Stories tagged: gun
Mon., March 19, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
Victims’ families urge California to end gun investments
Families of mass shooting victims and others called Monday for the nation’s largest public pension fund to stop investing in companies that sell assault weapons and devices that allow guns …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
Students across Spokane area participate in nationwide school walkout
From Mead in the north to Lewis and Clark in the south and across the state line to Coeur d’Alene High School in the east, students across the region walked …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 12:04 p.m.
Kroger bans gun sales to buyers under 21 at Fred Meyer stores
Kroger is raising the minimum age to buy guns at its Fred Meyer stores, the third major retailer to place restrictions on gun sales that exceed federal law.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Ex-Mississippi Gov. Barbour arrested with gun at airport
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said he will pay a fine after being arrested with a loaded handgun in his briefcase as he went through an airport security checkpoint in …
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Possible suspension after King County deputy draws gun on motorcyclist
A King County Sheriff’s deputy who drew his gun on a motorcyclist while stopped at a red light faces a possible 10-day suspension.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
Woman arrested after brandishing gun at Kardashian boutique
A woman who pointed a gun at employees inside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood while screaming about Cuba and then returned hours later to wave a machete at …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Walmart says gun-display back-to-school promotion was prank
Walmart says an internal investigation shows it was the victim of a prank when a photograph showed up on social media showing a sign reading “Own The School Year Like …
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 12:24 p.m.
Photo of purported Walmart gun display roils social media
Walmart said Thursday it’s investigating a photo that’s attracted interest on social media by purporting to show a sign reading “Own The School Year Like A Hero” atop a gun-filled …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Spokane hotel employee arrested after gun stolen from visiting fire chief’s luggage
A Red Lion Hotel employee has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a handgun from the luggage of a visiting fire chief from Grant County.
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
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
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
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.