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Halloween shooting ends up in plea deal

Just as his murder trial was set to begin, Matthew R. Jones pleaded guilty in connection with a shooting on Halloween night that killed a 22-year-old man who was trying …


Police arrest 4 after Lakewood shooting

LAKEWOOD, Wash. — Lakewood police say four people have been arrested in the fatal shooting of an armored car guard during a bank branch robbery at a Wal-Mart store. A …


Man arraigned in home-invasion robbery

A suspect in a home-invasion robbery that was thwarted by gunfire was arraigned Tuesday in Spokane County Superior Court. Derrick D. Taylor, 29, whose name is also spelled Derick in …


Olsen flashed badge to try to see judge

The Spokane Police Department’s internal investigation into former Officer Jay Olsen shows that officials could have charged him with a crime a year before his trial, because he tried to …


Gunman kills 13 at N.Y. state immigration center

A gunman opened fire on a center where immigrants were taking a citizenship exam Friday in downtown Binghamton, killing 13 people before apparently committing suicide.


Whitworth threat a hoax, law officers say

An online threat that prompted Whitworth University officials to increase campus security this morning was determined to be a hoax that started in Uruguay, Spokane County sheriff’s deputies said this …


Arrest warrants issued in Pullman shooting

The Latah County prosecutor today issued warrants against two Moscow men arrested earlier in the day in connection with an overnight shooting involving a shotgun at an apartment in Pullman.


Meet the Airow maker

Devon Romney, 40, is neither an avid archer nor an ardent paintball gamer. But the Spokane Valley machinist’s ingenuity is giving enthusiasts from both sports a new archery tool to …


BOW ’N’ BARREL

Developed by a Spokane Valley machinist, the devise is a bow without arrows and a blowgun that requires no huffing and puffing, yet it shoots just fine. Archers aiming to …


Guns of winter

Comparisons will be made today between this season and the winter of 1968-69 as shotgunners gather to begin The Spokesman-Review Trapshoot. The shoot has been a winter tradition since 1916, …


Suspect arrested in fatal downtown Halloween shooting

The 24-year-old convicted felon apparently thought a Halloween night fight in a bar parking lot was a good opportunity to take out his gun and fire it, police say. “There …


Neighbors aid shooting victim

What some Logan Neighborhood residents thought were post-Independence Day fireworks Saturday afternoon were in fact gunshots that sent a man to the hospital. Spokane police were investigating the incident, which …


Man shot in northeast Spokane

Police were looking Sunday for a man suspected of shooting another man in northeast Spokane. The incident was likely a “drug deal gone bad,” said Spokane police Officer William Hager. …


Officer kills pit bull after dogs tree passer-by

A Coeur d’Alene police officer shot and killed a pit bull named Tank after the animal chased a man up a tree Tuesday. The incident comes as city officials are …


Files on police officer, man he shot revealed

A 27-year-old man shot by an off-duty Spokane police officer earlier this week has a criminal past, while Officer James “Jay” Olsen’s personnel file indicates only upstanding behavior. Spokane County …


Boys Say Man Shot At Them After Ohio Match Road Fight

Two Coeur d’Alene teenagers told sheriff’s deputies a man shot at them Wednesday over a traffic dispute near Hayden. Paul Mueller, 18, told deputies he and a 17-year-old boy were …


Law Enforcement Officers Honor Fallen Comrade Questions About His Death Put Aside While Respects Paid William Lowry

Family members of slain Tacoma police officer follow his casket between rows of officers at a memorial service Wednesday. Photo by Associated Press


Miami Police Shoot, Kill Homeless Man

A homeless man with a toy gun was shot to death by a police officer after being mistaken for a man accused of pistol-whipping his wife. Detective Roberto Soler, a …


Bulletproof Vests Offered Paving Crews

Bulletproof vests have been made available to state crews repaving a stretch of Interstate 405 after shots were fired in the vicinity of highway crews last week. No one was …


Man Charged After Shot Fired In Air

A 26-year-old man is accused of firing a shot into the air near Napa Street and First Avenue on Saturday, said Dick Cottam, Spokane Police Department spokesman. David Roland Kosola …


Four Held After Shootout In Drug Raid Idaho, Washington Police Shut Down Methamphetamine Operation

Bonner County sheriff’s investigators examine the scene of Wednesday’s shootout. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review


Birthday Celebrant Shot During Brawl

A Des Moines man celebrating his 25th birthday at a local nightclub was fatally shot during a brawl, and another young man was arrested for investigation of homicide, police said. …


Death Row Inmate Begged Wife To Shoot Him Prison Confirms Couple Killed During Botched Escape Attempt

A Death Row inmate who slashed his shackles and tried to escape with the help of his gun-toting wife became unglued when their plan went awry and begged her, “Shoot …


N.Y. Gunman’s Letter Rails At U.S., Britain, France No Evidence Of Palestinian Being Bilked Or Linked To Radical Groups, Police Say

The Palestinian gunman who opened fire on sightseers at the Empire State Building picked the landmark to express his anger against the United States, Great Britain and France and to …


Teen Shoots Self In Front Of Teammates Was Upset Over Poor Tryout For College Softball Scholarshop

1. Chambliss’ teammates console one another after her attempted suicide. Photo by Associated Press 2. Chambliss


Woman Shot When Her Gun Fires In Purse Inexpensive Pistol Accidentally Goes Off While She’s Inside Grocery Store

A woman was shot in the back Tuesday when an inexpensive, .25-caliber pistol went off inside her purse. Barbara Friend, 34, was listed in fair condition at Kootenai Medical Center’s …


Leftist Rebels Shoot From Envoy’s Home

Leftist rebels fired eight gunshots on Monday from the Japanese ambassador’s residence, where they are holding 74 hostages, a day after plans for renewing direct talks between them and the …


Police Look For Man Who Shot At Car

Sheriff’s deputies were searching Thursday for a man who shot out the windows of a car driving north on Nine Mile Road. The woman driving the car wasn’t injured, authorities …


Hair-Raising Scene Empties Mall Salon

A man who fired several shots into the ceiling of a shopping mall beauty salon and took a woman employee hostage surrendered to police Friday night after a seven-hour standoff. …


Crowd Sets Fire To Businesses, Vehicles After Police Shoot, Kill Motorist

A rock- and bottle-throwing crowd of several hundred people set fire to businesses and vehicles after police fatally shot a man during a traffic stop Thursday evening. At least 11 …