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  • Benewah County jail escapee arrested in Idaho

    A convicted burglar who escaped from the Benewah County Jail on Friday was arrested early Wednesday in southern Kootenai County.

  • 1 arrested after knife attack, car crash

    One man was in custody and a woman at large following a melee on the lower South Hill Monday that left two men with minor injuries.

  • Repeat convict Hall gets 16 years

    One of Spokane’s most notorious career criminals is headed to federal prison for 16 years. Eddie Ray Hall, who turns 47 next month, was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court …

  • Police link burglary suspect to gun used in slaying

    A suspected serial burglar tracked by police using a GPS device is believed to have stolen the gun that was later used in a gang-related murder. Robert J. Frates’ arrest …

  • Six arrested in drawn-out burglary case

    Suspects in a south Spokane County burglary continued to show up after deputies were called, leading to the arrest of six people Tuesday. Blaze E. Smith, 40, and William George …

  • Three charged in home invasion

    Three suspects have been charged in a gunpoint home-invasion robbery in Cheney last week. Merle Leon Weeks, 17, Meshion M. Woodruff, 19, and Samuel Chavez, 23, are accused of breaking …

  • GPS leads detectives to theft suspect

    Spokane Police Department detectives used a GPS tracker to solve at least one recent business burglary, and they continue to investigate whether the suspect may have been involved in similar …

  • Hearing delayed for man charged in attack

    A judge has postponed a preliminary hearing for a North Idaho man who police say attacked a Bayview family with a hammer and kitchen knife, killing one and injuring three …

  • Domestic stabbing victim improving at hospital

    A Spokane man stabbed during a domestic dispute early today is improving at a hospital.

  • Hours-long standoff ends with arrests

    Police arrested a wanted Spokane man late Friday after a standoff that lasted several hours. Robert T. Finkbeiner, 44, had warrants stemming from March 2009 for first-degree robbery, first-degree assault, …

  • Suspects arrested in burglary at Creach son’s home

    Three men have been arrested on suspicion of burglarizing the home of Ernie Creach, son of Wayne Scott Creach, who was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy in August.

  • Man’s arrest connected to retirement home thefts

    A 23-year-old Spokane man is suspected of a string of burglaries at South Hill retirement homes. Police say they recently found more than 1,000 pieces of jewelry in a car …

  • Police investigate burglary at Creach son’s house

    Spokane Valley police were searching Wednesday for at least three intruders who ransacked the home of Ernie Creach, son of slain Spokane Valley pastor Wayne Scott Creach. Ernie Creach said …

  • Pair face burglary charges after stop in Liberty Lake

    The duo believed to be treating garages and cars in Liberty Lake as a one-stop shopping mart have been arrested by Liberty Lake Police officers. Officer Darin Morgan was on …

  • Detective finds coins taken in burglary

    The case of the missing gold coins has become one of recovered treasure – at least partly. Spokane County sheriff’s Detective Richard Gere has located some and has information that …

  • Creach home burglarized

    Spokane Valley police were searching Wednesday for at least three intruders who ransacked the home of Ernie Creach, son of slain Spokane Valley pastor Wayne Scott Creach.

  • Stolen remains returned to burglary victim

    The cremated remains of a man that were taken in a Tuesday burglary were returned to the man’s widow today.

  • Teen stole from grandfather after finding him dead, police say

    Police say a Spokane man had an unusual reaction to his grandfather’s death: grand theft. Anthony S. Jungen, 19, was ordered held Tuesday at the Spokane County Jail in lieu …

  • Break-in nets burglary conviction

    A convicted burglar accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of rare coins last August was convicted Thursday of a separate home-invasion burglary last October. Gary D. McCabe, 45, faces …

  • Gang members accused of attempted robbery

    Two gang members were arrested Wednesday after one was stabbed by his intended victim during what police say was a botched robbery. Police arrested Silvino Dos Santos, 20, and Bradford …

  • Burglar stole more than gold

    Dennis Miller had been collecting gold and silver coins since 1950, but this summer he began selling some to help finance a move to a retirement home. Then Miller and …

  • Burglars hit Salvation Army in Spokane

    Burglars stole nearly $1,000 in merchandise from the Salvation Army thrift store in Spokane over the weekend.

  • Burglary suspect pleads not guilty

    A suspected serial burglar who tried fleeing a courtroom in April pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 20 felonies related to a six-month string of break-ins across Spokane County – including …

  • Rape suspect arrested in downtown Spokane

    A Spokane man was arrested on suspicion of rape Tuesday after a woman said she was attacked in an abandoned house in the 1100 block of West Fifth Avenue.

  • Burglary bust at Felts Field saves Marine memorabilia

    A watchful citizen led police to a suspect in a break-in targeting military memorabilia at Felts Field today.

  • Sheriff’s Office offers seasonal security tips

    The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office would like community members to have a fun summer and remember a few tips to keep your keepsakes safe from thieves and prowlers.

  • Spokane baby sitter pleads not guilty to burglary, theft charges

    A baby sitter implicated in a series of convenience store burglaries pleaded not guilty Wednesday and was given a trial date of Sept. 20. Samantha A. Wynne, 20, was arraigned …

  • Teens arrested in Nine Mile Falls firearm burglary

    Three 17-year-old boys have been arrested in a Memorial Day weekend burglary in which more than 25 firearms were stolen.

  • Textbook burglaries plague EWU

    Eastern Washington University’s bookstore on the Riverpoint campus in Spokane has been burglarized five times in the past month, most recently Tuesday.

  • Burglars hit Riverpoint bookstore fifth time in month

    Eastern Washington University’s bookstore on the Riverpoint campus in Spokane has been hit by burglars taking text books five times in the past month, most recently Tuesday.