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Gun Background Checks Smash Records Amid Coronavirus Fears

Background checks required to buy firearms have spiked to record numbers in the past month, fueled by a run on guns from Americans worried about their safety during the coronavirus crisis. According to figures from the FBI, 3.7 million background checks wer...

Man With Long Drug-Trafficking Rap Sheet Indicted in Fresno

A man who received 15 convictions linked to drug trafficking in Tulare County 16 years ago was indicted Thursday on weapons charges by a federal grand jury in Fresno. Jose Toscano-Ruelas, 43, a foreign national, was charged in U.S. District Court with being...