Spokane Police respond to 5 shootings in two hours

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane Police officers responded to five shootings in a two-hour period Monday night. The first report of shots fired happened near Dalton and Helena just after 10:30 p.m. When police arrived, those involved fled. An uninvolved parked…

Spokane Police investigate 10 shootings in past week

SPOKANE, Wash.-- The Spokane Police Department said the number of shootings its investigating continues to climb. On Tuesday, SPD said it was actively looking into 10 shootings that have taken place over the last week, with drive-bys making up a…

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine sentenced to 2 years

Tekashi 6ix9ine, the flamboyant Brooklyn rapper who carried out a series of violent crimes before informing on his former gang associates, was sentenced to 2 years in prison on Wednesday.

Congress agrees to millions in gun violence research

The $25 million for federal research into gun violence that's included in the massive spending bill agreed to on Capitol Hill represents the first time in over two decades that Congress has allocated funding for the issue.