Stories tagged: drunken driving
Mon., Nov. 26, 2012
Getting There: State helps fund Sullivan bridge
The effort to secure funding for a new Sullivan Road Bridge over the Spokane River got a boost last week with the announcement of a $3.5 million grant from the …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2012, 12:50 p.m.
Driver fleeing police causes head-on crash
A Spokane Valley man fleeing police in his Volvo crashed head-on into a car on Sullivan Road Sunday evening, injuring two people.
Tue., July 24, 2012
Law student hears charges in hit-and-run
As a Gonzaga University law student accused of running over a bicycle trailer carrying a 2-year-old girl and then speeding away made his first appearance in court Monday, the victim …
Mon., July 23, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Law student arrested for hit-and-run with young girl
As a Gonzaga University law student accused of running over a bicycle trailer carrying a 2-year-old girl made his first appearance in court Monday, the victim remained in intensive care …
Tue., July 3, 2012
In the end, gift of life
When her husband died, Ashley Johnson knew how some people were bound to remember him. His picture was published and broadcast as one of four men arrested for a shooting …
Thu., March 29, 2012, 5:12 p.m.
Troubled starlet gets a fresh start
Lindsay Lohan’s days as a criminal defendant could be over — if she can behave herself. A judge on Thursday ended the long-running probation of the problem-prone actress in a …
Tue., Jan. 31, 2012
Patrols emphasize crosswalk awareness
Crashes that hurt one man and killed another in Spokane last weekend occurred as local authorities are working to emphasize pedestrian safety to motorists. Emphasis patrols today and next month …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2012, 8:33 p.m.
Emphasis patrols follow Spokane pedestrian-auto crashes
Crashes that hurt one man and killed another in Spokane last weekend occurred as local authorities are working to emphasize pedestrian safety to motorists.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2012
Getting There: Overpass freeway project’s next step
The next phase in development of the North Spokane Corridor will begin later this year with construction of a new overpass for Francis Avenue in Hillyard. Money saved on construction …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2011, 2:57 p.m.
Washington officials seek tougher terms for fatal DUIs
A Washington state lawmaker and two county prosecutors are backing proposed legislation to double sentencing ranges for people convicted of drunken driving fatalities.
Sun., July 17, 2011
Eye on Boise: Senator apologizes, evades being deposed
Idaho state Sen. John McGee, R-Caldwell, came under fire at a Canyon County Republican Party Central Committee meeting last week for a recent drunken driving conviction but succeeded in heading …
Fri., April 1, 2011, 6:06 p.m.
Spokane Co. deputy arrested for drunken driving in CdA
The lead firearms instructor for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving last weekend in Coeur d’Alene.
Mon., Feb. 7, 2011, 7:24 p.m.
Driver in crash near GU released from jail
A Spokane woman accused of hitting two pedestrians while driving near Gonzaga University was released from jail Monday.
Mon., Feb. 7, 2011, 1:47 p.m.
Driver arrested after pedestrians struck near Gonzaga
Two pedestrians suffered head injuries Saturday when a car struck them near the Gonzaga University campus.
Fri., Feb. 4, 2011
Driver testifies he wasn’t drunk at time of fatal crash
A Spokane stockbroker admits to drinking alcohol the day his Mercedes crashed into a motorcycle, paralyzing the driver and killing the passenger, but he told jurors he wasn’t drunk. He’d …
Wed., Feb. 2, 2011, 3:46 p.m.
Repeat drunken driver Batty pleads not guilty
A retired Spokane firefighter and convicted drunken driver pleaded not guilty Wednesday to his latest charge stemming from a traffic stop last month.
Fri., Jan. 21, 2011
Husband recounts fatal crash
Gary Keller remembers the crash that killed his wife and left him paralyzed: He said it started with a silver flash. “I remember a big crash, and I remember flying …
Mon., Jan. 17, 2011
Getting There: Transportation open houses this week
A yearlong effort to build a cohesive plan for transportation in the Spokane region is nearing completion, and the public is going to get another chance to comment. Two open …
Sat., Jan. 8, 2011
Batty arrested again for DUI
A retired Spokane firefighter with a history of impaired driving and a conviction for vehicular homicide was arrested again Thursday after a state trooper smelled alcohol on his breath. David …
Sat., Jan. 8, 2011
Change in DUI law means fired cop can be rehired
A former Spokane police sergeant fired after a drunken hit-and-run crash has been offered a spot as a detective after a change in state law lifted his driving restrictions. City …
Fri., Dec. 31, 2010
Man arrested after towed sled hits police car
A Spokane father is in jail after two children he was towing on a sled behind an ATV slammed into a parked police car, sending the kids to the hospital. …
Thu., Dec. 30, 2010, 4:53 p.m.
Sled crash that hurt 2 kids lands Spokane dad in jail
A Spokane man is in jail after two children he was towing on a sled behind an ATV slammed into a parked police car, sending the kids to the hospital.
Wed., Dec. 8, 2010
Judge orders bond in DUI case
A suspected drunken driver arrested in the Spokane area Monday had a blood-alcohol level more than four times the legal limit for driving, according to court testimony.
Sun., Dec. 5, 2010, 2:14 p.m.
Suspicious motorist crashes SUV as police close in
A man reportedly attempting to elude police crashed his SUV into two other vehicles, a light pole and a fire hydrant early Sunday morning at Sprague and Washington in Spokane.
Fri., Nov. 19, 2010
Motorists block, report DUI suspect
A 49-year-old Spokane man with a history of driving under the influence was arrested in Spokane Valley on Wednesday after concerned motorists blocked his path. James L. Crabtree, a local …
Thu., Nov. 18, 2010, 11:01 a.m.
Four Loko can found in DUI suspect’s car
A 49-year-old Spokane man with a history of driving under the influence was arrested in Spokane Valley Wednesday after concerned motorists blocked his path.
Sun., Nov. 14, 2010
MADD advocate supports victims
Crystal Bertolucci remembers parts of the Wednesday almost two years ago that turned her life upside down. On Dec. 3, 2008, Bertolucci, 33 at the time, her 1-year-old daughter Skylar, …
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010
Man faults brakes for head-on crash
A Spokane man arrested after a head-on collision on Trent Avenue on Wednesday told police he’d drunk two beers but that his brakes may have failed when he crossed into …
Sun., July 25, 2010, 4:02 p.m.
Young driver charged with vehicular assault
A recent high-school graduate is charged with vehicular assault after a collision that sent five people to the hospital.
Thu., July 8, 2010
Inmate who fled Hoopfest jailed
An inmate who escaped from a Hoopfest work crew is back in jail after police say he tried to steal a car.