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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.


Sheriff, deputies deny allegations in Idaho rancher lawsuit

Law enforcement officials named in a wrongful death lawsuit deny allegations they violated federal civil rights during and after the shooting of an Idaho rancher.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 12:25 p.m.

State police: 4 officers hurt in shooting in South Carolina

Four officers, including three deputies, were shot and wounded while responding to a domestic call in South Carolina early Tuesday.


Man shot by police outside burning Tacoma house identified

An armed man who was fatally shot by seven Tacoma police officers outside a burning house Sunday has been identified.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 11:23 a.m.

Judge blasts lawyers in upholding $15M police shooting award

A federal judge has upheld a $15 million verdict over a Lakewood police shooting in an opinion that blistered the city for suggesting the award was racially motivated.


Police ID man fatally shot by deputy in Pocatello

Authorities have identified a man who was fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy in Pocatello.


Pocatello officer fatally shoots suspect in armed standoff

A Pocatello police officer fatally shot a suspect who officials say confronted law enforcement with a firearm.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 10:33 a.m.

N. Idaho deputies cleared in shootout with Blanchard man

Three northern Idaho sheriff’s deputies involved in a shootout with a Blanchard man have been cleared of any wrongdoing.


7 Seattle police officers fired at man killed in park

The Seattle Police Department said seven officers fired shots during a fatal confrontation with a man in Magnuson Park early Tuesday.


Seattle police fatally shoot robbery suspect after car chase

Authorities are investigating an armed robbery and car chase that left the suspect shot dead by Seattle police officers.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 12:24 p.m.

White ex-cop gets 20 years in prison for fatal shooting

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 …


Portland bank robbery suspect shot by police booked into jail

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 …


Montana man killed in police shooting after car chases

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.

Stevens County deputy fires at domestic violence suspect accused of pointing gun at law enforcement

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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


Amy Goodman: Taking a knee, standing for justice

Principled stands taken at great risk are often how movements are born.


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.