Stories tagged: public safety
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Spokane police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
The Coeur d’Alene Police Department says human remains were found Tuesday night at Eighth Avenue and Mullan Street near McEuen Park.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
A man faces possible vehicular assault charges after police say he crossed the center line on Upriver Drive Tuesday evening and crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle while driving intoxicated.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
Hours after an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the U.S. Bank in Reardan, the robbery suspect was arrested at Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Airway Heights
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3:40 p.m.
A burglary victim was able to track his stolen property through an online selling app, leading to the arrest of two men over the weekend.
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
A man was arrested Monday night after multiple people reported a drive-by shooting in the area of Sprague Avenue and Browne Street in downtown Spokane.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
Council delays vote on relaxing Spokane City Hall visiting rules amid concerns it would become daytime shelter
A proposal that some say will turn City Hall into a daytime homeless shelter has been shelved for at least a month after city employees raised concerns about safety and …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Could a megafire similar to those menacing California erupt in Spokane? Expert says ‘It’s just a matter of time’
Washington and the rest of the Pacific Northwest have been dealing with an increasingly extended and costly fire season – spurred by rising temperatures due to climate change. This year …
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 11:55 a.m.
A North Idaho man was killed Saturday near Soldiers Meadow Lake from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
A man suspected of stabbing and seriously injuring a man he didn’t know in Southeast Boise was released from prison just four months ago.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 4 p.m.
Spokane police responded to reports early Saturday morning after multiple gunshots were fired at a house in the West Central neighborhood. No injuries were reported.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
An 84-year-old woman died in the hospital Friday from injuries sustained in a five-car crash on Wednesday north of Chewelah.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
Police arrested a man Friday accused of breaking into a home while on the run from officers and barricading himself inside as a woman and her young children remained trapped.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 10:55 p.m.
A man suspected of smashing at least one public art sculpture with a stick in downtown Spokane had bond set at $20,000 Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 6:27 p.m.
Social media threat against Lewis and Clark High School targeted two female students, one who would be ‘first victim to go,’ court documents say
The latest round of social media threats against Lewis and Clark High School specifically mentioned two underage female students, one who would be the “first victim to go.”
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
An Oregon man with felony arrest warrants barricaded himself in a Coeur d’Alene hotel room Thursday morning, leading to a SWAT standoff that ended with his arrest.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 8:04 p.m.
Police arrested a suspect on Monday in connection with the Oct. 27 shooting at a Zip’s Drive-In in Cheney that left three injured.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
Police arrested a man Wednesday suspected of smashing a third heart sculpture in downtown Spokane, part of an art project meant to raise money for charity.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
A man who told Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies he hadn’t slept in four days because of to being high on meth and heroin was arrested Monday under suspicion of breaking …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
Spokane is heartbroken after vandal knocks over pair of fiberglass sculptures meant to raise funds for charity
While millions across the nation were stirred awake on Election Day ready to partake in civic engagement, Spokane instead woke up to a broken heart. Two, in fact.
Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
A judge has ruled that the names of people in police reports involving alleged crimes are public records even if the people are patients at a Washington state psychiatric hospital.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Friday night’s storm system produced an EF-1 tornado that touched down in Baltimore City and County, producing winds of over 100 mph and knocking down part of an Amazon.com warehouse, …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Police arrested a woman Thursday after she stabbed her ex-boyfriend in his hand at Lincoln Park on the South Hill, according to Spokane police.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 8:52 p.m.
Pullman police sergeant Jerry Daniel “Dan” Hargraves, charged this week with first-degree custodial sexual misconduct, was the focus of a 2016 internal affairs investigation at the Pullman Police Department, which …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Police arrested an apparently homeless man from Utah Tuesday who is suspected of randomly stabbing three people, sending two to the hospital with serious injuries.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene police arrested a middle school student on Thursday on charges of falsely reporting that a school shooting would happen.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
A Washington State University student is suing the Pullman Police Department alleging a pair of officers used excessive force while taking him into custody inside a Pullman Jack in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
Spokane police arrested a man Tuesday accused of shooting a person in the thigh near Browne Street and Pacific Avenue on October 18.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
A pair of suspected bank robbers escaped the scene of a silent holdup at a Spokane Valley bank Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
A Pullman police sergeant was arrested Tuesday morning, seven months after an alleged sexual encounter with an 18-year-old Washington State University student.