Stories tagged: guns
THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016, 8:13 P.M.
At vigil, Biden tries to comfort relatives of slain officers
The gunman’s bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and “touched the soul of an entire nation,” Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016, 5:05 P.M.
Dr. Dre beats gun rap following Malibu driveway encounter
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre. A spokesman for the Los Angeles district attorney said Wednesday there was a lack …
TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016, 6:17 P.M.
Baton Rouge rally for slain officers draws hundeds
Hundreds of people, white and black, attended a rally supporting law-enforcement officers at Baton Rouge police headquarters, about a mile from where three officers were shot to death Sunday morning.
TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016, 6:04 P.M.
Minneapolis march over police shooting results in 21 arrests
Hundreds of educators and community activists marched in downtown Minneapolis to protest the shooting death of a black man by a police officer earlier this month.
SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016, 12:25 P.M.
Few hundred attend rapper’s gang summit in Los Angeles
Rappers The Game and Snoop Dogg are organizing a summit with Los Angeles-area gang members to discuss ways to curb violence.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016, 8:38 P.M.
Louisiana police shootings add new Cleveland GOP convention concerns
An Ohio man says he decided to visit Cleveland’s Public Square armed with a semi-automatic rifle and a handgun the day before the start of the Republican National Convention to …
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 1:28 P.M.
Sheriff: 3 dead, 1 wounded in Washington state shootings
Three people were killed and a fourth wounded in a multiple shooting late Friday in north Clark County. The suspected gunman remained at large early Saturday morning.
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 11:09 A.M.
Poll finds stark party divisions on Muslims, Mexicans, guns, gays and God
It’s not just Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton who are so different from each other. On the eve of back-to-back political conventions, Republicans and Democrats across the land see their …
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 3:02 P.M.
Man dead after firing at plainclothes Baltimore officers
Baltimore police officers responding to the sound of gunshots fatally shot a man who fired at them with an AR-15 style rifle, authorities said Friday.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 2:34 P.M.
Oregon governor pushes for stronger gun laws
Gov. Kate Brown is launching a series of gun-control efforts in Oregon and urging national bans on assault weapons and stronger state gun laws in the wake of recent mass …
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 2:24 P.M.
Orlando’s Pulse nightclub has intruders for 2nd night in a row
Orlando police say the Pulse nightclub had intruders on its property for a second night in a row.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 1:58 P.M.
‘Wrong must be corrected’ for black man killed by police
A black man killed in front of a convenience store was remembered Friday as the “meaning of southern hospitality” and a good man whose death at the hands of two …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 11:53 A.M.
Man charged after toddler finds gun, shoots himself in face
The boyfriend of a woman whose 2-year-old son shot himself in the face at a Seattle motel has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 8:53 A.M.
Possible Facebook Live video of shooting being investigated
Police in Norfolk say three men have been seriously injured in a shooting and there could be video of the incident online.
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 7:32 P.M.
‘America is weeping’: Taking stock after 3 days of tragedy
Three tumultuous days have brought echoes of decades past and made clear a public that elected a black president hasn’t reconciled its fractured history with race, that a country that …
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 5:10 P.M.
Dallas police killer was loner, followed black militants
The man who killed five Dallas police officers and wounded seven others was described as a loner, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and a follower of black militant …
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 4:52 P.M.
Among Dallas sniper victims: A newlywed, a veteran, parents
One officer was a newlywed. Another had survived multiple tours in Iraq. A protester was shot trying to shield her sons. The stories of those killed or wounded in a …
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 4:44 P.M.
Dallas suspect amassed personal arsenal at suburban home
An Army veteran killed by Dallas police after the sniper slayings of five officers amassed a personal arsenal at his suburban home, including bomb-making materials, bulletproof vests, rifles, ammunition and …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 5 P.M.
Killer robot used by Dallas police opens ethical debate
When Dallas police used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper, they also kicked off an ethical debate about technology’s use as a crime-fighting weapon.
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 2:45 P.M.
Highway gunman motivated by police shootings, authorities say
A man accused of shooting indiscriminately at passing cars and police on a Tennessee highway told investigators he was angry about police violence against African-Americans, authorities said Friday.
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 10:23 A.M.
Rare restraint, calls for understanding from candidates
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both called off political events Friday, hours after five police officers were killed in Dallas during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men …
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 9:44 A.M.
Minnesota shooting: Philandro Castile investigation top priority, prosecutor says
A Minnesota prosecutor said Friday he has asked for a “prompt and thorough investigation” following the fatal police shooting of a black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the gruesome aftermath of …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 10 A.M.
Man exchanges gunfire with Georgia police officer
Authorities say a suspect exchanged gunfire with a police officer in south Georgia, but it’s unclear if anyone was wounded.
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016, 10:43 P.M.
Hundreds protest in Seattle against recent police shootings
Hundreds of people marched through downtown Seattle to protest the police-related shootings of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota.
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016, 8:34 P.M.
The Latest: Dallas police: Man in photo turned self in
The Latest on protests in response to fatal police shootings.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016, 10:04 P.M.
Police: 4 officers dead, 7 hurt in Dallas protest shooting
DALLAS – At least two snipers opened fire on police officers in Dallas on Thursday night, killing four officers and injuring seven others during protests over two recent fatal police …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 9:31 A.M.
Conservative opposition endangers House Republican gun bill
Conservative opposition put a House Republican gun and anti-terrorism bill in jeopardy Wednesday, even as Democrats pressed for election-year votes on their proposals to stiffen firearm curbs.
FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016, 11:33 A.M.
Sue Lani Madsen: Let’s treat gun safety like safe sex and teach it in schools
Sue Lani Madsen: What if we took the same approach to guns as we do to sex, and start educating children about firearms safety while still in school?
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 3:32 P.M.
California gun control bills sent to governor
Spurred by outrage over recent mass shootings, California lawmakers on Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a sweeping package of gun control bills, including a ban on the sale of semi-automatic …
TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016, 4:25 P.M.
Here’s who can carry a concealed gun in Idaho starting Friday
Starting Friday, Idaho will become the eighth state in the nation to allow most residents age 21 or older to carry concealed guns without a permit – even inside cities, …