Stories tagged: guns
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, …
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 2:28 P.M.
Suge Knight sues Chris Brown over club shooting
Former rap music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight sued Chris Brown and the owners of a popular nightclub on Monday after he was shot seven times at a 2014 party hosted …
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 1:10 P.M.
Missouri governor vetoes sweeping gun rights bill
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a gun measure Monday that would allow the concealed carry of firearms without a permit and expand residents’ rights to stand and fight against perceived …
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 1:03 P.M.
Portland police chief to retire amid inquiry into shooting
A lawyer says the embattled Portland police chief plans to retire as authorities investigate whether he may have lied about accidentally shooting a friend in the back during an April …
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 1 P.M.
Man suspected of wiggling through doggy door, stealing 11 guns
A burglar apparently wiggled through a doggy door to steal a well-stocked gun safe, Apple products, a TV, swords and “miscellaneous cutting instruments” from a north Spokane home, according to …
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 12:03 P.M.
Court upholds reach of US gun ban for domestic violence
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the broad reach of a federal law that bars people convicted of domestic violence from owning guns.
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016
Tedder aims to be industry leader in booming gun holster market
Six years ago, Thomas Tedder was sitting in his kitchen in Fort Smith, Arkansas, crafting a better holster for his handgun. Today, he oversees a bustling North Idaho manufacturing business …
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016
Leonard Pitts Jr.: We’ve failed young shooting victims
Lawmakers refuse to consider measures favored by the vast majority of us to keep guns away from those who should not have them. Yet we keep returning these paragons of …
TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016, 5:20 P.M.
GOP senator seeks bipartisan support for gun deal
A moderate Republican senator sought broad bipartisan support Tuesday for a compromise to block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists, a day after the chamber split along party lines to …
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016, 3:21 P.M.
Florida congressional candidate announces AR-15 giveaway
A candidate running for Congress in the Florida Panhandle has announced a Facebook contest to give away a semi-automatic rifle.
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016, 11:56 A.M.
A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs
Democrats get their long-sought votes on gun control a week after the massacre in Orlando, Florida, but election-year politics and the powerful National Rifle Association dim any prospects for changes …