shooting http://kuow.org en Fort Hood MP Hailed As Hero For Confronting Shooter http://kuow.org/post/fort-hood-mp-hailed-hero-confronting-shooter As investigators try to determine why <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/04/03/298708884/what-do-we-know-about-the-fort-hood-gunman" target="_blank">Army Spc. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:45:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 31912 at http://kuow.org Fort Hood MP Hailed As Hero For Confronting Shooter AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded By Gunman In Afghanistan http://kuow.org/post/ap-photographer-killed-reporter-wounded-gunman-afghanistan "A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan," <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=299012737" target="_blank">the wire service reports</a>.<p><a href="http://www.anjaniedringhaus.com/vita" target="_blank">Anja Niedringhaus</a>, 48, a photographer who in 2005 was part of an AP team <a href="http://www.pulitzer.org/citation/2005-Breaking-News-Photography" target="_blank">that won a Pulitzer Prize</a> for coverage of the war in Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:47:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 31909 at http://kuow.org AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded By Gunman In Afghanistan 'We Do Not Expect Any More Fatalities,' Doctor Says Of Fort Hood Victims http://kuow.org/post/we-do-not-expect-any-more-fatalities-doctor-says-fort-hood-victims On the day after <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/04/02/298401578/fort-hood-goes-on-lockdown-after-reports-of-shooting" target="_blank">a deadly shooting incident on the grounds of Fort Hood, Texas</a>, in which a gunman killed at least three people, wounded 16 and then reportedly killed himself, there was this welcome news:<p>"We do not expect any more fatalities at this point," Dr. Matthew Davis, head of the trauma unit at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas, told reporters Thursday morning. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:12:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 31835 at http://kuow.org 'We Do Not Expect Any More Fatalities,' Doctor Says Of Fort Hood Victims Shooting At Fort Hood Leaves 4 Dead, 16 Injured http://kuow.org/post/shooting-fort-hood-leaves-4-dead-16-injured <h6><strong>This post has news through 11:20 p.m. ET on Wednesday. For updates since then, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/04/03/298699681/fort-hood-shooting-the-latest" target="_blank">click here</a>.</strong></h6><p>A gunman opened fire on the military post of Fort Hood, Texas, on Wednesday, killing three and injuring 16, before putting the gun to his head and killing himself, <a href="http://www.isaf.nato.int/about-isaf/leadership/lieutenant-general-mark-a.-milley.html">Lt. Gen. Mark A. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:32:06 +0000 editor 31814 at http://kuow.org Shooting At Fort Hood Leaves 4 Dead, 16 Injured Newtown Residents Demolish A School, And Violent Memories http://kuow.org/post/newtown-residents-demolish-school-and-violent-memories Demolition has begun at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman killed 20 students and six adults last December. Bricks will be pulverized, steel melted down and a new school built at the same location.<p>Allison Hornak attended Sandy Hook Elementary School as a kid. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:26:00 +0000 Patrick Skahill 22655 at http://kuow.org Newtown Residents Demolish A School, And Violent Memories Teacher Who Died Trying To End Shooting Remembered As A Hero http://kuow.org/post/teacher-who-died-trying-end-shooting-remembered-hero Michael Landsberry, the 45-year-old middle school math teacher and Afghan War veteran who was killed Monday trying to talk down a student shooter at a Nevada middle school, is being remembered as a hero.<p>Witnesses at Sparks Middle School in the city of Sparks, near Reno, described how Landsberry approached the armed 13-year-old boy and tried to get him to surrender a semi-automatic pistol he had used to shoot two fellow students. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:26:38 +0000 Scott Neuman 22455 at http://kuow.org Teacher Who Died Trying To End Shooting Remembered As A Hero Woman Found Shot Dead On Burke-Gilman Trail In Wallingford http://kuow.org/post/woman-found-shot-dead-burke-gilman-trail-wallingford <p>A woman in her 20s was found shot dead at 4:30 a.m. on Friday morning just off the Burke-Gilman trail in Seattle&rsquo;s Wallingford neighborhood.</p><p>Police believe this was a targeted hit and that the woman was not killed at random. Officers have not yet identified the woman, according to a police spokesman.</p><p>A passerby found the woman on the popular trail at North Northlake Way and Eastern Avenue North and called 911.</p><p>Homicide detectives initially cleared the area and have since reopened the trail to pedestrians and cyclists.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 18:55:57 +0000 Lisa Brooks & Isolde Raftery 21525 at http://kuow.org Woman Found Shot Dead On Burke-Gilman Trail In Wallingford 'I Miss Her Already': Profiles Of The Navy Yard Victims Emerge http://kuow.org/post/i-miss-her-already-profiles-navy-yard-victims-emerge <h6><strong>This post was last updated at 4:40 p.m. ET.</strong></h6><p>The victims of the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/17/223311527/navy-yard-shootings-no-second-gunman-victims-ids-emerge">Navy Yard shootings</a> that brought panic and tragedy to a corner of Washington, D.C., on Monday morning are in many people's thoughts as their names and other information are released. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:33:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 20477 at http://kuow.org 'I Miss Her Already': Profiles Of The Navy Yard Victims Emerge Deceased Navy Yard Suspect Arrested In Seattle In 2004 http://kuow.org/post/deceased-navy-yard-suspect-arrested-seattle-2004 <p></p><p>The man law enforcement have identified as the deceased gunman who opened fire at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. Monday was arrested in Seattle in May of 2004 for shooting up a car. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>According to police reports, Aaron Alexis was living with his grandmother in Seattleā€™s Beacon Hill neighborhood that year. A construction crew was building a house next door, and one of the workers told police that Alexis stared at them every morning for a month leading up to the incident.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 02:39:17 +0000 Sara Lerner 20455 at http://kuow.org Deceased Navy Yard Suspect Arrested In Seattle In 2004 Washington Navy Yard, Site Of Shooting, Has Long History http://kuow.org/post/washington-navy-yard-site-shooting-has-long-history The sprawling Washington Navy Yard, scene of a <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/16/223023740/developing-shooting-at-u-s-navy-yard-in-washington-d-c">deadly shooting</a> Monday, is the Navy's oldest shore establishment and has long been considered the "ceremonial gateway" to the nation's capital.<p>The yard went into operation at the turn of the 19th century. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 20413 at http://kuow.org Washington Navy Yard, Site Of Shooting, Has Long History Attack At The Navy Yard: Gunman And 12 Victims Killed http://kuow.org/post/attack-navy-yard-latest-shootings-dc <em>(We're constantly updating the top of this post and <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/16/223023740/developing-shooting-at-u-s-navy-yard-in-washington-d-c/#0001" target="_self">adding to it below as well</a>.)</em><p>The nation's capital went on high alert Monday after a shooting attack at the city's U.S. Navy Yard left at least 12 victims and one gunman dead and injured 8 others.<p>Police said one suspected shooter was dead at the scene. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 20398 at http://kuow.org Attack At The Navy Yard: Gunman And 12 Victims Killed Shooting In Ravenna, Suspects At Large http://kuow.org/post/shooting-ravenna-suspects-large <p><strong>UPDATE: 11:10 a.m. PT</strong></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/NatashaYChen">KIRO's Natasha Chen</a> reports that three area Seattle Public Schools that had been in "shelter in place" mode are now functioning as normal.</p><p><strong>UPDATE: 10:42 a.m. PT</strong></p><p>According to the<a href="http://spdblotter.seattle.gov/"> Seattle Police Department blotter</a> two suspects are involved and the victim is 56 years old. If you have information about the shooting please call the SPD tip line at 206.233.5000.</p><p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 18:16:00 +0000 Editor 20060 at http://kuow.org Shooting In Ravenna, Suspects At Large School Safety In The Age Of Gun Violence http://kuow.org/post/school-safety-age-gun-violence <p></p><p></p><p>Designing safer schools doesn't mean turning them into military bunkers. That might have been an easy remodel back when schools were built like jails, filled with "cells" and controlled by bells. Today's schools are open, flexible spaces that allow students to combine and recombine into groups that learn from each other as much as they learn from the teacher. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 19:53:38 +0000 David Hyde 5507 at http://kuow.org School Safety In The Age Of Gun Violence Have You Changed Your Mind On Gun Control? http://kuow.org/post/have-you-changed-your-mind-gun-control <p>Most of us spent the weekend following the coverage of Friday's tragic mass killing in Newtown, Conn. Have you changed your mind on gun control? Were you pro-gun rights until last Friday? Ross Reynolds takes your calls. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:28:13 +0000 Ross Reynolds 5240 at http://kuow.org Have You Changed Your Mind On Gun Control? Keeping Violence Out Of Schools http://kuow.org/post/keeping-violence-out-schools <p></p><p>Following one of the worst school shootings in the country's history, what's already being done and what can be done to keep guns and violence out of classrooms? We talk with&nbsp;Mike Donlin&nbsp;of&nbsp;Washington state's <a href="http://www.k12.wa.us/SafetyCenter/default.aspx">School Safety Center</a>. Then, we hear from former Seattle City Councilmember Tina Podlodowski about how Washington state could lead on gun control at the ballot box.</p><p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 5150 at http://kuow.org