Stories tagged: standoff
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
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 …
Sat., July 29, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
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.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
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, …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
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 …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 9:27 a.m.
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.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 5:41 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Judge threatens to hold Bundy lawyer in contempt of court
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 …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 11:22 p.m.
Lakewood police shoot, injure suspect during hourslong standoff
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.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 2:23 p.m.
Man in custody after armed standoff aboard Amtrak train in Los Angeles
An hourslong standoff with an armed man who barricaded himself aboard an Amtrak train ended early Saturday after police used tear gas.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Bullet narrowly missed couple and toddler in standoff
The man involved in a standoff with police Friday evening has been booked into the Spokane County Jail after being accused of firing a gun from inside the home and …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
SWAT team surround home in north Spokane after shot fired
A Spokane police SWAT team is surrounding a home in the 1100 block of West Frederick.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Spokane man jailed after weekend standoff in Walla Walla
Bail was set at $50,000 this morning for a Spokane man suspected of several felonies in Walla Walla, including first-degree assault, first-degree kidnapping and possession of a dangerous weapon.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
Man who hurled microwave, garbage can at police arrested and charged
A man suspected of hurling household items – including a microwave and garbage can – at police officers has been arrested and charged with malicious mischief after a lengthy standoff …
Tue., June 28, 2016, 8:58 p.m.
Oregon judge prevails in recall linked to refuge takeover
A local official who opposed the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge has prevailed in a recall vote.
Sat., June 11, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
8 Oregon refuge occupiers will not face firearm charge
PORTLAND – A federal judge has tossed a charge of using and carrying a firearm in the course of a crime of violence for eight people involved in the occupation …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Lawyer to court: Dismiss conspiracy charges in Malheur refuge case
A defense lawyer in the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation case argued Monday that a federal conspiracy charge leveled against over two dozen people is constitutionally vague, could threaten free speech …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
Oregon standoff defendant pleads guilty in theft case
A man who joined the security team during the takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon has pleaded guilty to stealing government property.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Oregon refuge occupiers concerned about liberal Portland jury
Lawyers for those who occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon earlier this year are concerned a jury comprised of people from liberal Portland won’t be impartial.