The policy for Spokane Transit Authority drivers at intersections contains no written instructions for turns on yellow lights. The agency released its policies as part of a records request following Friday's fatal crash between an STA bus and a motorcycle.
This morning's story detailing Spokane County's receipt of a $150,000 grant to combat overcrowding at the jail was written before the MacArthur Foundation released all of the finalists. Go inside the blog to see them.
Brandon Hutchinson found himself back in court again this week and was ordered held on $100,000 bond on a charge of escape from community custody, bringing his total bond on multiple criminal charges to $410,000.
Olympia Police Chief Ronnie Roberts said at an early Thursday news conference that both men were shot in the chest and taken to the hospital. He says one man is in stable condition and one is in critical condition.
FBI data released today showed a spike in the number of law enforcement officers killed on the job by criminals from 2013 to 2014. But fewer officers were killed last year than the annual average since 1980.
An Atlanta bar has dropped its copyright lawsuit against the now-closed Spokane Downtown Daiquiri Factory in federal court. The Spokane bar's owner is also fighting his eviction in the Washington Courts of Appeal.
Making good on a promise delivered yesterday in U.S. District Court, Assistant U.S. Attorney Caitlin Baunsgard filed a motion today requesting Rhonda Lee Firestack-Harvey, Rolland Gregg and Michelle Gregg be jailed pending their sentencing on drug charges.
An attorney for the family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, the man shot dead by Pasco police Feb. 10, says an independent autopsy rebuts claims by investigators that Zambrano-Montes was not shot in the back.
Imprisoned fraudster Doris Nelson was ordered by a federal judge to pay $44.8 million to investors in her payday loan scam that brought more than 100 criminal charges. An appeal of her nine-year prison sentence has been filed.