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Man Shot In Face In Front Of Starbucks

Police in the south Seattle suburb of Kent say a woman is accused of shooting a man in the face as they were talking into a coffee shop

CBS Seattle–07/16/2014

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Washington’s Gun Initiatives Are Attracting Millions In Contributions

Two gun initiatives headed toward Washington’s November ballot have attracted nearly $3.6 million in contributions so far

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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UW Study: Gun Victims More Likely To Be Shot Again

People hospitalized with a gunshot wound are 30 times more likely to come back to the hospital with another firearm injury than those hospitalized for another medical reason, according to a new study from the University of Washington

CBS Seattle–07/07/2014

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Arming School Administrators In Eastern Washington Sparks Debate

Eleven school administrators in one eastern Washington school district will be carrying guns on school grounds when the new school year begins.

CBS Seattle–06/09/2014

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More Than 100 Businesses Sign Up For ‘Gun Free Zone’

Since the “Gun Free Zone” program launched in August, over 100 Seattle businesses have signed up to participate in the program.

10/27/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

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Gov. Inslee Signs Law Creating Firearm Offender Registry

Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Wednesday a measure that creates a registry for firearm offenders in Washington, similar to the sex offender registry.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2013

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Buyback Guns To Be Melted Into Bricks, Placed Around Seattle

(CBS Seattle/AP) — More than 700 guns collected during a buyback in January will be melted into bricks and printed with messages of peace then placed around Seattle. Mayor Mike McGinn is expected to announce […]

CBS Seattle–05/07/2013

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Security Company Issues Patent For Robotic Door To Stop Gun Attacks

A Seattle-based security company has issued a patent for its robotic Linear Revolving Door in hopes to stop shooting massacres like the one at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

01/08/2013

A mall security officer stands at the entrance to the Clackamas Town Center mall on December 13, 2012 in Clackamas, Oregon. Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office identified Jacob Tyler Roberts, 22, as the gunman who entered the mall with a AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle, killing two and wounding another before taking his own life. (Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images)

Ore. Mall Reopens 3 Days After Attack

The Clackamas Town Center shopping mall reopened Friday, three days after a gunman killed two people and wounded a third amid a holiday crowd estimated at 10,000 people.

12/14/2012