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  • THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 2010

    Wanted felon arrested in house fire, death

    A felon already wanted by the state Department of Corrections was arrested Wednesday on murder and arson charges related to a suspicious fire near the Hangman Valley Golf Course. Ryan …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 13, 2010, 4:22 P.M.

    Man arrested for murder in Hangman Valley fire

    A 27-year-old man has been arrested on murder and arson charges related to a suspicious fire on Tuesday.


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 24, 2010

    21-year-old arrested after arson at Kellogg newspaper

    A 21-year-old man arrested for arson at the badly gutted office of the Shoshone News-Press in Kellogg apparently “was just mad at the town,” Kellogg’s fire chief said Thursday. The …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 23, 2010, 2:15 P.M.

    Man arrested in Kellogg newspaper office torching

    A 21-year-old man arrested for arson at the badly gutted office of the Shoshone News Press in Kellogg apparently “was just mad at the town,” Kellogg’s fire chief said today.


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 23, 2010

    Black Lab has a nose for arson

    He’s cute, he’s friendly, his tail wags a mile a minute and he has a badge on his red collar. Meet Mako, the new arson dog at the Spokane Valley …


  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 19, 2010

    Lawyer faces child sex abuse charges

    A North Idaho attorney is being held without bail in San Diego following allegations he sexually abused a teenage girl, including during “dates” at Southern California hotels. David C. Jacquot, …


  • THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010, 3:39 P.M.

    Northwood neighborhood hit by arsons

    Two arsons and an attempted arson in the Northwood neighborhood of Spokane County over the past several days have firefighters and law officers on edge.


  • FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010

    Teenage tipsters will get reward

    Two teens will receive $750 each today for tipping fire investigators to a text message that helped arrest five people, including a man now accused of murdering his pregnant girlfriend, …


  • SATURDAY, MAY 29, 2010

    Displaced tenants going home

    Nearly half of the 41 tenants of a South Hill apartment building were allowed to return to their homes on Friday, three weeks after they were displaced by a suspected …


  • FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010, 5:07 P.M.

    South Hill tenants displaced by fire return home

    Nearly half of the 41 tenants of a South Hill apartment building were allowed to return to their homes today, three weeks after they were displaced by a suspected arson …


  • TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2010

    Woman arrested in north Spokane apartment arson

    A Spokane woman has been arrested on a first-degree arson charge in connection with an apartment fire Friday morning at 1818 W. Northridge Court in Spokane.


  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2010

    Arson fire burns pair of homes in Spokane

    Two house fires late Sunday were intentionally set, Spokane fire officials announced Monday.


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 2010

    Fighting fires, solving crimes

    Spokane Valley Fire seems to have more than its fair share of arson fires, but it also solves more than is standard because of a strong group of five fire …


  • SATURDAY, FEB. 6, 2010

    Fire blamed on heat tape in pipe

    Heat tape was the culprit in a fire on Jan. 30 that sent some bushes up in flames but only singed the house in the 24000 block of East Tum …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 23, 2009

    Two held in fire at building transients used as shelter

    A man and a woman taken into custody during a downtown blaze Thursday morning are being charged with second-degree arson, Spokane fire officials said. Windy M. Garland, 22, was arrested …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 22, 2009, 2:48 P.M.

    Pair arrested after downtown Spokane arson

    A man and a woman taken into custody during a downtown fire this morning are being charged with second-degree arson, fire officials said this afternoon.


  • WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12, 2009, 5:37 P.M.

    Woman charged with arson in West Plains blaze

    A woman convicted of setting a grass fire at a mobile home park last September is accused of torching the same area with a single match Monday night.


  • FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009, 2 P.M.

    2 wanted in connection with 4 arsons

    Officials are looking for two suspects in a series of arsons and vandalism overnight on the South Hill.


  • THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2009, 11:20 A.M.

    Pregnant woman was suffocated before fire

    An autopsy found that a pregnant woman whose body was found in a burned Moscow duplex had been suffocated or strangled before the fire started.


  • MONDAY, MAY 25, 2009

    Blaze damages home in West Central

    A suspicious fire displaced two residents of a West Central Spokane home Sunday. The neighborhood, which is northwest of downtown, has been plagued with arsons the past few years.


  • SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2009, 6:11 P.M.

    Fire damages West Central home

    A suspicious fire displaced two residents of a West Central Spokane home on Sunday. The neighborhood, which is north and west of downtown, has been plagued with arsons the last …


  • SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2009

    Man guilty of burglary, arson

    A man accused of threatening to kill a Superior Court judge and blow up the Spokane County Courthouse was convicted Friday of three unrelated charges stemming from a burglary at …


  • MONDAY, JAN. 26, 2009

    Fires damage 15 homes in arson-plagued suburb

    COATESVILLE, Pa. – The latest in a string of suspicious fires in this Philadelphia suburb tore through a block of row houses, damaging 15 homes, leaving several dozen people homeless …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 2008

    Arson damages memorial in CdA

    An arsonist struck the Fallen Heroes Memorial Plaza in Coeur d’Alene late Tuesday or early Wednesday, burning one of two basalt columns erected to represent the World Trade Center on …


  • WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20, 2008

    Whitley Fuel gets OK to rebuild warehouse

    Whitley Fuel can rebuild a warehouse at its central depot that an arson fire destroyed last year, Spokane’s hearing examiner ruled Tuesday. The decision overturns a determination by the city’s …


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2008

    Attorney ordered to pay for pursuing lawsuit

    Spokane attorney Amos Hunter faces paying $58,624 in legal bills because he filed a state court lawsuit on behalf of a client previously convicted of arson in federal court. Hunter …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 13, 2007

    Businessman accused of arson, fraud

    An arson fire at a Hillyard bar in 2000 and another that destroyed a restaurant-lounge in Davenport six years later are being linked to their owner by federal investigators who …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 13, 2007

    Tucker defends arson decision

    There was insufficient evidence to charge 19-year-old Timothy Lee Jacobs with this summer’s arson that caused $20 million in damage to Whitley Fuel and surrounding businesses in northeast Spokane, Prosecutor …


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2007

    Residents frustrated with arsons

    It was a night of frustration and cooperation as residents and city officials tackled a burning issue in the West Central neighborhood: a 21 percent increase in suspicious fires so …


  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2007

    Blaze deliberately set

    The enormous fuel-depot fire that had firefighters afraid for their lives Monday was deliberately set, officials said. On Tuesday, investigators walked among the twisted metal and charred ruins of Whitley …


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