Stories tagged: shootings
Sun., June 9, 2019
Five people have died after shootings at several locations in White Swan, on the Yakama Reservation in central Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
Lynnwood police are investigating two separate shootings overnight that left three people injured.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
The overshadowing theme for the daylong conference before the new school year was dealing with mass shootings.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
New York City recorded its fewest number of shootings last year and narrowly missed setting a record low for homicides.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016
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
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
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
For a second night in a row, Philadelphia police officers came under fire, although this time no one was injured.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016
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
The words and politics of fear, anger and hate had led to the assassinations of police officers across our nation.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
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.