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UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10:45 p.m.

Man barricades himself in West Central home while mother and children are trapped inside

Police arrested a man Friday accused of breaking into a home while on the run from officers and barricading himself inside as a woman and her young children remained trapped.

Ammon Bundy says he never meant to create a movement. But one exists in Idaho.

It’s a motto of sorts. Ammon Bundy calls himself a “sunlight kind of guy.” Before his family’s infamous standoffs near Bunkerville, Nevada, and Burns, Oregon, he was living in the …

UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 10:35 p.m.

SWAT team uses robot and flash-bang grenades in Spokane Valley standoff

A three-hour armed standoff Monday evening in Spokane Valley led the the arrest of one man

UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 7:43 p.m.

Spokane Valley man surrenders after standoff following domestic violence call

A Spokane Valley man surrendered to a Spokane County SWAT team early Saturday morning after an hourslong standoff following a domestic violence call.

Family of rancher killed in Oregon standoff sues U.S., police

The family of an Arizona rancher who was killed by police during the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon alleged in a U.S. lawsuit Friday that he …

Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel recounted on Monday the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long weekend standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 8:29 p.m.

Judge rules to dismiss standoff case against rancher Bundy

A judge in Las Vegas has decided to dismiss criminal charges against a Nevada rancher and his sons accused of leading an armed uprising against federal authorities in 2014.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 7:33 p.m.

U.S. judge in Las Vegas may dismiss ranching standoff case

A U.S. judge who declared a mistrial last month could end the much-watched criminal prosecution of a Nevada rancher accused of leading an armed uprising against federal authorities.

6-hour standoff ends with arrest

A six-hour standoff with an armed man ended in an arrest on Christmas Eve in Mountlake Terrace.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 4:03 p.m.

Mistrial in Nevada standoff is latest defeat for prosecutors

A U.S. judge in Nevada declared a mistrial Wednesday in the case against a states’ rights figure, his two sons and another man accused of leading a 2014 armed standoff …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9:03 p.m.

Oregon refuge standoff figure free on house arrest in Nevada

A rancher’s son at the center of an armed standoff with government agents near his family ranch in Nevada in 2014 and a takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge in …

Officials identify man who died after Montana standoff

A man who first tried to steal ammunition and guns from a Montana Walmart, then engaged police in a standoff at a sporting goods store, eventually exchanged gunfire with officers …

Suspect shot in standoff with officers on California freeway

A homicide suspect died in a shootout with police Wednesday in the middle of a San Francisco Bay Area freeway as stunned motorists looked on, some recording the scene on …

Police: Southwest Idaho man shot and killed during standoff

Law enforcement officers shot and killed a 48-year-old southwest Idaho man Saturday morning.

UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

Suspect in custody after hourslong standoff with police in north Spokane

An armed suspect was taken into custody after an hourslong standoff with police Wednesday evening in north Spokane.

UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:07 p.m.

Spokane man suspected of multiple stalking incidents arrested after standoff with police

A wanted man was arrested in north Spokane Wednesday evening after a brief standoff with police.

UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 11:06 p.m.

Teenagers arrested after SWAT standoff in Spokane Valley; sawed-off shotgun seized as evidence

A pair of teenage boys was arrested after a standoff with SWAT deputies that lasted more than three hours early Tuesday in Spokane Valley. The boys, ages 16 and 17, …

UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 10:36 p.m.

Police end standoff with a distraught driver who attempted to elude officers

Police arrested and handcuffed a man who caused a tense standoff that closed Division Street in North Spokane this evening.

Ammon Bundy testifies in second Oregon standoff trial

Ammon Bundy, who was recently acquitted in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon, testified Tuesday that he felt “driven” to protest federal control of Western lands …

Ammon Bundy, leader of refuge standoff, returns to Oregon

Ammon Bundy, the leader of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge takeover, is back in Oregon. Bundy was transferred from custody in Las Vegas, where he’s been held on charges from …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 10:26 p.m.

East Central Spokane standoff ends peacefully

An armed police standoff in East Central ended peacefully Friday morning.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 10:14 p.m.

Cable One-KAYU standoff enters 4th week

A dispute between local cable television provider Cable One and Spokane FOX affiliate KAYU reflects the company’s strategy to focus on internet, not cable customers. That’s the contention of KAYU-FOX …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 10:37 p.m.

Ammon Bundy expected to testify at next Ore. standoff trial

A judge will let Ammon Bundy testify in the upcoming trial of seven defendants charged in the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 11:36 p.m.

Widow of Oregon refuge occupier to hold meeting

Leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon were driving to a public meeting a year ago when police shot and killed one of them …

Standoff at Seaside, Oregon, home stretches into 3rd day

Seaside police continue to monitor a house where gunshots were fired. City spokesman Jon Rahl says the man who’s inside the house spoke with officers at least twice Friday, but …

Attorney General Lynch sends mediators to defuse standoff over pipeline

Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Friday in a videotaped statement that she was dispatching federal mediators to ensure the ongoing standoff between protesters and police over the Dakota Access Pipeline …

Police: Marksman killed gunman after child ran to porch

SEATTLE – The gunman had already shot a police officer, threatened to kill two children and barricaded himself upstairs in a house for 11 hours when one of the kids, …

Deliberations resume in Oregon refuge standoff trial

An alternate juror arrived at the federal courthouse in Portland on Thursday, allowing deliberations to resume in the trial of Ammon Bundy and six co-defendants who took over a federal …

SWAT standoff in north Spokane ends with woman in custody, but wanted man remains on the loose

A SWAT team took a woman into custody Thursday morning after a standoff in north Spokane that lasted more than an hour, but a wanted man remains on the loose.

SWAT team takes man from South Hill home, but police don’t say why

A SWAT team escorted several women from a South Hill home before leading a man out in handcuffs Tuesday afternoon, but authorities declined to say what crimes may have brought …