Stories tagged: crime
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Deceased male discovered in alleyway near Stevens Elementary School
Spokane police detectives are investigating a body that was discovered near Stevens Elementary School.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Starbuds Cannabis robber used stolen U-Haul truck as getaway vehicle
A man suspected of shooting a clerk and robbing Starbuds Cannabis on Tuesday evening was caught because police found the U-Haul truck he used to escape the scene.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
North Spokane man charged with rape, unlawful imprisonment, after online date
A North Spokane County man has been charged with rape and unlawful imprisonment after a woman reported an online date turned violent.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Domestic violence, death at Newman Lake home on Thanksgiving leave family devastated
Clutching a framed photograph of Tina Stewart to his chest, Don Estus struggled to put into words just how much she meant to him.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017
Series of thefts leaves Kingston fly shop owners reeling
When Dustin Stetson opened The River Fly Shop on the North Fork Coeur d’Alene River in 2015, the 34-year-old guide realized a childhood dream. A mile north of the Kingston …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
Boyfriend arrested, charged with murder after woman found dead in Newman Lake home
A woman was found dead in a Newman Lake home Friday morning and her boyfriend has been arrested, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Police arrest Starbuds Cannabis robbery suspect
Spokane police have arrested the man suspected of shooting a clerk and robbing Starbuds Cannabis Tuesday evening.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
One wounded in armed carjacking at West Plains hotel
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed carjacking at the Best Western Plus on South Geiger Blvd. off Interstate 90 early Thursday morning.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 12:53 p.m.
Court: Man’s accidental recording of beating wife admissible
The state Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated the attempted murder conviction of a Vancouver man who accidentally recorded himself beating and threatening to kill his wife.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Lewiston double homicide suspect arrested in Oregon
A 73-year-old suspect in a Lewiston double homicide was arrested just south of the Washington-Oregon state line Tuesday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Police looking for SUV that crashed into north Spokane grocery store Monday afternoon
An SUV crashed into De Leon Foods in north Spokane Monday afternoon, nearly hitting a few shoppers before driving away.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
Police say woman used complex ruse to kidnap baby in Spokane
Fern T. Littlecalf, jailed on three counts of second-degree kidnapping, had what police describe as an extensive network of fake names and aliases, all working together for one goal: to …
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Woman arrested Saturday in north Spokane domestic violence shooting
A woman is in jail after police say she shot her boyfriend in the leg in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Taser fails to subdue suspect; sleeper hold finishes the job
A Spokane Police officer used a sleeper hold to subdue a man who wasn’t fazed by the officer’s taser gun, according to a police.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
Murder charges of Spokane Empire star’s alleged killer upgraded to first degree
Ricky L. Tanner is now facing first-degree murder charges in the Oct. 8 shooting death of former Spokane Empire star Carl Sims.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Second suspect in August 7-Eleven robbery arrested
Police have arrested the second suspect connected to the Aug. 29 robbery of a 7-Eleven in Millwood.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
South Hill fire under investigation
Around 6:15 p.m., a house converted into apartments at 1200 Sixth Ave. incurred heavy fire originating from a bottom unit. The blaze was contained before flames reached the other units, …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Child safe, woman in custody after infant abducted in Spokane
A 6-month-old baby was apparently separated from her mother and kidnapped Thursday, according to Spokane police. Police successfully located the child and the suspect Friday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Police searching for two people accused of robbing convenience store in northeast Spokane
Police are looking for a man and a woman suspected of robbing a convenience store early Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Man admits hitting woman in north Spokane hit-and-run fatality, police say
Bobby Bowerman initially denied he struck a pedestrian while driving his truck Saturday in north Spokane, according to police. But after being confronted with inconsistencies in his story, police said, …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Prosecutors won’t file charges against Spokane police officer suspected of domestic violence
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has elected not to file charges against a Spokane police officer suspected of assaulting his wife.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
Past opinions provide perspective
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Science grads, Nov. 16, 1982
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Spokane police investigate shot fired early Monday in pub
Spokane police are investigating a gunshot that broke a second-floor window at PJ’s Pub.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Odom sentenced to at least 10 years in prison for shooting Coeur d’Alene pastor
Only through counseling and medication did Kyle A. Odom realize that the Coeur d’Alene pastor he shot six times was not an alien taking over the lives of other humans.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017
Spokane police chief, ombudsman say they want to rewrite use-of-force policy
Spokane, unlike other municipalities, is vague in its application of less-than-lethal tactics as laid out in the police department’s Use of Force Policy, Logue said. Specifically, there’s little clarity in …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Man arrested in connection with string of Coeur d’Alene burglaries
A man suspected of burglarizing several homes in Coeur d’Alene was arrested Sunday morning in Hayden.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Man dies after being run over at the corner of Howard and First
A man was killed in downtown Spokane on Saturday after being run over by a vehicle in what appears to have been a parking accident, according to police.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Woman pleads guilty to stealing from vehicles of Freeman High parents
Renee Mann, one of three people accused of stealing from vehicles parked near Freeman High in the immediate aftermath of the Sept. 13 school shooting, pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Man arrested in connection with violent sexual assault at downtown bus stop
Spokane police are investigating a woman’s claim that she was violently raped at a bus stop in downtown Spokane Saturday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Man arrested in connection to man found dead in north Spokane
Matthew C. Bossard was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of a man who was found dead in his bathroom Thursday morning in north Spokane.