Stories tagged: police shooting
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
Philando Castile’s family reaches nearly $3 million settlement in his death
The family of Philando Castile, the Minnesota man fatally shot by a police officer during a July 2016 traffic stop, reached a settlement of nearly $3 million with the city …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
Woman files lawsuit over police shooting in Kitsap County
A Western Washington woman shot by police in 2014 has filed a federal lawsuit contending her civil rights were violated.
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Seattle police release statements from officers who killed woman
Seattle Police Officer Jason Anderson told investigators that Charleena Lyles suddenly pulled a knife out of her pocket and was “coming right at my stomach” during a burglary call last …
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shot
An off-duty black St. Louis police officer’s race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn’t recognize him during a shootout with black suspects this week, …
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Family members: Seattle mother killed by police adored her kids
Friends and family members say the 30-year-old pregnant woman shot and killed by police this week was so much more than authorities’ account of an unstable person who confronted two …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 4 p.m.
Jury deadlocks in Ohio police officer’s murder case retrial
An Ohio judge declared a mistrial Friday in the hearing of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, who in 2015 shot and killed Samuel DuBose, an incident that …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
Settlement in Michael Brown lawsuit was $1.5 million, attorney says
A federal judge on Tuesday approved a secret civil settlement of the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown over his 2014 fatal shooting.
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Attitudes, legal standards help make police convictions rare
In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Ohio officer’s partner testifies fatal shooting unnecessary
The partner of a Cleveland police patrolman who is on trial for the fatal shooting of an unarmed burglary suspect testified Wednesday that the shooting wasn’t necessary, Cleveland.com reported.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 5:29 p.m.
Settlement reached in lawsuit over Michael Brown’s death
A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement in the wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old, whose fatal shooting by a white police …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 3:06 p.m.
Video footage shows Minnesota traffic stop that ended with Philando Castile’s death
The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop last year fired a volley of bullets within seconds of learning the driver was armed, according to …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
Seattle officers in fatal shooting of woman had crisis training
A Seattle police officer involved in a fatal shooting asked his partner to use a Taser on the woman authorities say was brandishing a knife, but police audio transcripts show …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Jury begins deliberations in Ohio officer’s murder retrial
Jurors began deliberations Monday in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist after pulling him over for a missing …
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Seattle police recording: Woman shot to death brandished shears in past police encounter
Seattle police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman by two officers who responded to a burglary report at her apartment.
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
Seattle police: Officers shoot, kill woman armed with knife
Seattle police say a female suspect is dead following a shooting involving police Sunday morning.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile
A Minnesota police officer was acquitted of manslaughter Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the aftermath live on Facebook.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:27 a.m.
Man shot by deputy after making threats with sharp object
A man died after being shot by a King County Sheriff’s deputy in the Seattle suburb of Burien, Washington.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
California police kill man with rifle who fired at them
Central California police say a suspected gang member was shot and killed after he fired a least 75 rounds at officers with a high-powered rifle.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
Man attacks Paris police with tool at Notre Dame ‘for Syria’
An assailant wielding a hammer attacked Paris police guarding Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday, crying “This is for Syria!” before being shot and wounded by officers outside one of France’s …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
Woman seeks release before pipeline protest shooting trial
A woman accused of shooting at law officers during a protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants to get out of jail before her trial next month.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
Chief refuses to ‘prematurely’ fire officer over shooting
The police chief in Louisiana’s capital says it would be improper and premature for him to fire a white officer who shot and killed a black man last summer while …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
Justices side with police in California shooting case
A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with sheriff’s deputies in a legal dispute stemming from 2010, when an innocent couple was shot while California deputies searched for a wanted …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9 a.m.
Idaho man killed in police-involved shooting identified
Southwest Idaho authorities have identified Aaron M. Thompson as the Mountain Home man killed in a police-involved shooting at a trailer park.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 12:40 p.m.
Deputy stabbed, man killed in Idaho police shooting
A man is dead following a police shooting in southwest Idaho and a law enforcement officer is recovering from multiple stab wounds.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Deputies who fatally shot inmate at Vancouver hospital identified
Authorities have identified the corrections deputies who shot and killed an inmate at a hospital in Vancouver, Washington.
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Police probe, grand jury leave teen’s family ‘dissatisfied’
The family of a black 13-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Columbus police officer after a suspected robbery last year said it is “completely dissatisfied” with how the investigation …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Memorial services scheduled Tuesday for Montana deputy
A memorial service is scheduled next week for a Montana sheriff’s deputy who was shot to death during a traffic stop.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Officers fatally shoot inmate at Vancouver hospital
Authorities say Clark County correctional deputies fatally shot a 66-year-old jail inmate who was receiving treatment at a hospital in Vancouver, Washington.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Tulsa leaders urge peace after white officer acquitted in black man’s death
Tulsa leaders on Thursday called for a peaceful response to a jury’s decision to acquit a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, and said more must …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Yellowstone County settles wrongful death lawsuit for $1.25 million
A Montana county has agreed to pay $1.25 million to the family of a man who was shot to death by sheriff’s deputies.