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Four ATF Agents Working on Controversial Operation ‘Fast and Furious’ Tell their Story

Four ATF Agents Working on Controversial Operation Fast and Furious Tell their Story

Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) today released a report, “The Department of Justice’s Operation Fast and Furious: Accounts of ATF Agents.”  The report includes testimony from four Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) agents offering firsthand accounts about the…

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Mexican State Police Chief Wants Easier Gun Licensing

Mexican State Police Chief Wants Easier Gun Licensing

Shootings and attacks in Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Acapulco left two police officers, three suspected drug cartel gunmen and two other men dead, police said Monday. The confrontations on Sunday began when gunmen traveling in a convoy of eight vehicles opened fire on an Acapulco municipal police patrol car Sunday, killing two officers. Federal…

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Investigators Land in Arizona for “Gunwalker” Probe

CBS News has learned that House and Senate investigators have descended upon Arizona for their probe into the so-called "Gunwalker" scandal. They're gathering interviews from witnesses, including ATF insiders and area gun shop owners. Sources tell CBS News the congressional investigators are frustrated by what they view as across-the-board stonewalling by government agencies which have…

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Self Defense Shooting in New Mexico

Shortly before 10:30pm Tuesday (02/22/11) 43 year old Wallace Roberson was pronounced dead. He had allegedly attempted to break into the home of 70 year old Hobbs Resident Watson Green. Green fired one shot through the front door, fatally wounding Roberson. The DA is reviewing the case and exact details are not yet known.

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Open Carry

Open Carrier Arrested After Scuffle

Sunday afternoon John Garcia and his family were having lunch at Garcia's Restaurant. Mr. Garcia was open carrying a handgun inside the restaurant. A man now known to be Mr. Christopher Torres, who has an alleged history of "mental issues" walked in to the store. Mr. Torres observed the firearm on Mr. Garcia's hip, then…

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