Devin Kelley

Texas Church Shooting Hero To Attend State Of The Union Address

The man who shot the Sutherland Springs church shooter is invited to attend <b>President Trump</b>'s state of the union address. <b>Stephen Willeford</b> and his …

FBI's San Francisco Chief: We Heart Apple, They Train Our Cops

Since its 2016 bust-up with Apple over access to the iPhone of San Bernardino terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook, some at the FBI have tried a different tack in dealing with an increasingly privacy-conscious Silicon Valley. Just as Apple has recently been offering olive branches of a sort to cops trying …

Privacy

Four police officers shot in South Carolina responding to domestic violence call

The suspect was reportedly heavily-armed.<p>Four law enforcement officers in South Carolina were shot early on Tuesday morning, when what began as a …

Liberal View

The “Doublespeak” of Responsible Encryption

<b>n. A proposal to ensure that texts are capable of being decoded, and phones unlocked, when the government obtains a warrant.</b><p>Coined by US deputy …

Privacy

Killing Floor: the Business of Animal Slaughter

Photo by Matthias Ripp | CC BY 2.0<p>We saw them peer out from between the slats of tightly packed trucks as they were steered through town. Often when …

Liberal View

FBI brands Apple 'jerks' for making iPhones too difficult to crack

One US Federal Bureau of Investigation official who has become so frustrated with Apple's iPhone security, he has described its products as the work of an "evil genius".<p>The technology giant, which has sold billions of products, has made it increasingly difficult to break into iPhones, claiming it …

Technology (India)

Fourth Sutherland Springs family files claim against Air Force after mass shooting

AUSTIN — Another victim of the Sutherland Springs church shooting has filed a claim against the U.S. Air Force and a separate claim against the …

Texas

What my gun means to me: Meet four gun-owning Americans, from a geek to a grandma

Out here in the middle of the country, we went in search of the middle ground of the Great American Gun Debate.<p>We met 29-year-old Haley Smith of …

Guns

Major cities are suing the Pentagon for failure to report crime data to the FBI

4 Hours Ago<p>Major cities are suing the Department of Defense (DOD) after the agency failed to report crime data to the FBI for decades, including …

Portland, OR

Gun News of the Week: Reciprocity Could Get Boost from Allen Testimony

TOP STORY<p><b>Reciprocity Could Get Boost From Shaneen Allen Testimony</b><p>The Senate returns from its Christmas break on Jan. 3 and the House convenes on Jan. …

Gun Control

‘The Punisher’ star says ‘f*ck’ you to alt-righters who appropriate the franchise logo

In a tell-all interview, “The Punisher” star Joe Bernthal had some choice words for right-wing racists who use the show’s skull logo for their own …

Liberal View

Defense Department Sued Over Gun Database Oversight

Noel King talks to Kenneth Taber, an attorney representing 3 cities suing because the military did not comply with a law requiring it to report service members with criminal histories to the FBI.

Gun Control

Major Cities Are Suing the Military for Its Role in Failing to Keep Guns Out of Criminals' Hands

Citing the potential for more “senseless carnage” in the future, three major U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit against the Department of Defense …

U.S. Air Force

Cities Sue Pentagon Over Gun-Check System Failures

New York City, San Francisco, and Philadelphia are suing the Department of Defense over its failure to report to the FBI criminal convictions in the …

Bill de Blasio

3 U.S. cities sue Department of Defense over gun background check failures

NEW YORK — Three large U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are …

Gun Control

NYC, San Francisco, and Philadelphia sue Pentagon for failure to report criminals to FBI database

New York City, Philadelphia, and San Francisco filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense for its failures to report service members’ convictions to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System database.<p>What’s the story?<p>The military is required to report all …

Conservative View

Defense Dept. sued for failing to report service members who can’t buy guns

WASHINGTON – New York City, Philadelphia and San Francisco filed suit against the Department of Defense Tuesday for failing to report the names of …

Gun Control

Cities sue after Pentagon failed to report crimes to FBI gun check system

Three major U.S. cities on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against the Pentagon to fix a “clearly broken system” that they contend allowed a former …

Law

To halt some gun sales, cities move to force better Pentagon reports on convictions : Politics & Policy

City officials from Philadelphia, New York and San Francisco are suing the Pentagon over its failure to report military convictions to the FBI’s …

Guns

US cities sue military over gun checks

The cities of New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia have sued the US Department of Defense to make it fix its system for reporting conviction …

Bill de Blasio

Three US cities sue Pentagon for failing to report crimes to gun background check database

Three US states have sued the Pentagon for failing to maintain a criminal history database that could have prevented the Texas church shooter from …

Guns

NYC, 2 Other Cities Sue Department Of Defense Over Gun Check Reporting

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)</b> — New York was one of three cities that filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Pentagon over gun deaths – including the recent …

Bill de Blasio

Three US cities sue Pentagon over failure to report convictions

Three major U.S. cities on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Defense Department for allegedly failing to report criminal convictions of people in the military to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and its national gun background check database.<p>The lawsuit – filed by officials in New York, …

U.S. Politics

U.S. cities sue military over gun background-check system

(Reuters) - The cities of New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia have sued the U.S. Department of Defense to make it fix its system for reporting conviction records to a database used for background checks on gun buyers.<p>The lawsuit was filed on Friday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia and …

Law

S.F., other cities, sue Defense Dept. over gun background checks

The cities of San Francisco, New York and Philadelphia filed a sweeping federal lawsuit Tuesday accusing the U.S. Department of Defense of failing to live up to its legal duty to notify the FBI when a member of the military is convicted of a crime that would bar them from buying or possessing …

Gun Control

2017 Year in Review: Here are the top 10 biggest news stories

As the New Year approaches, it seems like every year is dubbed “a year like no other.” But 2017 truly was more dramatic than many other years in recent memory.<p>In the last 12 months, we faced a renewed threat of nuclear war, debated whether to take a knee during the national anthem and resisted the …

North Korea

NYC sues Defense Dept. for faulty way of flagging vets to FBI

NYC is teaming up with other big cities to target the Defense Department’s faulty way of flagging discharged vets who shouldn’t have guns.

U.S. cities sue military over ‘deadly gaps’ in gun background-check system

The cities of New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia have sued the U.S. Department of Defense to make it fix its system for reporting conviction records to a database used for background checks on gun buyers.<p>The lawsuit was filed on Friday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia and came after …

Gun Control

National Stories That Made Headlines In 2017

<b>CBS Local</b> – Destructive natural disasters and powerful men behaving badly are just some of the biggest national news stories of 2017. Here’s what …

Stephen Paddock

Paxton: Texans can bring guns to church unless church says otherwise

Attorney General Ken Paxton has clarified that licensed handgun owners can bring their weapons to church as long as the church does not say otherwise …

Ken Paxton