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JUST RELEASED: 2019 Remington And AAC Product Catalogs

It’s that time of year again, boys and girls – SHOT Show, new releases, hopes, dreams and more will start to flood your inbox. Today we will give you a preview of the 2019 Remington and Advanced Armament product catalogs. While there are some notable highlights, this year’s layout doesn’t appear to contain any earth-shattering […] Read More … The post JUST RELEASED: 2019 Remington And AAC Product Catalogs appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Breaking News, Shotguns, Daily News, Pistols, Rifles, Product Announcement, AAC Product Catalogs


New Facebook Small Business Podcast 3.5 Degrees Launched Today

Facebook’s (NASDAQ: FB) new podcast exploring the unique interactions of small businesses in our shrinking internet-based world launched today. “Three and a Half Degrees: The Power of Connection,” is named after a 2016 study released by the social media giant that found the internet has brought everyone closer together, halving what was once thought to be the six degrees of separation between people down to three. The inaugural episode “The Power of Social Good” features TOMS founder Blake Myco...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Ge, Iraq, Sales, Startup, Afghanistan, Breaking News, Jake Wood, TOMS, Team Rubicon, McDonald, Bryan, Fischer, U S Treasury Department


Flash flood watch issued for 4 Southern California counties; evacuations urged for Inland Holy fire burn area

A voluntary evacuation warning and a flash flood watch for the Inland Holy fire burn area was issued Sunday as Southern California braced for more rain, snow, strong winds and high surf throughout the week. The rain is expected Monday, with the warnings issued ahead of it. The National Weather Service’s flash flood watch will be in effect from Monday afternoon through Monday evening and covers an area that includes Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, including mountains. Th...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, San Diego, Breaking News, Orange County, Orange, Riverside County, San Diego County, Ventura County, Nws, Southern California, San Bernardino


LA County, Pasadena health officials identify additional locations for possible measles exposure

LOS ANGELES >> The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Pasadena Public Health Department Friday, Jan. 11, identified more locations for possible measles exposure. The person with a confirmed case of measles announced Thursday also visited Santa Monica and Pasadena while infectious between Dec. 26-29, in addition to Malibu as previously announced. The person visited the Santa Monica Pier and the Blue Plate Taco restaurant at 1515 Ocean Ave. in Santa Monica from 1:30 p.m. until ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Breaking News, Pasadena, Local News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Pier, Ocean Ave, Measles, Foothill Blvd, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB


PTR GOES BIG (And Small): New 9KT And 9R MP5 Style Guns

Building on last year’s successful launch of two MP5 clones, South Carolina based firearms manufacturer PTR is announcing two new models in their production line up. The 9KT is an MP5K clone with a custom handguard, top rail and an end cap capable of accepting slings, pistol stabilizing braces and stocks (mind the NFA, boys and […] Read More … The post PTR GOES BIG (And Small): New 9KT And 9R MP5 Style Guns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Breaking News, South Carolina, Daily News, NFA, PTR, Pistols, Rifles, Semi-Auto


FightLite MXR – Multi-caliber, Multi-magazine Platform

FightLite Industries, a division of ARES Defense Systems, Inc., will be releasing a multi-caliber platform called the MXR. Yes, that means you can change the barrel – on a user level without tools – to .22LR, 9mm, .357 Sig, .40 S&W, 10mm, 45ACP and FN 5.7 x 28mm. But what about magazines you ask? The […] Read More … The post FightLite MXR – Multi-caliber, Multi-magazine Platform appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Breaking News, FN, ARES Defense Systems, FightLite Industries, ARES Defense Systems Inc, Multi-Caliber, 2019 SHOT SHOW, FightLite MXR, MXR


Dropping In For 2019: CZ-USA Bren 2 Ms in 7.62×39 And 5.56×45

CZ-USA has kept American shooters on their toes the past few years. From sexy carry and competition pistols to Scorpion pistol caliber carbine variants, the lauded gunmaker is pushing out functional and affordable firearms. And just a week into 2019, it appears that this year will be no different. CZ-USA has sneakily announced the pending […] Read More … The post Dropping In For 2019: CZ-USA Bren 2 Ms in 7.62×39 And 5.56×45 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Usa, Guns, Breaking News, Daily News, Rifles, Product Announcement, Pistol Stabilizing Brace, CZ USA BREN


One-third of Small Businesses Start with Less Than $5,000

About a third of small businesses get started with less than $5,000, according to recent research from financial platform Kabbage. The survey, which included responses from 600 thriving small business owners, also found that 58 percent got started with less than $25,000. Startup Funding Statistics In addition, 65 percent of survey respondents admitted to not being fully confident they had enough money to start their business. In fact, an overwhelming 93 percent said they calculated a potentia...
Tags: Finance, Sales, Breaking News, Kabbage, Rosenblatt, Rob Rosenblatt, Small Business Trends Being


Proposed women’s jail in Lancaster losing support from LA County supervisors

By Elizabeth Marcellino LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County’s plan to retrofit an immigration detention center in Lancaster as a women’s jail, long opposed by criminal justice advocates, seems likely to be abandoned in its current form based on Tuesday’s lack of support from the Board of Supervisors. A vote to approve a $215 million budget for Mira Loma Detention Center and award a design-build construction contract to San Fernando Valley-based Bernards Bros. Inc. was postponed at the request of Su...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Coalition, Breaking News, Department Of Justice, Johnson, Local News, Lim, Los Angeles County, Lancaster, Board of Supervisors, Barger, LA County, San Fernando Valley


Fire at North Hollywood auto shop destroys several vehicles

NORTH HOLLYWOOD >>  A fire destroyed several vehicles at an auto body business in North Hollywood on Tuesday, Jan. 8, and left an employee injured. Firefighters were sent to Houston’s Motor Sports, at 6818 N. Lankershim Blvd., at 12:16 p.m. and extinguished the flames in 35 minutes, said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department. A fire destroyed several vehicles at Houston’s Motor Sports, at 6818 N. Lankershim Blvd., in North Hollywood on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 and left an employee i...
Tags: News, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Breaking News, Houston, Local News, Humphrey, Los Angeles Daily News, North Hollywood, Los Angeles Fire Department, Lankershim Blvd, Mike Meadows, Top Stories LADN, Brian Humphrey, Los Angeles Daily News SCNG


MPX COPPERHEAD: New Sig MPX Ultra-Compact

Well, well, well. It looks like the Sig Rattler just got a baby brother. Just announced today is the Sig MPX Copperhead Ultra–Compact 9mm Personal Defense Weapon (PDW). Sporting a 3.5” barrel and a collapsing pistol stabilizing brace, the total overal length is an impressive 14.5”. The MPX Copperhead has fully ambidextrous controls and of […] Read More … The post MPX COPPERHEAD: New Sig MPX Ultra-Compact appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Breaking News, Daily News, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, MPX Copperhead


BREAKING: Hearing Protection Act Reintroduced to Congress

The Hearing Protection Act has been reintroduced to Congress by Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina. The American Suppressor Association describe the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) of 2019 as “an enhanced version of previous” legislation introduced to Congress in 2015. The HPA (2019) was introduced on the first day of the 116th Congress by Rep. Duncan who said: The […] Read More … The post BREAKING: Hearing Protection Act Reintroduced to Congress appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Congress, Breaking News, South Carolina, Duncan, Jeff Duncan, HPA, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, American Suppressor Association, Hearing Protection Act, 116th Congress, HPA 2019


High court opens the way for release of police disciplinary records in California

The California Supreme Court on Wednesday batted aside an attempt by a San Bernardino County sheriff’s union to block the release of police disciplinary records under a new law that took effect this week, making the records public for the first time in 40 years. Justices rejected a request by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Employees’ Benefit Association to delay the records law, Senate Bill 1421, because it did not address whether older and existing records were eligible for release. The un...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Police, Senate, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Breaking News, California Supreme Court, Inglewood, Snyder, San Bernardino County, Skinner, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


BREAKING: Zastava Arms USA to Become the Exclusive Zastava Firearms Importer

If you browse the list of companies that will be exhibiting at SHOT Show 2019, you’ll notice a new company with a very familiar name – Zastava Arms USA. Apparently, the famous Serbian arms manufacturer now has a new US distributor. Here is the description of Zastava Arms USA quoted from the company’s profile page […] Read More … The post BREAKING: Zastava Arms USA to Become the Exclusive Zastava Firearms Importer appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, US, Companies, Breaking News, Zastava, AK-47 / AK-74 / Everything AK, M91, SHOT Show 2019, Zastava Arms USA, ZPAP85, ZPAP92, ZPAPM70


New GLOCK 43X (Silver Slimline) and GLOCK 48 Roll Out

In what might have been this holiday season’s worst best kept secret, filled with the drama of artist renderings and feature speculations, TFB is finally ready to debut the real thing. GLOCK is releasing two new Slimline pistols – the GLOCK 43X and a longer slide GLOCK 48 – that are aimed squarely at the […] Read More … The post New GLOCK 43X (Silver Slimline) and GLOCK 48 Roll Out appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Featured, Guns, Breaking News, Daily News, Glock, Pistols, Semi-Auto, G43X, G48


SURPRISE, New GLOCKS! Silver Slimline G43X And G48 Roll Out

In what might have been this holiday season’s worst best kept secret, filled with the drama of artist renderings and feature speculations, TFB is finally ready to debut the real thing. GLOCK is releasing two new Slimline pistols – the G43X and a longer slide G48 – that are aimed squarely at the everyday carry […] Read More … The post SURPRISE, New GLOCKS! Silver Slimline G43X And G48 Roll Out appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Featured, News, Guns, Breaking News, Glock, Pistols, Semi-Auto, G43X, G48


Autopsy: Dead Guatemalan boy had influenza

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The Latest on an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody (all times local): 10:30 p.m. New Mexico authorities say an autopsy performed on the 8-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in U.S. custody shows he had the flu. The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator says in a statement late Thursday that more tests need to be done before a cause of death can be determined for Felipe Gomez Alonzo. Authorities say Felipe Gomez Alonzo died at a New Mexico hospital aft...
Tags: News, Immigration, Sport, Ap, Soccer, United States, Associated Press, Breaking News, New Mexico, Guatemala, Guatemala City, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF


Gov. Brown orders new DNA tests in 1983 Kevin Cooper murder case

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE AND DON THOMPSONThe Associated Press SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown ordered new DNA tests Monday, Dec. 24, that a condemned inmate says could clear him in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention. Brown ordered new testing on four pieces of evidence that Kevin Cooper and his attorneys say will show he was framed for the 1983 Chino Hills hatchet and knife killings of four people. The items that will be tested are a tan T-shirt and orange towel found near the ...
Tags: Crime, Kim Kardashian, News, California, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, New York Times, San Diego, Courts, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Breaking News, Jerry Brown, Kamala Harris


BUMP STOCKS BANNED: New Rule Ready For The Federal Register

A new ATF documented posted today outlines the final ruling, officially banning bump stock devices once posted to the federal register. Signed by Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker, the narrative for the final rule change is 157 pages long and includes an analysis of comments submitted both in support and against a rule change, […] Read More … The post BUMP STOCKS BANNED: New Rule Ready For The Federal Register appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Breaking News, Ban, Federal Register, Daily News, ATF, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Bump stock, Matthew G Whitaker


After 90 years, Van Nuys Airport throws itself a little bash

Van Nuys Airport gave itself a 90th birthday party on Monday, attracting a sprinking of guests who paid tribute to the hub for its growth as a major presence in the Valley’s economy. “The airport is surrounded by over a hundred businesses,” said Councilwoman Nury Martinez as she spoke amid the din of jets taking off from a nearby runway. “The metamorphosis of the airport is a direct reflection in the San Fernando Valley that they have experienced over the past 90 years.” About 70 people gathered...
Tags: Business, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Bradley Cooper, Marilyn Monroe, Red Cross, Breaking News, Chatsworth, Local News, Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart, Sparks, Southern California


Effective Immediately: ATF To Discontinue Accessory Classifications

In an email announcement sent to ATF mailing list subscribers, the Firearms Technology Industry Services Branch (FTISB) stated that they will no longer accept any accessory for determination without a being installed on a corresponding host weapon. In the past, manufacturers could submit firearm accessories to the FTISB for a classification under the Gun Control […] Read More … The post Effective Immediately: ATF To Discontinue Accessory Classifications appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Breaking News, Daily News, ATF, NFA / Suppressors / Class III, Firearms Technology Industry Services Branch FTISB


LAPD captain seeks personnel records of pair promoted over her

By Bill Hetherman, City News Service LOS ANGELES >> A veteran Los Angeles police captain who sued the city, alleging she suffered a backlash for revealing the department doctored violent crime statistics, wants a judge to turn over the personnel records of two male LAPD employees who were promoted to commander instead of her. Capt. Lillian Carranza maintains in her Los Angeles Superior court lawsuit filed Jan. 19 that after reporting the allegedly false crime data, “it was made clear to plaintif...
Tags: Lawsuit, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, New Orleans, Breaking News, Honduras, Local News, Lapd, Creek, Los Angeles Police Department, Charlie Beck, Van Nuys, City News Service


Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over old tweets

By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer NEW YORK >> Just two days after being named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian. Capping a swift and dramatic fallout, Hart wrote on Twitter just after midnight Friday that he was withdrawing as Oscars host because he didn’t want to be a distraction. “I sincerely apologize to the LGBTQ community for my insensitive words from my past,” wrote Hart. Hart stepped aside just about an hour aft...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, News, Sport, Soccer, Lgbtq, Breaking News, Kevin Hart, Academy Awards, Billy Eichner, Eddie Murphy, Jake Coyle, Murphy, Hart, Kevin, Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences


Storm dumps record-breaking rainfall on downtown LA

An intense storm brought record rainfall for downtown Los Angeles, with nearly two inches of rain measured by midafternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Rainfall measured at the University of Southern California station reached 1.90 inches, beating the previous record of 1.01 inches set on Dec. 6, 1997, the NWS said in a tweet. With a rainfall amount of 1.90" at #DTLA (so far), #LosAngeles @USC sets a new record for rainfall today. The previous record was 1.01" on 12/6/1997. #CAwx...
Tags: Weather, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Breaking News, Orange, Nws, University Of Southern California, Southern California, Riverside, Grapevine, Costa Mesa, DTLA, Losangeles, Orange Riverside


Voluntary evacuations issued for Holy fire burn areas in Orange, Riverside counties

Authorities called for voluntary evacuations Thursday for Orange and Riverside county areas of the Holy fire burn scar after a flash flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service. The Orange County Sheriff said the area in which it advised evacuation included Trabuco Creek, Rose Canyon and the Mystic Oaks / El Cariso areas. Cal Fire/Riverside County said affected areas included Amorose, Alberhill, Glen Eden, Grace, Matri, Rice and sections of Glen Ivy, Horsethief Canyon, Laguna and Wi...
Tags: Weather, News, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Breaking News, Orange, Riverside County, Southern California, Riverside, Grapevine, Orange County Sheriff, Withrow, Tejon, Orange Riverside, Temescal Canyon High School


Snow shuts down 5 Freeway at Grapevine in Tejon Pass

Snow from a storm sweeping Southern California shut down the Grapevine stretch of the 5 Freeway through the Tejon Pass Thursday, pinching off the vital freeway artery to and from California’s Central Valley. Snow is impacting the #TejonPass on the I-5. Road is closed. Major travel impacts. #LArain #cawx. pic.twitter.com/jUdntSxass — NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) December 6, 2018 The California Highway Patrol announced the closure at 9:24 a.m. for the area near Tejon Pass, which is at an ...
Tags: Weather, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, California Highway Patrol, CalTrans, Breaking News, Pacific Coast Highway, Ventura County, Nws, Malibu, Southern California, Lebec, Woolsey


BREAKING: Lewis Machine & Tool Rifles Win Estonian Rifle Trials

Back in April we reported that the Estonian Defence Forces had narrowed their choice of new service rifles down to three from Heckler & Koch, SIG Sauer and Lewis Machine & Tool. Estonian Public Broadcaster Eesti Rahvusringhääling (ERR) now report that the trials have ended and a winner has been chosen. Lewis Machine & Tool’s entries […] Read More … The post BREAKING: Lewis Machine & Tool Rifles Win Estonian Rifle Trials appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Breaking News, Daily News, Lewis Machine amp, LMT, Rifle, Rifles, Estonian Army, AR Patterned, Lewis Machine & Tool, MIL/LE, Estonian Defence Forces, Heckler Koch SIG Sauer


3 could face death penalty in slaying of 2 teens, including Long Beach high school student

Three South Los Angeles residents could face the death penalty on charges stemming from a shooting in May that left two 15-year-old boys dead and two others wounded, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said on Tuesday. One of the slain victims was La’marrion Upchurch, a student at Long Beach’s Cabrillo High School and an up and coming dancer who went by Lil BZ in Los Angeles’s hip-hop clowning scene. Cristian Ivan Macias, 19, Nancy Joanna De La Rocha, who turned 27 on Tuesday, and ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Commerce, Long Beach, Homicide, Breaking News, South Los Angeles, Macias, Reseda, Upchurch, Rolling Hills Estates, District Attorney s Office, Los Angeles County District Attorney 's Office, Top Stories LADN


Riverside attorney and wife convicted in extortion plot against small businesses

A Riverside attorney and his wife were convicted Monday on scores of charges, including extortion, attempted grand theft, burglary and hate-crime allegations, in what prosecutors called a scheme to extort minority, immigrant-owned businesses, most of them in Riverside. Rogelio V. Morales and spouse Mireya Arias were both ordered into custody without bail by Riverside County Superior Court Judge Samuel Diaz Jr. after a lengthy afternoon session in which scores of jurors’ verdicts and findings wer...
Tags: News, California, Defense, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Breaking News, Vietnam, Local News, Riverside County, Public Safety, Valentine, Riverside, Morales, Diaz, Aliso Viejo


EXCLUSIVE: Remington CEO Anthony Acitelli Resigns

According to a source close to the situation, Remington CEO Anthony Acitelli has resigned from his position as head of the Madison, North Carolina based firearms company. Acitelli was elected as CEO in October of 2017 as the firearms manufacturer traversed the different stages of bankruptcy after several years of financial uncertainty. In May of […] Read More … The post EXCLUSIVE: Remington CEO Anthony Acitelli Resigns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, Breaking News, Daily News, Madison North Carolina, Anthony Acitelli, Acitelli