The company that sold a weapon used in a Christmas Eve shooting that left two Rochester-area volunteer firefighters dead is being sued by the victims.
The semi-automatic rifle used by William Spengler Jr. on Dec. 24, 2012 to kill two West Webster firefighters and wound two others was purchased at a Gander Mountain store by his neighbor Dawn Nguyen. Spengler couldn't buy the gun because he was a felon.
Gun shows have caused concerns and triggered protests in Saratoga Springs. But the events have been pared back for the coming year...
In the wake of last December's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, gun safety advocates have grown increasingly concerned with Saratoga Springs City Center's continuing to host gun shows.
The Cuomo Administration is making $65,000 in state grant money available to shooting ranges across New York. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County has developed a Shooting Range Small Grants Program.
Second Amendment rights advocates, who have held rallies in Albany recently, are not the only group upset with portions of the state’s recently enacted gun law. Some people with mental illnesses believe the law unfairly stigmatizes them. Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports.
New York State's response to recent mass shootings in Newtown, Connecticut and Webster, New York comes in the form of the toughest gun laws in the Nation.
Governor Andrew Cuomo's gun law package features many measures he presented in his State of the State address. Budd Schroeder is Chairman of the board of directors of SCOPE - the Shooters Committee on Political Action, which has 200 affiliated gun clubs across New York State. Schroeder thinks Cuomo has overstepped his leadership position.