Stories tagged: AR-15
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Trio accused of assault, pointing rifle at pedestrians near WSU Greek Row
Pullman police arrested three men early Friday after reports that they assaulted four men and pointed a rifle at pedestrians in the Greek Row area.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 4:25 p.m.
In some parts of open-carry America, even a trip to Wal-Mart can require an AR-15
In a country of relaxing gun laws where it’s now legal to open-carry in 45 states and there are 14.5 million people with carry permits, every day seems to bring …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Pastor who won AR-15 raffle may have violated Oregon law
A pastor in an affluent suburb of Portland may have run afoul of Oregon law when he transferred an AR-15 assault rifle that he won in a softball league raffle …
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
Mukilteo police: Man read gun manual just before shooting up party
A 19-year-old man who shot and killed three people Saturday at a party in suburban Seattle was so unfamiliar with his newly purchased AR-15 semi-automatic rifle that he parked his …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
Dallas police killer was loner, followed black militants
The man who killed five Dallas police officers and wounded seven others was described as a loner, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and a follower of black militant …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Among Dallas sniper victims: A newlywed, a veteran, parents
One officer was a newlywed. Another had survived multiple tours in Iraq. A protester was shot trying to shield her sons. The stories of those killed or wounded in a …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Dallas suspect amassed personal arsenal at suburban home
An Army veteran killed by Dallas police after the sniper slayings of five officers amassed a personal arsenal at his suburban home, including bomb-making materials, bulletproof vests, rifles, ammunition and …
Mon., June 20, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Florida congressional candidate announces AR-15 giveaway
A candidate running for Congress in the Florida Panhandle has announced a Facebook contest to give away a semi-automatic rifle.
Wed., July 8, 2015, midnight
In brief: Spokane police investigate theft of officer’s rifle
One of the Spokane Police Department’s assault-style AR-15 rifles was stolen from an off-duty officer’s personal vehicle last month, and an investigation has led to an arrest in the case. …
Sun., Dec. 21, 2014, midnight
‘Constitutionalists’ protest at Spokane Valley Police Precinct
A protest spurred by a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy’s statement that angered self-described constitutionalists drew more than 300 people to the Spokane Valley Police Precinct parking lot Saturday afternoon. Many …
Sat., Dec. 20, 2014, 4:14 p.m.
300 protest against deputy comment; activist says people should be ‘armed equal to the police’
A protest spurred by a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy statement that angered self-described constitutionalists drew more than 300 people to the Spokane Valley Police Precinct parking lot Saturday afternoon.
Fri., April 12, 2013, midnight
AR-15 sale will raise GOP funds
State Republicans will have a chance to bid on the type of rifle at the center of the current gun-control vs. gun rights debate, an AR-15, at their spring fundraiser …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2013, 10:15 a.m.
Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package
President Barack Obama is announcing a $500 million package of executive actions and legislative proposals aimed at reducing gun violence a month after a mass shooting in Connecticut killed 20 …
Thu., March 24, 2011, midnight
WSP gets chided for letter that seeks gun
OLYMPIA – Three dozen legislators are taking the Washington State Patrol to task for sending a letter to gun dealers that they fear is an unconstitutional “fishing expedition.” The patrol, …