Justice Dept. Orders Review of Background Check System for Gun Buyers

Jeff Sessions, the attorney general, said that the mass shooting in Texas this month showed that “relevant information may not be getting reported” to the database.

Connecticut’s High Court Hears Newtown Families’ Appeal Against Gun Companies

The state Supreme Court hears arguments in a lawsuit filed by the relatives of the victims in the Sandy Hook shooting who say the rifle used was marketed as a weapon of war.

After Night of Drinking, F.B.I. Supervisor Wakes to Find a Woman Stole His Gun

The supervisor is the subject of an internal investigation. The police report about the incident indicates that a woman stole a $6,000 Rolex and cash from his hotel room.

Why the Push to Ban Rifle ‘Bump Stocks’ Has Hit a Bump in the Road

Gun conversion kits known as bump stocks were the talk of the Capitol a month ago after a mass shooting in Las Vegas. But the push to ban them has slowed. A hearing is set for next week.