Stories tagged: gun
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
The CEOs of more than 100 companies are stepping into the nation’s gun debate, imploring Congress to expand background checks and enact a strong “red flag” law.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
Deputies say the suspect fired the gun at the victim’s feet and that she was struck with debris from the shot hitting the ground.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019
A Spokane police officer has been placed on paid leave after firing his gun in a Saturday arrest. The officer has come under scrutiny before for using force on the …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
The friend of a man
Sat., June 15, 2019
About 100 protesters gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child last week be fired.
UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019
A Coeur d’Alene high school student was taken into custody Friday after another student reported a gun inside the fellow student’s vehicle, which was parked at Lake City High School.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019
A felon convicted of carrying a loaded gun in Juneau has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison.
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019
Rogers High School went into a brief lockdown Wednesday following reports of a social media post showing a student holding a gun.
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019
Spokane Police Department detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting early Monday on I-90 that sent one man to the hospital.
Fri., April 19, 2019
Colville Police arrested a minor on Friday for allegedly bringing a stolen gun to a middle school.
Sat., April 13, 2019
A Spokane Valley Krispy Kreme was robbed at gunpoint on Friday night, and the culprit remains at large. Spokane County sheriff’s deputies responded to the reported robbery at about 11 …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
Eight people have been arrested this year at Spokane International Airport for trying to bring a gun on an airplane.
Fri., March 8, 2019
Spokane Valley deputies arrested a man Thursday for allegedly flashing a gun during a road rage incident and chasing the victim.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
Police caught a felon painting a shotgun to look like a toy in a Spokane motel room Monday, according to Spokane Police Department in a news release.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019
Authorities say a pregnant Washington state woman was shot in the face Saturday by her 4-year-old son after the boy found a loaded, unsecured gun under a mattress.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
Central Valley High School went into a “lockout” on Wednesday after administrators received a tip that a student had a pistol.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
Congressional Democrats on Tuesday launched a fresh push for the most significant gun control in years, unveiling legislation that would require background checks for firearm purchases.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
An argument over about rent payments spiraled into violence that left one man hospitalized Wednesday with a gunshot wound to the chest.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
Gabriel Trinidad Lopez will spend more than two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a firearms charge in July. Lopez is a member of the Mongols Outlaw motorcycle …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Two 13-year-old boys allegedly brought an airsoft gun to an elementary school in Spokane Valley Friday, resulting in their arrest.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
A North Idaho man was killed Saturday near Soldiers Meadow Lake from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
A King County judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation against Seattle’s new gun-storage law, siding with the …
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018
Washington voters will have a chance to make the state one of the most restrictive in the country for gun purchases and ownership; proponents say I-1639 will save lives, opponents …
Sun., July 22, 2018
Starting Aug. 1, all you’ll need to make your own firearm is a computer, an internet connection and a 3-D printer.
Tue., July 10, 2018
A commission investigating the Florida high school massacre heard Tuesday the suspect’s late mother allowed him to buy a gun even though his mental health counselors opposed the idea and …
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018
With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018
Vermont on Wednesday raised the age to buy firearms, banned high-capacity magazines and made it easier to take guns from people who pose a threat – the first significant gun …
Thu., March 22, 2018
Citigroup put new restrictions on firearm sales by its business customers, the company said Thursday, making it the first bank to announce changes to its policies in the wake of …
Mon., March 19, 2018
Families of mass shooting victims and others called Monday for the nation’s largest public pension fund to stop investing in companies that sell assault weapons and devices that allow guns …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018
From Mead in the north to Lewis and Clark in the south and across the state line to Coeur d’Alene High School in the east, students across the region walked …