Stories tagged: police shooting
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
France kicks off presidential vote overseas; security tight
Polling stations opened Saturday in France’s far-flung overseas territories – one day earlier than on the mainland – for the country’s unpredictable presidential election as the 11 candidates in the …
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
Suspect who died in Seattle officer shooting named
Authorities have named the 19-year-old suspect who died after Thursday’s exchange of gunfire with Seattle police near a downtown convenience store.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Officials say deputy fatally shot armed carjacker in Spanaway
Officials say an armed carjacker was shot and killed by a Pierce County Sheriff’s deputy in Spanaway.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Court rules suburb can hear 137-shot case against police
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a judge in the city where two unarmed blacks died in a 137-shot barrage of Cleveland police gunfire can hear criminal charges against five …
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 11:33 p.m.
Oregon police say they warned teen about fake gun prior to death
An Oregon police officer said he had warned a black teenager that carrying a fake gun might get him killed one day months before the teen was fatally shot by …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Ferguson mayor who handled Brown shooting fallout re-elected
Ferguson, Missouri’s top elected official in the tumultuous 32 months since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown won another three-year term Tuesday.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Idaho police shoot a woman during a Monday vehicle pursuit
Idaho State Police say officers who shot a woman while trying to arrest a fleeing suspect were justified in their actions.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
Oregon officer says he warned teen not to reach for waist
A Portland police officer who fatally shot a 17-year-old boy last month told a Multnomah County grand jury that he warned the teenager several times to keep his hands away …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
Oregon teen’s mom: Feds should probe fatal police shooting
The mother of an Oregon teenager who was fatally shot by a Portland police officer is demanding a federal investigation into her son’s death.
Sat., March 18, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
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: Sun., March 12, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Navajo Nation officer dies after shooting; suspect caught
A police officer from the nation’s largest American Indian reservation was shot early Sunday as he responded to a domestic violence call in western New Mexico and died hours later, …
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
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
Officer pleads not guilty in Philando Castile shooting death
The police officer charged with fatally shooting Philando Castile last summer in Falcon Heights, Minn., pleaded not guilty Monday.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
Inquest scheduled in shooting of man by Montana police
An inquest has been scheduled for next month in the shooting death of a Wyoming man by a Montana police officer following a standoff in a hotel lobby, Yellowstone County …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
$3.35 million settlement for family of black teen killed by officer
Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by police in Madison, Wisconsin, say they have settled a federal civil rights lawsuit for $3.35 million.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Federal trial over Michael Brown’s death pushed back to 2018
A federal lawsuit by Michael Brown’s parents over the 2014 police shooting death of their son in Ferguson, Missouri, now won’t happen until at least next year, though a judge …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Senate bill to improve coroner inquests moves forward
A bill to change coroner inquests is moving forward after clearing the Senate Law and Justice Committee.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Two Beaverton police officers shoot, kill man on roof
A Beaverton police spokesman says two officers have shot and killed a man standing on a roof.
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Authorities: Lynnwood officer fatally shoots man who was holding knife
Authorities say a Lynnwood officer fatally shot a man police say brandished a knife and advanced at officers.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Suspect dies after armed confrontation with police in Kuna
Idaho State Police are investigating after eight officers fired at and killed a suspect after a confrontation in Kuna.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
Man, teen to appear in court in Washington officer shooting
A man and a teenage boy are set to appear in court Thursday in connection with the December shooting of a Mount Vernon police officer.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
Family says wounded Washington state officer may be blind
The family of a Washington state police officer who was shot in the head last month while responding to a call may be permanently blind as a result of his …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Passing driver kills man who shot Arizona officer in ambush
An Arizona state trooper stopped to help at a car wreck along a remote highway Thursday when he was shot and wounded in an ambush by a man who was …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
Injured Oregon state trooper was shot 12 times, family says
The family of a wounded Oregon State Police trooper says he was shot 12 times on Christmas night.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
Massive manhunt underway as Orlando mourns deaths of 2 law enforcement officers
ORLANDO, Fla. – Law enforcement officers in Orlando were engaged in a massive manhunt early Tuesday for a man accused of fatally shooting a police officer who approached him outside …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Lawyer again calls for firings over slaying of Tamir Rice
An attorney is renewing his call for the firing of the two white Cleveland police officers involved in the shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy killed while playing …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
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.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 11:39 a.m.
Wounded Mount Vernon police officer continues to improve
Mount Vernon police officer Mike McClaughry has made further improvements this week while at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, said Mount Vernon police Lt. Chris Cammock.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 9:47 a.m.
Trooper still critical after shooting
An Oregon State Police trooper wounded in a Christmas night gunbattle was able to high-five his wife when he woke up from his first surgery, but he has more operations …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
DC police: Knife-wielding man shot by officer dies
District of Columbia police say a man shot by an officer when he ignored commands to drop a knife has died.