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100 years ago in Spokane: County deputy denies his bullet killed teen car thief

A stolen auto, a drunken booze party in Colbert, and, in the end, a mystery: Who shot and killed Gordon Coldeen, 19?

UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 5:21 p.m.

Police officers who wounded knife-wielding man identified

The Spokane Police Department has identified the officers who shot and wounded a man armed with a knife who was reportedly threatening himself and others near Fairview Avenue and Perry …

UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 4:28 p.m.

Man shot by police after stabbing himself, threatening others in northeast Spokane is identified

The man who

UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:17 p.m.

Man who stabbed himself and reportedly threatened others shot by police in north Spokane

Police shot a man who was stabbing himself and reportedly threatening others Sunday evening in northeast Spokane.

UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 7:48 p.m.

Texas police officer faces murder charge in teen’s death

A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant issued Friday.

UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 10:38 p.m.

Prosecutor rules Spokane police officer justified in deadly January shooting

The Spokane County Prosecutors Office has decided not to file criminal charges against the officer who shot and killed Dexter Dumarce early this year.

Boise police: Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting

Boise Police Chief Bill Bones has given the all-clear following an officer-involved shooting at a popular hiking and biking trail in the Boise foothills and after police found the suspect …

UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:06 p.m.

Spokane Sheriff’s deputy wounded in Colbert standoff identified

The Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded in the shoulder during a SWAT standoff Monday has been identified as Sgt. Harold Whapeles.

UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:05 p.m.

Former bank executive threatened wife hours before dying in north Spokane standoff

Hours before a former bank executive died

UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 10:27 p.m.

Wounded Spokane County deputy released from the hospital

A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy wounded in an exchange with domestic violence suspect Dean J. Bellamy earlier this week went home from the hospital Wednesday, escorted by fellow deputies and …

UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 9:59 a.m.

Man suspected of shooting Spokane County deputy was former bank executive with domestic violence history

After one incident at his Colbert home in 2015, a woman warned Spokane County sheriff’s deputies that Dean Bellamy “would be very ‘combative’ and would ‘go out in a blaze …

UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 6:27 p.m.

Competency of Bonner County man charged with shooting deputies contested

A contested competency hearing is pending in the case of a man charged with shooting and wounding two North Idaho deputies

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 6:14 p.m.

Suspect in Bonner County deputies’ shooting released from hospital, held in Kootenai County jail

The man suspected of shooting two Bonner County sheriff’s deputies was released from the hospital, Tuesday.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

Second Bonner County Sheriff’s deputy shot near Blanchard, Idaho released from hospital

The second deputy shot last week in Blanchard, Idaho, was released Monday from the hospital.

Bonner County deputy wounded in shootout released from hospital

Bonner County Deputy Justin Penn was released from Kootenai Health Thursday afternoon, three days after he was

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

Spokane police officer involved in deadly Sunday shooting identified

The Spokane police officer involved in Sunday’s shooting of Dexter Martin Dumarce has been identified as Cpl. Ryan Jamieson.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 10:53 p.m.

Deputies and suspect in Blanchard, Idaho shooting named

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday identified the two Bonner County deputies who were shot and wounded attempting to serve a warrant Monday morning in Blanchard, Idaho, as Michael …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 10:40 p.m.

Two Bonner County deputies shot near Blanchard, suspect in custody

Two Bonner County sheriff’s deputies were shot while trying to arrest a man at a residence in Blanchard, Idaho Monday morning.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 11:34 p.m.

Man shot, killed by Spokane police officer on lower South Hill

A man was shot and killed by a Spokane police officer early Sunday after the man had brandished a knife at an officer earlier.

Family of man killed by Bend police says he was unarmed

Lawyers for the family of a man fatally shot by a Bend police officer Friday say the man was unarmed and still belted in his vehicle when he was killed.

Police: Marksman killed gunman after child ran to porch

SEATTLE – The gunman had already shot a police officer, threatened to kill two children and barricaded himself upstairs in a house for 11 hours when one of the kids, …

Boise police: 1 officer remains in critical condition, 1 out of hospital

One of two Boise police officers who were shot during a search for a fugitive has been released from the hospital, while the other remains in critical condition.

Two police officers hurt, Meridian suspect killed in Boise Bench shootout

The man who traded shots with Boise police Friday afternoon was declared dead on arrival at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise police Chief Bill Bones said Friday evening.

Police officer shoots, kills Wyoming man at Billings hotel

A police officer shot and killed a 32-year-old Wyoming man in a hotel in Montana’s largest city early Thursday after the man allegedly turned toward officers while holding a handgun, …

Police: Officer shoots man near homeless camp cleanup

A Seattle police officer shot and critically wounded a man involved in a knife fight Tuesday as officials were working to clean out a homeless encampment known as the Jungle, …

Atlantic Coast residents fleeing Hurricane Matthew; man on evacuation route fires at deputies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Some 3,000 people checked into shelters across Florida, a judge in coastal Georgia suspended a murder trial and deputies in South Carolina shot and wounded a …

Police shoot, kill man in San Diego area; protesters gather

EL CAJON, Calif. – A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his …

Body cameras corroborate Spokane Police accounts of May 2 shooting at West Wynn Motel

Body-camera footage released Wednesday by the Spokane Police Department appears to corroborate previous accounts of the May 4 police shooting that injured 32-year-old Aaron Johnson.

Video shows man shot at House of Charity begging officers to kill him

Spokane police on Tuesday released body camera and surveillance video from the fatal shooting April 28 outside the House of Charity, a shelter and drop-in center for homeless people.

Family of man killed in 2013 police shooting outside Salvation Army sues city

Just before the expiration of the three-year statute of limitations, the family of Danny Jones, the 40-year-old man shot and killed in his truck outside the Salvation Army housing center …