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Jury convicts man in shooting incident

A Stevens County man faces about 7 years in prison for a dispute with a neighbor that erupted in gunfire last May. A jury on Friday convicted John Lewis Eberly …

Trio suspected in Spokane County burglary string

Three people arrested for burglaries in early February are believed to be responsible for a string of break-ins throughout Spokane County that began in November. Detectives are recommending 30 felony …

Police: Homeowner helped apprehend burglars in progress

A cool-headed homeowner is being credited with helping police apprehend two burglary suspects in Spokane.

Burglary, fight lead to Spokane stabbing

Spokane police this morning said resentments stemming from a fight last week may have been the spark that led to a melee at a residence in northeast Spokane early today …

Teen startles leotard-wearing burglar, police say

A burglar dressed in skin-tight leotards and a red bandana went screaming from a Spokane Valley home this morning after being surprised by a 14-year-old occupant, police said.

Men accused of smash-and-grab burglaries

Two men have been accused of burglaries last month in which vehicles stolen from Spokane Community College smashed through storefronts.

Deputies searching for guns, stolen items in raids

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies, including the SWAT team, raided two homes this morning searching for guns and other items stolen from a collector who was away on vacation.

Suspected robber arrested after standoff

A man police believe robbed a coffee stand was arrested Friday after a SWAT team standoff.

Thief stabs man in arm

A man who surprised a burglar in his garage suffered minor injuries Tuesday evening when the thief stabbed him with a tool, the victim’s girlfriend said. Spokane police Officer Brian …

Man stabbed as he surprises burglar in North Spokane

A man who surprised a burglar in his garage suffered minor injuries Tuesday evening when the thief stabbed the resident with a tool, the victim’s long time girlfriend said. Spokane …

Two burglaries today used vehicles to smash into buildings

Spokane police today are investigating two burglaries this morning that involved the use of vehicles to smash into businesses.

Glass shards connect burglary suspect

An 18-year-old man is in Spokane County Jail for allegedly burglarizing a downtown credit union overnight.

Thieves smash, grab ATMs

Brazen thieves are targeting cash machines at Spokane-area convenience stores, using stolen vehicles to bash through locked doors and storefronts to grab and loot the secured ATMs. The series of …

Burglars smash into Tesoro, steal ATM machine

For the second time in less than a week, burglars this morning used a vehicle to smash into a convenience market to steal an ATM.

Burglars try to yank out convenience store ATM

A gasoline and convenience market just south of Whitworth College was damaged early today by burglars who broke out the front doors and tried to yank out an ATM from …

Two men arrested following audio store burglary

Spokane police have arrested two men following a burglary of Kelly’s Custom Car Audio overnight Wednesday that included loss of a large amount of stereo equipment.

Driver smashes through store for cigarettes

A man backed a pickup through the doors of a West Plains convenience store this morning and stole money and more than 100 packs of cigarettes.

Clerk endures persistent convenience store attack

A group of men persistently attacked a North Monroe Street convenience store Monday evening before being stopped by police and citizens.

18th birthday party ends in arrests

An 18th birthday bash ended in the arrest of four men suspected of burglarizing a Spokane Valley business early Monday.

Alarm, police disrupt high school burglary

A large police response at University High School netted a teen burglar early Saturday, and a parent turned in two more suspected burglars after they returned home. Spokane Valley Police, …

Beer burglars smash down Valley store door

Two men smashed through the door of a Spokane convenience store today, stealing beer and cigarettes and leaving blood on the broken glass and floor.

Court: Partial fence not enough for burglary

A man suspected of stealing aluminum auto wheels from a rural business wasn’t guilty of a criminal break-in because the property wasn’t fenced on all sides, the state Supreme Court …

CdA burglary suspect surrenders to police

A Coeur d’Alene teenager involved in an attempted burglary in which his accomplice was shot turned himself in Tuesday night, police said.

Watchful reader helps nab escapee

A newspaper reader helped nab a Montana Department of Corrections escapee accused of a Spokane Valley burglary, according to Crime Stoppers.

Escapee suspected in store burglary

An escapee from Montana with a 30-year local criminal history has been named as a suspect in a daytime burglary caught on video at a Spokane Valley convenience store last …

Montana escapee suspected in burglary

An escapee from Montana with a 30-year local criminal history has been named as a suspect in a daytime burglary at a Spokane Valley convenience store last month.

Post Falls police: Porn, theft lured boy to library

A 14-year-old boy hoping to scour the Internet for pornography and steal computer equipment was arrested Monday at the Post Falls Public Library, police said.

‘Prince of neighbors’ interrupts burglary, holds suspect at gunpoint

It pays to know your neighbors. Bob and Doris Briley learned this firsthand Friday when a neighbor armed with a gun stopped an alleged would-be thief carting off machinery from …

Watchful neighbor nabs burglar

It pays to know your neighbors. An elderly Spokane couple learned this firsthand Friday when a neighbor armed with a gun stopped a man he saw stealing items from the …

Career burglar sentenced to eight years

A burglar who targeted several homes after being released from jail because of a filing error last year was recently sentenced to eight years in prison.