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UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018

Yakima police chief Rizzi’s firing came after “disappointing” review found him “disengaged” from department

A performance review identified a number of issues the city manager had with Yakima Police Chief Dominic Rizzi Jr. before Rizzi was fired last month, including attendance, relationships inside the …

Yakima police chief to collect $106,827 after firing

Yakima police chief Dominic Rizzi Jr. may have about two months until his job is officially terminated, but he’s already out of the office.

‘Today’ show dominates in ratings with Lauer firing

On the week host Matt Lauer was fired because of sexual misconduct charges, NBC’s “Today” show beat its rivals at ABC for the first time in three months.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017

Mueller team has draft letter on Comey firing, source says

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators is in possession of a letter drafted by President Donald Trump and an aide, but never sent, that lays out a rationale for …

Google’s firing of diversity critic fuels social-media backlash

Google triggered a social-media backlash with the firing of an employee who had blasted the company’s diversity policies, fueling tension over an issue roiling Silicon Valley.

University of Oregon sued by man suspended for sex assault

The University of Oregon is being sued in federal court by a man it suspended from campus after university officials concluded he had sexually assaulted a fellow student in his …

School district employee in Maryland fired after correcting student’s spelling in a tweet

The downfall of Katie Nash as social media coordinator for Frederick County (Maryland) Public Schools was, she said, sealed in a tweet.

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 …

MAC board votes to reinstate former director

BREAKING NEWS: The board of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture voted 11-3 to reinstate Forrest Rodgers, the director fired in April.

Jailer who failed to discover inmate death fights firing

A Spokane County Jail corrections deputy is challenging his dismissal in March for alleged failure to discover an inmate’s death and then lying about it.