How Stockton Is Using Predictive Policing to Thwart Violent Gun Crimes

Non-domestic gun violence-related crimes in "forecast zones" decreased 40 to 60 percent month-to-month between March and May of last year.

A Florida Mayor Fights the Gun Lobby

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is taking on the state government over a “super preemption law” he calls a threat to democracy.

State and Local Government Elections: Ballot Initiatives We’re Tracking

Beyond races for the White House and Congress, voters across the nation are considering a wide variety of state and local proposals and initiatives. Here’s our rundown of what’s important to watch ...

Missouri Does Away With Concealed Handgun Permit Requirement; Indiana Plan to Limit Pensions for Employees: Trick Them

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: LinkNYC halts free Wi-Fi due to bad behavior; Alaska needs LNG buyers for record public works project; and receding water costs Massachusetts city

K.C. Metro Leaders Blast Missouri Gun Law Overhaul as Veto Override Looms

The NRA is among those pushing for lawmakers to reject Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto.

New Gun Restrictions Signed Into Law in New Orleans

A city ordinance Mayor Mitch Landrieu approved Monday includes penalties for failing to report lost or stolen firearms, along with other provisions.

The Deadliest Month for Chicago in 20 Years

In August, 90 people were killed and 472 shot. The city this year now has more homicides than New York and Los Angeles combined.

A Win for Gun-Control Advocates in 2 States

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to a law in Connecticut that ban assault weapons.

Why Public Pension Funds Are Slow to Divest From Gun Manufacturers

It’s hard for cities to fund public pensions without supporting weapons and ammo manufacturers, even when they want to.

Is America Finally Ready for Smart Guns?

Some gunmakers know how to manufacture smart guns. But they have faced obstacles to selling them—until possibly now.

Will Gun Tax Survive Challenge?

Seattle’s controversial tax on guns and ammunition puts the city at the center of a dispute over whether municipalities can tax firearms or if states alone have that power.

How Guns Could Censor College Classrooms

Campus-carry laws, like the one going into effect in Texas, pose a profound threat to free speech.

Tallying the Costs of Open Carry

More and more Americans are being introduced to new, expansive laws permitting guns in public spaces—and to their intrusive side effects.

Texas Governor Challenges Obama on Guns: ‘Come and Take It’

Greg Abbott’s statement came the same day the Lone Star State’s new open-carry law took effect.

Connecticut Governor's Executive Order on Guns

Individuals listed on the federal no-fly list will be banned from purchasing firearms, Dannel Malloy announced Thursday.

Push for ‘No Fly List’ Gun Sales Ban in California; Chicago Awash in Police Misconduct Stories

Also: Twin Cities Star Tribune takes on the rural-urban political divide and helping out drought-plagued New Mexican farmers by making hemp legal.