Stories tagged: guns
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 5 a.m.
Outfitting the agency’s 181 service rifles with suppressors is intended to protect officers and the public from the potential hearing damage if shots are fired, the department says.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 5 a.m.
A law that would transform an 80-year-old regulatory scheme governing the sale of noise-canceling devices for guns may soon get a vote in Congress. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said she’s …
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017
I’m not blind to how people are using this tragedy to advance their political agendas.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017
Let’s have the debate. Let’s open the airwaves and the halls of Congress, the classrooms and the town squares, to a vigorous debate about gun violence and how to stop …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:07 a.m.
The rapid-fire shooting that killed or injured hundreds of concertgoers in Las Vegas has highlighted the easy availability of ammunition magazines that allow shooters to fire dozens of shots without …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Senior congressional Republicans said Wednesday they are open to considering legislation banning “bump stocks” like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to make semi-automatic rifles perform more like fully …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017
Like the heroes who assisted shooting victims, it’s the American people who will have to step up if they want to stem the wave of mass shootings.
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Some campus resource officers have asked Spokane Public Schools to train and arm them with guns. However, the proposal won’t go anywhere. At least not until the next scheduled bargaining …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
State and national flags at city facilities will be flown at half-staff until sundown Friday in the wake of America’s deadliest shooting in modern history, Mayor David Condon announced Monday …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
A Florida man stopped for urinating near the White House on Sunday was arrested after authorities said they found at least nine firearms, including assault style weapons, in the trunk …
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017
A bill now working its way through the House would remove silencers from the list of devices regulated by federal authorities.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017
Why does it keep happening? What can we do? We all want to make sense of this. But the answers aren’t simple, no matter how much we wish they were
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Now it’s our community that will never be the same; our students, parents, teachers, doctors, nurses and first responders who will never forget.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
One person was taken into custody Tuesday in connection to reports of an active shooter at the state’s largest hospital, the city said.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
A 34-year-old man has been charged in a fatal shooting inside a tent at a Seattle homeless encampment.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
A New York City police officer hunting for a fugitive in New Jersey has accidentally shot a U.S. marshal in the foot while firing on a dog.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 3 p.m.
More than $1 million in weapons parts and sensitive military equipment was stolen out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and sold in a vast black market, some of it to foreign …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Three Republican politicians hope to overturn a new Oregon law that makes it easier to take guns away from people considered at risk of suicide.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Washington Supreme Court upholds Seattle tax on guns and ammunition.
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Lewis and Clark County officials are still investigating after a Helena man killed his 1-year-old son in a reported accidental shooting.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
July was another dangerous month in Chicago, with 74 homicides reported.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 11:35 a.m.
Five defendants at a Moscow courthouse attacked their guards in a bungled escape attempt, leading to a shootout that killed three people and wounded four others, officials said Tuesday.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Two people in different vehicles were hit by gunfire south of Seattle in Tukwila.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
A federal appeals court has blocked a District of Columbia law that makes it difficult for gun owners to get concealed carry permits.
Mon., July 24, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
It’s hard to find definitive statistics on gun ownership, but a study by the Pew Research Center released this month indicated that just 16 percent of “non-white women” identified themselves …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Kimber Wood was lying in bed almost asleep Monday morning, with the TV on low-volume in the background, a handgun lying on the pillow next to her, when a faint …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
Police say an Oregon man who slit his wrists in a suicide attempt less than three weeks ago has been fatally shot by officers.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 7:39 a.m.
Eleven people were killed and 44 were wounded in weekend shootings in Chicago from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, including an attack that left a 10-year-old boy dead and a …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
The city of Nashville fought a losing battle this spring as a state law passed that lets people with gun permits enter city buses and its main bus terminal with …