Stories tagged: public safety
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Now that Spokane’s shelter capacity has increased by 275, the city will resume enforcing a law that bars people from sitting, sleeping or lying on the streets of downtown Spokane …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5:16 p.m.
Police determined that a man was not attacked after he was found injured and halfway submerged in the Spokane River on Wednesday. Michele Anderson, spokesperson for the Spokane Police Department, …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
Franklin Elementary School on the South Hill was put under a brief and partial lockdown Thursday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
A man from Bremerton with three children in his back seat was arrested Tuesday night after getting into a brawl with several Spokane police officers.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Three Spokane Valley Fire Fighters were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after being exposed to chemicals from a bug bomb.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 3:33 p.m.
A man was hospitalized early Wednesday morning with serious injuries after a jogger found him partially submerged in the Spokane River.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 10:52 p.m.
A Shadle Park High School student was arrested inside a classroom Wednesday after Spokane police say he threatened to shoot up the school.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
Two Guardians Foundation employees were injured Wednesday morning after a homeless woman attacked them with scissors at Westminster Congregational warming center.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
The Tacoma Police Department is investigating a shooting at a club that left one man dead.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
The family of David M. Novak, the Spokane man killed in an officer-involved shooting last Monday, released a statement Saturday thanking their community for support and asking authorities for answers.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 10:58 p.m.
A high-speed chase along Interstate 90 Thursday night ended with the pursued vehicle disabled and a suspect in custody.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 9:39 p.m.
A woman appeared in court Wednesday after landing on the state’s most-wanted list for insurance fraud suspects.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 5:03 p.m.
An 18-year-old accused of bringing a gun to Central Valley High School in a trade for marijuana appeared in Spokane Superior Court Thursday.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
The podcast begins where Zachary Lamb’s life ended – on the historic streets of the lower South Hill, just outside of his apartment at 10th Avenue and Elm Street.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 9:55 p.m.
Fire investigators find no evidence of harmful substance that forced closure of North Spokane Walmart
Investigators with the Spokane Fire Department found no evidence of a harmful “white powder” on cash that north Spokane Walmart employees said made them feel ill.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
A 54-year-old North Idaho woman died in a hospital Monday after her car plunged into the Spokane River near Post Falls.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 6:22 a.m.
A Walmart in north Spokane was closed for several hours Sunday after employees discovered what they described as “white powder” on money passed over the counter. Reports of the substance …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 7:49 p.m.
Multiple fire crews responded to a structure fire in an under-construction home in north Spokane Sunday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 7:26 p.m.
Residents of an apartment complex in Cheney were displaced after the wall between two units caught fire Sunday afternoon.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
A 72-year-old Bonners Ferry woman dies in a car crash on Friday near Sagle, Idaho.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 8:37 p.m.
A 67-year-old man was killed near Dover, Idaho, early Friday morning when his vehicle hit a tree.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Police arrested a man early Friday morning accused of drive-by shooting in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:53 p.m.
Ryan S. Palmer, 39, stole a urea-based fertilizer from the Nutrien Ag Solutions facility in Moses Lake – not an ammonium nitrate formulation that could have been mixed with diesel …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:21 p.m.
A family of six was displaced Friday morning after a fire tore through a chimney and ignited the home’s walls.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 10:31 p.m.
Caleb Sharpe turns 18 in October. But in July – 22 months after the then 15-year-old sophomore allegedly opened fire at Freeman High School – a court will decide whether …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
Shortly before Jacob Coleman was handed a four decade to life sentence for the murder of a Spokane cab driver, he tried to run out of a courtroom after shouting …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
Seven Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies involved in the fatal shooting of a man in Spokane Valley last summer were justified in their use of lethal and nonlethal force, the Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 5:24 p.m.
One person has been hospitalized and two others detained after a shooting in north Spokane Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies believe impairment was a factor in a Wednesday morning fatal crash on East Palouse Highway and Bruna Road.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
The Ridpath building downtown was evacuated after a heater in an apartment began smoking at about 4 p.m. Friday.