Firearms and Explosives

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 27: Green tipped armor-piercing 5.56 millimeter ammunition is shown on February 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Obama administration has proposed banning the ammunition, which is popular among hunters and target shooters, because it can be used in pistols. Fear of a ban has caused a run on sales. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S. Considers Banning Type of Popular Rifle Ammunition

The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer’s protective vest when fired from a handgun.

03/03/2015

Justice

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.

12/17/2013

Islamic Center of Joplin after fire on August 6, 2012. (Photo courtesy of FBI Kansas City)

Feds Boost Reward For Info on Joplin Mosque Fire

The FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said they’re increasing their original $15,000 reward to $50,000.

09/19/2012

DOJ, Department of Justice

Two More Sentenced in Major Metro East Coke Ring

Manuel Ramirez and Javier Villasenor-Cardona, were indicted along with twenty-four other individuals and charged with being members of a large cocaine distribution organization.

03/23/2012

Fire

ATF Searches for Arsonist in Country Club Fire

$15,000 in reward money for information on the Kennett Country Club Fire.

01/11/2012

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