Stories tagged: Police
Sun., July 15, 2018, 10:34 a.m.
Footage from body cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appears to be a handgun, …
Sun., July 15, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Witnesses of a deadly fist fight at the Ford Idaho Center last month have been reluctant to share what they saw with Nampa Police. Some witnesses told the Idaho Press …
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
A stolen vehicle caught fire on Hazard Road while the driver was attempting to evade a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy this morning.
Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
A man shot and killed by Meridian Police Saturday had pulled a non-firing replica revolver from his waistband, not a handgun, as officers originally believed, the Meridian Police Department said …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
A white police officer was charged Wednesday with homicide in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager who was hit in the back while fleeing a traffic stop, a death …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
A Florida police department said that it would not immediately renew a pilot program with Amazon.com for controversial facial recognition technology, a decision that civil rights advocates claimed as a …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 12:40 p.m.
With a booming population and increasing demand for services, the city of Boise has focused its proposed fiscal year 2019 budget on keeping pace with city needs and large projects.
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the …
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Spokane police say a man drove himself to a hospital Friday morning after he was injured in a drive-by shooting in the West Central neighborhood.
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
A three-month, nationwide law enforcement effort dubbed “Operation Broken Heart” led to the arrests of more than 2,300 people suspected of sexually abusing children and dealing in child pornography, authorities …
UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
More Olympia police officers are set to hit the downtown streets on walking patrols this week, seven months after voters passed a public safety levy to pay for community policing.
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
A Seattle police SWAT team breached several doors in a Capitol Hill apartment Wednesday afternoon, ending a 13-hour standoff involving a King County sheriff’s deputy accused of assaulting his domestic …
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 8:04 p.m.
A knife-wielding prison inmate on a 48-hour leave stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege, seized their service weapons and shot them and a bystander to …
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
Amazon’s decision to market a powerful face recognition tool to police is alarming privacy advocates, who say the tech giant’s reach could vastly accelerate a dystopian future in which camera-equipped …
Thu., May 17, 2018, 7:57 a.m.
Police had praise for students who created an illusion for a senior class prank that appeared to show a car crashed into the principal’s office.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
Spokane area law enforcement honors fallen officers at a ceremony Tuesday.
Mon., April 30, 2018, 1:54 p.m.
Police in Bath Township in Clark County, Michigan decided to poke fun at a slang term often aimed at police by giving their car a virtual makeover.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 2:59 p.m.
North Idaho law enforcement officers face off against Spokane’s lawmen in a Battle of the Badges hockey game Friday night.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
Police are searching for a man reported to have robbed a downtown bank Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
Family, friends and strangers, some expressing anger and frustration, gathered in Sacramento on Wednesday for a public wake for 22-year-old Stephon Clark, an unarmed man shot by police in his …
Tue., March 27, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
Authorities in Louisiana said Tuesday that the Baton Rouge police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling will not face criminal charges, a decision announced nearly two years …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
Kosovo police briefly detained and expelled a senior Serb official in a divided northern town as officers also fired tear gas and stun grenades at Serb protesters Monday – an …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Israeli police on Monday questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as his wife and son, in a corruption case involving the country’s telecom giant, one of a slew of …
Thu., March 22, 2018, 10:51 a.m.
Community members and activists are gathering at Sacramento City Hall on Thursday to protest the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by police.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Springfield police Chief Rick Lewis has been criticized for comments on the department’s Facebook page that he didn’t make.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
Six activists filed lawsuits Thursday against the city of Portland, asserting they were roughed up by police at various protests.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Washington lawmakers have voted to make it easier to prosecute police who commit negligent or reckless shootings, updating a law that made it uniquely difficult to hold officers criminally liable.
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
A soft, blue glow illuminated a portion of the Sandpoint Long Bridge on Tuesday night, a show of support for wounded Sandpoint police officers Eric Clark and Michael Hutter.
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
A compromise measure designed to make it easier to prosecute police who commit reckless or negligent shootings in Washington was in trouble Tuesday after lawmakers realized their plans might violate …