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  • Crocker charged with DUI, fleeing scene

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker has been charged with drunken driving and leaving the scene of a Spokane Valley accident. The 63-year-old retired diplomat is accused of colliding …


  • Former Afghanistan ambassador charged with DUI

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker has been charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident, The Spokesman-Review has learned.


  • Ex-Idaho Sen. McGee jailed for harassing staffer

    BOISE – A judge sent former Idaho Sen. John McGee straight to jail Tuesday, revoking his withheld judgment for a 2011 DUI conviction and imposing another six-month jail term for …


  • Auto accidents cause road snarls on North Side

    Several crashes this morning temporarily blocked roads in the Spokane area.


  • Ex-firefighter convicted of DUI

    Retired Spokane firefighter David Batty was convicted of felony DUI on Thursday for the second time in four years. The jury deliberated just 35 minutes. Batty faces up to 29 …


  • Clark: Drunken cop back on job after hiring genius lawyer

    A mediated settlement would reward drunken driver Brad Thoma with nearly 300 grand in back pay and lawyer fees, plus put the fired Spokane police sergeant back on the job …


  • Fired officer’s settlement unleashes outcry, review

    A controversial plan to rehire an alcoholic police officer fired after an off-duty drunken driving crash, and to give him back pay, has officials scrambling to explain the decision and …


  • 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 …


  • 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.


  • Getting There: Deficient bridge puts Valley in a fix

    The percentage of structurally deficient bridges in Spokane and Kootenai counties is below the national average, but one of those deficient bridges is causing headaches in Spokane Valley. The southbound …


  • Lawmaker’s behavior has medical cause, lawyer says

    BOISE – The lawyer for an Idaho state senator accused of taking an SUV and trailer from a stranger’s home in Boise and driving the vehicle while drunk said Monday …


  • McGee ‘looking for promised land’ before arrest

    BOISE, Idaho (AP)—The lawyer for an Idaho state senator accused of taking an SUV and trailer from a stranger’s home in Boise and driving the vehicle while drunk said Monday …


  • In brief: Former TV newswoman Wilde rescued from river

    A former Spokane TV newswoman was rescued from her sport utility vehicle by Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team members after she drove into Latah Creek on Sunday afternoon. Debra …


  • 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 …


  • A whole new meaning to law enforcement

    Let me be first to say: “Welcome back to the SPD, Bradley Thoma!” Granted, I don’t know if the former Spokane police sergeant – who was fired in the wake …


  • 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 …


  • 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 …


  • Holiday DUI arrests higher, WSP reports

    The Washington State Patrol reports just one highway fatality in the state over the Christmas weekend – a hit-and-run in Auburn – down from four in 2009.


  • Man fleeing police hits cars, hydrant

    A man attempting to elude police crashed his SUV into two other vehicles, a light pole and a fire hydrant early Sunday morning at Sprague Avenue and Washington Street in …


  • Evidence lacking for DUI charges, official says

    The deputy prosecutor who didn’t file a felony drunken driving charge against a man with a history of dangerous crashes said she’s not sure she has enough evidence to make …


  • Prosecutor unsure if felony DUI will stick against Crabtree

    The deputy prosecutor who didn’t file a felony drunken driving charge against a man with a history of dangerous crashes said she’s not sure she has enough evidence to make …


  • 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, …


  • Man pleads guilty in woman’s death

    A Spokane man pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing a Mead woman in a drunken head-on collision and received 2 1/2 years in prison.


  • Man lands in river, jail on 21st birthday

    An Okanogan man marked his 21st birthday by fleeing police, plunging his car into the Palouse River and going to jail. Whitman County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Keith Cooper attempted to …


  • Getting There: Police plan extra patrols along U.S. 195

    Drivers on U.S. Highway 195 from Interstate 90 to South Hatch Road ought to be extra careful over the next two years. Law enforcement officers last week said they plan …


  • Chism arrested on suspicion of DUI

    Firefighter Todd Chism was arrested early today on a suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Chism was stopped about 2 a.m. after he allegedly drove the wrong way on Ash Street …


  • Man booked on DUI after 2 hurt in crash

    A man allegedly driving drunk injured two others in a car crash in Spokane Valley around noon Wednesday.


  • CdA officer hurt after avoiding wrong-way driver

    A Coeur d’Alene Police officer scraped his arm Sunday after he swerved to miss an alleged drunk driver on Interstate 90 and crashed into a concrete barrier.


  • Wild ride leads to two accidents, one arrest

    A 22-year-old Worley, Idaho, man with a history of driving under the influence is in the Spokane County Jail today after a wild ride that involved at least two accidents …


  • I-90 crash results in only minor injuries

    A Spokane Valley man suffered only minor injuries Saturday when his pickup crossed the median of Interstate 90 just east of Liberty Lake and struck a semi-truck head-on, according to …


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