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Authorities said multiple people have died after a lone suspect opened fire at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)

5 dead, 8 injured at Fort Lauderdale airport; suspect had gun in checked bag

MIAMI — A lone gunman killed five people and injured eight Friday…

 

High Bridge Arms gun store general manager Steven Alcairo displays a rifle at the shop located on Mission Street, which closed in 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

US Appeals Court to reconsider challenge to Alameda County gun store law

A federal appeals court in San Francisco agreed today to have an…

 

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Weekend gun buy-back nets 113 firearms

A gun buy-back event held over the weekend resulted in 113 firearms…

 

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SFPD, United Playaz hosting gun buy-back event in SoMa Saturday

The San Francisco Police Department and United Playaz will be teaming up…

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Proposed bill would demand higher accountability of firearms by law enforcement agencies

State Senator Jerry Hill took the oath of office for his second…

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will court voters on opposite sides of the gun debate over the next two days in events that will highlight the nation's deep divide on the topic. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Trump, Clinton speeches to highlight US divisions on guns

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will court voters on opposite sides of…

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will court voters on opposite sides of the gun debate over the next two days in events that will highlight the nation's deep divide on the topic. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
In this Jan. 26, 2015 file photo, Jason Green wears a holster with bananas marked "Smith" and "Wesson" at a rally in support of open carry gun laws at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas. (Eric Gay/2015 AP)

New laws in 2016 show states are diverging on guns, voting

TRENTON, N.J. — Laws taking effect at the start of the new…

In this Jan. 26, 2015 file photo, Jason Green wears a holster with bananas marked "Smith" and "Wesson" at a rally in support of open carry gun laws at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas. (Eric Gay/2015 AP)
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San Francisco continues to increase gun control laws

San Francisco gun control efforts continued Thursday with a proposal to ban…

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada was approved Tuesday by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

SF finalizes settlement in Nevada ‘patient dumping’ case

A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada approved Tuesday by the San…

A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada was approved Tuesday by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
A 17-year-old male student was attacked by two male suspects, one of whom allegedly brandished a gun, at the Louise and Claude Rosenberg Jr. Library at City College of San Francisco on Tuesday morning. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Gun scare at City College prompts uncertainty about safety

A loud thump vibrated through the quiet library at City College of…

A 17-year-old male student was attacked by two male suspects, one of whom allegedly brandished a gun, at the Louise and Claude Rosenberg Jr. Library at City College of San Francisco on Tuesday morning. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
SA plaque dedicated to Sululagi Palega Jr., who was shot and killed in 1994, sits at the Portola Recreation Center. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F Examiner)

SFMTA employee accused of selling guns to FBI, son killed in 1994 shooting

Star quarterback. Future Recreation and Park Department director. Hometown hero. Sululagi Palega…

SA plaque dedicated to Sululagi Palega Jr., who was shot and killed in 1994, sits at the Portola Recreation Center. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F Examiner)
High Bridge Arms gun store general manager Steven Alcairo displays a rifle at the shop located on Mission Street, which closed in 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Up in arms: San Francisco’s last gun shop concerned about proposal to video record all firearm sales

Steven Alcairo was working underneath his car outside his Visitacion Valley home…

High Bridge Arms gun store general manager Steven Alcairo displays a rifle at the shop located on Mission Street, which closed in 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Firearms should be stored in a safe

Laws dictate safe storage of guns in homes

This week's question comes from Tanya W. in South San Francisco, who…

Firearms should be stored in a safe
AP Photo/Matt Rourke

Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts…

AP Photo/Matt Rourke

ATF fires back at whistle-blower

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is under fire for…

Why aren't they clamoring for stricter gun laws in liberal Vermont?

In an op-ed for the New York Post today, Michael A. Walsh…

Daily Outrage: Fake rifles easily converted into semi-automatic weapons

WHAT: Easy conversion to real quick-shot weapon WHO: Felons, the insane and…