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Police: Blackfoot officers shoot Idaho man after stabbing

Police said officers shot and killed a man after he stabbed a woman in eastern Idaho.

UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 3:14 p.m.

Police officers cleared in fatal shooting in Boise

Two Boise police officers did not commit any wrongdoing following a shooting during a traffic stop that killed a man armed with a gun, a prosecutor’s review found.

UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 8:38 p.m.

Indiana officer killed, suspect dies after shootout with police

An Indiana officer was killed Friday evening in an exchange of gunfire between police and a homicide suspect, who barricaded himself inside an apartment complex and later died from injuries …

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:01 p.m.

Police: Man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store

A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff’s deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said.

One officer has died in Dallas Home Depot shooting

DALLAS – One police officer has died and another was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday by a gunman inside a Home Depot store in northeast Dallas, which set off …

UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 10:06 p.m.

2 Dallas police officers wounded in shooting outside store

Two Dallas police officers were critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday outside a home improvement store, authorities said.

Montana officer kills man at casino who had pellet gun

A police officer shot and killed a man authorities said was waving a black pellet gun and threatening patrons inside a casino early Tuesday – the second fatal shooting by …

Metal object in fatal N.Y. police shooting was a welding torch

The metal object that was mistaken for a gun in a fatal shooting by officers turned out to be the head of a welding torch, according to New York Police …

UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

Footage released of knife-wielding man shot by police last year

Spokane police released body camera footage Thursday showing the nonfatal shooting of 30-year-old Terrence Wallette last year.

UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 3:24 p.m.

North Carolina officer shoots, kills man during traffic stop

A white North Carolina police officer shot and killed a black passenger who refused orders not to reach for a gun after a late-night traffic stop led to a physical …

Rally seeks justice for black man shot by police in backyard

People at a rally to renew calls for justice in the police shooting death of an unarmed black man expressed outrage over how an autopsy showed Stephon Clark was shot …

UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

1 Baton Rouge officer fired, 1 suspended in deadly shooting

A Louisiana police chief said Friday he has fired the white officer who fatally shot a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store nearly two years ago, a …

UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 5:51 p.m.

Autopsy: Stephon Clark was shot 8 times, 7 from behind

Sacramento police shot Stephon Clark seven times from behind, according to autopsy results released Friday by a pathologist hired by Clark’s family, a finding that calls into question the department’s …

Police: Man shot, killed trying to get into patrol vehicle

Authorities in western Washington said a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a 28-year-old Spanaway man attempting to get into the deputy’s patrol car.

Bend to pay $800,000 to family of man killed by police

The insurance company for the central Oregon city of Bend will pay $800,000 in a settlement agreement with the family of a man shot and killed by a Bend police …

Police shoot, wound 40-year-old suspect in Salem

Authorities said a suspect shot by Salem police had backed his pickup into the patrol car of the officer who fired.

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11 p.m.

Sandpoint police officers wounded in shootout recovering; suspect killed

Two Sandpoint police officers were wounded and a male suspect was killed during a shootout early Monday at a small apartment complex.

Prosecutor: Boise police shooting of man justified

A prosecutor has ruled that Boise Police officers were justified when they wounded a Meridian man during a parking lot confrontation last fall.

Off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot during pursuit

An off-duty police commander was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 2:26 p.m.

Ohio police had previously gone to home where officers killed

Police in Ohio had previously gone to the home where a man fatally shot two police officers for three domestic disputes but no arrests were ever made, incident reports from …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 3:02 p.m.

Ohio police: 2 officers killed responding to 911; suspect held

Two Ohio police officers responding to a 911 hang-up call were fatally shot on Saturday after entering an apartment in a Columbus suburb and a suspect was taken into custody, …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 5:36 p.m.

Seattle police officer who shot Lyles suspended for 2 days for no Taser

A Seattle police officer who didn’t have his Taser with him during the fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles has been suspended for two days without pay for violating department policy.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 4:06 p.m.

Officer slain, deputies wounded, suspect dead near Atlanta

A police officer was killed and two deputies were seriously wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta, authorities said Friday.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 6:21 p.m.

Suspect fired gun in shootout that killed Colorado deputy

A man suspected in the killing a Colorado sheriff’s deputy fired a semi-automatic handgun during a struggle with multiple officers, authorities said Tuesday.

Colorado deputy dies; 3rd law enforcement death in 5 weeks

Authorities were investigating what happened before El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick was shot and became the third law enforcement officer to die in the line of duty in Colorado …

Eastern Idaho deputy cleared in fatal shooting

Eastern Idaho authorities have cleared a Bannock County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a Pocatello man.

Deputy shoots man holding razor blade near Bonney Lake

Authorities say a deputy shot a man in the leg near Bonney Lake after the man refused to drop a razor blade.

Lakewood to appeal $15 million police shooting award

A small Washington state city will appeal to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals a $15.1 million verdict against police who shot and killed an unarmed black man.

Longview police officers cleared in fatal shooting

Two western Washington state police officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a Longview man.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 10:08 p.m.

Police release body cam footage of September nonfatal shooting

The Spokane Police Department has released body camera footage that shows the non-fatal shooting of Nevada felony suspect Antonio Davis.