Seattle City Council Votes To Adopt 'Gun Violence Tax'Seattle's City Council unanimously approved a new tax
Father Of High School Shooter Released From Federal CustodyThe father of a high school student who fatally shot four classmates and himself last fall was allowed to be released from federal custody as long as he follows strict conditions.
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.
Oregon Democrats Introduce Gun Background Checks BillOregon Democrats are taking the first step toward requiring background checks on private gun sales.
Seattle Mayor Supports 'Gun Free Zones' For StoresSeattle Mayor Mike McGinn and the gun control group Washington CeaseFire are launching a program to allow businesses to declare themselves "gun free zones."
Mayor To Seattle Gun Owners: Turn In Your Piece, Get $100 From AmazonThe Seattle-based online retailer is kicking in $30,000 to start the gun buyback program announced Tuesday by Mayor Mike McGinn and other city leaders to reduce firearms in the community.
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.
Jury Acquits Man In Russian Roulette Death A jury acquitted an Army soldier on Thursday of manslaughter and homicide charges in the death of a friend during a drunken game of Russian roulette.