Stories tagged: shooting
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Sheriff: Altercation over dead raccoon prompted shooting
Authorities say an altercation over a dead raccoon prompted a shooting in rural Mason County.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Three Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case
Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Oregon teen sentenced for social media-fueled shotgun blasts
An Oregon high school student who fired shotgun blasts into a home with seven people inside has been sentenced to six years in prison.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:05 a.m.
Lockdown lifted at military post; no injuries reported
Authorities locked down an Alabama military post on Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter, and workers were advised to “run hide fight.” About two hours later, the all clear …
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 …
Mon., June 26, 2017
Pitts Jr.: High bar for death to be believed
“Why,” she asked, “must black death be broadcast and consumed to be believed, and what is it beyond spectacle if it cannot be used to obtain justice?”
Sun., June 25, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
Ex-boyfriend kills new boyfriend, then himself in SeaTac
A man shot and wounded another man then turned the gun on himself in SeaTac, Washington.
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Militants hit Indonesia police; 1 officer, 1 attacker dead
Authorities say two suspected militants have attacked police in western Indonesia, leaving an officer and an assailant dead.
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Man shot by deputy in Burien was carrying pen, not knife
A man who was fatally shot by a King County Sheriff’s deputy in Burien around midnight June 13 was carrying a pen and not a knife as initially reported, the …
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Video of gaming Seattle officer discussing shooting removed
After an online outcry, a Seattle Police Department video in which an officer playing a video game discussed the recent fatal police shooting of a pregnant mother has been removed …
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Video appears to refute claims of a burglary by woman fatally shot by Seattle police
Surveillance video released Thursday from the hallway outside Charleena Lyles’ apartment shows that no one other than her entered in the 24 hours before Sunday’s police shooting that left the …
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: Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Seattle police shooting may show limits of crisis training
Sunday’s fatal shooting of a pregnant mother, who police say was armed with two knives, illustrates the potential limits of crisis intervention training.
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 …
Mon., June 19, 2017
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Tired games of political one-upmanship
This moment is for soul-searching, for considering who and what and even if we are, as Americans.
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names
The man who shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice earlier this week had with him a piece of paper with doodles and the …
Sat., June 17, 2017
Ruben Navarrette Jr: Liberals must bring down the temperature
Whether these sanctimonious bullies are in Congress, the media, Hollywood or academia, they’re much too comfortable with demonizing conservatives.
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.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
Inland Northwest Blood Center to participate in blood drive honoring Rep. Steve Scalise, other shooting victims
The Inland Northwest Blood Center is participating in a nationwide blood drive to honor Congressman Steve Scalise, who was shot Wednesday during practice for the Congressional Baseball Game.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Shooting forces lawmakers to rethink their security
The shooting at a baseball field that critically wounded a Republican congressman and injured several others is forcing lawmakers to ask what more should be done to ensure the safety …
Fri., June 16, 2017
Editorial: Politicians must take the lead on civil discourse
In the quest to win the daily battles by demonizing opponents, the big challenges can’t be solved.
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems
Republicans and Democrats joined in a spirited, friendly rivalry Thursday at their annual Congressional Baseball Game, many fresh from the penetrating horror of the ballfield shooting rampage a day earlier …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Saddened UPS employees return to work after deadly attack
United Parcel Service employees on Thursday visited a growing memorial at a San Francisco packing facility to pray and sign a poster honoring three longtime colleagues who were shot and …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
UPS gunman who killed three had filed overtime grievance
A United Parcel Service driver who opened fire during a meeting with co-workers had filed a grievance that he was working excessive overtime and appeared to specifically go after the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter’s path
In critical condition and undergoing repeated surgery, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise faces a “much more difficult” struggle to recover from his gunshot wound than first thought, President Donald Trump …
Thu., June 15, 2017
Stu Bykofsky: Calls for gun limits predictable, unrealistic
The majority of Americans don’t own guns, but haven’t yet been able to thwart the NRA and get access to what’s called “sensible gun control.”