Stories tagged: crime
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Former school board member accused of hitting bicyclist while driving drunk pleads guilty to lesser charge
A former Spokane school board member accused of vehicular assault after hitting a bicyclist while driving drunk last year recently pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of failure to remain …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 6 p.m.
A pair of Spokane-area massage parlors employing only Chinese workers is under investigation for promoting prostitution, human trafficking, practicing without a license and money laundering.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Two people were injured in a three-vehicle collision near Royal City on Friday.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Non-fatal shooting investigation on Spokane’s South Hill handed over to Spokane County Sheriff’s office
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is taking over a shooting investigation that began Saturday when police say a man was likely shot by his brother.
Sun., July 15, 2018
Since 2003, food production within Washington’s Department of Corrections has shifted towards larger, industrial-scale operations. But while the move has generated cost savings, some inmates and their advocates also see …
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
A missing North Idaho woman who is wanted on grand theft charges is now a suspect in her husband’s death.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
A Spokane Sheriff’s deputy administered opioid overdose reversing drug to an unconscious person found in a Spokane Valley home Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
The Spokane Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim of a shooting in North Spokane and ruled his death a homicide.
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
A man was shot and killed in north Spokane early Sunday morning.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
Police are searching for a suspect alleged to have robbed the Washington Trust Bank in North Spokane late Friday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 8:36 p.m.
A man suspected of killing his wife 14 years ago was charged with first-degree murder in Bonner County Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
The city of Spokane has installed flashing lights at crosswalks near a cluster of downtown social service providers in an effort to reduce collisions and injuries to pedestrians.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
Police arrested a man Wednesday accused of stealing a vehicle from a Spokane car lot, ramming it into police cruisers and leading officers to a remote area in Pend Oreille …
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene entrepreneur Nicholas R. Smoot, who has gained attention for his work in bringing an internet startup culture to North Idaho, was arrested Wednesday under suspicion of domestic battery.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
An early-morning house fire in north Spokane that displaced 11 people is being investigated as arson.
Thu., July 5, 2018, 6 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Domestic violence is one of Spokane’s biggest public health problems. Time to end the silence.
Hundreds of times every month, someone in Spokane County picks up the phone and calls police to report violence in their home. A husband beat a wife, or a wife …
Mon., July 2, 2018, 6:40 p.m.
Police arrested a man Saturday evening who may be linked to several burglaries in Northeast Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 10:07 a.m.
The story of a gun, purchased in Hayden and used in a Chicago shooting, illustrates how, at alarming speed, guns can move into the black market, over state borders, into …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Spokane Valley Fire Department personnel succeeded in rescuing a woman from a duplex fire Saturday morning.
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
A marine unit and dive team members of the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office discovered the body of a deceased kayaker on Long Lake in the area of the Nine Mile …
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
A stolen vehicle caught fire on Hazard Road while the driver was attempting to evade a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy this morning.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Several Browne’s Addition neighbors worked together with Spokane police Tuesday afternoon to catch an armed robbery suspect.
Wed., June 27, 2018, 6 a.m.
Caleb Tipton, grandson of the late jazz singer Billy Tipton, suffered sudden, violent end to a complicated life
Like the dozens of snapshots hanging from a large picture frame on their dining room wall, Roberta and Eric “Sven” Svenonius can see memories of their son Caleb Tipton wherever …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
A Spokane Valley woman who told deputies her husband jumped onto her car was arrested with second-degree murder after detectives claimed her story didn’t match the evidence and she could …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Stafone Fuentes, 33, was convicted Tuesday of first-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
A man accused of trying to abduct a woman as she walked home near the T.J. Meenach Bridge early Sunday morning had bail set at $100,000 Monday afternoon.
Tue., June 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
The man suspected of fatally stabbing an employee of Manito Tap House said he acted in self defense during a fight. Police are investigating and not made an arrest.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 3:39 p.m.
A 13-year-old was hospitalized Friday after Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies say he was accidentally shot in the face with a shotgun.
UPDATED: Sun., June 24, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
A woman successfully fought off a man who accosted her and held her a gunpoint near the TJ Meenach Bridge early Sunday morning, according to police.
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
Idaho State Police arrested a driver after a crash on U.S. Highway 95 on charges of possession of