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  • Voter backlash lingers for supporters of weapons ban

    As President Barack Obama set up a task force to recommend ways to prevent tragedies like the mass murders in Newtown, Conn., a progressive group in Washington joined the call …

  • A hero’s recovery

    A psychotic gunman made Andy Brown into a hero 16 years ago. He became a legend, the guy who made “the shot” that stopped Dean Mellberg’s murderous rampage through the …

  • Error kept Fairchild gunman in uniform

    The mentally disturbed airman who went on a shooting spree at the Fairchild hospital complex in June may have been kept in uniform for two years by unclear military regulations, …

  • Fairchild gunman lost ‘family’

    For almost two years, Dean Mellberg fought to stay in the Air Force.

  • Spokane mourns dead

    Capt. Alan London’s life came full circle on Monday when the psychologist died in a burst of gunfire at Fairchild Air Force Base, where he was born 40 years ago.

  • Ousted airman killed his psychologist first

    The man suspected of killing four people in the Fairchild shooting spree was kicked out of the Air Force a month ago, his mother said.

  • Gunman unleashes deadly hail of bullets at Fairchild

    Spokane’s most secure, controlled community turned into a war zone Monday afternoon when a man armed with an assault weapon opened fire in the Fairchild Air Force Base hospital.



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