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Ohio Supply & Tool gun store sells a pink handle .38 caliber gun, a popular choice among females. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
James Yocom, retired Akron Police Captain, talks with his neighbor Linda Lonsdorf as her Glock 9mm semiautomatic pistol rests on her mystery novels in her home in Green. Yocum taught Lonsdorf's CCW class. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
Ohio Tool & Supply gun store manager Kris Gaugler talks about a Mossberg 707 Pinkster, a popular choice among females,in Dec. 2013 in Wadsworth. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Sharon and Paul Lorentzen of Akron, both own guns and plan on taking their concealed carry license test next year. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
Gordon — a pit bull used as a bait dog in an Akron dogfighting ring — seemed to find a happy ending in January when he cuddled up with a Sandusky woman and her 1-year-old daughter who promised “Gordo” had found his forever home.