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ATF Officers Shoot At, Arrest Suspects In Ferguson Gun Store Robbery

A shooting in Ferguson between officers of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and some suspected thieves ended in no injuries but several arrests.


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Officials Warn Against Homemade Fireworks

If you’re looking for a bigger boom from your fireworks this Independence Day, leave it to the professionals.



Man Gets 20 Years for Assaulting ATF Officer

The sentence for 21-year-old James Edward Jones was handed down Tuesday in U.S. District Court. He pleaded guilty in September.


Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) - (Getty/Chip Somodevilla)

Illinois Sen. Kirk Wants Federal Help to Fight Gangs

“The thing I was trying to get through was these criminal empires are far in excess of what Capone would’ve ever dreamed of.”



UPDATE: More Than 150 Charged in Undercover ATF Operation in St. Louis

159 people in Illinois and Missouri have been charged and 267 firearms seized as a result of a four-month long surge by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).


Excedrin Collins (ATF photo)

St. Louis Man Sought on Federal Charges Is Captured

May be in the St. Louis area; wanted for assaulting a federal agent.


100 Pounds of Explosives Taken from Troy, Mo. Business

The St. Louis Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a $5,000.00 reward for any information leading to an arrest.


ATF’s canine program, which began in 1986, uses only Labrador retrievers. The dogs are supplied by the Guiding Eyes for the Blind, the Guide Dog Foundation and Puppies Behind Bars. Andi was raised by the Puppies Behind Bars organization.

St. Louis ATF Gets Explosives-Sniffing Dog

The ATF says the 15-month-old chocolate Labrador retriever, Andi, was raised by prison inmates through the program Puppies Behind Bars.



ATF Says It Never Sought Missouri Concealed Guns List

A spokesman for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives told The AP that the agency was not involved.


File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo credit: George Frey/Getty)

Email Cites Plan To Share Missouri Gun Info with ATF

GOP lawmakers are raising new concerns about the way Missouri has handled a list of concealed gun permit holders after learning about a plan.




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