Stories tagged: shootings
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
New York City has fewest shootings ever last year
New York City recorded its fewest number of shootings last year and narrowly missed setting a record low for homicides.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Men arrested for murder, assault for two July shootings in West Central
Two men are in the Spokane County Jail facing murder and assault charges for two shootings on July 30 that left one man dead and two others wounded.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
Chicago police fatally shoot 2 people in unrelated incidents
A Chicago police officer shot and killed a gunman who had killed one person and injured another early Friday, in the second fatal shooting involving the city’s police in just …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 8:15 a.m.
Charlotte chief says family will view video of police shooting
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 …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
Philadelphia officers fired upon second night in row
For a second night in a row, Philadelphia police officers came under fire, although this time no one was injured.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 7:38 p.m.
Baton Rouge’s summer of pain: Shootings, unrest, now floods
Baton Rouge, the unassuming Louisiana capital city that is often overshadowed by jazz-loving, hard-partying New Orleans, has endured a string of tragedies this summer.
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016, 4 a.m.
Ozzie Knezovich: Dump the divisiveness, pursue the dream
The words and politics of fear, anger and hate had led to the assassinations of police officers across our nation.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Ohio fugitive arrested in New Mexico officer’s death; 1 held
Authorities don’t yet know why a New Mexico police officer in a small village famous for its green chile pulled over two Ohio murder suspects before being gunned down.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
Police shootings study sparks debate on role of racial bias
A Harvard University economist found that although police nationwide are more likely to use nonfatal force against blacks and Hispanics, that racial bias didn’t translate to the use of deadly …
Sun., July 17, 2016, midnight
Clark County sheriff: 3 dead, 1 wounded in shootings; suspect arrested
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office said they’re searching for a 35-year-old suspect after three people were found dead in a home and another person was wounded in shootings late Friday …
Sat., July 9, 2016, midnight
Snoop Dogg, The Game lead march to LAPD headquarters
Snoop Dogg and The Game led a peaceful march Friday to Los Angeles Police Department headquarters, where they met with the mayor and police chief and urged improved relations between …
Sat., July 9, 2016, midnight
Jay Z releases new song in wake of recent police shootings
Jay Z dropped a new song titled “Spiritual” late Thursday, a work he issued in response to the recent police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philando …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 7:32 p.m.
‘America is weeping’: Taking stock after 3 days of tragedy
Three tumultuous days have brought echoes of decades past and made clear a public that elected a black president hasn’t reconciled its fractured history with race, that a country that …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
Dallas police killer was loner, followed black militants
The man who killed five Dallas police officers and wounded seven others was described as a loner, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and a follower of black militant …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Among Dallas sniper victims: A newlywed, a veteran, parents
One officer was a newlywed. Another had survived multiple tours in Iraq. A protester was shot trying to shield her sons. The stories of those killed or wounded in a …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Dallas suspect amassed personal arsenal at suburban home
An Army veteran killed by Dallas police after the sniper slayings of five officers amassed a personal arsenal at his suburban home, including bomb-making materials, bulletproof vests, rifles, ammunition and …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 2:45 p.m.
Highway gunman motivated by police shootings, authorities say
A man accused of shooting indiscriminately at passing cars and police on a Tennessee highway told investigators he was angry about police violence against African-Americans, authorities said Friday.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 10:43 p.m.
Hundreds protest in Seattle against recent police shootings
Hundreds of people marched through downtown Seattle to protest the police-related shootings of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota.
Tue., June 14, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Octogenarian kills man in cemetery then is killed by police after car chase
An 80-year-old man killed an 81-year-old man in a cemetery, then led police on a car chase before officers fatally shot him, authorities said Tuesday.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Defendant in South Carolina church shootings faces November federal trial
The federal death penalty trial of a white man charged with shooting and killing nine black parishioners during a Bible study at their Charleston church will be held in November, …
UPDATED: Wed., May 11, 2016, 2:54 p.m.
Federal Way police chief: Three fatal shootings ‘alarming’
Police in Federal Way, Washington, are urging residents to avoid going out late at night, especially in secluded areas, following the city’s third fatal shooting in a two-day span.
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 6 a.m.
Charles Krauthammer: Psychosis, not guns, the problem
Lame duck Obama should feel free to identify his preferred solution to mass shootings; the confiscation of firearms.
Sun., Dec. 22, 2013, midnight
Trial ordered in Moscow shooting death
MOSCOW, Idaho – A magistrate judge has ruled there’s enough evidence to merit a trial for a Moscow man charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of an …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2013, 9:11 a.m.
Intruder kills resident in South Hill home
Spokane police were searching Sunday night for a man who broke into a South Hill home and fatally shot a resident. Police did not identify the man who died. Spokane …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2013, midnight
Gail Gerlach wants court to pay for forensics experts
The Spokane plumber facing manslaughter charges for shooting a car thief wants the court to help pay for the forensics experts needed to help prepare his self-defense case. Gail Gerlach, …
Mon., Aug. 26, 2013, midnight
Coeur d’Alene police shoot, kill man
A Coeur d’Alene police officer yelled “drop it!” three times before fatally shooting a man at an apartment near downtown Sunday morning, according to two women who heard the confrontation. …
Thu., June 13, 2013, midnight
Idaho trooper kills man during struggle for gun
LOOKOUT PASS – An Idaho State Police trooper shot and killed a man during a struggle over a handgun Wednesday along Interstate 90 just west of the Idaho-Montana state line. …
Thu., June 13, 2013, midnight
Man killed in drive-by shooting
One man is dead after a drive-by shooting Wednesday on the 7000 block of North Atlantic Street in Spokane, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office. On Wednesday evening the …
Sun., June 2, 2013, midnight
Valley police incident deadly
The niece of a wanted man killed in a deputy-involved shooting Saturday morning said the reported confrontation was unlike anything she knew him for. Spokane County deputies shot Roy Jacobs …
Thu., May 30, 2013, midnight
Choices made leave two families forever altered
Life can change in a flash – a truth that two families are coping with in the aftermath of a shooting on March 25 in northeast Spokane. One man’s decision …