CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) — A woman who bought a baby shower gift at a Florida Goodwill store was shocked when the father-to-be opened the box and found a loaded semi-automatic rifle inside. Veronica Alvarez-Rodriguez told the Northwest Florida Daily News that she and her husband stopped by the store in Valparaiso on Sunday as they were heading […]


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police in Springfield, Missouri, said they arrested a man who showed up at a Walmart store carrying a rifle and wearing body armor, terrifying shoppers who fled from the store. Springfield police posted on Facebook that “an armed individual” was arrested Thursday. No shots were fired. The incident happened five days […]


BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 55-year-old Florida man pulled a gun on a late-arriving furniture delivery team, saying he’s “shot people for less.” Manatee County Sheriff’s investigators say Mitchell Helton is charged with two counts of aggravated assault. He was arrested Aug. 3 after the delivery team called the sheriff’s office. The Bradenton […]


Kampgrounds of America, a chain that oversees hundreds of commercial campgrounds nationwide, has confirmed that the property manager for the Starkville location in Mississippi has been fired after she threatened a black couple with a gun because they did not have a reservation. On Tuesday, spokesman Mike Gast told The Associated Press that the unidentified white woman was no […]


  NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rapper Juelz Santana has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for trying to get a loaded gun onto a plane at a New York-area airport. Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, was sentenced Wednesday in Newark, New Jersey, to 27 months in prison after pleading guilty […]

Three teenagers were playing with a gun, and one ended up in the hospital, reports Click 2 Houston.  Two 17-year-old girls and a 16-year-old boy were playing with an AK-47. One of the girls attempted to put the gun in her pants and was shot in the leg. She was taken to the hospital in […]

A 4-year-old girl found a loaded gun in her home in New Orleans and accidentally shot herself in the stomach. Her mother, Keviyon Kelley, 27, was arrested and faces one count of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile, reports The Advocate. Kelley reportedly told police that she had fallen asleep but was awakened by the sound of […]


MARRERO, La. (AP) — A man is accused of pointing a gun at the manager of a Popeyes in Louisiana during a dispute over condiments. Times-Picayune reports 59-year-old Earl Jethroe of Marrero walked into the eatery Friday, ordered a meal and apparently took issue with the condiments provided by employees. At some point, the arrest reports […]

A 12-year-old in Iowa stood face-to-face with his teacher, pointing a loaded gun at the instructor’s face, reports The Washington Post. The  boy, who has not been named, because he is a minor, had taken the gun to class on the morning of August 31, and told the other children to drop to the ground, according […]

Entertainment News

  Woah Vicky, the white Instagram star previously best known for assaulting a law enforcement officer in North Carolina and claiming to be black, has successfully executed another attention grab by making violent threats against rapper Snoop Dogg. The Blast has learned the Marietta Police Department in Georgia is aware of the now-deleted video Woah […]

Marjory Stoneman High School teacher, Sean Simpson, faces criminal charges after he left his loaded 9 mm Glock gun in a public restroom. Florida Local News 10 reports Simpson left his gun in a public bathroom that was found by a drunk homeless man who fired a shot according to the Broward Sheriff’s Department. Simpson, 43, is a science […]

National News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A teacher at a Northern California high school accidentally fired his gun inside a classroom, causing minor injuries to three students, but kept teaching while the students sat there, the mother of one of the students said Wednesday. Dennis Alexander, a reserve police officer, was pointing the gun at the ceiling […]