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Pair charged with drug trafficking

A Spokane woman who was nine months pregnant and unarmed when she was shot by a Washington State Patrol sergeant during a drug raid has been charged with drug trafficking. …

Officers in shooting named

Six police officers fired a total of 26 shots at a man who refused to drop a shotgun near a busy Spokane intersection last week, investigators said Wednesday. Ethan A. …

Police reopen shooting scene

Investigators wrapped up their search of the scene of Friday’s fatal police shooting and reopened the neighborhood about noon Saturday. The shooter, who was killed after firing shots at a …

Carver’s knife was found closed after Seattle shooting

The knife that John T. Williams was carrying when he was fatally shot by a Seattle police officer on Aug. 30 was folded in a closed position when it was …

Sheriff’s deputy in shooting named

The Spokane County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a man Sunday night in Spokane Valley was identified Wednesday as Rustin Olson. Olson, who was involved in a nonfatal police …

Deputy identified in Sunday shooting

The Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a man Sunday night in Spokane Valley has been identified as Rustin Olson. The deputy was involved in another shooting on …

Man killed by deputy had been suicidal

A man shot and killed by a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy on Sunday underwent a mental evaluation after trying to commit suicide last summer. A police report obtained Tuesday said …

Family questions fatal-encounter with sheriff’s deputy

Before Quentin Donald Dodd’s fatal confrontation with a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy on Sunday, his landlord said she’d had enough. “He was very aggressive and threatening, so I said, ‘You …

Valley man shot by deputy is ID’d

The man killed Sunday night by police has been identified as 50-year-old Quentin D. Dodd, who reportedly had threatened two of his roommates with a knife before police confronted him.

Valley man shot, killed in police confrontation

A Spokane Valley man is dead after a confrontation with police Sunday night.

Trooper says shooting was unintentional

A Washington State Patrol sergeant who shot an unarmed pregnant woman during a drug raid last week has told investigators it was “an accidental discharge,” sheriff’s officials announced Thursday. Sgt. …

WSP names officer in shooting that wounded woman

The chief of Washington State Patrol said Tuesday he has no reason to believe last week’s shooting of an unarmed pregnant woman in Spokane was accidental. “I don’t have anything …

Pregnant woman shot

A pregnant, unarmed woman was shot during a drug raid in Spokane on Friday morning and she remained hospitalized late last night as investigators pieced together what happened in the …

Deputies no longer assert that suspect fired first

Deputies who initially said an armed assault suspect fired on them before they shot back, wounding him last week, now say they’re unsure if the man shot at them at …

Spokane County deputies shoot, wound man

A Spokane County sheriff’s deputy shot a man late Thursday while investigating an earlier shooting in a quiet neighborhood near the Little Spokane River. Sean P. Houlihan, 37, is expected …

Man killed by Vancouver police was Iraq veteran

The Oregon Army National Guard confirms that a 22-year-old man killed by Vancouver police was a veteran who served 12 months in Iraq.

Mourners recall the life of pastor, nurseryman

Hundreds gathered today on a crisp summer morning to grieve the loss of a man whose preaching and gardening left an unforgettable imprint on those who met Pastor Wayne Scott …

Prosecutor’s office: Police shooting justified

Spokane Valley police officers were justified when they shot a man reported to be suicidal in December, the Spokane County Prosecutors Office has ruled.

Authorities identify Spokane officer who shot man

Law enforcement officials today released the name of the Spokane police officer who shot and killed an armed suspect last Friday.

Officer in fatal shootout is a 7-year SPD veteran

Authorities today released the name of the Spokane police officer involved in last Friday’s fatal shootout with an armed suspect.

Police return shots, kill man

A shootout with police early Friday killed a Spokane man who investigators say threatened family in a dispute over firearms. Todd E. White, 46, died after Spokane police officers returned …

Man killed in police shootout identified

A shootout with police early Friday killed a Spokane man who investigators say threatened family in a dispute over firearms.

Valley man shot by police is recovering at hospital

A man shot by Spokane Valley police last week is recovering from surgery at a downtown hospital, family members said Monday. Michael E. Young, 55, suffered gunshot wounds to his …

Region in brief: Police say man was suicidal

Spokane Valley police shot and wounded a man they described as suicidal following a standoff Sunday. The 55-year-old, whose name has not been released, was taken to a hospital with …

Man shot by police in Spokane Valley

Spokane Valley police shot a man they described as suicidal following a standoff this afternoon.

Man shot by police charged with assault

A man shot by Spokane Valley police after answering his door armed with a revolver has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault.

Man shot by sheriff’s deputies identified

A man shot by Spokane County sheriff’s deputies Saturday has been identified as Donald J. Lafavor.

Man shot by police had made prediction, documents show

A man described by friends as suicidal told his ex-girlfriend before he was shot by Spokane Valley police that something was going to happen “and it will be on the …

Police say man had pellet gun

A reportedly suicidal man shot by Spokane Valley police Friday was armed with a pellet gun that resembles a Colt .45 semi-automatic pistol, according to a search warrant filed Tuesday. …

Man shot by police remains hospitalized

The man shot by Spokane Valley police Friday remains in stable but serious condition at a local hospital, police said today.