Chicago trader accused of killing friend, dumping body in alley

CHICAGO — A Chicago Board of Trade trader has been charged in the shooting death of a friend and leaving his body in a South Side Chicago alley. Izat Morrar’s body was found July 20 in an alley in the Washington Park neighborhood. Authorities say the 37-year-old suffered two

Pregnant nanny killed by stray bullet during family outing

A pregnant nanny was killed when she was struck in the chest by a stray bullet during a family outing in the Arizona desert. Kami Gilstrap, 24, was visiting an area popular for target shooting and ATV riding Sunday when she was hit — and the person who fired

Teen accidentally shoots younger brother in the leg

A 13-year-old Brooklyn boy was accidentally shot by his older brother Sunday, according to officials. The shooter, Shameek Davis, 17, then fled, authorities said. “His last words before he left the house was, ‘Make sure my little brother’s OK,’ and, ‘Call the ambulance,’ ” the boys’ cousin, Corae Lawrence, 14, told

Guy caught with gun claims to be fed informant: cops

Police are investigating a Virginia man’s claim that he is a federal informant after he was caught with a loaded gun in his waistband at a Midtown hotel, law enforcement sources told the Post. Ahmed Bakr, 27, was stopped around 10:45 p.m. on Friday night at Renaissance Hotel on

FBI documents unsealed in Las Vegas massacre investigation

LAS VEGAS — FBI agents knew the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left behind big caches of guns, ammunition and explosives when they sought warrants to search his properties and online accounts, according to court documents released Friday. A U.S. judge in Nevada unsealed

Police to release new report on Sandy Hook massacre

The Connecticut State Police are set to release a report on Friday analyzing their response to the 2012 Sandy Hook gun massacre of 26 young children and educators at Newtown elementary school, the Hartford Courant reported. The report will detail state police response to the attack on Sandy Hook

Man busted with loaded gun at JFK: cops

A Queens man was busted for trying to smuggle a loaded, stolen gun onto a plane at JFK Airport, authorities said. George Vasquez, 61, was arrested after officials discovered the Sig Sauer P238 .380 wrapped in his coat as it passed through the scanner at the airport’s Terminal 4

New county executive bans gun shows in Westchester

Don’t plan to buy a Winchester on Westchester County property. Freshly inaugurated County Executive George Latimer, a Democrat, signed an executive order Tuesday banning gun shows from county-owned property, including the Westchester County Center — reversing the policy of his Republican predecessor, Rob Astorino. Source: https://nypost.com/2018/01/02/new-county-executive-bans-gun-shows-in-westchester/

Teen kills himself playing Russian roulette

A teen boy died in Oregon while playing Russian roulette early on New Year’s Day, police said. Sherwood Police did not identify the boy, who was found dead in a mobile home by cops and paramedics shortly before 4 a.m. Monday, local channel KOIN reported. “It appears that he brought

Cops find stash of guns, ammo in Houston hotel room

Cops seized a stash of guns — including an AR-15 — from a Houston hotel room on Sunday, officials said. Police were called to the Hyatt Regency Houston to help deal with a drunken, belligerent guest at the hotel bar, officials told the Houston Chronicle. A search of the man’s

5-year-old boy in Chicago shot twice within past year

CHICAGO — Chicago police say a 5-year-old boy who was shot in the face in a drive-by shooting last year has accidentally shot himself in the hand. Police say the latest shooting happened Tuesday night at a home on the city’s South Side. Police say the boy’s father obtained

Shooting incidents leave four dead across NYC

Gunfire across the city late Friday and early Saturday left four people dead, police said. The violence began in Brooklyn around 10 p.m. Friday. A 24-year old man was with friends in the back parking lot of Brevoort Houses on Patchen Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant when an unknown gunman

This is the the US Army’s newest pistol

In future battles, U.S. soldiers will have a new sidearm for personal protection. The Army’s new pistol may see more action than the last thanks to a design that has great potential for offensive purposes like close quarter combat. The Army has begun fielding the first Sig Sauer XM17

Cuomo proposes taking guns from domestic abusers

Gov. Cuomo wants to take firearms from people who engage in domestic violence — the first step in a plan to address victimization of women. His proposal would close a loophole in current law that allows people convicted of misdemeanor abuse, but not felonies, to keep their weapons. “In nine

City official accused of taunting liberal co-worker with gun

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — A city official in the southeastern Missouri town of Poplar Bluff faces criminal charges for allegedly pumping a shotgun to tease a liberal co-worker. Poplar Bluff Streets Superintendent Denis Kearbey, 53, is charged with the unlawful use of a weapon and is free on $25,000

Thugs allegedly attack off-duty cop, steal his gun

An off-duty police officer was attacked by a group of thugs who smashed a bottle over his head and stole his service weapon in the Bronx, officials said. The officer had just left a fund-raising event at a hall on Carter Avenue near E. Tremont Avenue in Mt. Hope

New Yorkers slam GOP’s concealed carry bill

Protesters and public officials blasted the concealed-carry bill that passed the House of Representatives last week in a Saturday City Hall rally. see also The legislation would allow gun owners who have concealed-carry permits for one state to legally bring their firearms into all states. “They basically said, ‘We don’t care

Smith & Wesson owner’s stock takes a shot to the gut

The company that owns gun maker Smith & Wesson got hammered by investors Friday after it revealed its earnings plunged 90 percent in the most recent quarter. see also With President Trump and a Republican-led Congress firmly behind Second Amendment rights, the panic-driven buying that had boosted business during the

NYC bigs blast Republican gun bill

Republicans pushed a bill through the House Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry licensed concealed weapons across state lines — and into cities like New York. The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act would allow gun owners with any state-issued concealed-carry permit to carry a

House passes GOP bill allowing concealed carry across state lines

WASHINGTON — Republicans rammed a bill through the House on Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines, the first significant action on guns in Congress since mass shootings in Nevada and Texas killed more than 80 people. The House