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A man accused of threatening to stab people in downtown Spokane was arrested Tuesday evening after a standoff with the police SWAT team.
SEATTLE – In 2019, the city of Seattle wanted to know more about who was using new transportation services, things like Uber, car share and bike share.
In a private Facebook group called the Pittsburgh Area Police Breakroom, many current and retired officers spent the year criticizing chiefs who took a knee or officers who marched with Black Lives Matter protesters, whom they called “terrorists” or “thugs.” They made transphobic posts and bullied members who supported anti-police brutality protesters or Joe Biden in a forum billed as a place officers can “decompress, rant, share ideas.”
“It’s empowering people to take back their neighborhoods and make their neighborhood safer in a positive way,” said Patrick Striker, executive director of the Spokane C.O.P.S. “Nobody is armed, no one is making arrests. It’s building community as a vessel for crime prevention.”
On Sunday afternoon at about 2:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff Deputies received reports of a shooting at Pines Road and Sprague Avenue. Callers reported a man was shot and bleeding from the chest in the parking lot of a Walgreens at the intersection, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.
BONNERS FERRY – The blinds were closed, Marty Ryan wrote, but he still had a “broken view” through them, into the chiropractic exam room where Brian Drake lay dead on the floor from a single gunshot to the back.
Ohio State officials have reached out to police about threatening and insulting social media messages sophomore E.J. Liddell received following the Buckeyes' NCAA Tournament loss on Friday.
BANGKOK — Police in the Thai capital used water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets Saturday night to break up a rally by pro-democracy protesters calling for the release of detained activists, constitutional changes and reform of the nation's monarchy.
A statistics analysis commissioned by the Spokane Police Department found less evidence of racial discrimination than prior analyses, according to the report published this month.
TACOMA – Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer sparked a massive police response in late January after confronting a Black man driving near his home, telling a 911 dispatcher the man “threatened to kill me” – an allegation he retracted upon questioning by Tacoma police.
A law firm representing the family of a young Black man killed by police in Southwest Washington announced Thursday it has filed a tort claim against Clark County for wrongful death.
PORTLAND — The head of the Portland police union has resigned over what the union called his mistake related to a police report that baselessly accused Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty of a hit-and-run crash.
Shootings at two massage parlors in Atlanta and one in the suburbs have left seven people dead, many of them women of Asian descent, authorities said Tuesday.
Authorities say a set of camp trailer safety chains and quick, careful work by emergency crews saved two people after their pickup truck plunged off a bridge, leaving them dangling above a deep gorge in southern Idaho.
One man died and another was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a single-car crash in east Spokane in the early morning hours Tuesday.
U.S. officials have arrested and charged two men with assaulting U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick with bear spray during the Jan. 6 riot, but they do not know yet whether it caused the officer's death.
Police said that this campaign would continue until “all able-bodied men who have been loafing and are now without funds are made to go back to work.”
Louisiana State Police troopers joked in a group text about beating a Black man after a high-speed chase last year, saying the “whoopin” would give the man “nightmares for a long time,” according to new court filings.
Relatives of several Black males shot and killed in recent years by local police on Friday called for King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht’s resignation for what they described as “her failure to treat racism with the seriousness it requires.”