Stories tagged: police shooting
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Authorities: Deputy shoots man in casino parking lot
The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office says one of its deputies fatally shot a man with a gun in the parking lot of the Lucky Eagle Casino.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
FBI asked to probe killing of black man by Utah police
A Utah prosecutor asked the FBI on Tuesday to investigate a police shooting that left a black man dead when he ran from officers who stopped him after he rode …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Authorities: Student killed by police after car hits officer
A possibly intoxicated 22-year-old Temple University student in town to celebrate her birthday drove her BMW into a Florida police officer and was fatally shot by another officer in Miami …
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
St. Louis police investigation request goes to Washington
The request by St. Louis leaders to have the U.S. attorney’s office investigate police conduct at protests has been referred to the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Suspect who shot at Stevens County deputy was apprehended trying to return to vehicle
On Sept. 27, as police searched for a Colville man suspected of shooting at a Stevens County deputy, his white Ford Taurus sat parked just north of law enforcement’s mobile …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, noon
Coroner confirms victim in Idaho police shooting, house fire
The Ada County Coroner’s Office has officially confirmed the identity of the 84-year-old woman who died in an Idaho house fire that erupted shortly after a home invasion.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
143 arrested after protest blocks St. Louis highway traffic
Police arrested 143 people after protesters blocked traffic on a busy highway near downtown St. Louis as part of the ongoing demonstrations against the acquittal of a white former police …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Family identifies victims in police shooting, house fire
Family members say they have positively identified two people who died in a Meridian house fire after an officer-involved shooting.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Officials work to ID victims in police shooting, house fire
Authorities say two bodies found in the wreckage of a burned-down house after an officer-involved shooting likely won’t be identified until after dental records are found or DNA testing is …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017
Amy Goodman: Taking a knee, standing for justice
Principled stands taken at great risk are often how movements are born.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Black Lives Matter is a movement that can’t be sued, judge says
Black Lives Matter is a social movement, like the tea party or the civil rights movement, and therefore can’t be sued, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
All-day manhunt for Colville man accused of shooting at deputy ends in arrest
The Colville School District closed and law enforcement officials asked Colville residents to stay inside as police searched for a man who fired several shots at a Stevens County deputy …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Man fires at Spokane County deputies during traffic stop in Mead
A convicted felon has been arrested for attempted murder after allegedly firing a gun at a pursuing deputy early Wednesday.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
St. Louis faith leaders leading service in midst of unrest
Faith leaders in St. Louis are reaching out to try to help the area heal in the midst of racial unrest that has surfaced for the second time in three …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
Officers shoot armed male suspect after chase
Police in Boise say officers shot and injured a male suspect who displayed a firearm and refused police commands.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Organizers end Monday protests; more set for Tuesday
When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Protests turn violent in St. Louis for 2nd night
Protests turned violent for the second night on Saturday after the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, as a …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
N.Y. officer accidentally shoots U.S. marshal in New Jersey
A New York City police officer hunting for a fugitive in New Jersey has accidentally shot a U.S. marshal in the foot while firing on a dog.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
Autopsy: Seattle woman was pregnant when shot by police
A newly released autopsy report shows Charleena Lyles was shot seven times by Seattle police and was 14 to 15 weeks’ pregnant when she died.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Kent police fatally shoot man they say dragged an officer
Officers in Kent, Washington, shot and killed a man they say dragged an officer while driving off in a stolen car.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Man accused of shooting 2 Bonner County deputies fit to face charges
An Idaho man accused of shooting two Bonner County sheriff’s deputies in January has been found to be mentally capable of facing the charges against him after spending time at …
Sat., July 29, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Police: Southwest Idaho man shot and killed during standoff
Law enforcement officers shot and killed a 48-year-old southwest Idaho man Saturday morning.
Sat., July 22, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Witness in Justine Damond shooting steps forward; source says part of encounter was filmed
A witness who was nearby when Justine Damond was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer has been located and is cooperating, according to state investigators.
Sat., July 22, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
Deputies cleared in fatal southwest Idaho shooting
A prosecutor has determined that the eight law enforcement officers who fired shots at a 32-year-old southwest Idaho man were justified in using lethal force.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of officer shooting
Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday amid calls for new leadership in the department following last week’s shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman by a police officer.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
Minnesota police shooting isn’t only death of 911 caller
The fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota isn’t by any means the first time police in the U.S. have mistakenly killed someone who called them for help …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Minneapolis police chief: Death of Australian woman ‘should not have happened’
The fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call “should not have happened,” police Chief Janee Harteau said Thursday, adding that the …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 7:56 p.m.
Australian woman shot after cops heard loud sound
An Australian woman who called 911 to report a possible assault was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer after the officers heard a loud sound near their squad …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Ohio drops case against ex-cop in shooting of unarmed man
A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a Cincinnati traffic stop won’t face a third murder trial, a prosecutor announced Tuesday while saying he’s asking …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
Police fatally shoot elderly man who had tried to kill self
Police say an Oregon man who slit his wrists in a suicide attempt less than three weeks ago has been fatally shot by officers.