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  • TSA: Loaded gun found in man’s toiletry bag at Reagan National Airport

    WASHINGTON — Police have cited a man who tried to get a loaded handgun past the security checkpoint at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport over the weekend. On Saturday, Transportation Security Administration officers detected a .380 caliber…

  • Lockdown lifted at Manassas Park elementary schools

    WASHINGTON — Manassas Park and Cougar elementary schools were on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after two young men — one carrying a rifle — were seen outside near the school campus. Both men were apprehended by…

  • Woman, boyfriend wounded after gun in purse goes off

    BASSETT, Va. (AP) — Police say a woman and her boyfriend were wounded when a gun in her purse discharged. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon as the couple sat in a vehicle outside a residence…

  • No threat at Christopher Newport University after report of man with gun

    WASHINGTON _  Reports of a person with gun on the campus of Christopher Newport University Wednesday in Newport News, Virginia prompted the university to cancel 8 a.m. classes. The university tweeted that there is no…

  • Teen charged with bringing gun to regional school in Hampton

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy faces charges of bringing a gun to a regional school in Hampton. Hampton police say administrators at New Horizons Regional Education Center detained the student after a faculty…

  • U.S. airport security stops record number of guns

    WASHINGTON — The number of guns detected at airport security checkpoints continues to set new records, but the reason why remains uncertain. Up to the final week of the year, the Transportation Security Administration found…

  • Man with rifle arrested at White House

    A man with a rifle in his car was arrested at the White House Wednesday afternoon.

  • Gun found in carry-on bag at Roanoke airport

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities say a loaded handgun was found in a carry-on bag at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. The Transportation Security Administration says airport police confiscated the weapon and the airport’s operations weren’t…

  • Md. boy’s appeal denied in ‘Pop-Tart case’

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — School officials have rejected an appeal filed by the family of a Maryland boy suspended after chewing his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun. In an Oct. 9 opinion,…

  • Man cited for having gun at Richmond airport

    nrpr RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond International Airport police have cited a Chesterfield County man who brought a loaded gun past a security checkpoint. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration says TSA officers staffing a checkpoint…

  • Man caught with gun in carry-on at Reagan National

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a man was allowed to board a flight from Washington to Houston after an unloaded handgun was confiscated from his carry-on bag. The Transportation Security Administration says the Florida…

  • Man cited after gun found in bag at Va. airport

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police cited a Yorktown man after security officers found a loaded gun in a carry-on bag at Norfolk International Airport. The Transportation Security Administration tells media outlets that one of its…

  • Gun law looms despite backlog, no new license system

    When Maryland\’s new gun law goes into effect Tuesday, it will be one of the toughest in the country. But some say the state isn\’t ready for the changes because of a massive backlog.

  • Two caught with weapons at Dulles Airport

    Two men were detected with weapons as they tried to board planes leaving Dulles Airport on Thursday – one of them rather unusual.

  • Man with loaded gun stopped at Dulles Airport

    A Fredericksburg man carrying a loaded revolver in his carry-on bag was stopped by security officers at Dulles International Airport Sunday.