Stories tagged: public safety
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
City Council voted unanimously to solicit proposals from organizations that could operate overnight shelters nightly during the winter, not just when temperatures dipped below freezing.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 7:24 p.m.
A Spokane police officer, accused of helping his daughter after she admittedly assaulted a woman, pleaded guilty Monday morning to rendering criminal assistance and evidence tampering.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
A woman inmate at the Spokane County Jail was pronounced dead at a local hospital Saturday evening after being found unresponsive in her cell.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
A man was found dead in a car near Safeway near Hillyard in Spokane Friday afternoon.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
An assistant football coach at Ferris High School was arrested early Friday morning under suspicion of child rape.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Several YWCA legal advocates recognized area law enforcement Thursday morning at the fifth annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the facility’s West Central building on Monroe Street.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
One of Washington’s largest and longest-burning wildfires continues to grow in central Washington, forcing evacuations and spewing spires of smoke into the atmosphere.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
A man shot by a group of Spokane County Sheriff’s SWAT team members Sunday in Spokane Valley has been identified as Bryan Bayne.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
The last moments of Daniel Craven’s life were as brief as they were dramatic.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 9:11 p.m.
Bond was quartered Wednesday afternoon for Cristina Stiles, a woman suspected of killing Cory Fowler in 2016 and leaving his body for his parents to find.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 11:34 a.m.
A man was shot and killed by law enforcement Sunday after officials say he pointed a handgun at deputies.
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
Holding a plastic cup of cream-colored gelatinous goo, Harlan Johnson stuck his pointer finger and thumb into the mix, twirled them around, and rubbed them together. “Slippery,” the 61-year-old semi-retiree …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Before 3-week-old Emmett Sherman was taken to a hospital earlier this month due to troubled breathing, police say his parents “Googled” the injuries and found them to be minor.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Idaho Fish and Game captured a young grizzly bear that had raided chicken coops in North Idaho late Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 10 p.m.
A judge rejected a new rape trial for a former Spokane police sergeant convicted of sexually assaulting another police officer during a heavy-drinking house party three years ago.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
The manager of a Denny’s in Spokane Valley is under investigation for raping a customer in an outbuilding on restaurant property.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
An assault suspect waded into the Spokane River after assaulting two people and running from officers, police said in a news release.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
Laurcene “Lori” Isenberg, the Kootenai County woman in the center of a murder investigation ofi her husband who died in February, had her arraignment delayed until October on charges of …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
Firefighters stopped the advance of an estimated 5,000-acre fire that tore through south Kennewick neighborhoods, consuming five homes and then threatening Finley.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4:30 a.m.
Car tab fees would be used to pay for paving of dirt road to small, historic neighborhood near Kendall Yards
City officials and neighbors say paving a 900-foot stretch of dirt road is necessary due to the threat of uncontrollable fires and stormwater runoff. But a citizens board tasked with …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
Police say a suspect has died after exchanging fire with an armed security guard inside a Coeur d’Alene bank Saturday afternoon.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
A ruling on whether former police sergeant and convicted rapist Gordon Ennis will get a new trial was delayed a week after the trial judge unexpectedly requested more time to …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018
The dry reports of fire management can’t capture the flurry and swelter of the reality on the ground.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
The Spokane County Medical Examiner has identified the inmate who died in Spokane County Jail Thursday as Christopher N. Luman, 56.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
The Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a man near Deer Park last week has been identified as Daniel Middlebos.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a driver suspected of hitting and killing a pedestrian Friday morning between Quincy and Ephrata before speeding away.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
A woman was transported to a hospital with serious injuries after a truck hit her while she attempted to cross Division Street in North Spokane Friday morning.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
A Spokane County Jail inmate died in his cell early Wednesday morning following a fight with another cellmate.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
A cyclist was struck and killed while crossing Division Street Wednesday evening.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 10:58 p.m.
A former Spokane police sergeant accused of raping a fellow officer at a house party in 2015 will argue Friday in court that his trial attorney Rob Cossey withheld evidence …