Stories tagged: standoff
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 6:11 p.m.
Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 12:26 p.m.
A gunman barricaded himself inside a Philadelphia rowhouse for 7
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 10:41 p.m.
A man wanted by Spokane police barricaded himself in a multifamily home Wednesday afternoon, but was later taken into custody without incident.
Fri., April 26, 2019, 8:30 p.m.
Medical Examiner confirms Amber Alert suspect died from self-inflicted gunshot wound during SWAT standoff
The Whitman County Medical Examiner on Friday confirmed that Justin P. Robertson,
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
Spokane County deputies arrested a man wanted on child rape charges after a standoff in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
A standoff that began when two Georgia police officers were shot and wounded has ended with a 16-year-old boy and his pregnant mother both killed by a gunman who then …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 10:31 p.m.
A SWAT team was called to a north Spokane residence Tuesday to help defuse a domestic situation in which a man was arrested for allegedly assaulting his roommate while her …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
Police say they arrested a man after he forced entry into a woman’s home and threatened her with a gun in western Idaho.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:39 p.m.
Authorities say Interstate 5 remains closed in both directions near Lakewood after a vehicle crash and the arrest of a man who had refused to surrender to police.
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.
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday blamed the latest standoff with neighboring Ukraine on the presidential ambitions of Ukraine’s leader, as the Russian military announced it was boosting its defenses …
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 8 a.m.
Ukraine’s president demanded Monday that Russia immediately release Ukrainian sailors and vessels seized in a standoff around Crimea that sharply escalated tensions between the two countries and drew international concern.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
Police arrested a man Friday accused of breaking into a home while on the run from officers and barricading himself inside as a woman and her young children remained trapped.
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
It’s a motto of sorts. Ammon Bundy calls himself a “sunlight kind of guy.” Before his family’s infamous standoffs near Bunkerville, Nevada, and Burns, Oregon, he was living in the …
UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
A three-hour armed standoff Monday evening in Spokane Valley led the the arrest of one man
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 7:43 p.m.
A Spokane Valley man surrendered to a Spokane County SWAT team early Saturday morning after an hourslong standoff following a domestic violence call.
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
The family of an Arizona rancher who was killed by police during the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon alleged in a U.S. lawsuit Friday that he …
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel recounted on Monday the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long weekend standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
A judge in Las Vegas has decided to dismiss criminal charges against a Nevada rancher and his sons accused of leading an armed uprising against federal authorities in 2014.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
A U.S. judge who declared a mistrial last month could end the much-watched criminal prosecution of a Nevada rancher accused of leading an armed uprising against federal authorities.
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
A six-hour standoff with an armed man ended in an arrest on Christmas Eve in Mountlake Terrace.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
A U.S. judge in Nevada declared a mistrial Wednesday in the case against a states’ rights figure, his two sons and another man accused of leading a 2014 armed standoff …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
A rancher’s son at the center of an armed standoff with government agents near his family ranch in Nevada in 2014 and a takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge in …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
A man who first tried to steal ammunition and guns from a Montana Walmart, then engaged police in a standoff at a sporting goods store, eventually exchanged gunfire with officers …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
A homicide suspect died in a shootout with police Wednesday in the middle of a San Francisco Bay Area freeway as stunned motorists looked on, some recording the scene on …
Sat., July 29, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Law enforcement officers shot and killed a 48-year-old southwest Idaho man Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
An armed suspect was taken into custody after an hourslong standoff with police Wednesday evening in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
A wanted man was arrested in north Spokane Wednesday evening after a brief standoff with police.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
A pair of teenage boys was arrested after a standoff with SWAT deputies that lasted more than three hours early Tuesday in Spokane Valley. The boys, ages 16 and 17, …
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Police arrested and handcuffed a man who caused a tense standoff that closed Division Street in North Spokane this evening.