Gun Violence

Justice Department publishes rule to close ‘gun show loophole’

Views 0 (The Hill) – The Justice Department announced Thursday it has submitted a final rule to the federal register that would close the so-called “gun show loophole,” a significant step in the Biden administration’s efforts to curb gun violence and better regulate gun sales.

Detention center rejects Albuquerque teens charged with gun crimes

Views 0 The Albuquerque Police Department arrested five juveniles in two separate incidents involving teenagers found to be in possession of firearms. According to APD, the juveniles were released to their parents at the scene of each incident due to overcrowding and understaffing at the Bernalillo County Youth Detention Center.

New Mexicans share thoughts on proposed bills to address gun violence in state

Views 0 During this legislative session, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham called on state lawmakers to adopt firearm-related bills to address gun violence. As lawmakers debate legislation, some New Mexicans are applauding the effort, while others feel that the legislation will only hurt law-abiding citizens. KRWG’s Jonny Coker has

Mexican cartel violence likely to increase in 2024, experts say

Views 0 Internal fracturing, election year uncertainty will keep U.S. neighbor a ‘high risk’ country EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – The next president of Mexico will face ongoing economic and migration challenges and will have to tackle increasing drug cartel violence brought about by the fracturing of existing transnational criminal organizations