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UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 5:09 p.m.

Spokane Valley deputies arrest man who allegedly shot ground near arguing couple’s feet

Deputies say the suspect fired the gun at the victim’s feet and that she was struck with debris from the shot hitting the ground.

UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 5:06 p.m.

Woman leads deputies on chase from Idaho to Mead; Spike strips, pepper spray and Taser used in arrest

After a car chase Friday night that started in Idaho and ended in Mead, Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies were forced to deploy spike strips to stop the fleeing car and …

Medical examiner: Walmart robbery suspect shot himself

Authorities say an armed man who robbed a Walmart store in Spanaway early Monday died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was not fatally shot by deputies as initially thought.

Idaho judge scolds deputies for illegal detention

A northern Idaho judge scolded sheriff’s deputies after a man was held at gunpoint for having a loud muffler and driving slightly more than the speed limit.

Jail deputies accused of revenge plot face new lawsuit from their alleged victim

A lawsuit filed against two Canyon County jail deputies says they plotted to retaliate against a man by encouraging other inmates to attack him.

2 former Pierce County deputies allege cover-up, retaliation

Two former Pierce County sheriff’s deputies are suing the county, saying the agency tried to cover up how a man obtained a gun before killing his wife and himself.

Officials: SW Idaho deputies encouraged inmate assault

Two southwestern Idaho deputies at the Canyon County Jail authorities say tried to orchestrate an attack on a gang member accused of sex crimes against children by showing other incarcerated …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 5:41 p.m.

5 Colorado deputies shot, 1 fatally, in ‘ambush’ attack

A man fired more than 100 rounds at sheriff’s deputies in Colorado early Sunday, killing one and injuring four others, before being fatally shot himself in what authorities called an …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 9:03 p.m.

Authorities ID Oregon man killed in shootout with deputies

An Oregon man killed in a shootout with sheriff’s deputies had been awaiting trial on domestic violence charges involving his wife, authorities said.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 10:33 a.m.

N. Idaho deputies cleared in shootout with Blanchard man

Three northern Idaho sheriff’s deputies involved in a shootout with a Blanchard man have been cleared of any wrongdoing.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 9:06 p.m.

California shooter was frequent subject of police calls

For months before a shooting rampage that killed five people, a violent feud brewed among the gunman and his neighbors on a dirt road in a tiny rural community in …

Restaurant apologizes for asking deputies not to eat there

Restaurant owner’s son has apologized to law enforcement officers, and free meals will be offered Monday to any officer after word spread that the restaurant did not want them to …

FBI investigating shooting of rancher by Idaho deputies

The FBI is investigating the shooting death of an Adams County rancher by sheriff’s deputies for possible federal criminal violations by the officers. U.S. Attorney for Idaho Wendy Olson announced …

Chattaroy woman suspected of murdering 5-year-old nephew

A Chattaroy woman accused of beating her 5-year-old nephew to death in April was arrested Thursday on a second-degree murder charge.

Deputy’s firing challenged

A dispute over the firing of a Spokane County deputy caught having sex on duty has increased tensions between Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and his force. The Spokane County Deputy Sheriffs …

Sheriff eyes arbitration law

Determined to rid his agency of a handful of rogue law enforcement officers and restore public trust in law enforcement, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich is asking state lawmakers to …

County stands by deputies in lawsuit

Spokane County will stand behind two sheriff’s deputies who broke a Spokane Valley man’s rib and punctured his lung when they were dispatched to help him in September 2009. County …

Two Pierce County deputies shot, hospitalized

Two sheriff’s officers responding to a dispute between two brothers were shot by one of the men lying in wait after being welcomed into the home by the other, authorities …