Tag: New York

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Top 5 States for Long Gun Sales

Sales soared last month.

According to FBI data on NICS firearm checks by year and by state and type of gun, long gun sales surged in New York in May. Overall, May saw a 6 percent increase in gun sales from last year. That's nationwide, not just in New…
NY Cops Exchanged Gun Permits for Hookers and Pizza

NY Cops Exchanged Gun Permits for Hookers and Pizza

This sounds like a joke but it's not.

The set up for this sounds like a joke just waiting for a punch line. Three NYPD cops exchange gun permits for prostitutes, pizza and cash...Oh wait, there is no punch line! The Daily Beast reported on the guns exchange deal. Oh, and there were trips…
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NY Hunting Accident Man Pleads Guilty

He killed his sister-in-law.

The Livingston County News reports that a Rochester, New York, man pleaded guilty to one county of criminally negligent homicide. The incident took place in November 2016 while they pair were out hunting. John Lander, 50, plea bargained and is expected to serve four months of…
Police Officer's Faulty Gun Holster to Blame for Death?

Police Officer’s Faulty Gun Holster to Blame for Death?

This is a weird situation.

A man who worked in a bodega in Brooklyn was fatally shot by an ex-con who grabbed a NYPD officer's gun out of its holster. The family of the dead man is seeking $20 million from the city. Their claim is that the polie officer's…
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New York Handgun Permits Can’t Be Renewed

They are required to be renewed but permit holders can't do it.

According to the Buffalo News, the state's gun control law requires all residents who had pistol permits before 2013 to renew them or lose them. But there's a problem. Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski said the state hasn't done what it needs to do to make that…
drunk man with large belly passed out in a chair in a locker room

Drunk On the Job Cop Loses His Gun and Badge

With a beer belly like that...

A photo is being passed around of a drunk cop in the Bronx, with his shirt pulled up over his substantial beer belly while obviously sleeping in the locker room. The cop in question, Officer Richard Evans, seems to be passed out in the photo. According…