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Officer killed in police chase honored at memorial service

Hundreds of people attended a memorial service for a Seattle-area police officer who was killed during a police chase last week.

2 dead following collision with pickup driver fleeing police

Authorities in southwestern Idaho say two occupants of a passenger car died after a person in a pickup fleeing from police crashed into them.

UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 2:01 p.m.

After chase through central Spokane, police arrest men in car that was carjacked

Spokane police arrested two men late Thursday in a car stolen during a carjacking.

Boise boy arrested after high-speed chase in Eastern Oregon

Oregon State Police say troopers arrested a machete-wielding teenager after a car chase in which speeds hit triple digits before a fiery crash.

Motorcyclist hits student after he got off school bus in Lake Stevens

An elementary school student was hit by a motorcycle after getting off his school bus in Lake Stevens, Washington.

UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 4 p.m.

Missoula high school student arrested after shots fired, police chase

A Montana high school student is in custody after a police chase in which shots were fired in a school parking lot in Missoula.

Driver crashes, dies during police chase near Post Falls

The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of a vehicle being chased by a deputy died after crashing near Post Falls.

Man who killed woman in Fife crash gets 23 years

A man who killed a woman when he rammed her car at high speeds while fleeing from police has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 5:44 p.m.

Man leads police on chase down Old U.S. Highway 195

A man led police on a chase down Old U.S. Highway 195 early Wednesday morning before crashing and attempting to flee.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 4:39 p.m.

Man leads deputies on chase through Spokane Valley, kicks passenger out of his truck

A man pushed his passenger out of his truck Tuesday night – while leading Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies on a vehicle chase through Spokane Valley.

Teen sues Columbia Falls police over fatal pursuit

A teen seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash that killed the driver after he sped away from police in northwestern Montana is seeking $3 million in damages.

Stolen semi driver accused of trying to run over police officers

The man accused of leading police on a high speed chase while driving a stolen semi Thursday appeared in court Friday to face nine criminal charges.

Fleeing man escapes briefly after ramming patrol car

A man got away briefly after leading deputies on a chase Saturday morning and ramming a patrol car, but deputies caught up with him and arrested him on multiple charges …

Man facing charges for police chase fights with deputies in hospital room

A man involved in a high speed chase with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies Tuesday was arrested as he was being released from the hospital Wednesday, but not before putting up …

Crash injures deputy; stolen car spotted at the scene

A crash involving a Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy indirectly led to a police chase involving a stolen car that ended with another crash on Spokane’s north side.

Suspect in March chase arrested after another police pursuit

A man accused of fleeing police and then shocking an officer with the officer’s Taser in March is back in jail for allegedly leading police on yet another chase. Police …

Police: Jelly bean trail led to fleeing driver

A man arrested after he led police on a chase near Liberty Lake early Tuesday left a trail of jelly beans behind when he fled his car and tried to …

Chase ends with snooze

It started with what appeared to be a drug-fueled joy ride in a stolen pickup truck. It ended with a nap. Spokane police arrested Benjamin P. Aleto, 27, Tuesday night …

Felon arrested after wrong-way freeway chase

A 23-time convicted felon was arrested after a police car chase in Spokane this morning.

Felon allegedly flees police, crashes car into Coeur d’Alene Airport

A convicted felon is accused of fleeing from law enforcement and crashing his vehicle into a fuel pump depot at the Coeur d’Alene Airport early Friday morning. The crash caused …

Cd’A car chase leads to arrest of fugitive

A wanted fugitive was taken into custody Wednesday after a pursuit through Dalton Gardens and Coeur d’Alene.

Police chase ends with river rescue

A man driving a stolen car fled in the vehicle and then jumped into the Spokane River before being pulled out by police this morning, authorities say. Douglas Baker, 23, …

Vehicle tops 100 mph before crash

A high-speed attempt to elude police landed a Spokane man in a hospital early Saturday. Michael Lawler, 28, who later admitted to drinking, led police on a chase about 3 …

Spokane man arrested after Montana freeway chase

A Spokane man who triggered a weeks-long federal manhunt last summer, then escaped from a halfway house this week, was arrested in Montana Wednesday.

Fleeing police at 90 mph, driver rolls car

A driver who crashed into a power pole, two dump trucks and a sedan on Wednesday night while fleeing from police is facing possible charges of driving under the influence …

Police: Longtime criminal tried to steal SUV by towing it

Spokane police sent to check out a vehicle prowler at a North Side apartment complex this morning discovered a man with a long criminal history trying to steal a Chevrolet …

Chase ends with crash, power outage, arrest of driver

A driver crashed a stolen vehicle early this morning, knocking out power in the vicinity of Indiana Avenue and Monroe Street and leading to the arrest of a 40-year-old man.

Police chase ends in fiery, fatal crash

A fiery crash that began with a carjacking Friday killed a woman who had a history of car theft. The woman’s boyfriend was arrested Friday night.

Police arrest man after chase

A man wanted on a domestic violence assault charge led police on a car chase and foot pursuit this morning before having to be rescued from a creek bank.

Motorcyclist Evading Police Dies In Crash During Chase Near Minnehaha, Unidentified Man Runs Into Pole

A 19-year-old man who tried to evade police on a dirt bike died Saturday afternoon after he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a telephone pole in northeast …