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Michael Bloomberg drops big donation to Oregon candidate

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 …


Twin Falls police investigating after gun fired at school

Police are investigating after a handgun discharged at a south-central Idaho middle school.


President Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence

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 …


Milwaukee 2-year-old fatally shoots mother in back, sheriff says

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 …


New Orleans eyes new gun-control measures to stem violence

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 …


Judge rules Newtown lawsuit against gun maker can go forward

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.


Toddler shot in hospital waiting room when mom’s gun fires

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 …


Two dead, one wounded in shooting at Eugene’s Emerald Park

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.


Chicago police have ‘no regard’ for minority lives, report says

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 …


Chicago teen shot and killed by officer pointed gun, police say

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.


Police: 1 hurt, gunman dead, in Mass. workplace shooting

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.


Newtown teacher charged with bringing gun to school

A middle school teacher was charged Wednesday after he was found carrying a gun at school, police said.


Gun that looks like an iPhone called ‘disaster waiting to happen’

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 …


Suicide prevention a growing priority in Western states

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.


Gun Shop Project aims to decrease gun suicide rate

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 …


Two armed men fatally shot by Baltimore police

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.


Republican convention gun petition author is from Spokane, has legal history with online postings

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 …


Petitioner pushing for guns at Republican convention uses Spokane as fake hometown

Jim, AKA the Hyperationalist, said he launched an online petition using Spokane as a location because of its “everytown U.S.A.” image.


Mom shot by 4-year-old was apparent gun rights advocate

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 …


21 shot over 20 hours in Chicago

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 …


Billings man gets 80 years for fatal shooting

A Billings man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for shooting another man to death during an argument in April.


Police: Teen didn’t want to go to school, shoots family

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 …


Man gets 25 years for southern Idaho laundromat shooting

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 …


Ohio school district welcomes students back after shootings

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.


Man holding gun accidentally kills himself while taking photo

A 43-year-old Concrete man died Sunday after accidentally shooting himself in the face with what he thought was an unloaded gun.


Idaho Senate spikes felon firearm ban bill

The Idaho Senate has spiked legislation that would have expanded the list of the worst kind of felons banned from owning firearms.


Georgia businessman requires handguns for his office workers

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.


Privatized gun registration has backing of House lawmakers

Idaho Republicans are backing a measure that would exempt the acquisition of sawed off shotguns, machine guns and silencers from public records request.


Gun-safety group wants new ballot measure

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 …


Fight over San Bernardino gunman’s locked iPhone could have big impact

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 …