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A grand juror who won a court fight to speak publicly about the Breonna Taylor investigation took issue Tuesday with statements by Kentucky's attorney general and said the jury was not given the option to consider charges connected to Taylor's shooting death by police.
PORTLAND – A judge on Wednesday ordered a man convicted of fatally stabbing two men who confronted him during a racist rant on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train to pay $12,046 for expenses incurred by some of his victims.
OLYMPIA – Four officers fired over 30 rounds at Portland fugitive Michael Reinoehl after they cornered him in his car Sept. 3 outside a Washington apartment complex where he had been hiding out, a sheriff’s official said Tuesday in an update on the investigation.
With 17 homicides and counting in the Spokane this year, the Spokane Police Department is concerned about violent crime in the area.
Investigators say a Pend Oreille County teen reported missing last month appears to have been killed in a homicide.
SEATTLE — The Washington state attorney general's office has fired a senior criminal investigator after a server at a Tacoma restaurant said the investigator allegedly made a scene and stiffed her on her tip for wearing a Black Lives Matter button.
Agricultural officials in Washington state said Friday they are trying to find and destroy a nest of Asian giant hornets — also known as murder hornets — amid concerns they could kill honey bees crucial for pollinating raspberry and blueberry crops.
King County prosecutors have charged a man in the death of a woman found with gunshot wounds to the back and chest last week in a South Lake Union apartment.
Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led to no charges against police officers who killed the Black woman during a March drug raid at her apartment.
Court records identify the victim as 18-year-old Jacquon D. Bailey.
“Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor” became a rallying cry this summer, emblazoned on T-shirts worn by celebrities and sports stars while protesters filled the streets demanding police accountability. In the end, none of the officers was charged with Taylor’s killing, although one was indicted for shooting into a neighboring home that had people inside.
Hundreds of people gathered for rallies and marches against police violence and racial injustice Saturday night in Portland, Oregon, as often violent nightly demonstrations that have happened for 100 days since George Floyd was killed showed no signs of ceasing.
, Washington State Patrol’s Cold Case Homicide Team will analyze evidence from a 1994 crime scene with new technologies in hopes of finding the DNA of the killer.
LOS ANGELES — A Black man was shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies after he was stopped for a traffic violation while riding a bike, then ran from police, punched one officer and dropped a bundle that included a gun, authorities said.
Jacob Blake didn’t kill anyone. He was shot seven times in the back by a police officer.
President Donald Trump, who delivered his remarks to a Republican crowd gathered at the White House, called for “law and order,” and said the country could not allow “mob rule.”
The only Native American on federal death row was put to death Wednesday, despite objections from many Navajo leaders who had urged President Donald Trump to halt the execution on the grounds it would violate tribal culture and sovereignty.
Spokane police surrounded a suspect’s house and arrested him Thursday on suspicion of shooting and killing a man found dead in June, according to a Spokane Police Department news release.
A man charged with murdering his ex-wife earlier this month is now a suspect in the killing of a homeless man in April after ballistics tests showed the same gun and ammunition were used in both shootings.