As school systems across the country adopt new security rules in the wake of multiple school shootings during the past year, Science Hill High School is also adopting new regulations in the midst of a national conversation centering on school safety.
Considering much of the recent rhetoric surrounding gun control – an issue of contention between most liberals and conservatives – some may be surprised to find members of the Washington County Democratic Party hosting their own marksmanship competition.
The Johnson City Police Department is seeking a federally licensed firearms dealer to trade 135 confiscated weapons in exchange for two types of .45-caliber Glock standard-issue handguns.
East Tennessee State University students and members of the local community will gather Saturday for a “sibling march” as part of the national March for Our Lives Movement, which began as a call for more comprehensive gun legislation in the aftermath of the massacre.
Johnson City police arrested a man Saturday after responding to a report about gunshots, according to a news release.
Dick’s Sporting Goods will immediately stop selling assault-style rifles and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21, the company said Wednesday, as its CEO took on the National Rifle Association by demanding tougher gun laws after the massacre in Florida.
A throng of people bearing bright orange signs, candles and flowers marched past several flags at half staff in silence Thursday evening.
Three Memphis residents were arrested Wednesday after an aggravated robbery at gunpoint, according to a recent news release from Johnson City police.
Every year, back-to-school shoppers in Tennessee enjoy a sales tax-free weekend for school supplies and clothes. Now, some state legislators are calling for a similar period exempting firearms from taxes to give residents more bang for their bucks.
SEATTLE — Kyle Juhl made one last attempt to patch things up with his fiancee, then took back his ring, put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as she and her mother ran from the apartment. The bullet went through a wall and narrowly missed a neighbor’s head as she bent to pick up her little boy.
A Johnson City man was arrested for multiple drug charges and weapon charges Tuesday, city police said.
A survey this week by the Johnson City Press found most signs banning guns from businesses and government buildings do not meet the requirements of a law taking effect next month.
A Johnson City man reportedly found by police last month with illegally modified rifles and 900 rounds of ammunition in his car was arraigned Thursday morning on federal weapons charges in U.S. District Court in Greeneville.
After a gunfire threat was reported during East Tennessee State University’s Homecoming comedy event Saturday caused attendees to evacuate the Mini-Dome, ETSU officials and public safety are encouraging anyone with information to come forward to help identify who made the threat.
If you’re looking to buy a bump stock rifle accessory in the Tri-Cities, good luck.