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"'background checks'" - Google News

Some listings for volunteer positions with city in error - Albuquerque Journal

Apr 21 2019
Some listings for volunteer positions with city in error  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Departments unaware of solicitations.

Letters: I-1639 concerns | Letters - Longview Daily News

Apr 21 2019
Letters: I-1639 concerns | Letters  Longview Daily News

I see Bob Ferguson responded to my letter. Thank you for clarifying your position and understanding of “enhanced” background checks. However, let's cut to the ...

Little League Institutes More Extensive Background Checks -- And Shows Their Limits - Forbes

Apr 21 2019
Little League Institutes More Extensive Background Checks -- And Shows Their Limits  Forbes

The organization is conducting more extensive checks, but parents and coaches still have to keep their eyes open to threats.

My Turn: The racist roots of the Second Amendment - Concord Monitor

Apr 21 2019
My Turn: The racist roots of the Second Amendment  Concord Monitor

Mass shootings have become institutionalized as an almost normal part of American life, as have the responses to such shootings. After each massacre, victims, ...

Volunteer opportunities around the region | Westerly - The Westerly Sun

Apr 21 2019
Volunteer opportunities around the region | Westerly  The Westerly Sun

Westerly Hospital. Adult volunteers help in our Emergency Department. Candidates must be customer focused, flexible, and willing to work in a fast-paced and ...

SENIOR SIDELIGHTS - Youngstown Vindicator

Apr 21 2019
SENIOR SIDELIGHTS  Youngstown Vindicator

Alzheimer's Association will sponsor free educational programs from 3 to 6 p.m. May 7 and from 1 to 4:30 p.m. May 8 at Family First Adult Day Services, 4199 ...

Teacher accused of hiring hitman on student he allegedly molested - New York Post

Apr 21 2019
Teacher accused of hiring hitman on student he allegedly molested  New York Post

A Missouri teacher is accused of hiring a hitman to kill a 10-year-old boy he allegedly molested. Deonte Taylor was busted in November after his DNA was found ...

Columbine Survivors Reflect, and Reckon With Specter of Future Shootings - The New York Times

Apr 21 2019
Columbine Survivors Reflect, and Reckon With Specter of Future Shootings  The New York Times

On the 20th anniversary of the Colorado school shooting, survivors gathered to remember their classmates who were killed. Several said they now worry about ...

Report: Washington Rep. Matt Shea allegedly used app to discuss surveillance of liberals - MyNorthwest.com

Apr 21 2019
Report: Washington Rep. Matt Shea allegedly used app to discuss surveillance of liberals  MyNorthwest.com

Washington State Republican Representative Matt Shea reportedly was found to have taken part in an online discussion which planned surveillance and ...

Polk is first county in state to be 'gun sanctuary' - Cleveland Daily Banner

Apr 21 2019
Polk is first county in state to be 'gun sanctuary'  Cleveland Daily Banner

Polk County has joined a growing list of "sanctuary counties" (and cities) across the nation that are taking a stand of refusal regarding new state and federal, gun ...

TOWN OF LAUREL PARK NARROWING SEARCH FOR NEXT TOWN MANAGER - WHKP

Apr 20 2019
TOWN OF LAUREL PARK NARROWING SEARCH FOR NEXT TOWN MANAGER  WHKP

Town of Laurel Park has narrowed the search for its next town manager to five candidates, with a selection likely to be revealed in May. The Town Council has ...

4 popular Minn. Democratic bills that may not become law this... - Duluth News Tribune

Apr 20 2019
4 popular Minn. Democratic bills that may not become law this...  Duluth News Tribune

Minnesota Democrats won pretty big in November's election. They stayed in command of the governorship and every other statewide elected office, and they ...

Pete Buttigieg Wants More Background Checks, Reinstatement of Social Security Gun Ban - Breitbart

Apr 20 2019
Pete Buttigieg Wants More Background Checks, Reinstatement of Social Security Gun Ban  Breitbart

Democrat presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg supports gun controls that Barack Obama and Michael Bloomberg's anti-gun group pushed.

20 Years After Columbine, Fed's Background Checks Haven't Stopped Mass Shootings - NPR

Apr 20 2019
20 Years After Columbine, Fed's Background Checks Haven't Stopped Mass Shootings  NPR

Mere months before the shooting at Columbine High School, the federal government established a background check system to screen gun buyers but ...

Carroll County delegation reacts to 2019 legislative session, from minimum wage hike to gun bills' failure - Carroll County Times

Apr 20 2019
Carroll County delegation reacts to 2019 legislative session, from minimum wage hike to gun bills' failure  Carroll County Times

The Times reached out to the members of Carroll County's delegation to Annapolis to get their thoughts and feelings on how the 2019 General Assembly ...

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider pact with city for prosecution services - Peninsula Daily News

Apr 20 2019
EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider pact with city for prosecution services  Peninsula Daily News

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider an agreement for prosecution services with the city of Port Townsend when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday.

Alma to hold lottery to determine medical MJ facility licenses - The Morning Sun

Apr 20 2019
Alma to hold lottery to determine medical MJ facility licenses  The Morning Sun

The city of Alma has received more than six times the number of applications for medical marijuana provisioning centers than what it has available.

Trying to return to normal after being acquitted of a crime - Bangor Daily News

Apr 20 2019
Trying to return to normal after being acquitted of a crime  Bangor Daily News

Jody Murphy said she has to rebuild her life after being found not guilty of stealing thousands from the town that employed her as its treasurer.. Maine news ...

Police officer had sex with Tinder dates on duty and ran background checks on lovers - Daily Mail

Apr 20 2019
Police officer had sex with Tinder dates on duty and ran background checks on lovers  Daily Mail

Senior Constable Manu Tenana, 38, from Proserpine, Queensland, had multiple affairs with women he met on Tinder and had sex while he was on duty.

Bobby Zirkin wanted to close the long-gun loophole. What happened? - The Washington Post

Apr 19 2019
Bobby Zirkin wanted to close the long-gun loophole. What happened?  The Washington Post

WHEN THE Maryland General Assembly convened in January, there seemed to be widespread support for closing the loophole in Maryland law that required ...

Swadley`s owner says quote `taken out of context` after backlash on tattoo comment - KFOR Oklahoma City

Apr 19 2019
Swadley`s owner says quote `taken out of context` after backlash on tattoo comment  KFOR Oklahoma City

ENID, Okla. - Swadley's Bar-B-Q owner Brent Swadley is receiving backlash after comments he made regarding hiring employees with visible tattoos.

These are your state's gun laws - The Colorado Independent

Apr 19 2019
These are your state's gun laws  The Colorado Independent

Overall, gun deaths in the United States have dropped by 30% since 1993, but mass shootings are on the rise: there have been more mass shooting deaths in ...

Top stories: Vaccine durability, the universe's first molecule, and CRISPR's powerful cousin - Science Magazine

Apr 19 2019
Top stories: Vaccine durability, the universe's first molecule, and CRISPR's powerful cousin  Science Magazine

Vaccines for the flu, mumps, pertussis, meningococcal disease, and yellow fever all lose their effectiveness faster than official immunization recommendations ...

Background firm picks Denver - News - Fowler Tribune

Apr 19 2019
Background firm picks Denver - News  Fowler Tribune

DENVER -- Checkr, a San Francisco-area background check company promising lofty salaries to its workers, plans to start hiring the first employees for its new ...

Why Gabby Giffords Is Starting a Gun Control Group for Gun Owners - The New York Times

Apr 19 2019
Why Gabby Giffords Is Starting a Gun Control Group for Gun Owners  The New York Times

We've found that many gun owners are frustrated that the gun lobby claims to be speaking for them,” Ms. Giffords said in an interview about the advocacy group ...

Clean Slate Act, pioneered in Pa., is a win for society. | Opinion - Philly.com

Apr 19 2019
Clean Slate Act, pioneered in Pa., is a win for society. | Opinion  Philly.com

Gov. Tom Wolf and Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester: One-third of American adults have some kind of criminal record, so chances are, you know someone who is ...

Swalwell's tough stance on gun control: universal background checks, ‘assault’ weapons ban, buyback - WMUR Manchester

Apr 19 2019
Swalwell's tough stance on gun control: universal background checks, ‘assault’ weapons ban, buyback  WMUR Manchester

Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell defended his proposal for a ban and forced buyback of "assault" weapons Thursday by talking about a cases ...

RH Line calls printed April 19, 2019 - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Apr 19 2019
RH Line calls printed April 19, 2019  Loveland Reporter-Herald

Armed teachers. Thank you to the school officials for closing the schools due to the threat. Now, it is time that the schools will allow teachers to be armed and to ...

California: DOJ Issues “Notice of Modification” to Proposed Ammunition Background Check Regulations - NRA ILA

Apr 19 2019
California: DOJ Issues “Notice of Modification” to Proposed Ammunition Background Check Regulations  NRA ILA

Today, the California Department of Justice issued a “Notice of Modification” to their proposed regulations regarding the soon to be implemented ammunition ...

Editorial: 20 years after Columbine, we still can't protect our kids - Boulder Daily Camera

Apr 19 2019
Editorial: 20 years after Columbine, we still can't protect our kids  Boulder Daily Camera

In the aftermath of Columbine, Americans began searching for ways to protect kids from being riddled with bullets as they attend school. Twenty years later, the ...

Safety Over Scale: Meet The Ride-Hailing Startups Taking On Uber And Lyft - Crunchbase News

Apr 18 2019
Safety Over Scale: Meet The Ride-Hailing Startups Taking On Uber And Lyft  Crunchbase News

As the horror stories continue about women getting into ride-hailing vehicles and facing everything from the uncomfortable to the fatal, Uber and Lyft are being ...

Iraqi translator risked his life on raids with US troops. Now he's fighting for citizenship - Military Times

Apr 18 2019
Iraqi translator risked his life on raids with US troops. Now he's fighting for citizenship  Military Times

Dhurgham Abdulkareem spent two years as an interpreter for U.S. troops in Iraq, risking his own life on raids with the Americans, helping to capture insurgents ...

California Attorney General Must Investigate Improper Database Searches on Community Observers at Controversial Police Event - EFF

Apr 18 2019
California Attorney General Must Investigate Improper Database Searches on Community Observers at Controversial Police Event  EFF

This is a guest post by Tracy Rosenberg, executive director of Media Alliance. It was originally published on the Media Alliance website. For the last two years ...

Amazon demands selfies from delivery drivers to combat fraud - Business Insider

Apr 18 2019
Amazon demands selfies from delivery drivers to combat fraud  Business Insider

Amazon is requiring delivery drivers to snap selfies to verify their identities. The new requirements apply to Amazon Flex drivers.

Uber and Lyft roll out new safety measures in wake of college student’s murder - The Verge

Apr 18 2019
Uber and Lyft roll out new safety measures in wake of college student’s murder  The Verge

This week, Uber and Lyft rolled out new safety measures designed to give riders confidence as to the identity of their driver. The changes come several weeks ...

Senate should hold hearings on background checks | TheHill - The Hill

Apr 18 2019
Senate should hold hearings on background checks | TheHill  The Hill

On March 26 the Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings on extreme risk laws, which allow law enforcement or family members who know that someone is an ...

Legislature Set to Pass Bill Requiring More Background Checks for CPL Carriers - NewsRadio 560 KPQ - KPQ

Apr 18 2019
Legislature Set to Pass Bill Requiring More Background Checks for CPL Carriers - NewsRadio 560 KPQ  KPQ

Olympia, WA – If you have a concealed pistol license, you've been through an extensive background check. Now, Democrats in the Legislature want you to pass ...

Can new or better-enforced gun laws put Volusia-Flagler on path to fewer shootings? - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Apr 18 2019
Can new or better-enforced gun laws put Volusia-Flagler on path to fewer shootings?  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Marcus Pinckney should never have been able to get his hands on a gun.A licensed firearms dealer's background check would have flagged him as a felon, ...

Gun shop owner: Pais legally bought gun, passed background - The Denver Channel

Apr 17 2019
Gun shop owner: Pais legally bought gun, passed background  The Denver Channel

A Jefferson County gun shop confirmed Wednesday in a Facebook post that it sold a shotgun to Sol Pais, the 18-year-old Florida woman who authorities said ...

Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019, Restricts Gun Rights & Freedom: Take Action - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Apr 17 2019
Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019, Restricts Gun Rights & Freedom: Take Action  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

The goal should be to reduce crime. Burdening law-abiding citizens doesn't stop armed criminals. We need crime-control, not more 'gun-control'!. JPFO Gun ...

Lyft Continuous Background Checks - ESR NEWS

Apr 17 2019
Lyft Continuous Background Checks  ESR NEWS

Lyft has announced new features to enhance its safety including continuous background checks.

Lyft beefs up background checks amid scrutiny on safety of ride-hailing services - Charleston Post Courier

Apr 17 2019
Lyft beefs up background checks amid scrutiny on safety of ride-hailing services  Charleston Post Courier

The app-based transportation *service* Lyft is adding security measures, not long after a student at the University of South Carolina was killed after mistakenly ...

Duluth School Board discusses changes to background policy - Duluth News Tribune

Apr 17 2019
Duluth School Board discusses changes to background policy  Duluth News Tribune

The Duluth School Board requested changes to a proposed new background-check policy during a Tuesday committee meeting. Currently, new employees of ...

Checkr, which plans to open second HQ in Denver, to give applicants a “fair chance” - The Denver Post

Apr 17 2019
Checkr, which plans to open second HQ in Denver, to give applicants a “fair chance”  The Denver Post

Checkr, a fast-growing Bay Area background check company, plans to open the doors wide as it starts hiring the first of about 1500 workers for its new Denver ...

School firing puts spotlight on background checks - Gainesville Sun

Apr 17 2019
School firing puts spotlight on background checks  Gainesville Sun

Alachua County Public Schools on Tuesday fired 34-year-old paraprofessional Chad Purdy, who in 2012 confessed to detectives he had an obsession with a ...

Lyft Stepping Up Safety Measures, Will Conduct Daily Criminal Background Checks - CBS San Francisco

Apr 16 2019
Lyft Stepping Up Safety Measures, Will Conduct Daily Criminal Background Checks  CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Lyft is stepping up its safety measures. The San Francisco-based ride-sharing company will conduct daily criminal background ...

Lyft Will Run 'Continuous' Criminal Background Checks on Drivers, Tighten ID Rules - The Drive

Apr 16 2019
Lyft Will Run 'Continuous' Criminal Background Checks on Drivers, Tighten ID Rules  The Drive

In addition to passing an initial background test to get started, drivers will have their criminal records monitored daily.

Trump administration seeks to expand criminal background checks for federal job seekers - ABA Journal

Apr 16 2019
Trump administration seeks to expand criminal background checks for federal job seekers  ABA Journal

The Trump administration has proposed a rule that would require federal job applicants to divulge whether they've been through criminal diversion programs ...

Biloxi Police Dept. strengthens layer of background checks for panhandling permit process - WLOX

Apr 15 2019
Biloxi Police Dept. strengthens layer of background checks for panhandling permit process  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - It's been a year since Biloxi began issuing permits for panhandlers, and now the police department will have a bigger role in the process.

Amid growing concern over ride-share safety, Lyft announces new security features - ABC News

Apr 15 2019
Amid growing concern over ride-share safety, Lyft announces new security features  ABC News

After the death of a University of South Carolina student, Lyft is adding continuous criminal background checks and enhanced ID verification.

Lyft finally catches up with Uber's continuous driver background checks - Mashable

Apr 15 2019
Lyft finally catches up with Uber's continuous driver background checks  Mashable

Lyft adds safety features for drivers that are similar to Uber with continuous criminal background checks and ID verification.

Lyft rolls out continuous background checks for drivers and enhanced identity verification - VentureBeat

Apr 15 2019
Lyft rolls out continuous background checks for drivers and enhanced identity verification  VentureBeat

Lyft is beefing up its driver background check process with two new features it says are intended to “[improve] the safety and security of [its] platform.” It today ...

Cheap background checks, heart-rate monitoring and more: Tech Q&A - Fox News

Apr 13 2019
Cheap background checks, heart-rate monitoring and more: Tech Q&A  Fox News

Budget Background Checks. Q: I want to run a background check on someone. The people search sites are annoying and expensive. What's the best way to do ...

Editorial: Background check on gun sales difficult to enforce - Albuquerque Journal

Apr 13 2019
Editorial: Background check on gun sales difficult to enforce  Albuquerque Journal

An informed observer could have spotted this showdown a mile away. Democrats took the New Mexico House of Representatives and the Governor's Office, ...

Should the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints background check volunteer clergy? - ABC 4

Apr 13 2019
Should the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints background check volunteer clergy?  ABC 4

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Three men across the country have been charged in recent weeks for sexual crimes against minors and they have one things ...

March 2019 NICS Background Checks Second Highest on Record - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Apr 12 2019
March 2019 NICS Background Checks Second Highest on Record  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- In a dramatic reversal of numbers, the March 2019 National Instand background Check System (NICS) check numbers are the ...

Bill clarifying background checks requirements for people involved in medical marijuana businesses heads to Whitmer's desk - Southgate News Herald

Apr 12 2019
Bill clarifying background checks requirements for people involved in medical marijuana businesses heads to Whitmer's desk  Southgate News Herald

A bill to clarify background check requirements for stakeholders in medical marijuana businesses is headed to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her signature.

SOS rejects petition for referendum to reverse background check law - New Mexico Political Report

Apr 12 2019
SOS rejects petition for referendum to reverse background check law  New Mexico Political Report

For the second time, Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver rejected a petition to take a gun background check law to the voters. House Republican leaders ...

Border Patrol says background checks are completed during migrant direct release process - KFOX El Paso

Apr 10 2019
Border Patrol says background checks are completed during migrant direct release process  KFOX El Paso

The Border Patrol in El Paso is averaging more than 700 apprehensions a day. "Whether we release them ourselves on their own recognizance or they go to ...

Lawmakers propose fingerprinting, more background checks on gun purchases after Aurora warehouse shooting - Herald & Review

Apr 10 2019
Lawmakers propose fingerprinting, more background checks on gun purchases after Aurora warehouse shooting  Herald & Review

AURORA — Nearly two months after a gunman opened fire in an Aurora warehouse, Illinois lawmakers are proposing changes to the state's gun licensing laws ...

Amato: Why 'enhanced' background checks won't change much at gun stores - MyNorthwest.com

Apr 10 2019
Amato: Why 'enhanced' background checks won't change much at gun stores  MyNorthwest.com

"Enhanced" background checks have been promoted as a step forward for regulations like Washington's I-1639. But what does "enhanced" actually mean and ...

Don't schools do background checks? - New Jersey Herald

Apr 10 2019
Don't schools do background checks?  New Jersey Herald

Editor: A few years ago I wasn't paid for services by a local business. They went bankrupt and stuck around 100 vendors. I sent this letter in around a year ago, ...

Sen. Pat Toomey wants local cops informed of failed firearms background checks - Tribune-Review

Apr 9 2019
Sen. Pat Toomey wants local cops informed of failed firearms background checks  Tribune-Review

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Lehigh Valley, is taking another run at the nation's gun laws. This time he has put his name on a bill that would attempt to close what he ...

William Barr uses misleading data on gun background checks in testimony to Congress - ThinkProgress

Apr 9 2019
William Barr uses misleading data on gun background checks in testimony to Congress  ThinkProgress

Attorney General William Barr gave misleading data on gun background checks during his testimony before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday, ...

State lawmakers propose fingerprinting, more background checks on gun purchases after Aurora warehouse shooting - Chicago Tribune

Apr 9 2019
State lawmakers propose fingerprinting, more background checks on gun purchases after Aurora warehouse shooting  Chicago Tribune

Nearly two months after a gunman opened fire in an Aurora warehouse, Illinois lawmakers are proposing changes to the state's gun licensing laws intended to ...

Louisiana lawmaker aims to require background checks for all youth coaches - Knoe.com

Apr 8 2019
Louisiana lawmaker aims to require background checks for all youth coaches  Knoe.com

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A Louisiana lawmaker is hoping to push a bill through the state legislature to expand background checks on adults working with ...

North Shore lawmaker files bill requiring coach background checks: report - NOLA.com

Apr 7 2019
North Shore lawmaker files bill requiring coach background checks: report  NOLA.com

Rep. Reid Falconer's bill would make background checks a state law, WVUE Fox 8 reports.

Cheap background checks, heart-rate monitoring, antivirus software for Mac, and more: Tech Q&… - Komando

Apr 6 2019
Cheap background checks, heart-rate monitoring, antivirus software for Mac, and more: Tech Q&…  Komando

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes, choosing the most interesting q…

Reforming background checks, new job-training programs pitched as ideas to tackle poverty in Nashville - The Tennessean

Apr 6 2019
Reforming background checks, new job-training programs pitched as ideas to tackle poverty in Nashville  The Tennessean

The city's economy is booming, but some neighborhoods have pockets of poverty with stubbornly high unemployment rates. What are the solutions?

Guns make America safer, but so do background checks - Bangor Daily News

Apr 5 2019
Guns make America safer, but so do background checks  Bangor Daily News

By and large, guns protect America; they do more good than bad. Private citizens having the right to defend themselves is a freedom that should be cherished, ...

Multiple States Miss Reporting Deadline For Improving FBI Background Checks For Gun Purchases - KERA News

Apr 4 2019
Multiple States Miss Reporting Deadline For Improving FBI Background Checks For Gun Purchases  KERA News

A year after President Donald Trump signed legislation requiring states and federal agencies to add more information to the database that gun dealerships.

Universal background checks will worsen the inequalities of gun ownership | Opinion - Philly.com

Apr 4 2019
Universal background checks will worsen the inequalities of gun ownership | Opinion  Philly.com

As a bipartisan bill to institute universal background checks awaits its fate in the U.S. Senate, the debate over firearms is forefront in the minds of many. If signed ...

25 employment offers revoked after background checks - Daily Illini

Apr 4 2019
25 employment offers revoked after background checks  Daily Illini

The University of Illinois System withdrew 25 job offers following background checks last year, with seven job applicants having their offers revoked at the ...

Pensylvania Uber Driver Background Check, Uber Background Check - ESR NEWS

Apr 3 2019
Pensylvania Uber Driver Background Check, Uber Background Check  ESR NEWS

On March 28, 2019, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) released its first-ever report of Uber's driver background check process in Pennsylvania ...

To Reduce Murder-By-Gun Rates, Enact Background Checks — Not A Weapons Ban - WBUR

Apr 3 2019
To Reduce Murder-By-Gun Rates, Enact Background Checks — Not A Weapons Ban  WBUR

New research from Boston University found that 13 states with universal background checks -- including Massachusetts -- averaged a 58 percent lower firearm ...

Pa. watchdog group urges Uber to "strengthen" background checks - FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Apr 2 2019
Pa. watchdog group urges Uber to "strengthen" background checks  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (FOX 29) - Police say 21-year-old University of South Carolina student Samantha Josephson hopped into the wrong car early Friday morning in ...

Pamplin Media Group - PPB: 60 applicants, only three passed background checks - Pamplin Media Group

Apr 2 2019
Pamplin Media Group - PPB: 60 applicants, only three passed background checks  Pamplin Media Group

With so many vacancies in the Portland Police Bureau, some council members wondered if there should be fewer supervisors and more patrol officers.

8,000 sign petition for universal background checks - WCTV

Apr 2 2019
8,000 sign petition for universal background checks  WCTV

By: Capitol News *Service* April 1, 2019. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CNS) -- 8,000 signed petitions were delivered to the President of the Florida Senate's Office ...

PPB: 60 applicants, only 3 passed background checks - KOIN.com

Apr 2 2019
PPB: 60 applicants, only 3 passed background checks  KOIN.com

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- There are now 120 sworn officer vacancies in the Portland Police Bureau. At a City Council meeting Tuesday, Chief Danielle Outlaw ...

15% fewer homicides in states with universal background checks - Futurity: Research News

Apr 1 2019
15% fewer homicides in states with universal background checks  Futurity: Research News

Laws that focus on who has guns—rather than gun type—may do more to lower gun-related deaths.

Pete Buttigieg on Gun Reform, Universal Background Checks, and Banning AR-15s - MarieClaire.com

Apr 1 2019
Pete Buttigieg on Gun Reform, Universal Background Checks, and Banning AR-15s  MarieClaire.com

Pete Buttigieg is a 37-year-old South Bend, Indiana mayor running for president in 2020. Here's everything you need to know about the Democratic candidate's ...

Background checks for long gun sales would reduce suicides in Md. - Baltimore Sun

Apr 1 2019
Background checks for long gun sales would reduce suicides in Md.  Baltimore Sun

I recently testified in Annapolis in favor of a bill that would close an unfortunate loophole in the law by requiring background checks on all long gun (rifle and ...

New technology and better background checks recommended for Uber in Pennsylvania - Philly.com

Apr 1 2019
New technology and better background checks recommended for Uber in Pennsylvania  Philly.com

Better background checks and alert systems that are easier to use among recommendations from the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission, which audited ...

New BU study finds universal background checks can lower homicide rates - Boston 25 News

Mar 29 2019
New BU study finds universal background checks can lower homicide rates  Boston 25 News

In a first-ever side-by-side comparison of state gun laws, Boston University revealed the effectiveness and impact of background checks.

DBS background checks mean NHS staff 'paying to work' - BBC News

Mar 29 2019
DBS background checks mean NHS staff 'paying to work'  BBC News

Thousands of NHS jobs are requiring workers to pay for the costs of criminal background checks, research by the BBC has found. Staff are being told to either ...

Viewpoint: Bill Expanding Background Checks on Gun Sales Is Long Overdue | Connecticut Law Tribune - Law.com

Mar 29 2019
Viewpoint: Bill Expanding Background Checks on Gun Sales Is Long Overdue | Connecticut Law Tribune  Law.com

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a bill that expands background checks for gun sales. Currently, background checks are only federally ...

Background checks? Culture shift? Some therapists, members argue Latter-day Saints need to do more to vet their leaders. - Salt Lake Tribune

Mar 29 2019
Background checks? Culture shift? Some therapists, members argue Latter-day Saints need to do more to vet their leaders.  Salt Lake Tribune

Knowing what he knows now, Richard Ostler said he would have taken a more involved role in his children's upbringing within The Church of Jesus Christ of ...

Bill requiring background checks for private sales of rifles, shotguns advances to Maryland Senate - Baltimore Sun

Mar 29 2019
Bill requiring background checks for private sales of rifles, shotguns advances to Maryland Senate  Baltimore Sun

A proposal to require background checks on private sales of rifles and shotguns cleared a key hurdle Friday in the Maryland General Assembly. The Senate's ...

Background checks of countywide candidates in Dauphin, Cumberland reveal criminal, tax issues - PennLive

Mar 28 2019
Background checks of countywide candidates in Dauphin, Cumberland reveal criminal, tax issues  PennLive

Three Dauphin County candidates had criminal or tax issues, but a similar check of Cumberland County candidates revealed no issues. The candidates filed ...

Bill would allow Ohioans to carry guns without permit, training, background checks - The Columbus Dispatch

Mar 28 2019
Bill would allow Ohioans to carry guns without permit, training, background checks  The Columbus Dispatch

Almost half of Ohio House Republicans are pushing for passage of a bill that would allow all law-abiding Ohioans to carry a concealed weapon without ...

BU finds universal background checks lower homicide rates - EurekAlert

Mar 28 2019
BU finds universal background checks lower homicide rates  EurekAlert

A new study led by Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researchers finds states with universal background check laws had homicide rates 15 ...

PUC approves review on Uber's driver background check process - 69News WFMZ-TV

Mar 28 2019
PUC approves review on Uber's driver background check process  69News WFMZ-TV

The report includes seven recommendations for improvements that are related to background checks and rider safety.

Red-flag, universal background check gun bills could get Senate... - Duluth News Tribune

Mar 27 2019
Red-flag, universal background check gun bills could get Senate...  Duluth News Tribune

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said he'd be willing to hold hearings for a pair of gun control bills this year if they pass the House of ...

Over 6,000 city employees haven't had background checks due to backlog - New York Post

Mar 26 2019
Over 6,000 city employees haven't had background checks due to backlog  New York Post

Investigators are so backed up in conducting background checks on new city workers that 1900 people hired in 2016 still haven't been reviewed, a top official ...

N.H. Debates Gun Background Checks & Waiting Periods - New Hampshire Public Radio

Mar 26 2019
N.H. Debates Gun Background Checks & Waiting Periods  New Hampshire Public Radio

Two gun-related topics debated in the legislature recently raised longstanding, familiar arguments. But with Democrats in power at the Statehouse, these.

Stanford Imposes New Background Checks On Sports Recruits - CBS San Francisco

Mar 25 2019
Stanford Imposes New Background Checks On Sports Recruits  CBS San Francisco

STANFORD (KPIX 5) — Student athletes recommended by coaches at Stanford University will now undergo a background check to confirm their athletic ...

Federal gun background checks fall to lowest monthly level in four years - Washington Times

Mar 21 2019
Federal gun background checks fall to lowest monthly level in four years  Washington Times

The number of federal gun background checks fell 12 percent in February to their lowest level for the month in four years, surprising industry analysts who said ...