Handguns

In New York, Gun Owners Balk At New Handgun Database

Feb 1, 2018
Lauren Rosenthal / NCPR

Wednesday marked the official deadline for more than 370,000 handgun owners in the state of New York to register those guns with state police. New York is trying to use that information to build a comprehensive record of gun owners — something only one other state has done. The database that California started in 2007 has gotten mixed reviews.

A Batavia man is facing charges for bringing a loaded handgun to Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Friday.

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A student was arrested for allegedly carrying a gun into school Monday morning. It happened at the Baker Hall School in Lackawanna. Baker Victory Services spokesman John Pitts tells WBFO News the gun was discovered as the student entered the school building.  


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Three people were arrested at the Peace Bridge early Sunday morning.

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State Assemblyman Ray Walter is urging that an investigation take place regarding the mistaken seizure of an Amherst man's guns.