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Sheriff's office set to tap into Spokane County school security systems

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office could soon be tapping in to the security system at your child's school -- but deputies promise they won't be spying on your kids. The new program will allow dispatchers to get real-time feeds of school surveillance cameras in case of an emergency, like a fire or an active shooter on campus.

The race to fund the government is on (again)

After months of disagreements over spending, five short-term budget deals and fights about health care, immigration, a New York infrastructure project and gun control, Congress is set to unveil and pass a massive spending bill in upcoming days that may finally address some of Capitol Hill's most contentious issues.

White House defends its walkback on gun law proposals

The White House on Monday defended its piecemeal approach to combating gun violence and insisted President Donald Trump hasn't entirely abandoned the idea of raising the minimum age for purchasing guns, hours after the President said there was "not much political support" for the initiative.

White House unveils gun and school safety proposals

The Trump administration on Sunday night proposed providing some school personnel with "rigorous" firearms training and backed a bill to improve criminal background checks on gun buyers, but backpedaled on the idea of increasing the minimum age to buy certain firearms -- a policy President Donald Trump had said he would support.