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City to resume sit-lie enforcement in February

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 …


Police say man not attacked after being found injured, halfway in Spokane River

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 placed under brief lockdown on reports of man with a gun in the area

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.

Bremerton man accused of injuring Spokane police officers, endangering children

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 firefighters hospitalized after encountering bug bombs in apartment

Three Spokane Valley Fire Fighters were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after being exposed to chemicals from a bug bomb.


Man hospitalized early Wednesday after being pulled from Spokane River

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.

Shadle Park High School under brief lockdown following student’s threats

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.

2 injured in scissors attack at downtown Spokane shelter

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.

1 man dead in early morning shooting at Tacoma club

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.

Family of man killed in north Spokane officer-involved shooting releases statement

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.

Driver taken into custody after high-speed chase on I-90

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.

Woman appears in court after landing on state’s most-wanted list for insurance fraud

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.

Student accused of bringing pistol to Central Valley High appears in court

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.


Could podcast on mysterious killing of Zachary Lamb help solve Spokane cold case?

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.

Woman dies after rescue crews pull her from submerged car in Spokane River near Post Falls

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.

North Spokane Walmart evacuated after reports of suspicious substance

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.

Fire crews suppress structure fire in north Spokane

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.

Cheney apartment fire damages two residences, displaces residents

Residents of an apartment complex in Cheney were displaced after the wall between two units caught fire Sunday afternoon.


Woman, 72, dies in crash with semi near Sagle

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.

Sandpoint man killed Friday in single-vehicle crash near Dover

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 arrest man accused of drive-by shooting in downtown Spokane

Police arrested a man early Friday morning accused of drive-by shooting in downtown Spokane.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:53 p.m.

Alleged Moses Lake bomb builder had wrong type of fertilizer

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.

Family of six displaced after chimney fire causes smoke damage in Spokane Valley home

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.

Freeman shooting suspect has court hearing delayed again as judge declares: ‘This will be the last’

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.

Man gets 40 years in prison for killing Spokane cab driver in North Idaho

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.

No charges for 7 deputies involved in fatal Spokane Valley shooting in August

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 hospitalized, suspect in custody after north Spokane shooting

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.

Impairment suspected in fatal Palouse Highway crash

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.

Ridpath building downtown evacuated due to smoking heating unit

The Ridpath building downtown was evacuated after a heater in an apartment began smoking at about 4 p.m. Friday.