Do you need your assault-style rifle to have more than 10 bullets attached to it, at the ready to pierce unsuspecting deer, paper targets and beer cans?
Really? The Los Angeles City Council today dove into a contentious debate and did what congress has been unable to do: It banned 11-round-plus mag ... More >>
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I spent a large part of the afternoon at ... More >>
If L.A. has its own white Detroit -- you know, redneck and working class (think Kid Rock and Eminem) -- it's Fontana, birthplace of Hells Angels, home of the old the Kaiser Steel Mill.
Tattoos, thick arms and decorative testicles dangling from four-wheel-drive trucks are at home here. So, apparent ... More >>
Yesterday's LAPD gun buyback was so successful that two-hour waits and gift-card shortages were reported.
The department says it picked up 75 assault weapons as part of its no-questions-asked effort that saw $100 dollar cards handed out for handguns and long guns and $200 for the kind of rifle used ... More >>
If you got a gun for Christmas and you don't like guns, take it back. If you got a gun for Christmas and you're not quite sure where it came from or where it's been, turn it into the LAPD anonymously.
You can do so today and, not only will cops not ask questions, they'll give you a gift card for $1 ... More >>
Thirty-three California teens got together to make a video demanding an end to gun violence.
The kids are participants in the California Endowment's Building Healthy Communities initiative, and the video was coordinated by David Valdez, Director of the Youth Institute at the Weingart East Los Angel ... More >>
On the day some believe the world will come to an end, some of the lights will go out.
"Dog Whisperer" Cesar Milan has decided that Friday (Dec. 21) is a good day to encourage the world to turn out the holiday lights in honor of ...
Kyle Bangayan, the man accused of making Newtown-like threats to shoot up local schools, might have just been joking when me posted his feelings on Facebook.
In fact, he says he was making a political statement. That didn't stop the LAPD from going gangbusters on the East Hollywood home of his pare ... More >>
Marcos Gurrola, the 42-year-old suspected of opening fire outside Newport Beach's Fashion Island mall only a day after the Newtown mass shooting, once was a state-licensed security guard with a gun permit.
State records show that his firearm permit and "guard/patrolperson registration" expired near ... More >>
Kyle Bangayan, a 24-year-old suspected of making violent threats against local schools in Facebook statements that referred to the Newtown tragedy, was arrested by the LAPD and the FBI, authorities announced this morning.
The Pomona man was taken into custody at his parents' East Hollywood residenc ... More >>
A Hollywood street performer dressed in Terminator 2 garb picked the wrong day to stroll by a high school with a toy gun and all-black garb, it seems.
Police told the Weekly the guy was walking down the street outside Hollywood High School today when someone noticed what appeared to be a rifle in h ... More >>