Smith Wesson

18 Feb 19
mover, shaker, & avid coffee drinker

The Raising of the Flag on Iwo Jima has impressed great American nationalism since 1945. This famous photograph has led people to believe that the flag-raising was a turning point in the war, however, it took a month following this for that to happen. It is truly a depiction of determination and perseverance during World […]

18 Feb 19
The View From Out West

I am just a poor boy Though my story’s seldom told I have squandered my resistance For a pocket full of mumbles, such are promises All lies and jests Still a man hears what he wants to hear And disregards the rest Paul Simon, “The Boxer” Things keep rolling along here in Nevada as the […]

18 Feb 19
WGN-TV

AURORA, Ill. — Illinois State Police said Monday the man responsible for the workplace shooting in Aurora, Illinois lied on his gun license application and a records search didn’t catch it. Police said Gary Martin, 45, is responsible for the deaths of five people who were shot and killed Friday at the Henry Pratt Company […]

18 Feb 19
The Page

The disgruntled worker who killed five people in Aurora, Ill., last week after being fired had passed two gun background checks five years ago, despite a criminal record that should have prevented him from possessing a firearm, Fox News has found.The first check allowed Gary Martin to acquire an Illinois Firearm Owner’s Identification card, or […]

18 Feb 19
Russia News Now

By Gregg Re | Fox News Watch the latest video at foxnews.com State’s proposed gun bill will check your social media accounts before granting you a firearm license Illinois Democrats want to pass a new bill that would make gun buyers share their pubic social media accounts to police before granting them a firearm license. […]

18 Feb 19
WGNO

[van id=”us/2019/02/16/aurora-police-chief-presser-shooting-sot-vpx.wgn”] Gary Martin took a gun into work Friday, a pistol he didn’t legally own. The work day began as usual at 7 a.m. CT. That afternoon Martin was called to an office at Henry Pratt Co., a manufacturing business in Aurora, Illinois, a large suburb 40 miles west of Chicago. While it is […]

18 Feb 19
FOX6Now.com

[ooyala player_id=”f7575286f810429a979346d9a69caaef” auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″ pcode=”w0YXE6xgmlhl0J3wX82XPK_EHka3″ code=”o5bWFhaDE6EDvGbq0D0VaOBW7JQZVS3d”] MILWAUKEE — Laron Ball pleaded not guilty on Monday, Feb. 18 to multiple charges in connection with a fatal crash that happened near 37th and Sheridan in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Feb. 5. His 16-year-old brother, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died at the scene after prosecutors said Laron […]

18 Feb 19
CBS Chicago

Aurora gunman Gary Martin was able to obtain a handgun in 2014 despite his prior felony conviction.

18 Feb 19
Fox17

[vemba-video id=”van/ns-acc/2019/02/18/MW-004MO_CNNA-ST1-100000000507279e”] (CNN) — Gary Martin took a gun into work Friday, a pistol he didn’t legally own. The work day began as usual at 7 a.m. CT. That afternoon Martin was called to an office at Henry Pratt Co., a manufacturing business in Aurora, Illinois, a large suburb 40 miles west of Chicago. While […]

18 Feb 19
FOX2now.com

[vemba-video id=”van/ns-acc/2019/02/16/MW-005SA_CNNA-ST1-100000000506cee4″] Gary Martin took a gun into work Friday, a pistol he didn’t legally own. The workday began as usual at 7 a.m. CT. That afternoon Martin was called to an office at Henry Pratt Co., a manufacturing business in Aurora, Illinois, a large suburb 40 miles west of Chicago. While it is unknown […]

18 Feb 19
kplr11.com

[vemba-video id=”van/ns-acc/2019/02/16/MW-005SA_CNNA-ST1-100000000506cee4″] Gary Martin took a gun into work Friday, a pistol he didn’t legally own. The workday began as usual at 7 a.m. CT. That afternoon Martin was called to an office at Henry Pratt Co., a manufacturing business in Aurora, Illinois, a large suburb 40 miles west of Chicago. While it is unknown […]

18 Feb 19
Hunt Tested

“Elk hunting? Heck, why not.”  I’d never hunted elk out west in the mountains.  Being from Minnesota, that sounded more like an adventure to me than sitting in a deer stand all day.  Physical shape? That wouldn’t be a problem, my weight was fine for a 6’5” frame. The only problem was my height of […]

18 Feb 19
WGNO

[van id=”us/2019/02/16/aurora-illinois-shooting-victims-sot-vpx-nr.cnn”] Illinois gunman Gary Martin brought a pistol to his termination meeting at the sprawling Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora. When he found out he’d been fired Friday, he started killing the people in the room, authorities said. After fatally shooting several people in the room at the manufacturing business he’d worked for 15 […]