WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress are trying to pass the first major gun control legislation in more than two decades with the support of President Joe Biden, who said Thursday that it is "long past time" to do so. But they are confronting a potentially insurmountable question over what rules should govern private sales and transfers, including those between friends and extended family, as they seek Republican votes.
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Opinion: Why can’t those who own guns and know the most about them take responsibility for ensuring they're used safely and without malicious intent?
Episode 11: Scott Rada and Richard Kyte talk about how their different life experiences frame how they each look at firearm safety. Later, they discuss a recent poll that shows most Americans no longer belong to a church.
Police: Boy, 8, fatally shoots himself with unsecured gun
Tyranny of the mob
City officials have released body camera footage involving a Winston-Salem man who said he was assaulted by police officers during a confrontation last year at a gas station.
Georgia 'cancel culture'
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — A police officer was accidentally shot after he and others tried to corral a cow that had escaped from a livestock auction and was wandering city streets.
Police received a 911 call from hospital staff about “multiple subjects” attempting to get into the building.
Man charged with wielding chainsaw at Raleigh motels
A Virginia man face charges after his handgun fell from his pocket Friday night, struck the floor and fired a bullet into the floor at Forsyth…
Man cited after gun discharges inside Forsyth Medical Center
Narcotics investigators recently found a variety of drugs and guns after searching a Catawba residence.
Winston-Salem police say a girl with a gun unintentionally shot one of her companions and then fired indiscriminately on an apartment building…
Winston-Salem police have charged a man with possession of a firearm by a felon in connection to what authorities say was the accidental shoot…
Teen wounded in shooting
A Winston-Salem teen was shot and wounded Tuesday in the Glendare Apartments complex in the city's western section, authorities said.
An 8-year-old girl was shot in the head Friday in the 4700 block of Indiana Avenue in Winston-Salem, authorities said.