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  • Deputies and troopers investigate a submerged truck

    Stevens County deputies and Washington State Patrol troopers spent several hours Tuesday investigating a submerged pickup in Red Lake, about six miles west of Tum Tum. They later determined the …

  • North Spokane man is killed during an early Monday confrontation.

    The Spokane Police Department responded early Monday to 5603 N. Cochran St. where a man had been killed during a confrontation with another man. The homeowner’s girlfriend brought home the …

  • Arrest of Zach St. John on 7-4-2007

    Courtesy of City of Spokane Police Department and taken by Criminal Intelligence Unit. The first few seconds are completely black because the lens cap is on. The arrest of St. …

  • Drunks in Drive-Through

    Police officers, dispatchers, lawyers and fast-food workers say it happens all the time. Someone cruises through the drive-through drunk, and an employee calls the police.

  • Sexual Assault Unit

    As part of the Our Kids: Our Business campaign, media sponsor KSPS Public Television in Spokane will present a live community forum. Host Steve Becker will lead a panel discussion …

  • Railroad crossing emphasis patrol

    Washington State Patrol Sgt. Lennie Walker describes the effort with several law enforcement agencies and BNSF Railway to catch drivers violating rules at railroad crossings in Spokane. Walker called in …

  • Spokane Police investigate the slaying of a man on East Sharp Avenue.

    Spokane Police Lt. Dave McGovern explains how detectives learned Sunday of the killing of a 39-year-old man at 2617 E. Sharp Ave. Police continue to search for the man’s 17-year-old …

  • Cold Case: Candy Rogers

    The 1959 rape and strangulation of 9-year-old Candy Rogers is probably Spokane’s most infamous unsolved murder.

  • Spokane police bust suspected burglars

    Spokane police caught two home burglars in the act Thursday about 1:30 p.m. The suspects drove away in a stolen truck and were arrested after a traffic stop.

  • Opening statements from the Clifford Helm vehicular homicide trial

    Deputy Spokane County Prosecutor Clint Francis and defense attorney Carl Oreskovich deliver the opening statements Monday in the vehicular homicide trial of Clifford Helm. He’s charged with killing five children …

  • Investigators probe a double homicide and fire at 512 E. Elm

    Spokane County Sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Reagan explains the fire Thursday at 512 E. Elm, which is just off Newport Highway. Emergency personnel discovered two bodies in the home and the …

  • Spokane tows cars as it plows Brownes Addition

    Spokane Police Officer Jennifer DeRuwe and Community Services Officer Rob Chiappe talk about efforts Tuesday to removed parked cars along streets where city crews are trying to plow compacted snow.

  • Airway Heights Stabbing

    Airway Heights Police Chief Lee Bennett describes the stabbing Monday night at the Rainbow Trailer Park.

  • Homicide

    Spokane Police detectives are executing a search warrant in an apartment in the 1300 block of S. Chestnut St. after a woman was discovered slain this morning.

  • Shooting follows foot pursuit

    The Spokane Police Department is investigating the shooting of a man about 2:40 a.m. by a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy east of downtown Spokane. The man, who was transported to …

  • Escaped prisoner captured

    Spokane Police captured an escaped Geiger Corrections prisoner Friday morning. The prisoner assaulted a guard and then hid near Lincoln and Boone for more than an hour before being discovered.

  • Cold Case: Ronnie Armstead and Angela Stewart

    Ronnie Armstead wanted to distance himself from a life of drugs and crime. Angela Stewart was brought up to see the good in people, so she decided to give him …

  • About the sheriff’s helicopter

    Sheriff’s officials talk about the helicopter program, run through its equipment and take off for a nighttime mission.

  • Spokane Valley standoff over

    Spokane Police Officer Jennifer DeRuwe describes how a Nov. 1 Spokane Valley standoff began and then ended without injury.

  • Detective describes home in elder abuse case

    Spokane Police Detective Kirk Kimberly describes the conditions an elderly abuse victim was living in before she was rescued. The 91-year-old woman was found in a bed filled with feces …

  • Car crashes into closed Children’s Center

    A Spokane County Sheriff’s Office chase of a driver in a stolen car ended Thursday morning when the Toyota Camry crashed into the Community Building’s Children’s Center in downtown Spokane. …

  • Wrong-way freeway crash

    Three teenagers took a car for a joyride Tuesday morning, and while attempting to escape from police drove the wrong way on Interstate 90, causing a three-car crash. No one …

  • Police training

    Feds test courthouse safety.

  • Police exercise

    Police prepare for a training exercise outside the federal courthouse in Spokane today.

  • Geiger Unrest

    SWAT teams and corrections officers descended on Geiger Corrections Center on Friday after drunken and rowdy inmates sparked a daylong search for contraband at the facility.

  • Cold Case: Julie Weflen

    Julie Weflen disappeared in 1987.

  • One dead after shooting

    Spokane Police are investigating the death of a man near Perry Street and North Foothills Drive after a shooting and car crash early Friday morning.

  • Wayne Longo

    Wayne Longo will wear his Idaho State Police uniform through the end of the week, but they were already calling him chief Wednesday evening at a public meeting.

  • Children found safe

    An Amber Alert for three Spokane children was cancelled early this morning after they were found at an East Sprague women’s shelter. Spokane Police Officer Brian Eckersley explains what happened.

  • Body found in Hillyard

    Spokane Police are investigating the apparent murder of a man found on Labor Day in Hillyard.



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