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The fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and the subsequent civil unrest in the St. Louis suburb, has led to a spike in firearm sales at some local gun shops, according to the St. Louis Business Journal. Two local gun shop owners said that typically sluggish summer sales have gone …

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A report released last week indicates that more than 600 illegal immigrants with criminal convictions were released by federal authorities in early 2013. The releases came shortly before highly publicized government budget cuts – which the Obama administration was publicly opposed to – were made. The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General’s report …

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The sovereign citizen movement is considered the top threat for domestic terrorism, according to a survey of state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies. Islamist extremists and militia/patriot groups round out the top three threats to communities in the United States considered most serious by 364 officers of 175 state, local, and tribal law enforcement …

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DETROIT – When they pull up to a gas station these days, Detroit drivers are looking beyond the price per gallon at a far more threatening concern: carjackers. The armed auto thieves have become so common here that parts of the bankrupt metropolis are referred to as “Carjack City,” and many motorists fear getting out …

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled recently that police are allowed to search vehicles without a warrant. Meanwhile, the state General Assembly is advancing a bill to grant police authority to arrest those with “secret compartments” in their vehicles. In a 4 to 2 decision weeks ago, the state Supreme Court decided that police could conduct …

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