Stories tagged: police shooting
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 12:24 p.m.
A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist in the back in 2015, wrapping up a …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
A grand jury in Oregon is scheduled in early December to review the Portland police shooting of an unarmed Tacoma, Washington, man who is suspected of robbing a bank and …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
A Montana man has died after being shot by police officers following a car chase. Authorities said the man also rammed into police cars and ignored officers’ orders before being …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
A Stevens County Sheriff’s deputy fired at a domestic violence suspect after he allegedly aimed a handgun toward the deputy and a police officer.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Law enforcement officers shot and killed a 48-year-old southwest Idaho man Saturday morning.
Sat., July 22, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
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.
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 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.
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 …