Stories tagged: Police
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
The off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco last week was attacked without warning as he held his toddler son, the policeman’s attorney said …
Sat., June 15, 2019, 1:32 p.m.
About 100 protesters gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child last week be fired.
Thu., June 13, 2019, 12:03 p.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that were later dropped for lack of evidence, …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department fired an officer Thursday after concluding an internal affairs investigation of a domestic violence assault in 2017. Nicholas J. Spolski has been on paid administrative leave …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
Spokane police arrested a babysitter Wednesday on suspicion of assaulting a child in her care.
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
Spokane marijuana business owner illegally sold wax and traded hundreds of pounds of weed for new car, police say
The owner of a local marijuana growing operation is facing criminal charges for allegedly selling large quantities of “weed wax” illegally.
Wed., May 22, 2019, 12:28 p.m.
A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 6:04 p.m.
A San Francisco reporter is seeking the return of his property confiscated by police after officers with a sledgehammer raided his home and his office amid an investigation to determine …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 2:22 p.m.
A Texas police officer shot and killed a woman who police say grabbed his Taser and used it on him, moments after she seemed to say “I’m pregnant” in an …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
A man was found dead in his Browne’s Addition apartment last weekend and covered in blankets with the heat running on high, leading detectives to initially believe there could be …
Mon., May 13, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
The New York City police officer accused of using a banned chokehold in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner is being made a scapegoat in a politically charged atmosphere, …
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
Pullman police began searching for an arsonist after a fire destroyed a laser tag arena on Sunday, the same day a device resembling a pipe bomb was discovered in a …
UPDATED: Sun., May 5, 2019, 8:23 p.m.
A bomb squad has diffused what appeared to be a pipe bomb near a park in Pullman on Sunday.
Sat., April 27, 2019, 5:12 p.m.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Saturday that injuries suffered by three children when Oklahoma police fired at a robbery suspect in a pickup truck are non-life threatening
UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
A handful of former local law enforcement officers are among the 30,000-plus who have lost their law enforcement certification due to some kind of misconduct, according to a national USA …
Tue., April 16, 2019, 12:09 p.m.
The hue and cry over the placement of a bright American flag graphic on police cars has leaders in a small coastal Southern California city considering whether to tone down …
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 9:28 p.m.
The FBI said Thursday DNA tests disproved the claim of a teenager found wandering the streets of a Kentucky town that he was an Illinois boy who disappeared eight years …
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 7:51 p.m.
A man who walked away from jail work crew this month was nearly caught by police on Sunday when he led police on a brief chase in a stolen Subaru …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 2:51 p.m.
A former Vernon, California, police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years to life in prison after a jury convicted him on two counts of molesting a 7-year-old girl.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
The family of a man shot and killed by police in January picketed Thursday outside of the Spokane County Courthouse to raise awareness about what they call an unjust police …
Tue., March 5, 2019, 8:06 p.m.
A jury found Edwin Espejo guilty Tuesday afternoon of trying to kill three police officers.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
Three small explosive devices in plastic mailing bags arrived at offices for two London airports and at a train station Tuesday, and Irish police said they were helping British counterterrorism …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
Seattle officials will consider a measure that offers hiring bonuses of up to $15,000 to experienced officers who join the city’s police department.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 11:56 a.m.
It was closing time Saturday, and Sal Trejo waited for a car to pick up him and a group of friends in the Salt Lake City night. An unidentified man …
Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
Another gender discrimination lawsuit was filed against the city of Vancouver last month, this time by a police officer, alleging discrimination based on sex, harassment and retaliation.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 9:49 a.m.
An Oregon man potentially faces a 15-year prison sentence after authorities said he traveled 365 miles to have a sex with a teenage girl.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
A report of a shooter at Central Washington University turned out to be a false alarm after the school went into lockdown and police searched and cleared the campus’ buildings.
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 4:17 p.m.
Activists and others who were disappointed by the outcome of two historic cases involving the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer see a way …
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 10:29 a.m.
To identify the burglary suspect who broke into a closed Florida police substation and ate an officer’s chicken dinner, detectives didn’t need to lift fingerprints or get DNA from the …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 9:43 a.m.
Three adults are dead and three children are safe after a standoff at a home in Meridian, Idaho on Sunday afternoon.