Stories tagged: mass shootings
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
Close to 2,000 students rally against gun violence at Idaho Capitol
Close to 2,000 people gathered on the Idaho Capitol steps to rally against gun violence on Wednesday – most of them high school and junior high students.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
In their own voice: Students offer thoughts about school walkouts
The Spokesman-Review asked local high school students to share, in their own words, why they plan to walk out of class Wednesday morning to demand stricter gun policies. Their reasons …
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Mass shootings aren’t more frequent – but they are deadlier
It can sometimes seem as though mass shootings are occurring more frequently. Researchers who have been studying such crimes for decades say they aren’t, but they have been getting deadlier.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
PNNL device can quickly alert law during school shootings
A small device developed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland could make the difference between life and death for some when a shooter opens fire in a public …
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Illinois man installs 58 crosses to honor Las Vegas victims
An Illinois man known for honoring the victims of mass shootings around the country installed 58 white crosses on the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017
It’s past time to talk about gun violence
Like the heroes who assisted shooting victims, it’s the American people who will have to step up if they want to stem the wave of mass shootings.
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
Mass shooting scenario part of normal training in Spokane County, sheriff says
At least 20 people have died in mass shootings in Washington this year.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
Forget duck and cover, Idaho class teaches people to flee and survive in the midst of a mass shooting
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office will continue offering a class aimed at helping civilians survive mass shootings, based on strong local interest in the training.
Sun., July 24, 2016, 2:38 p.m.
Police: Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year
The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing “killer” video games in his bedroom, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic …
Fri., Oct. 9, 2015, 10:57 p.m.
Obama says ‘it’s about the families’ after Oregon meeting
President Barack Obama, faced with protests over his meeting Friday with victims of an Oregon shooting, held to his view that something must be done about deadly gun crimes. But …
Fri., Dec. 14, 2012, 10:49 a.m.
Some of the deadliest mass shootings around world
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 27 people, including 18 children on Friday. It is among the world’s worst mass shootings. A look at some others.
Sat., July 23, 2011, 8:48 p.m.
Eight wounded in Kent shooting
SEATTLE — People screamed and ran as gunfire broke out and eight people were injured Saturday at a crowded parking lot in a suburb south of Seattle, authorities and witnesses …
Thu., Nov. 12, 2009, 11:10 a.m.
Army: Fort Hood suspect charged with murder
The Army psychiatrist accused in the Fort Hood shootings was charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder in the military’s legal system, making him eligible for the death penalty if …