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Gun Buyback

Lots left to do with little time remaining in legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.

March 09, 2014 1:00 am

Business tax cut advances at Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.

March 03, 2014 7:45 pm

House panel removes target from gun buyback programs

INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate-approved ban on local governments holding gun buyback events was deleted Tuesday from pending gun legislation by a House committee, which also voted to make it easier for adults to bring guns onto school property.

February 25, 2014 12:40 pm

Ban on gun buy-back programs approved by Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate ignored pleas for local control from three Lake County lawmakers and voted 28-21 on Tuesday to prohibit all municipal gun buy-back programs statewide.

January 28, 2014 6:15 pm Related

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Gary's Gun Buyback today features Walmart gift cards

GARY | The city of Gary will host a Gun Buyback today.

December 29, 2012 12:05 am

Gary schedules gun buyback event Saturday at five sites

GARY | The city of Gary will hold a gun buyback from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

December 25, 2012 11:42 am
Gun buyback in south suburbs nets 153 firearms

Gun buyback in south suburbs nets 153 firearms

CALUMET CITY | A gun buyback program hosted by police in Calumet City, Chicago Heights and Midlothian on Saturday took 153 firearms off the streets, police said Monday.

November 19, 2012 12:00 pm
 Gun buyback in south suburbs nets 153 firearms

Gun buyback in south suburbs nets 153 firearms

Calumet City police participated in a gun buyback Saturday with the Chicago Heights and Midlothian police departments. Pictured from left are Calumet City Police Chief Ed Gilmore, Aldermen Antoine Collins, Leni Wosczynski and Nick Manousopoulos, Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush, Calumet…

November 19, 2012 11:56 am
Gary’s 2nd Gun Buyback Event ‘Another Success’

Gary’s 2nd Gun Buyback Event ‘Another Success’

GARY | Gary Police officials are calling the City’s second Gun Buyback hosted this past Saturday “another success.” According to Deputy Police Chief Larry McKinley, a total of 107 guns were turned in exchange for Wal-Mart gift cards. Local churches once again partnered with the GPD to serve …

October 30, 2012 2:36 pm
Gary’s Gun Buyback Program a Success

Gary’s Gun Buyback Program a Success

GARY | The Gun Buyback hosted this past Saturday by the Gary Police Department is being called an “overwhelming success.” According to Police Chief Wade Ingram, a total of 129 guns were turned in in exchange for Wal-Mart gift cards. Local churches partnered with the GPD to serve as the turn-…

August 21, 2012 11:01 am

South suburban police offer gun buyback on June 23

Five south suburbs will host a gun buyback from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23, sponsored by the South Suburban Association of Chiefs of Police, according to a news release.

June 11, 2012 4:45 pm
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