Stories tagged: gun control
Tue., May 10, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has dropped $250,000 into state Rep. Val Hoyle’s campaign for Oregon secretary of state, raising the stakes in what’s considered the hottest statewide …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Police are investigating after a handgun discharged at a south-central Idaho middle school.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that “smart guns” would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
A 2-year-old boy fatally shot his mother from the backseat of the car as she drove along a Milwaukee highway, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday, less than two months after a …
Sat., April 23, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
The mayor of New Orleans, a city plagued by murders and shootings, hopes to stem the violence with new gun-control measures, including a requirement that stolen and lost guns are …
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
A Connecticut Superior Court judge has ruled that a lawsuit can go forward against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 3:42 p.m.
A 2-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet when her mother dropped her purse and a gun inside of it discharged while the two of them were in a hospital …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
Authorities have identified a man with a history of disputes as the shooter who killed a man, wounded another then killed himself at Eugene’s Emerald Park.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Police in Chicago have “no regard for the sanctity of life when it comes to people of color” and have alienated blacks and Hispanics for decades by using excessive force …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
A Chicago officer shot and killed a 16-year-old boy during a chase on the city’s West Side after the teen turned and pointed a gun, police said.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 8:13 a.m.
A man shot and injured a former co-worker at a Massachusetts business before killing himself in what police are calling an act of workplace violence.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
A middle school teacher was charged Wednesday after he was found carrying a gun at school, police said.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Monday called on the federal Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to investigate before a gun that looks like …
Sun., April 3, 2016, 7:05 a.m.
Throughout the interior West, states in a belt from Montana to New Mexico are looking for ways to lower their highest-in-the-nation suicide rates, although gun-specific initiatives are a touchy topic.
Sun., April 3, 2016, 7:04 a.m.
MONTROSE, Colo. – Keith Carey is a gunsmith in Montrose, a town with a frontier flavor set amid the mesas of western Colorado. He’s a staunch, though soft-spoken, defender of …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 3:12 p.m.
Baltimore police say two armed men are dead after plainclothes officers opened fire on them when they found the men aiming guns at someone across a street.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Jim Ryan, former music director of Spokane’s Civic Theatre, was revealed as “The Hyperationalist,” more popularly known as the author of a petition 50,000 signatures strong calling for guns to …
Tue., March 29, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
Jim, AKA the Hyperationalist, said he launched an online petition using Spokane as a location because of its “everytown U.S.A.” image.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
A northeast Florida woman whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot her in the back while they were traveling in her pickup truck is apparently a gun lover who made numerous social …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
CHICAGO – Two people were killed and 19 others were wounded over 20 hours in Chicago from Tuesday through early Wednesday, the equivalent of someone shot every 58 minutes. The …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
A Billings man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for shooting another man to death during an argument in April.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
A 16-year-old boy got into an argument with his family when he didn’t want to get out of bed and go to school and he shot his grandmother, a younger …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho – An Idaho man has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison for shooting a Mountain Home Air Force Base airman at a laundry in …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Students have returned to school in a southwest Ohio district two days after authorities say a 14-year-old boy shot students in a cafeteria.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
A 43-year-old Concrete man died Sunday after accidentally shooting himself in the face with what he thought was an unloaded gun.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
The Idaho Senate has spiked legislation that would have expanded the list of the worst kind of felons banned from owning firearms.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
The owner of a Georgia-based insurance firm is requiring all of his employees to get permits to carry concealed weapons and providing each of them with a handgun.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
Idaho Republicans are backing a measure that would exempt the acquisition of sawed off shotguns, machine guns and silencers from public records request.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
A gun-safety group is turning its attention to voters in Washington state after lawmakers failed to pass a bill to create “extreme-risk protection orders. These are orders that would let …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
An extraordinary legal fight is brewing with major privacy implications for millions of cellphone users after a federal magistrate ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an iPhone …