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Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago “Dear Mr. Burglar” was the headline on a large ad taken out by Frank T. Bailey. It consisted of a letter to the unidentified …


Ex-boyfriend accused of hiding spy camera in woman’s bedroom

A Cheney man is accused of entering his ex-girlfriend’s Liberty Lake home last month, burning several items and secretly installing a wireless camera to spy on her in her bedroom. …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane police were on the lookout for one of their own, a patrolman accused of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago A lone “yegg” – that is, safecracker – held off an armed posse during a dramatic confrontation at Long Lake.


Sentencing of 31-time offender frustrates prosecutor, police

In mid-January, guards set prolific burglar Christopher Cannata free from state prison in Shelton, Washington. Within four days, he began a petty crime spree that included trespassing, theft and driving …


New charges for alleged Spokane cemetery thief

A man accused last year of stealing valuables from cemeteries in the Spokane area now faces new charges for allegedly taking a ring and lighter from a mausoleum.


Prolific thief held in theft cases

One of Spokane’s most prolific thieves has been arrested again – this time allegedly for a burglary that garnered significant media attention last month at the popular Chaps Diner and …


Man with 31 convictions nabbed for restaurant burglary

One of Spokane’s most prolific thieves has been arrested again - this time for burglarizing the popular Chaps Diner and Bakery.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The Japanese people in Spokane were boycotting the Chinese gambling houses because of the “strained diplomatic relations” between their home countries.


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Mrs. Frank Pingree, of Lewiston, had the scare of a lifetime in the middle of the night.


Thwarted burglary of WSP impound lot may have targeted drug-filled car

A thwarted break-in at the Washington State Patrol’s impound lot early Wednesday may have been targeting a car containing a pound of methamphetamine and other drugs. Investigators are seeking a …


Homeowner detains would-be burglar after fight

A Spokane homeowner successfully detained a would-be thief after a fight earlier this week, leading to the arrest of Jeffrey E. Krell on assault and burglary charges.


Joe home for holidays thanks to Misfits car club

The grainy security camera video shows a man behind the bar at Flamin’ Joe’s on East Sprague Avenue. He grabs a stack of promotional stickers and patches them all over …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Gottlieb Wierzbiski, 52, a tailor, was arrested for burglary and while in jail he evidently “lost his reason.”


For juveniles charged as adults in Spokane robbery, beating

Four juveniles accused of beating a homeowner, breaking his windows and stealing a space heater off his kitchen counter have been charged as adults. A fifth person accused in the …


Spokane woman arrested after allegedly breaking down apartment door

A woman was arrested for burglary after she allegedly entered a secure apartment building, kicked in a tenant’s door and stabbed the apartment manager’s husband with a syringe while fleeing …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane police nabbed two men suspected of 16 armed robberies and burglaries over a two-week period. One suspect, Charles Rowe, 21, bragged that he …


Two face 201 counts in 40 Green Bluff burglaries

Two 21-year-olds were accused Thursday in a string of 40 Green Bluff burglaries. Trever J. Burzic and Damian A. Zowal face 201 felonies after sheriff’s officials say they broke into …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Miss Edith Cosgrove was outside her parent’s home on West Sixth Avenue when she looked up at the second floor porch and saw a …


Police: Six arrests made in South Hill burglary spree

Spokane police arrested six people last weekend suspected in a string of South Hill home break-ins and garage burglaries. The announcement came a day after Spokane County filed paperwork laying …


Tip from citizen lands suspected burglar in jail

A citizen’s tip landed a suspected burglar in jail on Sunday in Spokane Valley.


Crowd attacks man after he claims he killed someone

A man arrested Wednesday after allegedly pointing a fake assault rifle and claiming he was a police officer also allegedly bragged about shooting another man at the Howard Johnson hotel …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 14, 2014, 12:59 p.m.

Police arrest alleged burglar posing as officer

An 18-year-old was arrested after police said he told residents in North Spokane he was a police officer and allegedly threatened a woman’s life with a replica rifle.


Man arrested in overnight shots-fired burglary

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies call off a search for a second suspect in a shots-fired burglary call after investigation reveals only one man was involved in incident.


No pot taken in burglary at legal Washington grow

SPOKANE — A legal marijuana grower says robust security measures required by the Washington state helped foil an early morning burglary.


Costumed burglar takes cash from the Coeur d’Alene Resort

Police say a man wearing a costume took money from the Coeur d’Alene Resort’s cash room between 2:30 and 3:30 a.m. Monday morning.


UPDATED: Mon., July 7, 2014, 12:24 p.m.

Police investigating overnight break-in, reported rape

Police arrested a 29-year-old man overnight on suspicions he burglarized a north Spokane home and raped a woman there.


Police seek help identifying stabbing suspect

The Spokane Police Department is asking for help identifying a suspect in a stabbing that took place in the 1500 block of West Jackson on April 7. A homeowner reportedly …


Nine arrested in Spokane Valley raid: assaulted 12-year-old found

Spokane Valley Police arrested nine people in a raid of two Spokane Valley homes Tuesday and found a 12-year-old boy who had been assaulted several times.


Spokane man arrested with shotgun sticking out of backpack

A man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon in Spokane when police officers found him riding a small bike with a full-size shotgun sticking out of his backpack.