TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 8:28 P.M.
Two academics, a former jailer from Spokane and a current police captain from Tacoma led a spirited talk in Pullman on Tuesday about the perceptions of how the public wants …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 7 P.M.
Washington has the nation’s most lenient threshold for the use-of-force by police officers, making it virtually impossible to file a criminal charge against a cop for using deadly force. Now, …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 12:48 P.M.
Authorities have identified the man who was killed by officers after he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood, wounding nine people.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 12:40 P.M.
A court-appointed monitor says the Seattle Police Department has made “significant progress” toward reforms outlined in its 2012 settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and could reach full compliance within …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 10:58 A.M.
New York City’s fire commissioner says a blast that took the life of a battalion chief also injured nine other firefighters and six police officers.
MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016, 4:04 P.M.
Arrests for simple marijuana possession in the United States fell to nearly a two-decade low last year, according to new statistics released Monday by the FBI.
MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016, 1:29 P.M.
The fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Charlotte is only the latest shooting to raise questions about how the department uses body cameras.
MONDAY, SEPT. 26, 2016, 11:08 A.M.
Spokane police and firefighters regularly participate in a program to help kids on the autism spectrum develop positive relationships with first responders.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 2016, 7:53 A.M.
As Burlington absorbed the news of Friday night’s shooting, critical questions remained, including the identity of the shooter, his motive and his whereabouts. A massive manhunt continued and police broadcast …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 7:14 P.M.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign says she has decided to postpone her planned trip to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday after hearing from community leaders.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 3:54 P.M.
U.S. District Judge Anna Brown warned Ammon Bundy’s lawyer that she will hold him in contempt of court if he keeps trying to bring up Robert “LaVoy” Finicum’s death in …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2016, 2:08 P.M.
Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, charged a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street with first-degree manslaughter Thursday.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2016, 8:15 A.M.
Charlotte’s police chief says he plans to show video of an officer shooting a black man to the slain man’s family, but the video won’t be immediately released to the …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 9:14 P.M.
Two days after police in Oklahoma released video that shows a white Tulsa police officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man, members of the slain man’s family pushed back against …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016, 6:30 A.M.
Federal officials and advocates say online sex-related extortion against children is growing, and they are urging educators and parents to help raise awareness at back-to-school events.
MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016, 11:12 A.M.
The Chicago Police Department launched mandatory training designed to help officers de-escalate conflicts, including situations involving the use of force and mental health issues.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016, 11:22 P.M.
Authorities said a suspect has been shot and wounded by Lakewood police officers following an hourslong standoff with a SWAT team at an apartment complex.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016, 5:43 P.M.
A task force looking at the use of deadly force by police in Washington state is considering whether to change the law.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016, 1:59 P.M.
A “rambling” note expressing hatred for police was found after a man opened fire on a Philadelphia police officer then went on a shooting spree, injuring a second officer, killing …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016, 1:44 P.M.
A man accused of throwing a 4-year-old boy 27 feet into the Wynoochee River in Washington state, and the mother who cheered on while it happened, are now facing reckless …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016
In May, a new owner moved into the house after it went through an extreme makeover, all thanks to collaboration between the city and a real estatement lending investment company …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016, 12:47 P.M.
Prosecutors won’t charge Chicago police officers in connection with the in-custody death of a 24-year-old burglary suspect whose arrest was captured by dashcam video.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016, 2:28 P.M.
Trial is gearing up this week for armed ranchers who took over a national bird sanctuary in rural Oregon to oppose federal management of public lands.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016, 12:50 P.M.
Authorities say hundreds of criminal cases in the Houston area are in jeopardy after a deputy constable destroyed more than 20,000 pieces of evidence while cleaning out a crammed property …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016, 11:57 A.M.
The city of Seattle says it won’t be able to produce police-accountability legislation by Labor Day as promised.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 1:03 P.M.
Dallas police Chief David Brown announced his retirement Thursday, bringing an end to a tenure marked by police unions that at one time demanded his resignation and by widespread praise …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 7:22 A.M.
Chris Brown can’t avoid trouble. Following a bizarre, hourslong stand-off with police, the “No Air” and “Kiss Kiss” singer was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of assault with a deadly …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 6:29 A.M.
A coroner’s inquest into the shooting death of a mentally ill man by Pasco police last year has been delayed after an attorney withdrew from the case.
TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016, 12:17 P.M.
Los Angeles police are seeking a search warrant for singer Chris Brown’s Tarzana home to look for a weapon he allegedly used to threaten a woman early Tuesday morning, according …
MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016, 7:52 P.M.
Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers’ interactions with the mentally ill.