Green tip, M855 5.56mm ammunition is photographed Monday, March 2, 2015, in Fort Washington, Md. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is proposing the ban of “M855 green tip” or “SS109” rounds with certain types of metal cores. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer’s protective vest when fired from a handgun.

Dog fight heart attack victim in Oregon

Oregon man fights off dogs, suffers heart attack

Jeff Warnock is recovering from a series of events Friday morning that left him injured and hospitalized — he suffered a heart attack after jumping to his neighbor’s side to rescue him from a dog attack.