Stories tagged: Police
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 10:58 A.M.
Passing driver kills man who shot Arizona officer in ambush
An Arizona state trooper stopped to help at a car wreck along a remote highway Thursday when he was shot and wounded in an ambush by a man who was …
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 7:23 A.M.
Justice Department to find constitutional abuses by Chicago police: sources
The U.S. Department of Justice plans to announce it has found the Chicago Police Department engaged in a pattern or practice of conduct that violated the U.S. Constitution, two sources …
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 7:18 A.M.
Baltimore approves proposed reform of city police
The city of Baltimore approved an agreement Thursday with the U.S. Justice Department to reform its police department following the death of a young black man who was fatally injured …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 1:34 P.M.
Survey: Two-thirds of cops say marijuana laws should be relaxed
A Pew Research Center survey of nearly 8,000 police officers finds that more than two-thirds of them say that marijuana use should be legal for either personal or medical use.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 9:07 A.M.
Baltimore, U.S. reach consent decree over policing
A spokesman for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says the city and the U.S. Justice Department have reached an agreement on a consent decree that will require the city reform its …
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 4:26 P.M.
Four in Chicago held after Facebook video shows group assaulting disabled man
Authorities in Chicago charged four people with hate crimes Thursday following the emergence of a disturbing video appearing to show them shouting obscenities about President-elect Donald Trump and white people …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 7:36 A.M.
Police question Iraqi journalist freed by her abductors
Police on Wednesday questioned an Iraqi journalist who was abducted last week from her Baghdad home, after she was released by her captors the previous night.
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 5:11 P.M.
Man drowns while hiding from police under Salem bridge
Salem police said a 34-year-old man has drowned after he ran from police following a traffic stop and attempted to hide under a bridge in the water.
FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2016, 12:08 P.M.
Report: 3 Miami officers fired over target practice ‘jokes’
Three new police officers were fired for making comments on a group chat about using Miami’s primarily black neighborhoods for target practice, a newspaper reported Friday.
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 4:02 P.M.
Garbage trucks to block possible Times Square truck attacks
Massive 20-ton sanitation trucks, weighted with an extra 15 tons of sand, will surround the iconic New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, officials said Thursday, describing a security measure …
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 11:39 A.M.
Wounded Mount Vernon police officer continues to improve
Mount Vernon police officer Mike McClaughry has made further improvements this week while at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, said Mount Vernon police Lt. Chris Cammock.
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 9:25 A.M.
Shooting prompts Bend police to reconsider body cameras
Last week’s officer-involved shooting in downtown Bend has the police department reconsidering an earlier decision not to purchase body cameras.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 11:45 A.M.
Chicago speeds up plan to equip officers with body cameras
Chicago authorities say all police officers will be equipped with body cameras by the end of 2017, a year ahead of schedule.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 4:18 P.M.
Police: Nearly half of Idaho’s rape kits not sent to lab
A new state audit of the evidence collected in Idaho’s sexual assault investigations shows that law enforcement officials didn’t submit nearly half of the rape kits to be tested.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 10:28 A.M.
NYPD seeks Trump Tower traffic fix as safety jitters, costs loom
New York City reopened a lane on West 56th Street near Trump Tower to crosstown traffic as police try to balance protecting the president-elect’s residence and allowing more movement in …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 7:54 A.M.
Seattle police officers to start wearing body cameras
The Seattle Police Department is outfitting its first group of officers with body cameras starting this week.
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 11:51 A.M.
Five Ohio officers sued over chase injuries not liable, court rules
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that five police officers sued by a woman injured during a high-speed chase are immune from legal liability.
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 9:24 A.M.
Cop guilty in wife’s death serving time at women’s prison
A former Gladstone cop sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of his wife has been permanently assigned to the state’s prison for women – despite identifying …
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 1:20 P.M.
DC police: Knife-wielding man shot by officer dies
District of Columbia police say a man shot by an officer when he ignored commands to drop a knife has died.
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 11:18 A.M.
Homes, cars damaged in Kennewick drive-by
Kennewick police are investigating a drive-by shooting that caused Christmas Day property damage.
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 9:59 A.M.
Yakima County sheriff’s deputy shows man true meaning of season of giving
The season of giving became personal for Andrew Rosas when he left his overnight shift at Shari’s Restaurant early this morning.
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 9:35 A.M.
Nampa police body cameras to be provided by Utility Associates Inc.
Police officers in Nampa are likely to be wearing new body cameras in 2017.
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 8:34 A.M.
State trooper wounded in Oregon shootout; suspect killed
Authorities said an Oregon State Police trooper suffered life-threatening injuries when he was shot by a homicide suspect late Christmas night.
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 8:13 P.M.
Texas officer on restricted duty after videotaped arrests
A white Texas police officer was placed on restricted duty Thursday while an internal investigation looks into a video showing the officer wrestling a black woman to the ground before …
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 8:42 A.M.
Police remove five horses from Moscow property
Five horses belonging to a Moscow woman were taken into protective custody Tuesday by the Moscow Police Department after a lengthy investigation and a series of Facebook posts about the …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 10:54 A.M.
Wal-mart to stop selling ‘Bulletproof: Black Lives Matter’ shirts after police protest
The president of the national Fraternal Order of Police, the country’s largest police organization, on Tuesday asked Wal-Mart to stop selling T-shirts and sweatshirts which say “Black Lives Matter” and …
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 12:23 P.M.
Moscow Shop with a Cop event brings joy to Idaho children
About 15 local law enforcement officers could be seen inside the Moscow Wal-Mart on Saturday morning, and it was not because a huge crime had been reported.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 11:26 A.M.
Judge cancels review of Portland police reforms amid appeals
A U.S. District Court judge has canceled a January hearing about Portland police oversight reforms as the city pursues appeals on the matter.
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 5:42 P.M.
Police: Lynnwood officer fatally shoots man during struggle
Authorities said a Lynnwood police officer fatally shot a suspect after the man reportedly tried to grab the officer’s gun during a struggle in Everett.
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 5:40 P.M.
Rathdrum appoints only female police chief in Idaho
Rathdrum’s new police chief will soon become Idaho’s only woman leading a city policy agency.