Stories tagged: shootings
Sun., June 9, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
Five people have died after shootings at several locations in White Swan, on the Yakama Reservation in central Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 10:50 a.m.
A man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were gay or transgender, prosecutors said Friday.
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 12:38 p.m.
Chicago’s police chief on Monday decried a “despicable level of violence” during a weekend in which 52 people in the city were shot, eight of them fatally, and two people …
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 4:03 p.m.
Police searched Wednesday for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings that started at a plumbing company in East Texas.
Mon., May 13, 2019, 11:24 a.m.
A weekend of shootings involving rap musicians and their entourages in South Florida for a huge hip-hop festival left two people dead and four wounded, multiple vehicles riddled with bullets …
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 7:29 a.m.
As more and more children lose their lives interceding, the question becomes what are Spokane students being trained to do?
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
It wasn’t just members of the Islamic religion who listened to prayer and a memorial service Friday night in Spokane, as individuals from a range of backgrounds gathered to honor …
Sun., March 17, 2019
Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome, but high-profile attacks in recent years have made many worshipers and their prayer leaders rethink how protected …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Lynnwood police are investigating two separate shootings overnight that left three people injured.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 2:42 p.m.
The overshadowing theme for the daylong conference before the new school year was dealing with mass shootings.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
As part of a growing number of taxpayer-financed “violence interrupter” groups in the nation’s largest city, former gang members are enlisted to attack shootings like outbreaks of a disease that …
Tue., March 27, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
Many black teenagers in neighborhoods hobbled by generational poverty are scrutinizing the national gun control debate intensely, frustrated because their community feels ignored but also cautiously hopeful that the massacre …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Washington lawmakers have voted to make it easier to prosecute police who commit negligent or reckless shootings, updating a law that made it uniquely difficult to hold officers criminally liable.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
Dozens of Cheney High School students left their classrooms when the clock struck noon Wednesday and staged an hourlong demonstration in subfreezing temperatures, joining a wave of young people across …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Gang enmity was behind the bloodiest of three shootings on Mardi Gras, while arguments among acquaintances touched off two earlier shootings, New Orleans’ police chief said Wednesday.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
The shooting of more than a dozen students at a Kentucky high school might have been expected to shock the nation, but Americans seem numbed by the apparent frequency of …
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before, but gang violence in the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods kept the total number of killings above the 600 mark for …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
A 24-year-old college graduate who was arrested in a string of deadly shootings that terrorized a Florida neighborhood was ordered held without bond Thursday on four counts of premeditated first-degree …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Schools have become adept at rapidly shoring up security, measuring responses against the toll it could take on students’ learning and sense of safety.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
Chicago police say at least 33 people have been wounded, six fatally, in weekend shootings in the nation’s third-largest city.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
Authorities say the reason Seattle has seen a recent uptick in shootings is because personal disputes between gang members have been triggering a cycle of violence.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
New York City recorded its fewest number of shootings last year and narrowly missed setting a record low for homicides.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Two men are in the Spokane County Jail facing murder and assault charges for two shootings on July 30 that left one man dead and two others wounded.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
A Chicago police officer shot and killed a gunman who had killed one person and injured another early Friday, in the second fatal shooting involving the city’s police in just …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 8:15 a.m.
Charlotte’s police chief says he plans to show video of an officer shooting a black man to the slain man’s family, but the video won’t be immediately released to the …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
For a second night in a row, Philadelphia police officers came under fire, although this time no one was injured.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
Baton Rouge, the unassuming Louisiana capital city that is often overshadowed by jazz-loving, hard-partying New Orleans, has endured a string of tragedies this summer.
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016, 4 a.m.
The words and politics of fear, anger and hate had led to the assassinations of police officers across our nation.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Authorities don’t yet know why a New Mexico police officer in a small village famous for its green chile pulled over two Ohio murder suspects before being gunned down.