Stories tagged: Police
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
Two Chicago police officers were killed Monday night when they were hit by a train while investigating a call of shots fired on the city’s Far South Side, sources said.
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
After five straight weekends of disruptive and sometimes violent protests across France, police are taking a turn expressing anger at the French government.
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
Police in Garden City and Boise are responding to bomb threats at three local businesses.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
A man was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Monday evening after being stabbed by someone he knew near the Costco in Spokane Valley. The stabbing happened under the …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Police are investigating after a video was posted online that shows a group of New York officers, one of them wielding a stun gun, violently yanking a toddler from his …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
A 20-year-old man who was caught stealing a package from the front porch of a home in Spokane’s North Central neighborhood said he did it because he was bored, according …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
A forensic examination shows a black man was shot three times in the back side of his body when an Alabama police officer mistook him for the shooter after gunfire …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges related to a corruption case involving Israel’s telecom giant, prompting immediate calls for his resignation.
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
Kirkland police apologize for helping yogurt shop owner expel African-American social worker; investigation ongoing
On Nov. 7, the owner of a Menchie’s frozen yogurt shop in Kirkland called police about Byron Ragland, a 31-year-old black man who was in the store supervising an outing …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
The police chief of Republic, a tiny town in northeastern Washington, doesn’t think much of I-1639, the strict gun law state voters approved Nov. 6. Loren Culp won’t enforce it, …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Even though the building that currently houses one of Boise’s two gay bars has been sold, the business will continue to operate.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
‘Trump … blinked, Seattle won,’ Durkan says as police get federal funds despite ‘sanctuary city’ threats
The Trump administration, after threatening to withhold funds for Seattle in retaliation for the city’s immigration policies, has agreed to hand over the money, according to Mayor Jenny Durkan and …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
Houston firefighters who have been in a bitter battle with the city for higher wages are taking their case to voters.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
An attorney for the man’s family called on Snohomish County authorities to re-examine the fatal shooting of Jeremy Dowell. Though Lynnwood paid the settlement, the officer who shot Dowell had …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 5 a.m.
The attorney general’s office says there are 6,460 sexual assault kits that have not yet been submitted for lab testing by law enforcement agencies in Washington state.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
Clashes between Catalan separatists and police in Barcelona left 14 people injured and led to six arrests Saturday as tensions boiled over days before the anniversary of the Spanish region’s …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
Yakima Police say an officer who used pepper spray on a teen and knocked him down while breaking up a fight has been placed on desk duty pending an investigation.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
Three senior Wapato police officers have resigned, citing “personal ethical standards and conscience.”
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
WSU Spokane researcher Lois James’ study of police bias helps earn her YWCA recognition as a Woman of Achievement
For her study of police bias and nurse fatigue, Lois James will be among several women honored Oct. 4 with the YWCA’s Women of Achievement award.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
Spokane police arrested a suspect accused of stabbing a man over an unintentional dogfight at a park in West Central two weeks ago.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
The skate park, located off Washington Street on the Bill Heath Sports Complex, was in disarray. Pieces of the coping – the concrete ledges of the skate park – were …
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Authorities say an eastern Idaho man pursued by police following a fatal shooting at a trailer park killed himself after being surrounded by law enforcement officers.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
A woman seen speeding through a stop sign at 60 mph told officers they shouldn’t arrest her because she’s a “very clean, thoroughbred, white girl,” police said.
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Wanted: Applicants for Yakima Police Department – recruitment officer takes to the road to find candidates
Meyers is the department’s full-time recruitment officer, a position created in April to bolster the Yakima Police Department’s ranks in a tight job market, as well as create a more …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
Bring up the topic of taxes at any cocktail party or the nearest water cooler, and the discussion eventually seems to turn to why all of our state’s problems haven’t …
Tue., July 31, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Yakima County sheriff’s deputies and police officers say they make sure that their canine partners have as much protection as possible when they leap into harm’s way, both with body …
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
Ancestry, 23andMe and others say they will follow these rules when giving DNA data to businesses or police
Ancestry, 23andMe and other popular companies that offer genetic testing pledged on Tuesday to be upfront when they share users’ DNA data with researchers, hand it over to police or …
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 11:11 a.m.
Two Minneapolis police officers who shot and killed a black man were justified in using deadly force, a prosecutor announced Monday, saying the man was fleeing police and had turned …
Sun., July 29, 2018, 9 a.m.
The man accused of murdering a 3-year-old child and wounding eight others in a stabbing attack at a Boise apartment complex asked police to come to the Ada County Jail …
Thu., July 26, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Emiliano Garcia, 16, was charged as an adult with second-degree felony murder, accused of causing the death of Kent Police Officer Diego Moreno, 35, by leading police on a dangerous, …