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December 9, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Two arrested after firing rifle in SW Wash. apartment complex

The Associated Press An Oregon man is accused of pointing a rifle at a woman during a drunken shooting rampage early Saturday at a Washougal apartment complex. No one was injured in the incident. Jonathan A. Henriquez, 24, of Beaverton, Ore., appeared Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree assault. Judge Barbara Johnson held him in…


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October 6, 2014 at 5:46 AM

15-year-old boy accidentally shot in Spokane

The Associated Press SPOKANE — About a half-dozen teens were playing with a gun Sunday afternoon in Spokane when it fired and hit a 15-year-old boy in the chest. Police say the boy was critically wounded. He was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center. Lt. Rex Olsen was told the teens removed the gun’s clip but didn’t realize…


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September 5, 2014 at 7:44 AM

Boise State installs metal detectors at stadium

The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — Fans attending Boise State University’s home opener football game Saturday against Colorado State will have to pass through metal detectors. School spokesman Greg Hahn says the new metal detectors are needed after Idaho lawmakers earlier this year passed a law allowing people with enhanced concealed weapons permits to carry guns on…


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July 15, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Poll: Strong support for gun background checks

The Associated Press A new poll shows strong support among Washington voters for a ballot initiative that would require background checks on all firearm sales in the state. The Elway Poll found that 70 percent of people were inclined to vote for Initiative 594. The same poll showed that 46 percent of people were inclined to vote…


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July 14, 2014 at 6:56 AM

Monday Memo: Fire along I-5 … Sounders clearcut Timbers … Gun laws

National Weather Service forecast Brush fire headache: Here’s hoping you didn’t get caught in the traffic tie-up caused by the brush fire that charred a hillside along northbound I-5 near SeaTac overnight. Sounders get it done: They beat archrival Portland Timbers last night 2-0 at CenturyLink Field before a crowd…


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June 25, 2014 at 6:42 AM

Wednesday Memo: Marshawn Lynch naked … Gun tragedy … ‘Peeping’ drone explained

National Weather Service forecast Marshawn Lynch bares all: Well, almost all. … He’s one of 22 athletes to be featured in  The Body Issue published by ESPN the Magazine, which hits newsstands on July 11. The issue is the “Bodies We Want” section, where athletes are featured in tasteful nude poses. Well, Marshawn is…


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May 1, 2014 at 6:49 AM

Thursday Memo: May Day traffic mayhem … 84 degrees! … Boeing denies morale problem

National Weather Service forecast Are you ready? Be prepared for planned, or not-so-planned, disruptions in downtown Seattle today as May Day events and possible May Day mayhem make things a bit messy: Commute could be disrupted in Seattle by May Day rallies, marches. Check back with us throughout the day and into the evening…


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January 3, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Friday Memo: Machinists vote today … Gun measures … Beer & Starbucks

Machinists vote today: The vote on Boeing’s proposal to extend the Machinists’ contract for a commitment to build the 777X jet at Boeing plants here began at 5 a.m. and runs until 6 p.m. The results are to be announced this evening. Let the fight begin: Or continue, that is. Supporters and opponents of expanded…


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