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California to Require Background Checks for Ammo Purchases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California has among the most stringent gun laws in the country and on Monday a far-reaching new initiative to curb violence will require background checks for every ammunition purchase. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other proponents said it …

Wife of Iowa Man Shot by Cops Sues Over Death

The wife of an , Iowa, man who was fatally shot by authorities during a May 2010 standoff has filed a federal lawsuit against law enforcement agencies, claiming they used excessive force and were negligent. Lorna Kimsey said in the …

Tennessee City Officials to Settle in Fatal Police Shooting

Chattanooga, Tenn., city officials agreed to pay $33,500 to end an appeal of a federal lawsuit seeking damages in a fatal shooting when six police officers fired 59 times at an armed man on his porch. City Attorney Mike McMahan …