Stories tagged: guns
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 7:09 A.M.
Federal charges for man who fired in pizzeria
A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle multiple times inside a pizza restaurant in the nation’s capital while investigating the internet conspiracy theory known as “pizzagate” will face …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 1:22 P.M.
Dylann Roof laughed during church slaying confession to FBI
Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug dealers, but they might shoot back. So, he told …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 9:44 A.M.
Church attack survivor recalls loud noise, then darkness
A survivor of last year’s massacre at a black South Carolina church testified Wednesday that her Bible study group had just closed their eyes and started praying when a loud …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 7:59 A.M.
Police: Student with guns on rooftop arrested during dance
Authorities say a high school student who was on the rooftop of a school with weapons during a dance east of Portland was arrested.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 1:50 P.M.
Police: Man shot bus passenger in anticipation of threat
A 21-year-old man told police he shot and killed a passenger he didn’t know on a Metro Transit bus in Renton this week because he thought the man was going …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 8:01 A.M.
Bloody month in Chicago brings death toll past 700 mark
November was another bloody month in Chicago, ending with more than twice as many homicides as during the same month last year.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 12:49 P.M.
Levi’s CEO: Please don’t bring guns into our stores
The CEO of Levi’s is asking customers and employees not to bring guns into its stores, offices or facilities, even in states where it’s legal.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 11:46 A.M.
8 killed, 62 wounded in Chicago over holiday weekend
Chicago saw one of its most violent Thanksgiving holidays in years, with eight people killed and 62 others wounded between late Wednesday afternoon and early Monday.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 7:53 A.M.
Oregon judge indicted for allegedly providing gun to felon
A Marion County Circuit judge who is fighting to convince the Oregon Supreme Court to let him keep his seat has been arraigned on felony charges that he twice provided …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 9:54 A.M.
Minnesota officer charged with manslaughter in Philando Castile death
A Minnesota police officer has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing of Philando Castile, a black man whose girlfriend streamed the gruesome aftermath of the fatal shooting live …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 8:41 A.M.
Case goes to jury in deadly 2014 university shooting
The trial of a man charged with killing a student and wounding two others before being tackled by another student at a small private Seattle university in 2014 went to …
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 12:10 P.M.
37 shot in Chicago over weekend as ‘enforcement teams’ are deployed
Five people were killed and at least 32 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago from Friday afternoon to early Monday, a weekend when city, state, county and federal police …
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 10:31 A.M.
Judge to deadlocked Cincinnati jury: Keep deliberating fate of officer
Jurors on Friday told a judge they can’t reach a decision after three days of deliberations in the murder trial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 9:52 A.M.
Oregon man arrested after celebratory gunfire
Springfield police arrested a man who they say fired a shot to celebrate the result of the presidential election.
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 9:50 A.M.
Goodbye Smith & Wesson: Gunmaker dropping 19th-century founders from name
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., maker of handguns carried by Civil War soldiers and Clint Eastwood’s 1970s police character Dirty Harry, is looking to change its name.
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 2:05 A.M.
Ammo for hunting moose continues to evolve
Interviews with hunters who shot big moose indicate there’s a wide range of guns that will bring down a big-game animal that stands 7-feet high at the shoulder.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 11:53 A.M.
Washington’s gun background check system needs fix, report says
Washington state’s system for conducting background checks on someone trying to buy a firearm is fragmented and “specific improvements” are needed.
MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016, 1:01 P.M.
Chicago has deadliest weekend with 17 killed
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson repeated his call for a crackdown on repeat gun offenders after weekend violence marked the deadliest so far in what has been the city’s most …
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 9:56 P.M.
Police officer shoots, kills Wyoming man at Billings hotel
A police officer shot and killed a 32-year-old Wyoming man in a hotel in Montana’s largest city early Thursday after the man allegedly turned toward officers while holding a handgun, …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 12:45 P.M.
Inquest ordered in fatal Auburn police shooting
King County Executive Dow Constantine has ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting by an Auburn police officer on Sept. 9.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 12:16 P.M.
Judge says accused Eugene drug dealer can’t have guns back
A Lane County judge reversed his decision to return shotguns, rifles and pistols to a former Eugene investment adviser charged with dealing drugs.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016
Initiative 1491: Pro: New law would enable loved ones to head off tragedy
I know firsthand how devastating it is when someone you know is dangerous, someone close to you has easy access to a gun. That’s why I urge you to support …
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 11:39 A.M.
Shot fired at The Game’s concert in Portland
A shooting at a Portland theater ended a show headlined by rapper The Game.
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 11:04 A.M.
Former Great Falls man denies killing disabled veteran
A former Great Falls man has denied killing a disabled veteran, hiding his body and stealing the man’s disability benefits.
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 2:46 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers, Pakootas talk Trump, veterans’ health care and guns in televised debate
Cathy McMorris Rodgers defended her record of supporting veterans as a member of the House of Representatives against claims by Joe Pakootas she was “privatizing” the military’s health care, while …
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 1:34 P.M.
Man was reaching for seat belt, witness of police shooting says
EAST WENATCHEE – A key witness to the fatal shooting of Cameron Ayers by an East Wenatchee police officer Sept. 3 says Ayers was reaching to unbuckle his seat belt …
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 12:38 P.M.
LAPD releases video showing suspect with gun before shooting
Los Angeles police released surveillance video Tuesday showing an 18-year-old black suspect running from police while holding what appears to be a gun in his left hand just before he …
MONDAY, OCT. 3, 2016, 12:22 P.M.
Summer violence continues into October in Chicago: 46 shot over weekend
Five people were killed in shootings across Chicago over the weekend, including a 17-year-old girl in the Back of the Yards neighborhood and a man just outside a station on …
SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016, 1:16 P.M.
Boy, 6, dies days after South Carolina school shooting
A 6-year-old boy who was critically wounded in a school shooting died Saturday, days after a 14-year-old boy opened fire on a school playground, authorities said.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 5:43 P.M.
Wanted felon tied to nine guns, nearly a pound of heroin
A wanted felon was arrested recently after police found him in a car sitting next to a backpack that held three handguns and heroin.