GOP Leader Says NRA-Backed Gun Bill Shelved IndefinitelyHouse Republican leaders offered no new legislation to tighten gun laws and said a bill on gun silencers would be shelved indefinitely.
Accidental Shootings Killing, Injuring Washington ChildrenIn 2014 alone, there was one death and six injuries resulting from accidental shootings of children younger than 18, the agency said. Those seven cases were among the 113 children killed or injured nationally in 2014.
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.
Washington State AG Seeks Legislation Banning Assault WeaponsFerguson says such military weapons are designed to kill and they have no place in civilian use.
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
330,000 Sign Gun Access InitiativeInitiative 1491 would temporarily prevent a person from purchasing a firearm if they pose a threat to themselves or others
Seattle Considers Gun Violence Tax On Gun SalesCity Council President Tim Burgess also has proposed a new law that would require mandatory reporting of lost or stolen firearms to the Seattle Police Department.
Boy Hunting Pigeons On Rooftop Panics Idaho FallsA 16-year-old boy hunting pigeons with a scope-equipped pellet gun prompted police to close down several blocks in Idaho Falls.
Alaska Man Accidentally Shoots Daughter While Moving GunFairbanks man shot his 12-year-old daughter in the leg as he was trying to move the gun to hide it from other patients at a physical therapy office.
NRA Donates $150K More To Fight Measure Seeking Universal Background ChecksThe National Rifle Association has donated an additional $150,000 to its political action committee in Washington to fight a measure seeking universal background checks on gun sales and transfers
Police: 1 Killed, 2 Hurt In Seattle GunfightOfficers on foot and bike patrols reported hearing the shots at about 1:45 a.m. and arrived at the scene in the city's Belltown neighborhood within about 15 seconds
Seattle Police Kill Armed Man Who Shot At Officers Inside the man's home, officers found body armor and multiple fire-arms, including semi-automatic rifles