Articles Tagged With ‘Guns’

Naked man in San Jose wields gun and sword on New Year’s Day

Police arrested a naked man in San Jose carrying a samurai-like sword and a loaded assault rifle on New Year’s Day. [Mercury News] “This could have gone really bad,” San Jose police spokesman told the Mercury News. “Things could have... (Continue reading)

Templeton felon accused of assault

A Templeton man is in jail after he was accused of assaulting another person while wielding a gun. San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies responded to reports of gunfire and a possible assault with a deadly weapon to a home... (Continue reading)

California gun sales skyrocket after school shooting

In the aftermath of an election and another school shooting, firearm sales in California are at an all-time high. [PressEnterprise] Friday’s shooting at a Connecticut school in which a gunman shot and killed 20 children and six adults with a... (Continue reading)

California college goes in lockdown after report of gunman

San Jose City College went into lockdown Tuesday evening following the report of a gunman on campus. [Mercury News] A call to police around 4:30 p.m. warned of a gunman in the Technology Center on the San Jose City College... (Continue reading)

Felon on the run after ramming sheriff’s vehicle in Atascadero

A felon in possession of a firearm has been on the run from San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies since Friday when he rammed his car into a sheriff’s vehicle in Atascadero to avoid arrest. Sheriff’s deputies and members of... (Continue reading)

Rational gun safety talk advocated

A new California congressman said Monday that he hopes last week’s school carnage in Connecticut will generate meaningful discussion about gun safety measures and “give us the courage to engage in the conversation.” (Sacramento Bee) Democratic Rep.-elect Ami Bera told... (Continue reading)

Gun-packing issue heads for high court

A heated debate on the “rights” of Americans to be armed in public may be drawing closer to scrutiny from the U.S. Supreme Court. (San Francisco Chronicle) The argument, which has been wending its way through lower courts, takes on... (Continue reading)

Death video ignites controversy

A graphic video showing a Manteca police officer firing 11 bullets into the body of a parolee has unleashed a heated controversy in the Central California town following the video’s release by attorneys for the man’s family. [San Francisco Chronicle,... (Continue reading)

Man shoots himself after long CHP chase

A man shot himself in a truck Sunday night and survived after leading law enforcement on a long chase that ended on Highway 46 east of Paso Robles. [KSBY] California Highway Patrol officers tried to stop the man for speeding... (Continue reading)

Armed robbery at Nipomo market

Two masked men armed with handguns robbed the La Placita Market in Nipomo on Saturday at about 10 p.m. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the robbers fled on foot onto Orchard Avenue to a getaway car. San Luis... (Continue reading)