Stories tagged: gun
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
Rock musician charged with having loaded gun on Delta flight
Found with a loaded gun in his carry-on bag after stepping off a Delta Air Lines flight from Cancun, Mexico, Rick Derringer now faces a criminal charge in Atlanta, court …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
GOP takes deregulatory aim at hard-to-buy gun silencers
The gun industry is pursuing new legislation to make silencers easier to buy, and a key backer is Donald Trump Jr.
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, midnight
Our advice: Yes on I-1491; no on I-1501
Initiative 1491. This measure would give loved ones and law enforcement a speedy way to petition a court to have a gun removed from someone who poses harm to themselves …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 8:06 p.m.
Police confirm man tried to buy gun before Burlington mall shooting
Detectives have confirmed that the man accused of shooting and killing five people in a mall north of Seattle tried unsuccessfully to buy a handgun just hours before the slayings.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, midnight
Initiative 1491: Con: Initiative unfairly targets the mentally ill
In summary, I-1491 targets the mentally ill, ignores existing laws, provides no treatment model, compromises due process.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 4:59 p.m.
Rapper Coolio arrested after loaded gun found at LA airport
Authorities say rapper Coolio has been arrested after a loaded firearm was found in a carry-on bag during security screening at Los Angeles International Airport.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
Man arrested after handling gun in thrift store parking lot
A man was arrested Tuesday after a witness called 911 and said he appeared to be loading a gun in the parking lot of the Spokane Valley Value Village on …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
STCU robbery suspect implicated in previous bank robbery
Police are investigating the possibility that the injured suspect from last week’s robbery at a Spokane Valley credit union also was involved in a bank robbery three weeks ago in …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:55 p.m.
Twin Falls police investigating after gun fired at school
Police are investigating after a handgun discharged at a south-central Idaho middle school.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
Deputies seek information on gun, ammunition used in murder
The Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on a gun and ammunition believed to have been used in a Spokane Valley murder last month.
Tue., Aug. 12, 2014, 9:07 a.m.
Man taken into custody after shot fired Tuesday in north Spokane
A man who fired a gun inside a home near the NorthTown Mall early Tuesday was taken into custody without incident, police said.
Fri., July 11, 2014, 10:13 a.m.
Suspects arrested in alleged overnight pizza shop robbery
Two men were arrested on suspicions they held up a north Spokane pizza restaurant at gunpoint, then ran, Thursday night, according to a news release.
Mon., June 9, 2014, 9:14 a.m.
Police arrest man after shots-fired call downtown
Shawn Denman, 31, was booked into Spokane County Jail early this morning facing charges of theft and illegal possession of a firearm after reports of gunfire downtown, police said.
UPDATED: Fri., April 25, 2014, 12:52 p.m.
Police: Man paints stolen car, held at gunpoint by homeowner
Roscoe Wood, 24, faces vehicle theft, malicious mischief and assault charges after citizens chased him down and held him at gunpoint around noon Thursday.
Thu., Feb. 6, 2014, 3:18 p.m.
73-year-old man accused of pointing gun at real estate agent
A 73-year-old man arrested Wednesday for allegedly pointing a gun at a real estate agent was released from jail today on his own recognizance. Patrick D. Porter faces a charge …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2013, 2:17 p.m.
Police: Student killed staffer at Nevada school
SPARKS, Nev. — A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and killing a teacher who was trying …
Thu., Sept. 26, 2013, 8:39 a.m.
Suspect arrested in Wednesday car chase with police
Sam Banks, 25, is in custody Thursday morning after Spokane police said he led officers on a high-speed chase while in possession of an officer’s gun Wednesday afternoon.
Wed., Sept. 25, 2013, 6:19 p.m.
Spokane police seek man who fled in stolen vehicle with officer’s weapon inside
Spokane Police are searching for a man they say sped off in a stolen vehicle after inadvertently knocking an officer’s gun from his hand Wednesday afternoon.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 4:49 p.m.
Oregon man faces attempted murder charge in alleged tattoo war
North Bend, Ore. (AP) — David Wonnacott qualified for a tattoo license on July 5 and wasted little time establishing a business in a small, coastal Oregon community. Problem is, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2013, 11:14 a.m.
CdA man in custody following brief standoff
A man has barricaded himself with a handgun in a room at a Coeur d’Alene retirement home, police said.
Fri., June 25, 2010, midnight
Armed clerk thwarts robbery
An armed robber was turned away at a north Spokane pizza shop Wednesday night when the clerk pulled his own handgun and told the robber to drop his weapon.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2010, midnight
Gunman threatens bail bond employee
A Spokane man accused of trying to steal an ATM last fall threatened a bail bond company employee Monday at gunpoint, police said. George W. Butrick, 32, pulled a 9 …
Sun., Nov. 30, 1997, midnight
Witnesses Sought In Shooting Death
Police were still searching Saturday for two young girls who saw a 13-year-old friend accidentally shot to death at a Missoula residence Friday. Andrew Brown of Alberton was shot in …
Wed., Dec. 20, 1995, midnight
Man Pleads To Lesser Charges In Fatal Fight
A man accused of inflicting a fatal injury to his roommate during a brawl has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. James Moen, 28, pleaded guilty to being a felon …
Wed., Dec. 20, 1995, midnight
Dole Uncertain About Repealing Weapons Ban
Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is backing away from an earlier call for quick repeal of a 1994 ban on assault weapons, according to a published report. The Boston Globe …
Sun., July 23, 1995, midnight
Man Charged With Possessing Bomb
An Idaho man was booked for investigation of possession of an explosive device after what appeared to be a pipe bomb was found in the trunk of his car, the …
Fri., March 17, 1995, midnight
Firearm Found In Felons’ Motel
Two felons were arrested Wednesday for having a firearm in their possession, Spokane police said. Keith Birch, 35, of Colbert, and Gary Gerard, 35, who gave his address as 5521 …
Thu., Jan. 26, 1995, midnight
Gingrich Says House Likely To Reverse Assault Weapon Ban
Speaker Newt Gingrich said Wednesday the House would likely vote to repeal the 1994 ban on sales of several types of assault weapons. An effort to repeal the assault weapons …