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Two local women offer contrasting views on the gun debate

A woman deeply affected by gun violence is responding to a statement made by a mother in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 03:59pm EST

Tags: gun violence, gun debate, Congress, Nardyne Jefferies, Gayle Trotter

Gun used to kill NY cop made familiar trip with stops in Va.

The history of a gun used to kill a New York City cop included a sale in a Virginia pawn shop and was lost when a prior owner was evicted from his Virginia apartment. New York prosecutors say its journey north to the city is all too common.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 02:19pm EST

Tags: gun violence, illegal guns, crime, police, Colonial Heights, Va.

Biden: Va. Tech showed background checks needed

Vice President Joe Biden says the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting illustrates the importance of background checks for gun purchasers.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:06pm EST

Tags: Virginia Tech shooting, Joe Biden, Richmond, Va.

Poll: Majority of Virginians want to close the gun show loophole

A new survey of Virginia voters shows that three- fourths want to close the state's so-called "gun show loophole."

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:36am EST

Tags: Christopher Newport University, Quentin Kidd, poll, gun show loophole, Virginia General Assembly, Hank Silverberg

Md. state fairgrounds plays host to gun show

More than 30,000 people are expected to attend a gun show at the Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 06:44pm EST

Tags: gun show, gun violence,

NBC host violated D.C. law, won't face charges

The District's attorney general announced Friday that NBC journalist David Gregory won't be charged for illegally displaying a high-capacity gun magazine on his show "Meet the Press," citing Gregory's lack of criminal history and his First Amendment right to debate public policy.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 06:45pm EST

Tags: Irvin Nathan, David Gregory, nbc, Sandy Hook, gun violence, NRA, First Amendment, Second Amendment

Va. police chief on U.S. gun panel

A presidential panel created after the mass killings in Connecticut last month includes a Virginia law enforcement official.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 03:42am EST

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Va. gun sales brisk in wake of Newtown

Gun sales have increased in the wake of the Connecticut shootings that gave rise to talk about new guns restrictions. And Friday morning, business was brisk at local gun shops in Virginia.

Friday - 12/21/2012, 08:24pm EST

Tags: guns, gun sales, newtown, conn., kathy stewart

Guns will be front and center for Va. General Assembly.

Just days after the mass shootings in a Connecticut school, gun-related bills are starting to pile up in Virginia's legislative hopper.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 05:27pm EST

Tags: gun control,

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