Stories tagged: gun violence
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
Amy Goodman: Domestic violence connected to mass shootings
“The majority of mass shootings are connected to domestic violence or family violence in some way,” Sarah Tofte, research director at Everytown for Gun Safety, told us on the “Democracy …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: The wrenching shooting at Freeman vanishes in our cycle of massacres
When it comes to mass shootings these days, afters blend right into befores. Gun massacres come with such regularity that every aftermath is a prelude, and the largest portion of …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
29 people shot in less than 18 hours in Chicago
In the pouring rain, the man pulled a fur-lined hood over his head and stood on the porch of his younger brother’s home in Chicago’s Douglas Park neighborhood early Sunday, …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Chicago police: Man charged in shooting death of toddler
A man has been charged in a Chicago shooting captured on video that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman, police said Saturday.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 7 p.m.
PG-13 movies showcase the most – and the most unrealistic – gun violence, study shows
The last three years’ worth of Hollywood blockbusters represent an escalation of gun violence depicted in film, and have exposed more families and younger teens to mayhem devoid of consequence, …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Mass shooting scenario part of normal training in Spokane County, sheriff says
At least 20 people have died in mass shootings in Washington this year.
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Digest: Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League title game
Michael Mancini led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the U.S. final in …
Sat., July 16, 2016
Nick Selby: New tactics needed to reduce gun violence
Critics called it “paying gang members not to shoot people.” It was more than that. And it worked.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Chicago sees violent holiday weekend with six killed, dozens wounded
Chicago began the unofficial start of summer over Memorial Day weekend with dozens of shootings that killed six people and wounded 56 others, contributing to a spike in violent crime …
Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee orders more state data on gun violence
Gov. Jay Inslee ordered state agencies to come up with more data on gun deaths and determine whether people violating the state’s background check law are being prosecuted.
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Inslee to unveil initiative to fight gun violence
Gov. Jay Inslee to announce an initiative on gun safety and mental health Wednesday.
Tue., Aug. 11, 2015
Seattle imposes tax on guns, ammunition
SEATTLE – Seattle’s City Council unanimously approved a new tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition Monday – a measure designed to help offset the financial toll of gun …
Tue., April 29, 2014, 7:26 a.m.
Shooting at FedEx center wounds 6, suspect dead
KENNESAW, Ga. — A shooter described as being armed with an assault rifle and having bullets strapped across his chest “like Rambo” opened fire Tuesday morning at a FedEx station …
UPDATED: Mon., April 28, 2014, 3:34 p.m.
Teen shot, killed in man’s garage was from Germany
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 29-year-old Montana man who is charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting of a 17-year-old boy in his garage had set a trap …
Fri., Dec. 13, 2013, 12:53 p.m.
Injuries reported in Colorado school shooting
A hospital spokesman says a student is in critical condition after reports of a shooting at a school in suburban Denver.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2013, 4:03 p.m.
Man shot to death in Spokane parking lot
A man was shot and killed early Monday in the parking lot of a nightclub just north of downtown — The Hop at 706 N. Monroe Street. Major crimes detectives …
Wed., July 10, 2013, 11:02 a.m.
Two men found dead in Othello orchard
Two men were found shot to death in an orchard in Adams County this morning.
Wed., March 27, 2013
Vestal: Killed car thief never got his chance at justice
Does self-defense extend to your SUV? And if it does, let me pose another question: Is it just car theft that good guys with guns can punish? Or could I, …
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2013, 4:22 p.m.
Suspect in Friday shooting taken into custody
A suspect in last week’s shooting at a North Spokane home was taken into custody this afternoon, authorities said.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 18, 2013, 2:54 p.m.
Police shut down Knitting Factory concert venue following latest attacks
Four people were shot in two gang-related attacks early today, prompting Spokane police to shut down the downtown concert venue where the hostilities originated.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2013
Washington school safety funding wins OK
OLYMPIA – Washington state would spend $10 million over the next two years to protect schools as part of a construction proposal that moved quickly through the state Senate on …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2013
Inslee won’t rule out tax hikes
OLYMPIA – The Legislature should consider a wide range of options in a search to increase gun safety and reduce the threat of violence, Gov.-elect Jay Inslee said Thursday. “There …
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2012, 4:32 p.m.
Fifth victim dies in Seattle shooting
Police say the man believed to have opened fire today at a Seattle cafe, killing three people, apparently shot himself.