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Wednesday, 18 May 2022 13:54

Another suspect charged in Ammo Shack burglary

ROCKINGHAM — Four suspects have been charged in the burglary of a local gun store earlier this month.

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ROCKINGHAM — A federal agency is offering a reward for information about the recent burglary at the Ammo Shack.

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WASHINGTON — Today, the Department of Justice announced that it has submitted to the Federal Register the “Frame or Receiver” Final Rule, which modernizes the definition of a firearm. Once implemented, this rule will clarify that parts kits that are readily convertible to firearms are subject to the same regulations as traditional firearms. These regulatory updates will help curb the proliferation of “ghost guns,” which are often assembled from kits, do not contain serial numbers, and are sold without background checks, making them difficult to trace and easy to acquire by criminals.

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson took aim this week at a proposed federal regulation that targets pistol stabilizing braces. Hudson led a Capitol Hill news conference Tuesday drawing attention to the issue.

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GREENSBORO — Today, the Department of Justice announced it has  charged more than 14,200 defendants with firearms-related crimes during Fiscal Year 2020, despite the challenges of COVID-19 and its impact on the criminal justice process.

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GREENSBORO ― A man from a neighboring county will spend the next 15 years bars on drug and weapons charges.

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