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BB gun breakage prompts call for help from JPD

The Juneau Police Department is requesting help in finding information about a recent rash of vandalism from BBs presumably fired from a BB gun, according to a release from JPD. Reports of such vandalism have come from vehicle owners, homeowners...
Arizona police confirm 11th vehicle attack on Interstate

...of vehicles struck on Phoenix-area freeways since Aug. 29. Eight were hit by bullets and three by "projectiles" such as BBs and pellets.One girl's face was cut by glass as a bullet shattered her window.Authorities are appealing for help through...
Nation and World
3 copycats arrested in Phoenix freeway shootings

...10, a major route through the city. Eight of the cars were hit with bullets and three with projectiles that could have been BBs or pellets. One girl's ear was cut by glass as a bullet shattered her window.Police have been seeking tips, with freeway...
Nation and World
Tsarnaev guilty on all charges the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth while his brother was buying bomb components, including pressure cookers and BBs. Tamerlan's computer showed search terms such as "detonator" and "transmitter and receiver," while Dzhokhar was largely...
Not For Web
New censorship study reveals what Beijing really fears

...edicts on information.The Harvard group used subterfuge to conduct their study, setting up their own Internet bulletin board (BBS) in China where users could foster and engage in online discussions. The software to run the board didn't include censoring...
Police and Fire

...police, fire officials and state troopers reported: Vandalism and criminal mischief: Two windows were reported shot out by BBs from a BB gun at 8:51 a.m. Monday near Willoughby Avenue. The windows were shot around 9 p.m. Saturday. Damage is estimated...
Police & Fire

...was reported scratched by a vandal at 10:26 a.m. Tuesday in the 8500 block of Rainbow Row in the Mendenhall Valley. Three BBs were reported shot at a window at 10:51 a.m. Monday, causing unspecified damage in the 700 block of St. Anns Avenue in...
Stray BB hits school bus in Anchorage

...Dave Parker said the boys were supervised by an adult. They cooperated with police and said they didn't realize one of the BBs had gone astray. The Anchorage Daily News reported it is a misdemeanor to shoot any kind of gun in the city limits except at...
My Turn: UA's plan to eliminate senior tuition waiver sparks debate roots out savings in small amounts when and where it can. There's no single silver bullet here - just many golden BBs. The university this next fiscal year anticipates steep increases in retirement, health insurance, negotiated wages and other...
State and local briefs

...with aim-point laser scopes, six spare cartridges of compressed air, which powers the pistols, and a carton with 1,000 BBs. Federal law requires students bringing firearms to school to be expelled for at least a year. School meetings off the air...


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