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UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:55 p.m.

Man shot by police at burning Spokane Valley Motel 6 charged with arson

A knife-wielding man who was shot by police after he refused to leave a burning Motel 6 in Spokane Valley in June has made his first appearance in court.

Man shot, killed on boat by officers identified

Authorities have identified a man shot and killed by police early Sunday after he allegedly fired shots toward shore from a sailboat in the waters off Washington.

UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Police responding to domestic violence call shoot man in south Spokane

A man was shot and killed early Monday by police officers responding to a domestic violence incident just south of Spokane.

UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:23 p.m.

Seattle police shooting may show limits of crisis training

Sunday’s fatal shooting of a pregnant mother, who police say was armed with two knives, illustrates the potential limits of crisis intervention training.

UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:22 p.m.

Deputies’ identities released in officer-involved shooting at Spokane Valley Motel 6

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the deputies who shot a knife-wielding man who refused to leave a burning Motel 6 last week.

UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 8:47 p.m.

Investigators identify man shot by deputies at Spokane Valley Motel 6

The man shot by Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies at a burning Motel 6 last week has been identified as 41-year-old Michael Kruse.

100 years ago in Spokane: County deputy denies his bullet killed teen car thief

A stolen auto, a drunken booze party in Colbert, and, in the end, a mystery: Who shot and killed Gordon Coldeen, 19?

UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 5:21 p.m.

Police officers who wounded knife-wielding man identified

The Spokane Police Department has identified the officers who shot and wounded a man armed with a knife who was reportedly threatening himself and others near Fairview Avenue and Perry …

UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 4:28 p.m.

Man shot by police after stabbing himself, threatening others in northeast Spokane is identified

The man who

UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:17 p.m.

Man who stabbed himself and reportedly threatened others shot by police in north Spokane

Police shot a man who was stabbing himself and reportedly threatening others Sunday evening in northeast Spokane.

UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 7:48 p.m.

Texas police officer faces murder charge in teen’s death

A white Texas police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager for which the officer was fired, according to an arrest warrant issued Friday.

UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 10:38 p.m.

Prosecutor rules Spokane police officer justified in deadly January shooting

The Spokane County Prosecutors Office has decided not to file criminal charges against the officer who shot and killed Dexter Dumarce early this year.

Boise police: Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting

Boise Police Chief Bill Bones has given the all-clear following an officer-involved shooting at a popular hiking and biking trail in the Boise foothills and after police found the suspect …

UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:06 p.m.

Spokane Sheriff’s deputy wounded in Colbert standoff identified

The Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded in the shoulder during a SWAT standoff Monday has been identified as Sgt. Harold Whapeles.

UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:05 p.m.

Former bank executive threatened wife hours before dying in north Spokane standoff

Hours before a former bank executive died

UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 10:27 p.m.

Wounded Spokane County deputy released from the hospital

A Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy wounded in an exchange with domestic violence suspect Dean J. Bellamy earlier this week went home from the hospital Wednesday, escorted by fellow deputies and …

UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 9:59 a.m.

Man suspected of shooting Spokane County deputy was former bank executive with domestic violence history

After one incident at his Colbert home in 2015, a woman warned Spokane County sheriff’s deputies that Dean Bellamy “would be very ‘combative’ and would ‘go out in a blaze …

UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 6:27 p.m.

Competency of Bonner County man charged with shooting deputies contested

A contested competency hearing is pending in the case of a man charged with shooting and wounding two North Idaho deputies

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 6:14 p.m.

Suspect in Bonner County deputies’ shooting released from hospital, held in Kootenai County jail

The man suspected of shooting two Bonner County sheriff’s deputies was released from the hospital, Tuesday.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 4:40 p.m.

Second Bonner County Sheriff’s deputy shot near Blanchard, Idaho released from hospital

The second deputy shot last week in Blanchard, Idaho, was released Monday from the hospital.

Bonner County deputy wounded in shootout released from hospital

Bonner County Deputy Justin Penn was released from Kootenai Health Thursday afternoon, three days after he was

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

Spokane police officer involved in deadly Sunday shooting identified

The Spokane police officer involved in Sunday’s shooting of Dexter Martin Dumarce has been identified as Cpl. Ryan Jamieson.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 10:53 p.m.

Deputies and suspect in Blanchard, Idaho shooting named

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday identified the two Bonner County deputies who were shot and wounded attempting to serve a warrant Monday morning in Blanchard, Idaho, as Michael …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 10:40 p.m.

Two Bonner County deputies shot near Blanchard, suspect in custody

Two Bonner County sheriff’s deputies were shot while trying to arrest a man at a residence in Blanchard, Idaho Monday morning.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 11:34 p.m.

Man shot, killed by Spokane police officer on lower South Hill

A man was shot and killed by a Spokane police officer early Sunday after the man had brandished a knife at an officer earlier.

Family of man killed by Bend police says he was unarmed

Lawyers for the family of a man fatally shot by a Bend police officer Friday say the man was unarmed and still belted in his vehicle when he was killed.

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, …

Boise police: 1 officer remains in critical condition, 1 out of hospital

One of two Boise police officers who were shot during a search for a fugitive has been released from the hospital, while the other remains in critical condition.

Two police officers hurt, Meridian suspect killed in Boise Bench shootout

The man who traded shots with Boise police Friday afternoon was declared dead on arrival at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise police Chief Bill Bones said Friday evening.