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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, …


‘A clear shot’ – police kill suspect, rescue children

A Washington state police officer responding to a domestic violence call was fatally shot and his fellow officers were still “taking fire” as they removed him from a home, beginning …


Charlotte police officer who fatally shot Keith Scott ‘acted lawfully,’ won’t be charged

Prosecutors said that the officer who fatally shot a Charlotte man in September will not be charged for the shooting, concluding that the man was armed and that the officer …


Subpoenas issued for hearing on fatal Pasco police shooting

A coroner’s inquest into the death of a man who was fatally shot by Pasco police after he was throwing rocks is on track to begin in two weeks.


Judge recuses herself from new trial in Ohio police shooting

A new judge will hear the second trial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist, after the judge who declared …


Chicago police fatally shoot 2 people in unrelated incidents

A Chicago police officer shot and killed a gunman who had killed one person and injured another early Friday, in the second fatal shooting involving the city’s police in just …


Federal lawsuit calls Yakima police shooting unjustified

The family of a 23-year-old man who was shot and killed by police in 2014 has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the officer involved and the city of …


Ohio prosecutor to try police officer again for murder

An Ohio prosecutor said Tuesday he will again seek a murder conviction against a white former University of Cincinnati police officer, and wants to move the trial after a jury …


Minnesota officer charged with manslaughter in Philando Castile death

A Minnesota police officer has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing of Philando Castile, a black man whose girlfriend streamed the gruesome aftermath of the fatal shooting live …


Anchorage police tie gun used to shoot officer to five killings last summer

The handgun used to wound an Anchorage police officer last weekend has been linked to five previously unsolved homicides this year in Alaska’s largest city, police said Tuesday.


Mistrial for officer who killed a black man while wearing Confederate flag shirt

An Ohio judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a former University of Cincinnati police officer who shot and killed a black man who had been pulled over …


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.


Judge to deadlocked Cincinnati jury: Keep deliberating fate of officer

Jurors on Friday told a judge they can’t reach a decision after three days of deliberations in the murder trial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed …


Cincinnati schools close, city on alert as jury deliberates in police shooting

Law enforcement and city officials are on alert and some schools are closing as people in Cincinnati await a verdict in the murder trial of a white former police officer …


Coroner: 1 of 2 Pennsylvania police officers shot has died

One of two western Pennsylvania police officers “ambushed” and shot while responding to a domestic situation has died, and police are searching for a suspect, authorities said Thursday.


Jury deliberating in officer’s trial over traffic stop shooting

Jury deliberations began Wednesday in the murder trial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate.


Colorado city to pay $2.6M to family of man killed by cop

The Colorado city of Aurora will pay $2.6 million to settle a lawsuit filed by relatives of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a police officer in …


Police find gun believed used in Iowa officers’ deaths

A gun found by a search dog in a wooded area is believed to be the weapon used in the fatal ambush shootings of two Iowa police officers, police said …


Nearly all-white jury in trial of ex-officer who shot black man Walter Scott

A nearly all-white jury was seated Wednesday for the murder trial of a white former South Carolina officer whose fatal shooting of a black man stunned the nation after it …


Suspect in Iowa police officer deaths has history of racial provocations

A white man with a history of racial provocations and confrontations with police ambushed and fatally shot two white officers Wednesday in separate attacks as they sat in their patrol …


Police officer shoots, kills Wyoming man at Billings hotel

A police officer shot and killed a 32-year-old Wyoming man in a hotel in Montana’s largest city early Thursday after the man allegedly turned toward officers while holding a handgun, …


Woman fatally shot by deputies south of Seattle was pregnant

The family of a woman fatally shot by two King County sheriff’s deputies at her Auburn home says she was the mother of three small children and five months pregnant.


2 Boston police officers in critical condition after shot by man in body armor

BOSTON – A man wearing body armor and armed with an assault rifle shot two Boston police officers who were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance, before being …


2 Boston police officers shot, wounded; suspect dead

Two police officers have been shot in Boston and a suspect is still on the loose. Police say the officers were shot late Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately …


Autopsy: Tulsa police shooting victim was high on PCP when he died

An unarmed black man shot dead by a white police officer after his car broke down on a city street last month was high on the hallucinogenic drug PCP in …


Federal Way police shoot, kill man armed with knife

Authorities in Western Washington said police shot and killed a 21-year-old man who approached them with a knife at a mobile home park on Saturday night.


Atlantic Coast residents fleeing Hurricane Matthew; man on evacuation route fires at deputies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Some 3,000 people checked into shelters across Florida, a judge in coastal Georgia suspended a murder trial and deputies in South Carolina shot and wounded a …


Man was reaching for seat belt, witness of police shooting says

EAST WENATCHEE – A key witness to the fatal shooting of Cameron Ayers by an East Wenatchee police officer Sept. 3 says Ayers was reaching to unbuckle his seat belt …


LAPD releases video showing suspect with gun before shooting

Los Angeles police released surveillance video Tuesday showing an 18-year-old black suspect running from police while holding what appears to be a gun in his left hand just before he …