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Open Carry Bill Derailed on Texas House Floor
*Editor’s note: This story was updated after House Bill 910 was sent back to the Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee. A technical error on Tuesday delayed the Texas House debate on legislation that would allow gun owners with concealed weapons permits to carry their handguns openly in public... Read more
WATCH: Man Shoots Armadillo, Bullet Ricochets and Hits Mother-in-law
Are armadillos bulletproof? A freak accident in Lee County, Georgia has law enforcement asking that very question after a local man shot one of the critters, only to have the ricochet hit his mother-in-law. According to WALB, the shooting happened on Sunday when Larry McElroy fired his 9x19mm pistol at an... Read more
WATCH: Texas campus carry bill comes up at NRA show
A multi-state battle is being fought over where legal gun owners should be allowed to carry their firearms and the issue came to head at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee, this weekend. As gun control group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America held... Read more
WATCH: Dogs trained to sniff out illegally caught fish
WFSB 3 Connecticut HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection have a new crime fighting tool in the arsenal for opening day of fishing season on Saturday. There will be specially trained dogs who can sniff out illegally caught fish. The training was free... Read more
Trigger revamp on Smith & Wesson M&P pistols
Smith & Wesson’s M&P line is getting a trigger revamp. Following consumer complaints on the trigger’s feel, the company is integrating its Pro series trigger into the entire M&P line. The Pro series has functioned as Smith & Wesson’s mid-range model, situated between the stock production line and the... Read more
WATCH: Flying fish attack college rowing team in rural Missouri
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (WLS) – A rare incident occurred on a lake in Missouri when fish started attacking students. The Washington University Row team was practicing on a lake in Missouri, when Asian carp started flying out of the water, according to CNN. CNN’s Benjamin Rosenbaum was observing... Read more
North Carolina Hatchery Maliciously Sabotaged, 150,000 Trout Suffocated
On Tuesday, officials with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) confirmed that there was an act of vandalism at the Armstrong Fish Hatchery that resulted in the deaths of 150,000 rainbow trout. Authorities suspect that the perpetrators entered the McDowell County facility over Easter weekend and diverted fresh water away... Read more
How Many Goldfish Does it Take to Ruin Your Fishing Hole? Just a Few, Colorado Officials Say
If you are thinking about releasing your pet goldfish into public waters, think again. Not only is it illegal in many states and can cause damage to the local ecosystem, wildlife officials say that even a handful of goldfish are enough to establish an invasive population. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) recently... Read more