Washington Firearm Background Check System Needs FixThe current system relies on 260 local law enforcement agencies to conduct background checks when someone wants to buy a handgun or get a concealed pistol license.
Initiative Would Allow Temporary Suspension of Firearms AccessInitiative 1491 would allow family members and law enforcement to petition a judge to temporarily suspend a person's access to firearms if the court finds that he is a threat.
After Judge's Initial Denial, Indicted Cop Gets Gun BackAfter an initial denial, a Washington state police officer accused of using excessive force will be allowed to possess a firearm for work while awaiting his tr
King County Sheriff Asks Deputies To Always Carry A WeaponThe sheriff of King County has asked his deputies to carry their weapons at all times in the wake of the recent attacks in Paris.
Oregon Committee To Vote On Gun Background Checks BillAn Oregon Senate committee is scheduled to vote on a proposal requiring background checks on all private firearms sales.
ATF, Washington To Investigate Fatal Fireworks Explosion After the explosion Wednesday morning, a 75-year-old man died of his injuries while awaiting an airlift to a regional trauma center
2 Gonzaga Students On Probation For Having Guns Gonzaga University will review its weapons policy as two students who used a pistol to scare off an intruder appeal their probation for having guns in their university-owned apartment.
Kent Man, Stepson Charged With Illegal Gun Sales, Other Crimes
Alaska Legislator: Bring Firearm Manufacturers To Alaska The speaker of the Alaska House wants to bring gun manufacturers to the state.
Groups Renew 'Tough Love' Take On Local Kids With GunsGun rights and gun control groups joined prosecutors and lawmakers Wednesday in demanding some tough love for kids who illegally carry firearms, saying teen gun violence is on the rise and current laws aren't up to the task of dealing with it.
CBS News: Spike In Gun Sales Over Fear Of Gun Control LawsNational sales figures show a dramatic increase in the rate at which Americans are purchasing firearms.
Warrant Issued for Mom in WA School Shooting Saying that she left firearms unsecured around her house, authorities issued an arrest warrant Monday for the mother of the 9-year-old Washington boy who is accused of bringing to school a gun that accidentally fired — seriously wounding a third-grade classmate.

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