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December 16, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Officer shoots at fleeing suspect in Centralia

The Associated Press CENTRALIA — A police officer fired at least one shot at a man who fled from Centralia Municipal Court in downtown Centralia. The Chronicle reports the man broke free and ran from court Tuesday morning when an officer attempted to put him into handcuffs. He ran to a car. The officer fired as he was…

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November 24, 2014 at 6:31 PM

Seattle protesters block I-5; police use pepper spray

Update at 12:46 a.m: Group is on the move again, heading north on Fifth Avenue. Update at 12:40 a.m.: Protesters have left the old federal building and are standing in the middle of Fifth Avenue singing “We Shall Overcome.” Number has dwindled to about 50. Update at 12:30 a.m.: Protesters gathered outside the old federal building…

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November 10, 2014 at 4:59 PM

Inquest ordered into fatal shooting by Seattle police

The Associated Press The King County executive has ordered an inquest into July’s fatal shooting of a man by Seattle police. Larry Flynn was shot during a confrontation with officers at Gas Works Park July 30. Police say officers patrolling Gas Works Park around 2:45 a.m. were approached by a security guard who said a man had…

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October 20, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Suspect in Snohomish County shooting spree angry police didn’t kill him

The man accused of going on a shooting rampage last week by driving around and firing on police in Granite Falls, Lake Stevens and Marysville told detectives he’d wanted to be killed and was disappointed in the officers’ marksmanship, according to a court document filed in Everett District Count on Monday. The 43-year-old Lake Stevens man told investigators he…

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October 7, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Inquest ordered in fatal shooting by King County deputies

King County Executive Dow Constantine has ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting in August of a Burien man by King County sheriff’s deputies. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a house in the 1200 block of Southwest 160th Street in Burien around 7 p.m. Aug. 10 after Tyrone Bandy’s live-in girlfriend reported he had assaulted her, according to the sheriff’s…

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October 6, 2014 at 1:02 PM

Spokane cops will not be charged for killing man with pellet gun

The Associated Press SPOKANE — Three Spokane police officers who killed a homicide suspect in April will not face criminal charges. The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office made that announcement Monday. Jeremy Arnold, 37, appeared at his home moments after authorities concluded a news conference about a body discovered at the home. While a television crew filmed the encounter, Arnold left…

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September 9, 2014 at 4:15 PM

Knife-wielding man who confronted police in U District charged

A 23-year-old man who led police on a “slow speed” pursuit through the University District while armed with two knives last week was charged Tuesday with assault on a police officer, according to King County prosecutors. Prosecutors say the man, Joshua Ryan Cannon, was armed with two butcher knives and was “acting aggressively” when officers arrived in the 5800…

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September 4, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Knife-wielding man arrested in U District after police open fire

Update at 7:58 a.m.: Seattle police opened fire on a man in the University District on Thursday afternoon after he approached officers with a knife. The man was not hit by gunfire and members of the department’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) were able to convince the man to surrender. But before that happened, he led officers…

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August 28, 2014 at 3:51 PM

Officer shoots woman at Oregon gas station

The Associated Press PORTLAND  — An Oregon woman was shot by police Thursday after pointing a replica handgun at them following a car chase, authorities said. Amanda Lynn Gatewood, 44, of Springfield was listed in critical condition at a Corvallis hospital. Albany police Capt. Eric Carter said Gatewood was driving a stolen 2000 Suzuki Vitara when she led…

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