Stories tagged: crime
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Deputies looking for woman accused of burglarizing home while owners were in backyard
Spokane Valley detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a woman accused of robbing a home while the owners were outside in the backyard.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 8:14 p.m.
Police arrest man suspected of shooting at girlfriend
Police arrested a Spokane man Saturday accused of shooting at his girlfriend several times with a shotgun as she drove away from a home they shared.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
Mead teacher under investigation over relationship with student
Deputies are investigating a Mead High School teacher after an anonymous letter sent to school officials alleged he had sex with a 17-year-old student.
Sun., April 29, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Motorcyclist injured while fleeing authorities
A motorcyclist was injured Saturday night while on the run from Washington State Patrol troopers.
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Man arrested in connection to Saturday shooting in North Spokane
Kevin O’Quinn, 45, is accused of a hitting a woman and shooting multiple rounds at her car as she drove away near 1600 block of East Rowan early Saturday morning, …
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Truck hauling Starbucks products and headed for Spokane had 126 pounds of meth, police say
About 126 pounds of methamphetamine and other drugs were seized from a semitruck hauling Starbucks products that was headed to Spokane on Thursday, according to the Centralia Police Department.
Fri., April 27, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
Dozens of unhealthy dogs rescued from ‘utter filth’ in home near Medical lake
Dozens of unhealthy dogs and three cats were rescued from “utter filth” Thursday in a Medical Lake area house accused of being a puppy mill.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Retired Air Force serviceman killed in Spokane hit-and-run crash; suspect arrested
A retired United States Air Force serviceman and U.S. postal worker succumbed to injuries he sustained in a Spokane hit-and-run crash on April 16. The suspect was arrested Thursday night.
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Man found dead in front of Holy Family Hospital reportedly shot during drug deal
An apparent drug deal gone wrong led to the March 8 shooting death of a 54-year-old man found dead in a car in front of Holy Family Hospital.
Thu., April 26, 2018
Spokane County Marriage licenses
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
Former Spokane police sergeant convicted of rape drops attorney; sentencing postponed
A sentencing hearing for former police Sgt. Gordon Ennis – convicted in March of sexually assaulting another officer – was delayed Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Moses Lake police arrest suspected counterfeiters
An interstate counterfeiting spree ended Monday night in Moses Lake after a man and a woman from Puyallup were arrested under suspicion of passing fake $100 bills.
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 2 p.m.
Man’s bail set at $1 million for alleged murder of roommate found at recycling center
A man accused of killing his elderly housemate and dumping her body in a recycling bin had his bail set at $1 million Friday. Eugene A. Jupp, 53, made his …
Fri., April 20, 2018, 2:58 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene student arrested after making unspecified school threat
A Coeur d’Alene student has been placed under arrest after police say he posted a non-specific threat on social media this week.
Fri., April 20, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Idaho man sentenced to prison for 2016 shooting death
A Pocatello man was sentenced to 27 years to life in prison for the shooting death of a man and for hitting a police officer with his pickup truck.
Fri., April 20, 2018
Sobering statistics: Traffic Safety Commission highlights danger of ‘poly-drug’ driving
In unofficial recognition of “4/20,” marijuana’s unofficial high holiday, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission recently published a number of sobering statistics on traffic-related collisions and fatalities involving the mixture of …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
Police arrest roommate of woman found dead at recycling center
The housemate of a woman whose body was found at a recycling center earlier this month was arrested in connection to her death.
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
Man charged with selling meth to woman who died with children in Fernan Lake
Seventeen months after a Coeur d’Alene woman and her two infant children were found dead in a submerged car in Fernan Lake, prosecutors have accused a man of selling the …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 6:32 a.m.
Woman found dead at Spokane recycling plant had been estranged from family for years
A woman found dead at a Spokane recycling plant earlier this month had been isolated for years, according to her family.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Student in Liberty School District accused of posting threatening video on Snapchat
For the second time in about a week, a minor was arrested and charged with a felony after threatening classmates over social media.
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 8:13 p.m.
Trial starts for bounty hunter accused of motel break-in to apprehend bail jumper
Trial began Tuesday for an Idaho bounty hunter accused of violently apprehending two people in a Spokane motel room in late 2016.
Sun., April 15, 2018
Witnesses say man killed himself playing Russian Roulette. His friends and family want more answers.
Spokane police are continuing to investigate a February shooting death near Chief Garry Park that was originally chalked up as an accident after a deadly game of Russian roulette.
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Medical Lake High track member killed, 3 injured in crash west of Airway Heights
A member of the Medical Lake High School track team is dead and three teenagers were injured after a two-vehicle collision west of Airway Heights on Saturday morning.
Fri., April 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
With appearance at Fairchild, Shelly Monahan-Cain continues advocacy for survivors of sexual assault
Former Spokane news anchor Shelly Monahan-Cain never shied away from speaking out about the sexual assault she survived in the early 1980s, despite the trauma it left with her.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
11-year-old boy approached by ‘suspicious male’ in a van near Landings Park in Coeur d’Alene
An 11-year-old boy says he was approached by a suspicious man in a van near Landings Park Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Two arrested after SWAT standoff in Five Mile
An hours-long SWAT negotiation Tuesday evening in the Five Mile neighborhood ended in the arrest of two convicted felons.
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Grant County sheriff’s deputy injured in crash
A Grant County Sheriff’s deputy was injured in a four-car crash north of Moses Lake Monday morning.
UPDATED: Mon., April 9, 2018, 8:41 p.m.
Police say drunk driver caused crash that injured mother and child
A man faces a charge of vehicular assault after police say he injured a mother and her child in a DUI collision Sunday night.
UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Police investigating fatal shooting in East Central neighborhood
Police are investigating a domestic violence shooting in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood Saturday night.
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
South Hill church vandalized
A South Hill church was vandalized early Friday morning and Spokane police are asking for the public’s help in finding the culprits.