Stories tagged: crime
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Woman seriously injured, dog killed in Spokane Valley hit-and-run
A woman was seriously injured Tuesday and her dog was killed after a hit-and-run in Spokane Valley.
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Police searching for north Spokane shooting suspect
Spokane police officers are searching for an assailant who shot a man in north Spokane Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Spokane Police end multi-agency manhunt by arresting suspect in fatal stabbing
Following a several-hour manhunt by multiple agencies, Spokane Police officers arrested a man Tuesday who is suspected of stabbing a woman to death earlier in the day in Spokane Valley.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
Dog shot and killed amid neighbors’ quarrel
Neighbor shoots dog in Spokane County after concerns about aggressive behavior
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
Family feels justice served after Renfro sentenced to death
The family of slain Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore say death sentence sought as a deterrent to prevent another would-be shooter from firing on police.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Spokane Valley man accused of assaulting toddler because she interrupted him while playing Xbox
A Spokane Valley man accused of brutally beating his girlfriend’s child was charged Monday with first-degree child assault.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Family frantic after Montana woman reported missing in remote Idaho forest
Mirissa Serrano, who has been missing since Sept. 14, was reportedly last seen with a 61-year-old man she barely knew in a cabin on the southeast side of Lake Pend …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Jury returns death penalty verdict in case against convicted cop-killer Jonathan Renfro
Jonathan D. Renfro, who was convicted this month in the shooting death of Coeur d’Alene police Sgt. Greg Moore, received a death penalty verdict from a jury Saturday morning.
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017
Housing for abuse survivors reopening
More than a year after Spokane lost a significant chunk of its housing for domestic violence survivors, four more apartments will be open to women and children rebuilding their lives …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Bonners Ferry woman dies in auto crash in Sandpoint
Susan L. Rogers, 74, was traveling northbound in a Volkswagen Beetle near milepost 478 around 1 p.m, when she lost control on the slick road and slid into the southbound …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Two charged in connection with Moses Lake heroin bust
Two men were charged in connection with a large drug and gun bust in Moses Lake in which over 11 pounds of heroin was recovered.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
2 killed, 1 wounded in shooting in Seattle
Authorities say two people were killed and another wounded in a shooting in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood early Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Post Falls police say couple abused son and left him so hungry he ate his pillow
Post Falls parents suspected of abusing 6-year-old son. Boy was so malnourished and hungry that he ate his pillow.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Woman pleads guilty to embezzling from boat victims’ fund
A Cheney business owner convicted of stealing $14,000 from a memorial fund has been ordered to pay the money back.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Crowd protests release of accused child killer Joshua Mobley
A group of protestors stood outside the Spokane County Courthouse Wednesday night protesting the release of accused child killer Joshua Mobley.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Freeman High shooter alluded to bomb making, new court docs show
Accused Freeman High School shooter Caleb Sharpe often messaged friends and classmates about acquiring material for bombs, according to court documents.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Inmate worker leaves work site, still not found
Gary C. Angell, 22, was planting trees in the area of North Elm Street and West Centennal Way before leaving at 9:30 a.m., according to Spokane police. Angell was in …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Deputies cleared in shooting of man armed with knife who allegedly set motel on fire
No criminal charges will be filed against three Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies who in June shot a man accused of setting his Spokane Valley hotel room on fire.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Police dog finds suspect hiding in recycling bin
A man hiding in a recycling bin was taken into custody early Tuesday morning at the mouth of a Spokane County Sheriff’s dog.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 9:23 a.m.
Spokane police negotiate with stabbing suspect for over a half hour Sunday
A stabbing suspect holed up in a bathroom refused to surrender to police Sunday evening.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene police looking for man suspected of snatching 91-year-old’s purse
A 91-year-old woman had her purse stolen in Coeur d’Alene Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 12:26 p.m.
Two teens injured in shooting at Pullman house party over the weekend
A late-night house party in Pullman ended in gunfire Sunday morning as two people were shot near Washington State University.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Two years after killing of Coeur d’Alene police officer, ‘K27’ still showing community’s strength
Thousands in Kootenai County use the the symbol “K27” – Moore’s dispatch call-sign – as a rallying cry and a show of support for the thin blue line.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Pawn shop employee allegedly stabbed trying to stop theft
A pawn shop employee was stabbed Friday afternoon after trying to stop a man allegedly attempting to steal a bike, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Man sustains life-threatening injuries after crashing into RVs near Barker Road
A 20-year-old Silver Valley man suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday night after crashing into an RV business on Barker Road near the I-90 interchange.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
Death of woman whose body was found near Riverside State Park ruled a suicide
The death of a woman whose body was found at the Bowler and Pitch area of Riverside State Park on Monday has been ruled a suicide, according to the Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Former Colville newspaper editor faces more shoplifting charges
Kevin Hulten, a 38-year-old former editor at the Statesman-Examiner newspaper and political operative previously tied to a Snohomish County elections scandal, faces additional theft charges after an alleged string of …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
Woman found in South Hill dumpster died from smoke inhalation, medical examiner rules
The body of a woman found in the dumpster near the Goodwill store on South Hill on Friday has been identified as 28-year-old Tunishia Martin, according to he Spokane Medical …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Another north Spokane drive-through ATM the target of want-to-be thieves
Another ATM was the target of rogue large machinery in north Spokane. It was again unsuccessful.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Missing homeless man located in north Spokane
A 21-year-old homeless man who was kidnapped Saturday was located by Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon.