Stories tagged: guns
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
The Gabby: Navy to commission USS Gabrielle Giffords
A naval program that has become a target for critics is preparing to commission a new vessel named after a well-known shooting survivor.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
Nearly 50 people shot in Chicago over holiday weekend
Five people were wounded in shootings in Chicago early Monday, bringing to almost 50 the number of people shot in the city since Christmas weekend began Friday afternoon.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
Accidental shooting deaths, injuries spike over the holidays
The happiest of seasons is also among the deadliest: Unintentional shootings spike during the holidays, and are more likely to occur than any other time of the year, according to …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 9:24 a.m.
Men arrested in fatal shooting of Idaho teen
Police in Idaho say they have arrested two suspects in the fatal drive-by shooting of a teenager.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 8:41 a.m.
Shots fired outside hookah lounge in Renton
Police are searching for suspects involved in a shooting near the Nomads Hookah Lounge in Renton.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 10:43 a.m.
Mt. View School District closer to guns on campuses
Mountain View School District inched closer Monday night toward adopting a policy that would allow school personnel to carry weapons on its campuses.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8:35 a.m.
Idahoans still apply for weapons permits despite new rules
Though adults over the age of 21 in Idaho have been able to carry concealed weapons in most places without a county-issued permit since July, many residents are still seeking …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Washington state gun database lacks info on thousands of handgun sales
A state firearms database relied upon by law enforcement officers lacks information on the sale of thousands of handguns in Washington in the past two years.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 6 a.m.
Police from throughout the Northwest burn drugs, guns at Waste-to-Energy Plant
Police departments from across Washington, Idaho and Oregon use Spokane’s Waste-to-Energy facility to dispose of confiscated drugs and guns. In 2015, the facility incinerated 61.59 tons, or 123,180 pounds, of …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
Oops! UPS delivers assault rifle instead of toy for Christmas gift
A New York couple was horrified when a UPS delivery that they thought was a Christmas present turned out to be an assault rifle.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 7:31 a.m.
Police: School resource officer shot at while driving
A Billings school resource officer says his patrol car was shot at while he was driving around the city.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 7:14 a.m.
Mount Vernon police officer shot; suspect in custody
Police arrested a suspected gunman early Friday following a standoff in a community north of Seattle, after a police officer was shot and seriously wounded, the Washington State Patrol said.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 12:49 p.m.
Dylann Roof convicted in Charleston church shooting trial
After nearly a week of painful testimony that vividly recreated the massacre at this city’s famed “Mother Emanuel” church, it took jurors less than two hours to convict Dylann Roof …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
Guns in schools: Colorado school district to allow teachers to arm themselves
A rural Colorado school district decided to allow its teachers and other school staff to carry guns on campus to protect students.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 9:18 a.m.
Gun-friendly Liberty University to open on-campus shooting range
Liberty University is planning to open a state-of-the-art shooting range on campus next fall as part of the conservative Evangelical Christian School’s commitment to promoting gun ownership and firearm sports.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
Russia rejects US concern about IS seizing arms in Syria
The Russian military has scoffed at a top U.S. general’s suggestion that military equipment seized by the Islamic State group in the Syrian city of Palmyra could pose a threat …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
Army sergeant in Texas admits funneling weapons to cartel
An Army sergeant who worked as a military recruiter has admitted he funneled dozens of assault weapons to a Mexican cartel last year with the help of other soldiers.
Tue., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Tue., 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.
Thu., 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 …
Thu., 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.
Wed., 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.
Mon., 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.
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Tue., 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 …
Mon., 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 …
Fri., 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 …