Stories tagged: police shooting
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
A police officer in Columbus, Ohio, instructed an 11-year-old caught Saturday with a BB gun to remember one name: Tyre King.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 1:12 p.m.
A rare scene in the American justice system unfolded Friday in a Chicago courthouse: A white officer stood before a mostly white jury and was convicted of killing a black …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
A white Chicago officer was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the 2014 shooting of a black teenager that was captured on shocking dashcam video that showed him crumpling to …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Seven South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot Wednesday, one fatally, in a confrontation with a man who held children hostage as he fired on the officers, officials said.
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Two police officers were shot and killed following an early Saturday morning confrontation in Mississippi, authorities said.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
Court records: Cheney police shooting victim called 911 on himself as part of planned suicide by cop
A knife-wielding man who was shot by three Cheney police officers in early September died as part of his plan to have police kill him, recently released court records show.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Experts on police training and psychologists are split as to the credibility of Officer Amber Guyger’s story about how she came to kill 26-year-old Botham Jean, and that credibility will …
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Attorneys for a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald announced Friday that they will stick with a jury for …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
The Cheney Police Department has identified the three officers who shot and killed a man outside of a Cheney grocery store on Sept. 3.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
The city of Lakewood, Washington, its police chief and two officers have agreed to pay $13 million to the family of an unarmed black man who was killed four years …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
A white Dallas police officer who said she mistook a black neighbor’s apartment for her own fatally shot that person and will be charged with manslaughter, police said Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
A knife-wielding man who reportedly moved toward officers before they shot him multiple times outside of a Cheney grocery store was identified Wednesday as 40-year-old Steve L. Anderson, a father …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
Cheney police officers shot and killed a man late Monday after they say he moved toward them with a knife.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 9:36 a.m.
A shooting in a small Canadian city early Friday left four people dead, including two police officers, under circumstances that were not yet explained but struck a nerve in a …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 8:39 p.m.
A gunman has opened fire on two New Jersey police officers who were sitting in their vehicle at a red light, wounding them in what authorities are calling an ambush.
Sat., July 21, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
A man suspected of gunning down a Hawaii police officer was killed during a shootout with officers Friday after a three-day search across the Big Island, authorities said.
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Hawaii’s entire Big Island police force was on alert Wednesday for a suspect wanted in the killing of an officer during a traffic stop, including off-duty officers and some who …
Wed., July 18, 2018
Frank Harrison, a Springdale man accused of stealing a team of horses, was shot dead by officers attempting to arrest him. Two Springdale constables went to his cabin and persuaded …
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
Authorities in southwestern Idaho say a Meridian police officer shot and killed a man who said he wasn’t going back to jail and pulled a handgun from his waistband.
Sat., June 23, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Five Redmond police detectives have been placed on administrative leave after the shooting death of a man at a Safeway gas station in Kirkland last week.
Fri., June 15, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
An inmate overpowered two sheriff’s deputies while being transported to a Kansas City courthouse on Friday, resulting in a shooting that killed one deputy and critically wounded the other, authorities …
Fri., June 8, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Authorities say a Pasco police officer shot and killed a man who refused to release a hostage during a standoff at a Benton City home.
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Two Sandpoint Police Department officers were justified in returning fire and killing a man who reportedly shot at them while they responded to a small apartment complex in west Sandpoint …
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
After a two-day manhunt, a trooper came across the suspect in the slaying of a sheriff’s deputy not far from the scene of the crime, authorities said Friday.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
Officials in southwestern Idaho say a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man who threatened deputies with a military-style knife.
Tue., May 22, 2018, 12:46 p.m.
A California man confessed after his arrest that he made the hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas, adding he routinely made …
Sat., May 12, 2018, 2:09 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.