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A ‘martyr’ sniper becomes a hero to Iraq’s Shiites

Ali Jayad al-Salhi, a veteran sniper in an Iraqi militia, was killed in fighting with the Islamic State group earlier this year. He was then vaulted into legend, virtually becoming …


Dallas police chief who oversaw response to sniper attack to retire

Dallas police Chief David Brown announced his retirement Thursday, bringing an end to a tenure marked by police unions that at one time demanded his resignation and by widespread praise …


Dallas an unlikely place for carnage

Dallas, of all places, was not the likeliest place for this sort of carnage, a reported 12 officers and two civilians, even with a historic mistrust of police from some …


UPDATED: Fri., July 8, 2016, 5 p.m.

Killer robot used by Dallas police opens ethical debate

When Dallas police used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper, they also kicked off an ethical debate about technology’s use as a crime-fighting weapon.


Rare restraint, calls for understanding from candidates

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both called off political events Friday, hours after five police officers were killed in Dallas during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men …


UPDATED: Fri., July 8, 2016, 9:38 a.m.

Dallas gunman killed by bomb robot, ‘wanted to kill officers,’ officials say

Gunmen shot and killed five police officers and wounded seven others during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men in other states, authorities said. It appeared to be …


UI senior shot while trying to help

MOSCOW – Armed with a .45-caliber semiautomatic pistol, Peter Husmann ran out of his apartment in answer to a rain of gunshots in his neighborhood. The 20-year-old University of Idaho …


School Bus Driver Shot And Killed; Gunman Arrested Stevens County Students Safe After Fleeing Through Emergency Exit

A Stevens County man with a history of mental problems surrendered Tuesday night to deputies after shooting and killing a school bus driver, said Stevens County Sheriff Craig Thayer. James …


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 …


Car Struck By Bullet On I-90

Someone shot at and hit a car traveling on Interstate 90 west of Spokane late Saturday, Washington State Patrol troopers said. A nearby house also was hit. No one was …


Windows Shot Out In Vehicles On I-90

A shot fired from a wooded area along Interstate 90 in the Spokane Valley shattered the driver’s window of a passing pickup truck Monday, authorities said. Minutes later, another shot …


Passenger Shot, Killed In Tacoma

A young woman riding in a car was fatally shot on Interstate 5 in south Tacoma in an apparently random attack, police said. The woman, identified as Annette Vargas, 18, …


Gunman Kills Four In Georgia

A gunman entered a man’s home and shot him dead Sunday morning, then walked out to a busy intersection, flagged down cars and kept shooting, killing two others including a …


Gunman Opens Fire On Police No One Hurt; Officers Were On Murder Case

A gunman in a pickup truck fired at least six shots at Spokane police gathering evidence in a murder case Sunday afternoon. The officers were combing a taped-off area at …