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A Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at work accidentally shot herself in the leg when the weapon discharged in a faculty bathroom shortly before class Thursday morning, officials said. File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Armed Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Posse Resumes School Patrols

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s office is resuming patrols by the office’s volunteer posse near schools with the start of the new school year.

08/12/2013

File photo of a gun buyback event. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Arizona Lawmakers Seek To Save Firearms Turned In At Gun Buyback Events

The months since the deadly Connecticut school shooting have seen dozens of gun buyback events across the country, with officials getting thousands of unwanted firearms off the street and sending them off to their destruction.

04/18/2013

File photo of a person at a gun show. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

60,000 Expected To Attend Vegas Gun Show

A weapons industry group based in the Connecticut town where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults last month is opening a Las Vegas Strip trade show Tuesday that’s expected to draw tens of thousands of manufacturers and enthusiasts.

01/15/2013

File photo of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Arpaio Launches Armed Volunteer Patrols Outside Schools

The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix has launched a plan to have as many as 500 armed volunteers patrol areas just outside schools in an effort to guard against shootings like month’s attack at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 people dead.

01/10/2013

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Gun Groups Offering Concealed Weapons Training To Teachers

Classroom teachers could stop school shootings by carrying concealed weapons, say gun-rights advocates who plan to offer the required training Thursday for 200 Utah teachers.

12/27/2012

File photo of a gun. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Utah Gun Group To Give Away Free Handgun For Christmas

Here’s a Christmas gift that won’t be coming in Santa’s sleigh — a 9 mm handgun that a Utah gun group plans to giveaway to celebrate the success of its new online firearms classified page.

12/25/2012

Fred Lutger, owner of Freddie Bear Sports, looks over a Winchester Platinum over/under shotgun being offered for sale at his store on Oct. 18, 2012 in Tinley Park, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘Madhouse’ At Gun Stores Following Newtown School Shooting

The reaction to the deadly Connecticut school shooting can be seen at gun stores and self-defense retailers across the nation, with anxious parents buying armored backpacks for children and firearms enthusiasts stocking up on assault weapons in anticipation of tighter gun control measures.

12/20/2012

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 12/19/12: John Boehner, Gun Control, And Teachers

A conservative House Republican and his allies held a brief press conference on Wednesday to make clear that they will not be voting with House Speaker John Boehner on the “Plan B” bill that Boehner has presented as a fallback if “fiscal cliff” negotiations fail.

12/19/2012

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Parents Reportedly Give Son Gun To Bring To School For Protection In Wake Of Newtown Shooting

District officials say a Utah sixth-grader was taken into police custody after bringing a gun to West Kearns Elementary School.

12/18/2012

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