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Cartersville, GA
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Police: Man killed after breaking into home

Officials say the men exchanged fire with the homeowner. The intruders fled and one of them was later found dead in a neighbor’s yard.

School virtual shooter training program aimed at survival

The shooter rapidly fires through the front doors of an elementary school with an assault rifle and blasts his way down the hallway. Screaming children are running for their lives or frozen in fear. Teachers quickly try to decide: barricade the doors, or make a run for it with their students?

Cities sue Defense Dept. over gun-check system failures

Three large U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit against the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren’t reported to the national background check system.

Georgia college bus driver accused of leaving gun on campus

Officials say a student bus driver for the University of Georgia is accused of taking a loaded gun into a residence hall.

Mass shootings aren’t more frequent but they are deadlier

It can sometimes seem as though mass shootings are occurring more frequently. Researchers who have been studying such crimes for decades say they aren’t, but they have been getting deadlier.

GA Congress members say gun rights do not stop at the...

Georgia Congress members believe that your gun rights do not stop at the state line. 

House OKs GOP bill expanding gun owners’ rights

The measure would allow gun owners with a state-issued concealed-carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons. It now goes to the Senate.

National gun bills are merged – House vote expected this week

National concealed carry reciprocity and gun background check bill merge; set for House vote this week.

Handel: Gun background bill will ‘strengthen existing law’

Congresswoman Karen Handel supports better criminal background checks amid Georgia pro-gun group criticism.

House panel backs bill expanding gun owners’ rights

On a party-line vote, the Judiciary Committee backed a bill that would allow gun owners with a state-issued concealed carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons.
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