Stories tagged: gun control
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
A Chicago officer shot and killed a 16-year-old boy during a chase on the city’s West Side after the teen turned and pointed a gun, police said.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 8:13 a.m.
A man shot and injured a former co-worker at a Massachusetts business before killing himself in what police are calling an act of workplace violence.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
A middle school teacher was charged Wednesday after he was found carrying a gun at school, police said.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Monday called on the federal Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to investigate before a gun that looks like …
Sun., April 3, 2016, 7:05 a.m.
Throughout the interior West, states in a belt from Montana to New Mexico are looking for ways to lower their highest-in-the-nation suicide rates, although gun-specific initiatives are a touchy topic.
Sun., April 3, 2016, 7:04 a.m.
MONTROSE, Colo. – Keith Carey is a gunsmith in Montrose, a town with a frontier flavor set amid the mesas of western Colorado. He’s a staunch, though soft-spoken, defender of …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 3:12 p.m.
Baltimore police say two armed men are dead after plainclothes officers opened fire on them when they found the men aiming guns at someone across a street.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Jim Ryan, former music director of Spokane’s Civic Theatre, was revealed as “The Hyperationalist,” more popularly known as the author of a petition 50,000 signatures strong calling for guns to …
Tue., March 29, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
Jim, AKA the Hyperationalist, said he launched an online petition using Spokane as a location because of its “everytown U.S.A.” image.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
A northeast Florida woman whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot her in the back while they were traveling in her pickup truck is apparently a gun lover who made numerous social …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
CHICAGO – Two people were killed and 19 others were wounded over 20 hours in Chicago from Tuesday through early Wednesday, the equivalent of someone shot every 58 minutes. The …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
A Billings man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for shooting another man to death during an argument in April.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
A 16-year-old boy got into an argument with his family when he didn’t want to get out of bed and go to school and he shot his grandmother, a younger …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho – An Idaho man has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison for shooting a Mountain Home Air Force Base airman at a laundry in …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Students have returned to school in a southwest Ohio district two days after authorities say a 14-year-old boy shot students in a cafeteria.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
A 43-year-old Concrete man died Sunday after accidentally shooting himself in the face with what he thought was an unloaded gun.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
The Idaho Senate has spiked legislation that would have expanded the list of the worst kind of felons banned from owning firearms.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
The owner of a Georgia-based insurance firm is requiring all of his employees to get permits to carry concealed weapons and providing each of them with a handgun.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
Idaho Republicans are backing a measure that would exempt the acquisition of sawed off shotguns, machine guns and silencers from public records request.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
A gun-safety group is turning its attention to voters in Washington state after lawmakers failed to pass a bill to create “extreme-risk protection orders. These are orders that would let …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
An extraordinary legal fight is brewing with major privacy implications for millions of cellphone users after a federal magistrate ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an iPhone …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Study your surroundings. Find exits. Identify makeshift weapons. Americans are gleaning those tips and others as they pack classes on how to react to and survive a shooting.
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
Chicago police are reporting a dramatic spike in the number of homicides and shootings in the city’s bloodiest January for at least 16 years.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Before issuing thousands of permits each year for North Carolinians to buy handguns, sheriffs in some counties across that state have gone through an oft-futile exercise. Relying on …
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016
NRA, GOP embrace guns, not shooting victims, families.
Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee ordered state agencies to come up with more data on gun deaths and determine whether people violating the state’s background check law are being prosecuted.
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee to announce an initiative on gun safety and mental health Wednesday.
Mon., Jan. 4, 2016
Surveillance, interrogations and immigration reforms will address the security risk created by widespread gun ownership.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015
benefits of changes would help but not solve violence problem.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015
Suspected terrorists cannot fly, but they can buy a gun.