a rookie cop in Pennsylvania.
By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com Four suspects accused of stealing an unmarked ATF car with guns in La Jolla, Calif., were in custody Monday, NBC 7 reports. The car vanished last Thursday. Government property and personal belongings have been recovered from the suspects. The theft took place in the morning along Black Gold Road near Black’s Beach, the station…