Stories tagged: guns
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
A sea of police in blue uniforms filled a massive Bronx movie theater and the street outside to pay tribute Tuesday to a New York City officer who was shot …
UPDATED: Sun., July 9, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
Officers fatally shot a gunman who, while on a boat, fired at police and toward the shore of Bainbridge Island, about 10 miles west of Seattle across Elliott Bay in …
Wed., July 5, 2017, 5 a.m.
A new analysis published by the National Bureau of Economic Research shows the fallacy of promoting laxer gun laws.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
Florida’s updated “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law is unconstitutional, a Miami judge ruled on Monday.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
A Virginia woman who was arrested Thursday at Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport in Maryland when she tried to board a flight carrying a loaded pistol told officials that her son …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
The city of Tacoma has dropped its ban on stun guns.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
An Oregon high school student who fired shotgun blasts into a home with seven people inside has been sentenced to six years in prison.
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new plan Tuesday in which 12 cities will receive more federal manpower to combat violence in their communities.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
A Seattle police officer involved in a fatal shooting asked his partner to use a Taser on the woman authorities say was brandishing a knife, but police audio transcripts show …
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
The acquittal of a Minnesota officer in the death of a licensed gun owner who volunteered that he had a gun seconds before being fatally shot during a traffic stop …
Thu., June 15, 2017
The majority of Americans don’t own guns, but haven’t yet been able to thwart the NRA and get access to what’s called “sensible gun control.”
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
D.C. shooting: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, others shot at congressional baseball practice; shooter dead
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, officials said. His wounds were not believed to be life-threatening.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:02 a.m.
The pursuit of a man believed to be carrying a gun forced the temporary lock down of the South Seattle Community College.
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
A gunman burst into a casino at a resort complex in Manila early Friday, set fire to gambling tables and stuffed a bag with casino chips. He was later found …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has requested charges against Dwayne Thurman, who is suspected of shooting and killing his wife Brenda Thurman early last year while he was cleaning her …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
A mentally distressed former Marine who pointed a fake handgun at police in the Orlando International Airport and shouted “kill me” said he wanted to speak to the president, according …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
A man authorities are investigating in connection to a fatal shooting outside his home has been charged with illegally owning a gun as a convicted felon, but prosecutors say he …
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Shootings over the Memorial Day weekend left seven people dead and another 45 wounded in Chicago, a sharp drop from last year, though almost half of this year’s victims were …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
Authorities say the reason Seattle has seen a recent uptick in shootings is because personal disputes between gang members have been triggering a cycle of violence.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
Spokane Valley Police detectives breached a Spokane Valley hotel room last week and booked two men into jail after seizing multiple guns and several ounces of drugs.