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UPDATED: Thu., April 9, 2015, 10:19 p.m.

Man shoots and kills Census Bureau guard, injures DC police officer

SUITLAND, Md. — A fire official says a guard at the U.S. Census Bureau headquarters has been shot and critically wounded.


Boston police officer shot during traffic stop

BOSTON — A decorated officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop that ended when other officers …


Police officer shot to death in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A Northern California police officer was shot to death Tuesday after responding to a call about a man threatening to commit suicide.


UPDATED: Wed., March 11, 2015, 11:15 p.m.

Two police officers reportedly shot outside Ferguson Police Department

FERGUSON, Mo. — The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports two police officers have been shot outside the Ferguson Police Department.


Jim Kershner’s This Day in History

From our archives, 100 years ago Two masked men robbed a grocery store at Third Avenue and Madelia Street, and then shot a Spokane detective during a running gunbattle through …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 21, 2015, 7:52 p.m.

Protestors block traffic on Columbia River bridge in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. — A group protesting a police shooting in Pasco, Washington, took over a bridge crossing the Columbia River.


Deputy involved in Valley traffic stop shooting is a 13-year veteran

The law enforcement officer who shot an armed motorist during a gunfight last week after a Spokane Valley traffic stop was identified today as sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Thurman, a 13-year …


Mayor eulogizes officer as cops turn backs

Thousands of police turned their backs Sunday as Mayor Bill de Blasio eulogized an officer shot dead with his partner, repeating a stinging display of scorn for the mayor despite …


Police: St. Louis officers kill suspect wielding knife

ST. LOUIS — A large crowd, some chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot,” gathered Tuesday at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a …


Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung …


Woman with knife brought to hospital

A woman shot and killed by Sandpoint police July 8 outside Bonner General Hospital had been brought to the hospital by her husband, who told the emergency staff she was …


Police identify officers involved in fatal shooting

Spokane police on Thursday released the names of five officers involved in last week’s fatal North Side shooting of armed robbery suspect Stephen C. Corkery. They are Sgts. John Roys …


Man killed Tuesday night had been denied disability benefits by Army

The young man shot to death following a police chase Tuesday night was a U.S. Army combat veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan three years ago and denied disability benefits.


East Wenatchee police shooting case near settlement

SPOKANE — A federal lawsuit against the city of East Wenatchee and one of its police officers over the 2009 shooting of a suicidal man is close to an out-of-court …


Creach civil case can move to trial

A civil suit against a sheriff’s deputy in the 2010 shooting death of a Spokane Valley pastor has enough evidence to warrant a jury trial, a federal judge has ruled. …


CdA police kill man after he opens fire downtown

Coeur d’Alene police shot and killed a man Saturday after police say he shot someone, then fired a gun at officers and civilians as he drove through Coeur d’Alene. “He …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2012, 4:28 p.m.

Friend claims man shot by police was unarmed

New details are emerging from the fatal shooting in Spokane Valley including the identity of the dead man and claims from his best friend that he may not have been …


Suspect kills self after two deputies shot

As police closed in on a suspect in the shooting of two sheriff’s deputies today, the suspect fired repeatedly at pursuing squad cars, then shot and killed himself in the …


Ex-Portland cop: Stress led to sex crimes

A former Portland, Ore., police officer says stress from an on-duty shooting prompted him to start committing sex crimes.


Creaches want all cars marked

No one has lost more from the August shooting that killed a Spokane Valley pastor than Imogene Creach. The widow of 74-year-old Wayne Scott Creach stood among family members Wednesday …


Investigation continues in Idaho fugitive shooting

A man who was shot and injured by an Idaho State Police officer near Coeur d’Alene in February has been returned to the Montana State Prison and could face charges …


Slain pastor’s sons push for new laws

The sons of slain pastor Wayne Scott Creach have taken their quest for justice to the state Legislature. Alan and Ernie Creach, and the Freedom Restoration Project, a gun rights …


Man shot by deputy denies being armed

A suspected thief shot multiple times by a Stevens County sheriff’s deputy disputed law enforcement reports Sunday that he was armed with a pistol even though authorities say they recovered …


Man shot by deputy reportedly armed with stolen pistol

A man shot multiple times by a Steven County sheriff’s deputy early Saturday was threatening the deputy with a stolen gun, Stevens County Sheriff Kendle Allen said Sunday.


Suspected vehicle prowler shot by Stevens County sheriff’s deputy

A person suspected of numerous vehicle prowls in rural Stevens County was in serious condition in a Spokane hospital Saturday after being shot by a Stevens County sheriff’s deputy. Events …


Trooper

An Idaho State Police report confirms that Cpl. Dan Howard fired the shots that killed one person and injured another after two Montana fugitives rammed his patrol car on Feb. …


ISP corporal fired fatal shots

An Idaho State Police report confirms that Cpl. Dan Howard fired the shots that killed one person and injured another after two Montana fugitives rammed his patrol car on Feb. …


Man shot by deputies acquitted of assault

A Spokane County jury today exonerated a man charged with assaulting the two deputies who shot him several times, leaving the man paralyzed below the chest. David J. Glidden, 28, …


On-scene shooting investigation concludes

The Spokane Investigative Response Team completed its on-scene investigation into Sunday’s officer involved shooting, the response team said Monday.


Spokane man killed by police

A man reportedly armed with a knife was shot to death by police in northwest Spokane early Sunday. Spokane police officers were dispatched to the home at 5726 N. Elgin …