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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

Naked man holding tree branches arrested in downtown Spokane

Police arrested a naked man Tuesday morning who appeared high and was holding tree branches in both hands while fleeing in downtown Spokane.

Spokane man sentenced to 11 years for assault

A 39-year-old man who previously sprayed bear mace at Spokane police and himself in a confrontation two summers ago will spend more than a decade in prison after striking a …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019

Krispy Kreme delivers doughnuts to officers over pastry loss

Krispy Kreme has stepped in to comfort Kentucky police officers mourning the loss of a doughnut truck that caught fire.

Suspect in shooting of 7 officers is competitive rifleman

A Vietnam veteran who bragged online about maintaining his target-shooting skills was being held Thursday in the shooting of seven law enforcement officers, one of whom died, as deputies tried …

Trump administration met with, but rebuffed, Venezuelan officers who said they were plotting a coup, officials say

The Trump administration met several times last year and early this year with Venezuelan military officers purporting to be dissidents plotting a coup against President Nicolas Maduro, but ultimately rebuffed …

Weeks after delivering doughnuts to thank officers, man jumps in to help after shootout

Nedim Cavcic’s support of police went far beyond doughnuts. On July 1, he rushed to help an officer who had been shot. The officer, Kyle Mikowski, was pursuing Daniel Isaiah …

‘Gunshots and horror’: San Diego shootout wounds 2 officers

A man opened fire on police and firefighters at a San Diego condominium, wounding two officers and sending bullets into nearby units before he was found dead, authorities said Sunday.

DOJ won’t bring charges against officers in Gray case

The U.S. Department of Justice won’t bring federal charges against six police officers involved in the arrest and in-custody death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose death touched …

UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017

Grand jury declines to indict Houston officers in shooting

A grand jury on Thursday declined to indict two Houston police officers for the fatal shooting of an armed black man they said had pointed a gun at them in …

Deadline looming for military to start accepting transgender recruits

Conservative activists are calling for Defense Secretary James Mattis to reverse policy on transgender people in the U.S. military. Mattis is facing a decision about whether to open the door …

Snoqualmie Tribe donates 200 defibrillators to police

The Snoqualmie Tribe donated 200 defibrillators to the King County Sheriff’s Department, Snoqualmie Police Department and the Snoqualmie Tribe Police Department.

Pipeline protesters urge unity after days of confrontations

Protesters trying to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline urged unity on Saturday as they prayed together near burned-out construction vehicles that served as a barricade between activists and law …

Hungary manhunt in Budapest blast that wounded 2 officers

Hungarian authorities are hunting for a man who set off a homemade fragmentation bomb that seriously wounded two officers in central Budapest, the country’s police chief said Sunday.

Two officers shot, wounded by visitor at Fresno County jail

Two unarmed officers were critically injured after being shot by a visitor in the lobby of a central California jail, authorities said.

Charge against teen killer tossed 34 years later; officers withheld info

A federal judge has dismissed a gun charge against a man who was convicted of murder as a teenager, saying state Department of Corrections officers improperly withheld information that could …

Dallas buries three police officers slain at protest

DALLAS – After the shock and amid the grieving, Dallas paused Wednesday to bury its own. Three of the five officers killed in last week’s downtown shooting were remembered during …

Seattle officers to ride in pairs after Dallas shootings

Seattle patrol officers will be riding in pairs as a safety measure following the sniper attack that killed five officers in Dallas.

Ex-Chicago-area officer found guilty in murder-for-hire plot

Jurors on Tuesday found former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson guilty of trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped to convict him in the killing of …

Everett requires 40-hour crisis training for police officers

The Everett Police Department is making sure all its officers have advanced training in how to handle people in crisis.

Obama grants Medal of Valor to officers who put lives on line

President Barack Obama called on the nation Monday to support and listen to its law enforcement officers as he bestowed the Medal of Valor on 13 officers who risked their …

Juvenile detention officer hit her, wife says

A Spokane County juvenile detention corrections officer was jailed recently on suspicion of assaulting his wife. Darryl A. Robinson, 52, said Wednesday that he has a meeting scheduled with his …