- Squirrel Hill, where 11 died, among areas targeted
- Police say ‘hate-filled material’ will not be tolerated
Authorities are investigating the dissemination of antisemitic pamphlets in Pittsburgh neighborhoods, including the one in which a gunman killed 11 people in a synagogue in October.
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New Jersey law does not explicitly prohibit the open carrying of a handgun in public if the possessor has a valid permit to carry a handgun.1
New Jersey allows the open carrying of long guns (i.e. rifles and shotguns) if the possessor has a valid Firearms Purchaser Identification Card.2 New Jersey prohibits any person from knowingly possessing a loaded long gun, with certain exceptions.3
See our Open Carrying policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.
Research cited by Sandy Hook Promise counted 94 incidents, a near 60% increase on the previous high, 59, set in 2006
This year has been by far the worst on record for gun violence in schools, the advocacy group Sandy Hook Promise said, citing research by the US Naval Postgraduate School (NPS).
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Sgt. Ron Helus was struck by five bullets from the suspect's weapon. But it was a sixth shot, fired by another law enforcement officer, that proved fatal.
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Two children were among the dead after a firefight between police and criminal group in north-eastern Brazil
At least 12 people, including two children, were killed on Friday when a shootout broke out between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs, according to authorities in north-eastern Brazil.
Six hostages, among them two children, died in the shooting, local media reported, when police opened fire on the robbers at bank branches on the main street in Milagres i...