Kyle Eugene Goddard, 28, of Plummer, Idaho, pleaded guilty to theft of firearms from a licensed dealer’s inventory and possession of stolen firearms.
A 35-year-old U.S. citizen driving a U-Haul truck up to a check point alerted a K-9 on the scene and when he was ordered to drive the truck to a secondary position, he instead sped away.
The settlement from a class action suit regarding the Model 700 could be as much as $487 million — more than half of Remington’s total revenue in 2015.
Gun conglomerate Remington Outdoor Company saw a 14 percent increase in sales and reported actual profit in its third quarter.
The Justice Department released baseline specifications for smart gun technology Wednesday with the hopes of eventually getting safer firearms circulating in the civilian marketplace to cut down on gun violence.
The use of force was not justified for the Minnesota officer who shot and killed Philando Castile, a black motorist whose final moments were captured on Facebook live, over the summer.
Families of those killed in the Sandy Hook massacre asked a Connecticut court on Tuesday to hear an appeal on the ruling that dismissed their case against companies involved in the making and selling of the gun used in the attack.
In his first interview since the election, President-elect Donald Trump reiterated that he will appoint a justice with conservative values to the Supreme Court.
Seventy-three percent of Hillary Clinton supporters said gun violence was a “very big problem” in the U.S. while 31 percent of Donald Trump supporters agreed.
The FBI’s annual report on hate crimes shows fewer incidents in 2015 but more victims than the year before, according to Monday’s announcement.